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Paul McCartney's Handwritten Lyrics Sold in Auction

October 8, 2010 (3:48 am) GMT
The scribbles of what to become 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' would be put up for highest bidder along with Lady GaGa's demo and Kurt Cobain's hat.
Paul McCartney

Handwritten lyrics by Sir are expected to get at least $200,000 in a music memorabilia auction this month. The working lyrics to "Maxwell's Silver Hammer", off ' 1969 album "", are expected to be the big draw in the internet sale, which also includes unreleased demos, clothing worn by , and a crystal-encrusted helmet worn by on his 1981 Triumph tour.

's 1987 signed American passport has also gone under the hammer, as well as 50 signed guitars and 's handwritten lyrics to his early track, "Song to Woody". A black and white hat worn by at a concert in 1991 is also up for grabs in Gotta Have It! Collectibles' auction, which ends on October 15.

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