Sotheby’s Rock ‘n’ Roll auction, taking place in London on June 24, features exciting and important works which illuminate the golden years of rock music.
Highlighting the sale is the original working autograph manuscript for the final draft lyrics as recorded for “Like a Rolling Stone”, in pencil, with doodles, marginal notes and edits, on Hotel Roger Smith letterhead stationery. The original manuscript for “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” is another Dylan highlight.
Also featured in the 147-lot sale are Elvis Presley’s Peacock jumpsuit that he wore for numerous 1974 concert appearances, John Lennon’s 1964 Vox guitar, and Johnny Cash and June Carter’s 1970 Grammy award for “Jackson”. Original manuscripts by Joni Mitchell and Jim Morrison.
See also: John Lennon Drawings and Manuscript Sale