Paul McCartney’s manuscript with lyrics ‘Hey Jude’ sold at auction for $ 910,000

Source : 112 Ukraine

The buyer's name is not disclosed
20:36, 13 April 2020

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The manuscript of Paul McCartney with the lyrics of the song Hey Jude was sold at auction for $ 910,000. Initially, the lot was estimated at $ 160,000, as Rolling Stone writes.

Sir Paul wrote the single in 1968 to console young Julian Lennon after the divorce of the boy's parents - John and Cynthia.

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A manuscript with text and notes was used in the studio while recording the legendary song. The Beatles presented it to the sound engineer who participated in the recording.

Bidding took place at Julien’s auction on the 50th anniversary of the collapse of The Beatles, April 10th. The buyer's name is not disclosed. In total, about 250 lots associated with the group were put up for auction, including musical instruments, vinyl records, personal items, and autographs.

So, the drum was sold for 200,000 dollars, the ukulele of George Harrison - for 22,000, and the figure of John Lennon and Yoko Ono - for 93,000.

As we reported before, Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved the decision on the implementation of a pilot project of selling certain lots of unprocessed timber through the system of electronic auctions "ProZorro.Sale".

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