These days, any musician with a laptop and a microphone can record pretty much anything they want, but back in the good old days, you actually had to enter a recording studio and purchase expensive reel-to-reel tape if you wanted to make the magic happen -- even if you were part of a band that disregarded the rules as often as the Rolling Stones.
A handwritten draft of the rock classic has been sold for an astonishing amount.
The singer's estate is selling off pieces of his vast collection of musical gear on eBay.
A 1962 Rickenbacker 425, owned by George Harrison and believed to be the guitar he used on 'I Want to Hold Your Hand,' will go up for sale this week.
A letter written by John Lennon to Phil Spector has sold for $88,000.
A letter from John Lennon to Phil Spector blaming Harry Nilsson and Keith Moon for studio hijinks is going up for auction.
We've seen some pretty odd bits of Beatles memorabilia hit the auction block over the years, but this is one sale that seems legit: the piano Paul McCartney and John Lennon played during 'Help!' -- and which McCartney reportedly later used while writing 'Yesterday' -- is about to find a new home.