Music Rising Presents Icons of Music 2008

2008-music-rising There will be 408 lots in the Music Rising’s “Icons of Music” Sale on Saturday, May 31st, 2008 taking place at The Hard Rock Cafe Times Square benefiting Music Rising. The auction features an array of rare items featuring property from U2‘s The Edge and other band members from this historic group including The Edge’s trademark 1976 Gibson Explorer Guitar, The Edge’s “U2” rings worn on the cover of “Achtung Baby” and in various videos and photo shoots, a stage worn jacket worn by Bono during the 2005 “Vertigo” Tour and a stage played Gretsch Falcon Guitar. Additional property from other Music Icon’s include Slash concert used Gibson guitar for his first public appearance with “Velvet Revolver” at The Roxy, Jim Morrison handwritten poem, Bob Dylan concert used guitar, Ronnie Wood Handwritten Lyrics, Kurt Cobain Early Guitar with Photographs, Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” MTV Music Award, Cliff Burton Concert Used bass Guitar from “Metallica“, Set of four early Beatles suits worn by the band members during their promotion of “Hard Day’s Night”, Frank Zappa original hand drawn painting, Bob Dylan handwritten lyrics, Green Day custom made prototype Gibson used by Billie Joe, Miles Davis owned and used trumpet, Nine Inch Nails Trent Reznor custom played Gibson, Patti Smith original hand drawn self portrait, Paul McCartney early signed vintage Hofner Bass, early Pete Townshend The Who concert played guitar, and many more legendary artifacts…

Highlights from this diverse live and online auction will tour The Museo de la Mode in Santiago Chile, Newbridge Silverware Museum in County Kildare, Ireland, prior to the auction on May 31st at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square (New York). Credit: Julien’s Auctions.

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