Tag Archives: Sgt. Pepper

Hakes’s Americana begins 50th-year celebration March 14-16 with first in series of exceptional pop culture auctions

Featured: Norman Mingo Beatles-theme original cover art for Mad magazine, Sept. 1968 YORK, Pa. – Looking back on the year 1967, some might say that it was, paradoxically, a time of peace, love and war. Lyndon B. Johnson was president, 475,000 US troops were fighting in Vietnam, the Beatles unveiled their immortal Sgt. Pepper’s LP, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lennon handwritten lyrics, $354,000, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to the 1967 song Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite!, which appeared on the Beatles’ iconic Sgt. Pepper album of that year, sold for $354,000 at a Music Icons Auction held May 21 by Julien’s Auctions (based in Beverly […]

Ken’s Korner: Signed Beatles album auctions for $290,500

Ken’s Korner: Signed Beatles album auctions for $290,500

Ken’s Korner: Signed Beatles album auctions for $290,500 News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall A copy of the iconic album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, signed by all four Beatles in 1967 (the same year it was released), sold for $290,500 at an auction held in Dallas […]