"Like A Rolling Stone," Draft Sells for $2M

By: News 10
By: News 10

A draft of Bob Dylan's, "Like A Rolling Stone," sold at auction in New York today for over $2 million dollars.

Sothebys, which is holding the rock and roll memorabilia auction, called the sale a world record for a popular music manuscript.

The buyer was not identified.

The draft is written in pencil on four sheets of hotel letterhead stationery with revisions, additions, notes and doodles.

The stationery comes from the Roger Smith Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Dylan was 24 when he recorded the song in 1965.

Another item that sold for big bucks was a sweat stained peacock themed jumpsuit that Elvis Presley wore during his Las Vegas performances.

Other items up for bid are an upright piano that was once housed at the record plant recording studio in New York.

Its honky-tonk sound was a favorite of John Lennon's, it was also played by Elton John and David Bowie.


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