rose-arrangement

Good News Fans are still contributing!

Raised: $4,979 from $3,500 Goal

Your membership helps pay for a new Website
- Due in April!

Famed Electric Guitar Sells for $965,000

Recreation - General

guitar Dylan used to go electric-HistoryDetectivesThe electric guitar Bob Dylan was playing at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, when he got booed for playing rock 'n' roll, sold for $965,000 on Friday, which is a world auction record for a guitar.

The 1964 Fender Stratocaster had been accidentally left on a private aircraft by the songwriter and his band in the months after the Rhode Island festival.

"Today's result justifies the mythic status of this guitar in the annals of music history," said Tom Lecky, a specialist at the auction house, Christie's.

The original case and leather strap were also included in the sale, which was won by an anonymous bidder.

(READ the story from Reuters - WATCH the moment the crowd booed on the video below)

Please register and/or log-in to post comment.

Log-in

Click to receive our FREE Newsletter: The Top 10 Good News of the Week delivered by email !

Subscribe to GNN
Banner

Do Your Part

Share Your Instagram Photos With #goodnewsnetwork

 


RSS Feed

Add GNN to your favorite
newsfeed reader!

(includes myYahoo and Google)

Subscribe to GNN newsfeed!

GNN BUTTON2 150X200

Testimonials

Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about these things.

- St. Paul

  

-
View all