10 OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE MUSIC MEMORABILIA ITEMS EVER SOLD
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Drum The drum head that featured on the cover of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album cover sold in an auction at
Christie's for just over half a million pounds in 2008. However, it was never actually played by Ringo Starr.
The Beatles "A Day In The Life" Lyrics by John Lennon
Considered as one of the best ever Beatles' songs, the handwritten words of 'A Day In The Life' sold at a Sotheby's auction in 2010 for £810,000.
Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" handwritten lyrics
Bob Dylan's draft of this famous song fetched £1.2 million at a Sotheby's auction in 2014. Besides lyrics, there are also some doodles and appointment reminders in the margins!
Michael Jackson Thriller Jacket
This iconic leather jacket worn by Michael Jackson in his 'Thriller' video sold for a whopping £1.1m in 2011!
John Lennon's Rolls Royce
John Lennon had his black Rolls Royce colourfully customised to feature in the music video for 'Magical Mystery Tour'. It was sold in 1985 for $2.3m (£1.5m).
Jimi Hendrix torched Fender Stratocaster
The guitar that Jimi Hendrix famously set fire to fetched £237,000 when sold at auction.
Michael Jackson Billie Jean Glove
Michael wore this iconic glove when introducing his moonwalk dance to the world and it sold for $420,000 (£271,000) to a fan in 2009.
Eric Clapton's Blackie
Eric Clapton's original Blackie Fender Stratocaster guitar. Sold in 2000 for $959,500 to raise funds for the Crossroads Centre.
John Lennon's Steinway Piano
In 2000, George Michael outbid Robbie Williams and Liam and Noel Gallagher to buy John Lennon's piano for £1.45m. It's the same piano that Lennon used to write 'Imagine'.