There's no question that The Beatles' popularity is something of legend, and auction results of Beatles-used gear confirms popularity among collectors. Noah Fleisher, author of The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four explores this facet of Beatles memorabilia with collecting expert Andy Babiuk.
An Oct. 27, 2012 memorabilia sale from Rolling Stone guitarist Ronnie Wood, benefits MusiCares, a charity for those struggling with poverty and substance abuse. The Wood collection also includes fine antiques, furniture and decorative art, such as a a bronze statue of a jockey on a horse by Dame Elisabeth R.A.
The year 1962 was a big one for John Lennon, both personally and professionally. In addition to the untimely death of one of his best mates, Stuart Sutcliffe, and his band scoring a recording contract, the year also saw Lennon tie the knot with girlfriend, Cynthia Powell, on Aug. 23.