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Continued: Bob Dylan's guitar from when he 'went electric' in 1965 sells for nearly $1 million _ a record

  • Article by: ULA ILNYTZKY , Associated Press
  • Last update: December 6, 2013 - 5:30 PM

But years later, Seeger said he had nothing against Dylan going electric — he was upset over the distortion-filled sound system.

Christie's also was offering five lots of hand- and typewritten lyric fragments found inside the guitar case — early versions of some of Dylan's songs. They had a presale estimate ranging from $3,000 to $30,000. But only one of them sold; it went for $20,000 and contained draft lyrics for "I Wanna Be Your Lover."

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