Big news for The Beatles fans! Closer Weekly can exclusively reveal that there is band memorabilia up for auction at the Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room in England — where you can snag yourself some authentic items that once belonged to John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Some items up for grabs include Ringo's boots, which he wore on stage, and John's high school music book — which was once purchased for 25 cents by a woman, who realized after the fact that his signature was inside.
"Anything to do with The Beatles is of interest. They were the first boy band, everyone else just followed in their footsteps," Stephen Bailey — who manages The Beatles Shop in Liverpool — exclusively tells Closer Weekly. The items up for grabs, which also include autographed snaps and childhood school photos, are expected to bring in thousands of dollars. It sounds like we'll have to be working ~eight days a week~ to afford this stuff!
The Beatles rose to fame in the 1960s and have been dubbed one of the most popular bands of all time. Some of their greatest hits include "Hey Jude," "The Yellow Submarine," "All You Need is Love," "With A Little Help From My Friends," and "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)." The rock band produced 12 studio albums, 13 EPs, and 22 singles in the UK between 1962 and 1970. Their success clearly spread to not only the US but other countries as well. In 2007, their music even inspired the Sony drama flick, Across the Universe, which Sony describes as "a revolutionary rock musical that re-imagines America in the turbulent late-1960s, a time when battle lines were being drawn at home and abroad."
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