The Beatles' first recording contract is going up for auction
Have, oh, $150,000 to spare? Then you could be the new owner of the Beatles’ first ever recording contract, which is going up for auction from New York’s Heritage Auctions in September, the Associated Press reports.
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Pete Best (who Ringo Starr would go on to replace in 1962) signed the contract for Tony Sheridan’s “My Bonnie,” a track the four provided back-up on as the Beat Brothers.
The quartet recorded the song in Hamburg, Germany — the same place where they got their start playing clubs before reaching more mainstream success with 1962’s “Love Me Do.”
See what other Beatles memorabilia Heritage Auctions is selling here.