Paul McCartney’s Lyrics, Prince’s Guitar, Jim Morrison’s Journal Up for Auction - SantaFe.com

Music Icons 2020 Auction also includes Johnny Cash’s black duster coat, Noel Gallagher’s handwritten Oasis lyrics and more

 

Paul McCartney’s handwritten lyrics to the Beatles’ “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer,” Prince’s “Blue Cloud” guitar and Jim Morrison’s journal lead the 2020 Music Icons lineup at Julien’s Auctions.

McCartney’s “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” lyrics feature 20 lines of the Abbey Road track, written on “Apple Corps Limited, 3 Saville Row” stationary. The lyrics, which include alterations and deleted lines, is estimated at $200,000 to $300,000.

Prince’s 1984 custom-made “Blue Cloud” guitar no longer has its strings attached but comes in a purple guitar case and a printout from Paisley Park that includes a list of all “Blue Cloud” guitars made, listing this guitar as #1. The original instrument also features Prince’s love symbols on the neck, estimated to go for $100,000 to $200,000. Other items from the late artist up for auction include his two-piece purple suit from the late Nineties, his love symbol belt buckle, a 14-Karat white gold pendant, wedding china and more.

Jim Morrison’s rare Paris Journal, which he extensively filled with poems shortly before his death in 1971 is also for sale. A handwritten poem by the Doors frontman titled “Ode to L.A .While Thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased” is also up for auction, as well as a photograph of Morrison with a snake in his hair.

Other items from the annual Music Icons auction include Johnny Cash’s black duster coat (famously worn on the cover of 1994’s American Recordings), Elvis’ jewelry and belt buckles, a pair of Michael Jackson’s loafers and several of Noel Gallagher’s handwritten lyrics to Oasis songs, from “Wonderwall” to “Champagne Supernova.”

The auction will be held from June 19th to June 20th in Beverly Hills, California, and live online. “This year’s edition of Music Icons offers an unsurpassed collection of over 700 music items to our thriving international market with something for every music lover and serious collector,” Darren Julien, President/Chief Executive Officer of Julien’s Auctions, said in a statement. “Julien’s Auctions is proud to present these important artifacts, all of which occupy an unparalleled place in music history and pop culture.”

Article Courtesy – Rolling Stone, Angie Martoccio

This article was posted by Chris D

Please Share!

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

Immerse yourself in Santa Fe’s famous International Folk Art Market, the world’s largest exhibition and sale of works by master folk artists. Since 2004, the International Folk Art Market has hosted more than 1,000 master folk artists from 100 countries, some venturing beyond their villages for the very first time. So exceptional is the work presented that over 20,000 people have attended the event, which runs over five full days. This year, The International Folk Art Market will be celebrating … Read More

Antique American Indian Art Show

Originally a spin-off of the Objects of Art Santa Fe show, the Antique American Indian Art Show brings together the world’s most knowledgeable experts in the field, offering hundreds of select historic art objects from Indigenous cultures throughout the United States and Canada. A recent addition to the title is the byline, “100+ years of Indigenous Masters,” to honor and celebrate the past 100 years of masters and their forebearers. Included in the exhibition, held at El Museo Cultural de … Read More

Travis Tritt Team With the Hot Country Knights to Perform “Pick Her Up” on “Good Morning America”
Travis Tritt

The Hot Country Knights made a virtual appearance alongside Travis Tritt to perform “Pick Her Up” on Good Morning America on May 4. The Hot Country Knights—fronted by an incognito Dierks Bentley—are comprised of Dierks’ road band performing ’90s-esque country tunes while donning aliases, mullet wigs and over-the-top attire from the era. The Hot Country Knights feature lead singer Douglas “Doug” Douglason, lead bass player Trevor Travis, lead guitarist Marty Ray “Rayro” Roburn, fiddle player Terotej “Terry” Dvoraczekynski, steel guitarist … Read More

Featured Businesses