Auction For Rare Dylan Lyric Sheets
Sotheby’s Auction House will be auctioning off a rare sheet of paper with Bob Dylan’s lyrics to The Times They Are A-Changin with North Country Blue and beginnings to Come Gather Around. Read more after the jump.
Sometime in late 1963 Bob Dylan jotted down the lyrics to “The Times They Are A-Changin'” on a long sheet of white paper. On the back he began penning “North Country Blues,” another song that begins with the lines “Come gather ’round…”
The document has been seen by very few people for the past 47 years, but on December 10 it’s going to be auctioned by Sotheby’s. They estimate it will go for between $200,000 and $300,000. “I’ll be perfectly frank — I think we could have pushed the estimate up a bit,” Sotheby’s Senior Vice President Selby Kiffer tells Rolling Stone. “No Dylan lyric has ever sold for this much, but no Dylan lyric of this stature has ever come up for auction.”
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