world recognized leading expert on Beatles autographs and handwriting. There are sets representing the various line-ups as The Beatles employed other drummer’s in the course of their career including drummer Pete Best, who preceded Ringo, and fill-in drummer Jimmy Nicol. John Lennon’s actual signature and instructions that was used for the cover of his LP “Walls & Bridges” estimated at $9,000-$12,000. A check signed by both John Lennon and Paul McCartney that is estimated at $7,000-$10,000.
ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com owner Marc Zakarin says “Rock n roll memorabilia and especially Beatles autographs and concert posters have never been hotter or more in demand and this auction will offer the cream of the crop in these fields and beyond.”
Other autographs and writings include Mick Jagger handwritten lyrics, Bob & Sara Dylan signed agreements, a Jimi Hendrix contract as well as autographs from Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones and many others.
ItsOnlyRocknRoll.com offers the opportunity to purchase a very rare, full color, live concert film of The Beatles in Detroit, a never before heard interview with John & Yoko by Howard Smith and a backstage impromptu performance at The Fillmore East, both offered with copyright. Another audio highlight of the auction is Bob Dylan’s earliest recordings from 1961
The Joe Hilton Beatles Promotional Poster and Display Collection featuring the scarce holy grail of promotional displays, an in store motorized display for their Capitol Records debut “Meet The Beatles” is expected to bring $25,000-$35,000.
There is a Dove ornament obtained from fabled musician Ronnie Hawkins that John Lennon was photographed holding on the famous Rolling Stone magazine cover. Plus Dee Dee Ramone’s 1992 unpublished Autobiography Manuscript with handwritten notes, and a group of autographed Ramones concert posters.
Concert Posters offered include The Beatles Xmas show at the Odeon in the UK, an oversized cardboard boxing style Otis Redding at Boston Garden, the rarest Grateful Dead poster for a concert in Hawaii that was cancelled in 1969 known as Hawaiian Aoxomoxoa by Rick Griffin, the rarest poster from Bill Graham’s series advertising a 1967 Toronto Grateful Dead concert, A 1955 Elvis Presley concert poster, a 1956 Bill Haley and Chuck Berry “Biggest Show” boxing style concert poster, an extensive collection of posters from concerts in the Boston area and the original art from concert posters by Rick Griffin and Stanley Mouse for concerts by The Doors, Bob Dylan and Grateful Dead.
Rare vinyl includes “Sgt. Pepper” acetates from the UK which belonged to Magic Alex with alternate material, and a serial #6 Beatles UK WHITE Album, both of which are valued at up to $25,000. “The Screw,” a 45 record that Phil Spector put out to finish up his contract and the complete set of Elvis Presley Sun records singles valued at over $15,000 round out the record material
Guitars include Robbie MacIntosh’s guitars used on stage with Paul McCartney, Dweezil Zappa’s guitar, a Traveling Wilbury’s guitar signed by George Harrison, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne, blues legend Roy Buchanan’s guitar and guitars signed by Pearl