Einstein & Nirvana share stage at University Archives May 4 sale

CD jacket for the Nirvana album ‘Insecticide,’ signed by Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, est. $10,000-$11,000

 

CD jacket for the Nirvana album ‘Insecticide,’ signed by Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, est. $10,000-$11,000
CD jacket for the Nirvana album ‘Insecticide,’ signed in blue felt tip marker by Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, est. $10,000-$11,000

WILTON, Conn. – Five items pertaining to Albert Einstein (two typed letters, a handwritten letter, an awards program and a humorous card, all hand-signed); a CD jacket autographed by all three members of Nirvana; and an author-signed first edition copy of The Babe Ruth Story are just a few of the expected highlights in University Archives’ next online-only auction, slated for Wednesday, May 4. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Vinyl Valhalla: Heritage offers peerless record collection, March 12-13

Multi-colored vinyl pressing of Bob Dylan’s 17th LP, Desire, est. $800-$1,200. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Multi-colored vinyl pressing of Bob Dylan’s 17th LP, Desire, est. $800-$1,200. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Multi-colored vinyl pressing of Bob Dylan’s 17th LP, Desire, est. $800-$1,200. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS — Heritage Auctions will present the David Swartz Vintage Vinyl Collection Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature® Auction on Saturday, March 12, and Sunday, March 13, featuring 365 items from Swartz’s impressive collection. In addition to rare recordings by Bob Dylan, the Beatles and other headliners, auction highlights include the original, uncensored version of David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs from 1974, the unique unassembled production sleeve originally made for the Rolling Stones’ 1968 Street Fighting Man single and an ultra-rare copy of the 1962 Tony Sheridan and the Beatles 7-inch My Bonnie single. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Bob Dylan art show, Retrospectrum, opens in Miami

‘Abandoned Drive-In, Yucca Valley,’ 2017 acrylic on canvas, 48in by 36in. Private collection. Image courtesy of the artist
‘Abandoned Drive-In, Yucca Valley,’ 2017 acrylic on canvas, 48in by 36in. Private collection. Image courtesy of the artist

Bob Dylan, ‘Abandoned Drive-In, Yucca Valley,’ 2017 acrylic on canvas, 48in by 36in. On view in Retrospectrum: Bob Dylan. Private collection. Image courtesy of the artist

MIAMI (AP) – Bob Dylan has been telling stories through songs for 60 years. But recently America’s master lyricist has also captured moments in a new series of paintings that, just like his songs, are intimate and a bit of a mystery.

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Stephenson’s presents Pt. 3 of Pfeffer concert poster collection, Dec. 3

Bob Dylan 1963 poster for Syracuse, N.Y., concert produced by CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). One of only a few pieces visually connecting Dylan to the Civil Rights Movement. Estimate $3,000-$5,000

 SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – On Friday, December 3rd, it will be deja-vu all over again as Stephenson’s of suburban Philadelphia presents Part III of the fabled Perry Pfeffer rock concert poster collection. The 320-lot auction will take place live at Stephenson’s gallery, with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.

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‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ lyrics, handwritten by Prince, sell for $150K

Lyrics for ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ handwritten by Prince, which sold for $150,986
Lyrics for ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ handwritten by Prince, which sold for $150,986
Lyrics for ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ handwritten by Prince, which sold for $150,986

BOSTON – The handwritten lyrics for Prince’s Nothing Compares 2 U sold for $150,986 at RR Auction‘s Marvels of Modern Music Auction, which ended on June 24.

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