Martin Nolan, Executive Director of Julien's Auction's, holds a rare Vox guitar, played by Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison, built by Mike Bennett and Dickey Denney which was gifted to “Magic Alex” Mardas by Lennon in 1967, during a press call by Julien’s Auctions at Hard Rock Cafe New York on May 13, 2013 . The exhibit precedes the Julien’s Auctions Music Icons auction event to take place at Hard Rock Cafe New York on May 18. Harrison played the guitar while practicing “I am the Walrus” during The Magical Mystery Tour and by Lennon while recording a video session for “Hello, Goodbye. ”.
Of course Yoko's not to blame. Any fan who thought so was just someone who couldn't accept, as John Lennon put it on his first solo album, that the dream was over ... The blame won't disappear because of this – just like Paul being alive doesn't stop high school kids from looking for ‘Paul is dead’ clues – but it should.
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Beatles guitar sells for $US400,000
GUITAR played by Beatles pair John Lennon and George Harrison has sold for $US408,000 ($A417,500) at a New York auction. The Beatles Vox guitar, a custom prototype made in 1966 and later given to "Magic Alex" Mardas, a friend of the band, was sold by Julien's 5/18/13 from Adelaide Now Read more »
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Paul McCartney: Yoko Ono didn’t break up the Beatles
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