Rock ‘n’ Roll Heroes Auction To Feature Amy Winehouse’s Hairdo, Kurt Cobain’s Guitar, And John Lennon’s Spectacles

Rock 'n' Roll Heroes Auction To Feature Amy Winehouse's Hairdo, Kurt Cobain's Guitar, And John Lennon's Spectacles
John Lennon's Spectacles

The auction in New York will feature more than 1,500 instruments and artifacts owned and utilized by some of the most well-known artists in the world. Rock ‘n’ Roll heroes auction will feature Kurt Cobain’s guitar, Amy Winehouse’s hairdo, and John Lennon’s spectacles.

At a music memorabilia auction later this month, a set of John Lennon’s glasses and a guitar played, broken, and autographed by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain will be up for bid.

The Icons & Idols: Rock ‘N’ Roll auction by Julien’s Auctions will feature more than 1,500 instruments and artifacts owned and utilized by some of the most well-known performers in the world.

Other late musicians like Amy Winehouse, Tupac Shakur, Prince, Michael Jackson, and Elvis Presley will also have songs on it.

Lennon’s glasses, which he frequently referred to as his “Granny” glasses and which became emblematic of the Beatles frontman’s appearance and persona, are anticipated to sell for up to $80,000 (£70,000).

Also for sale is Cobain’s 1973 Fender Mustang, which he used for two 1989 gigs in the US.

The iconic guitar-smashing incident occurred on July 9 during the band’s final performance of the hit song Blew at the second concert at the Sonic Temple in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

According to Julien’s Auctions, “This extraordinary and fantastic artifact is representative of the grunge icon’s early years.”

Rock 'n' Roll Heroes Auction To Feature Amy Winehouse's Hairdo, Kurt Cobain's Guitar, And John Lennon's Spectacles
Kurt Cobain’s Guitar

”This makes it one of the most iconic and significant Kurt Cobain guitars in the annals of music history”.

Between $200,000 and $400,000 (£170,000 and £350,000) is the expected selling price.

Priced up to $20,000 (£17,000), Winehouse’s beehive hair accessory

was used throughout her performances of You Know I’m No Good and Rehab at the 2008 Grammy Trophies event when she won five awards.

Rock 'n' Roll Heroes Auction To Feature Amy Winehouse's Hairdo, Kurt Cobain's Guitar, And John Lennon's Spectacles
Amy Winehouse’s Hairdo

Other objects up for auction include a framed, large-format black-and-white photo print of Shakur’s hand, a 1992 Kurt Nelson Cloud Model electric guitar from Prince’s personal collection, and a long-sleeved blue and white Hawaiian floral blouse that Presley wore while filming his 1966 film Paradise.

The auction will be held in the New York Hard Rock Cafe from November 11 to November 13.

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