News-Antique.com - Mar 26,2008 - Santa Fe, March 27, 2008--"You're all geniuses, and you're all beautiful. You don't need anyone to tell you who you are. You are what you are. Get out there and get peace, think peace, and live peace and breathe peace, and you'll get it as soon as you like."
Thatís was John Lennonís basic message. There was hope in his words and hope in the music The Beatles shared with the world.
The band emerged in the 1960s and invited everyone to step outside the box and look at life in a new way. Made it all seem possible. Easy even. That was their magic.
In return the youth of the world gave the group their love and devotion spanning what seemed like a lifetime. At least the lifetimes of John Lennon and George Harrison.
The Beatles were the first generation to emerge in England untouched by war. They caught everybody by surprise. So fresh. So mouthy. So real.
They were some of Englandís first TV superstars. Not only did they look good on the tube, they sounded good too. In 1963 the press in England followed their every move. It was a setup for success.
On Nov. 30, Christieís, New York, featured a selection of Beatles memorabilia in its Rock and Pop Memorabilia auction.
Items signed by the entire band commanded interest. As the original members die, higher values are given to material signed by all four members of the band.
A publicity postcard; Parlophone Records; signed in red ink by all four Beatles; circa 1963; 4 inches by 5 inches; sold for $10,625.
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