Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection

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Next month, Julien’s Auctions will host a special new auction, and the Music Icons 2020 collection is among the most eye-popping you’ll ever hear about.

Scheduled for June 19 and 20 in Beverly Hills and online, this “lot” of items will feature memorabilia, props and artifacts from some of the most iconic and historic artists in music history. As the Julien’s website detailed:

Some of the most iconic memorabilia and important artifacts ever assembled, representing the legendary multi-genre music artists of our time will be offered: Prince, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Johnny Cash, Jim Morrison, the Rolling Stones, Queen, David Bowie, The Police, Guns N’ Roses, Bob Marley, Elton John, Whitney Houston, Cher, and many more.

Highlights include: a custom-made 1984 blue cloud guitar used by Prince; a rare page of handwritten working lyrics for “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” by Paul McCartney; Jim Morrison’s rare and historic “Paris Journal,” filled with handwritten thoughts and poems by The Doors frontman shortly before his death; Johnny Cash’s most fabled professional and personal items including his tour used Yamaha baby grand piano; a star-studded collection of jewelry and belt buckles from Elvis Presley; and Michael Jackson’s famous black loafers, an MTV VMA Moonman for “Leave Me Alone” in 1988-1989, and a custom-made Dennis Tompkins/Michael Bush black satin belted trench coat.


More highlights include: Eddie Van Halen’s burgundy Peavey EVH Wolfgang guitar; an orange Ludwig drumhead from The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour with a hand drawing of Sonny Bono and Cher; Whitney Houston’s show stopping stage gowns and event appearance outfits; a custom made bluish-purple silk shirt worn by Mick Jagger during The Rolling Stones’ 2019 No Filter Tour; a white boiler suit worn in AC/DC’s 1990 music video “Are You Ready”; a Guns N’ Roses’ 1989 MTV VMA Moonman for “Sweet Child O’ Mine”; Freddie Mercury’s 1981 stage and photo shoot worn white and red “FLASH” T-shirt; and Elton John’s shirt worn by the Rocket Man during his 1984 Breaking Hearts Tour.

More info on the event itself:

Julien’s Auctions

257 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Monday, June 15th – Friday, June 19th, 2020
Daily: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Free to the Public

Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills

257 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Friday, June 19th
Session I: 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Session II: 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Saturday, June 20th
Session III: 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Session IV: 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time

 For Inquiries, Please  Contact:
Phone: (310) 836-1818 | Fax: (310) 742-0155

Even if the thought of bidding on any of these items lies entirely outside your capacity, it’s still pretty fun to look at the memorabilia included in the auction, from a music fan perspective — and the catalog of items will be made available shortly at this link. 

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