Paul McCartney is one of the world’s most successful composers and performers. Fans immediately fell in love with him thanks to his work as part of the Beatles. His name also carries a lot of value by the looks of it.
According to TMZ, handwritten lyrics from Paul McCartney have started going on auction for insane money. The working lyric sheet for the Beatles’ 1969 hit, “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” is now going on auction.
People from Moments in Time revealed that the lyric sheet is up for sale at the astounding $450K. Paul wrote the first page of lyrics on a sheet of paper with letterhead for Apple Corps Limited. It was the multimedia corporation the Beatles founded back in 1968 in London.
There are a total of three pages and the other two were written by Mal Evans, who was The Beatles’ former road manager and personal assistant. The “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” lyrics were last put on the open market back in 2006 and were sold for $192,000. Now, a private collector is trying to sell them for double the price.
The track is Paul’s first song on the Beatles’ famous “Abbey Road” album as well. McCartney wrote the lyrics after the band’s trip to India in 1968, We’ll have to see whether it will be sold for $450K or not.
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