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The Beatles’ Break-Up Agreement Set For Auction |

The Beatles’ Break-Up Agreement Set For Auction |

The Beatles’ Break-Up Agreement Set For Auction |
June 28
12:10 2023

Set for auction on June 30th is a copy of the 1974 document freeing the Beatles from their legal partnership to each other, which was signed by all four members. The “break-up” agreement is expected to sell for up to $500,000 at via Gotta Have Rock And Roll auctions.According to the auction house: “By 1974, after years of litigation, the band had reached an accord, and the documents were supposed to be signed on December 19th at a meeting at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan (where the Beatles had stayed during their first trip to the United States). (Paul) McCartney and (George) Harrison were there in person, while (Ringo) Starr, having already signed the document, was on the telephone. Although (John) Lennon lived a short distance from the Plaza, he left his former bandmates waiting, purportedly giving the excuse: ‘the stars aren’t right’ (in reality his absence was due to lingering concerns over taxation). Ten days later, the stars aligned in Disney World of all places.”

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Martin A Nethercutt is a writer, singer, producer and loves music. Creative Director at McCartney Studios Editor-in-Chief at McCartney Times Creator-in-Chief at Geist Musik President (title) at McCartney Multimedia, Inc. Went to Albert-Schweitzer-Schule Kassel Lives in Playa del Rey From Kassel, Germany Married to Ruth McCartney

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