Eric Clapton Makes Rock And Roll Auction History
June 24, 2004 at Christie’s auction in New York City, Eric Clapton’s Fender Stratocaster guitar Eric nicknamed “Blackie” sold for $959,500. This amount of money made it the most expensive guitar in the world. The proceeds of the sale went towards Eric’s “Crossroads” addiction clinic
Today(6/24) at Sotheby’s in New York City you could own Bob Dylan’s original handwritten lyrics to his 1965 hit “Like a Rolling Stone”. Experts say that the four Pieces of paper could go for $2 million.
Another set of Bob’s lyrics, a manuscript that has the finalized lyrics for “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall,” might sell for an amount between $400,000 and $600,000.
Here’s the link for more information on the Sotheby’s auction, called “A Rock & Roll History: Presley to Punk,”