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Beatles Guitar Goes for $408k
An electric guitar beloved by the Beatles was sold at auction for $408,000. Custom made for John Lennon, the guitar was considered a kind of “secret weapon” during the band’s recording sessions for the “Magical Mystery” tour. Lennon played it during “Hello, Goodbye” and George Harrison borrowed it for “I Am the Walrus.”
On a field in England, a toddler who wandered off from his soccer-playing dad gave a stadium full of fans a reason to cheer.
The Doors’ Manzarek Dies
Music great Ray Manzarek, cofounder of The Doors, has died. He was 74.