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Classic Rock Report Dec 3

December 3, 20152 min
Among the items going up for bids are seven drum kits he used over the years, including the 1963 Ludwig Oyster Black Pearl three-piece kit he played in The Beatles between May of 1963 and February of 1964. He played it in the studio on “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “She Loves You,” “All My Loving” and “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” The auction also includes an original mono British copy of the White Album stamped with the serial number A0000001, a Mercedes, the suit Ringo wore in A Hard Day's Night, a 1964 Rickenbacker guitar given to him by John Lennon and a pair of rings he wore at every Beatles show. Ringo says, "I don't mind getting rid of a lot of stuff and it goes to good use. That's the deal." Chances are Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay will be one of the top bidders. He recently bought a drum head with The Beatles logo and already owns John Lennon's 1963 Gretsch guitar, a 1966 Vox played by Lennon and George Harrison and a 1964 Gibson SG owned by Harrison. A portion of the proceeds will

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