This Is the Most Expensive Rock and Roll Memorabilia

22 April 2015

This Is the Most Expensive Rock and Roll Memorabilia

Wondering which is the most expensive Rock and Roll memorabilia ? You’re in the right place!

Rock and Roll memorabilia is one of the best collectibles, as well as one of the most valuable.

Outfits, cars, guitars, drums, song lyrics … these can fetch large amounts of money.

Not to mention, there are a lot of people willing to pull out of their pockets those huge amounts of money, whether they are private collectors, museums or just fans.

Let’s get straight to business!

10The Clash ‘London Calling’ Original Artwork – $119.380

We begin our top 10 of the most expensive rock and roll memorabilia with the cover of the album ‘London Calling’, by The Clash.

The Clash are a popular English punk rock band, formed in the late 70’s. Their music is a mixture from different styles, like from reggae, to jazz, to pop to hard rock.

Released in December, 1979 in the UK, the band’s 3rd studio album, entitled ‘London Calling’, was a major success. It ranked #8 in the Rolling Stone’s ‘500 Greatest Albums of all Time’.

The album cover features an image of the bass player smashing his guitar against the stage. It is one of the best rock and roll images!

Selling over 5 million copies around the world, the original one was sold for $119.380 at Bonhams in 2009.

Top 10 Most Expensive Rock and Roll Memorabilia | The iconic photo depicting the bass player smashing his guitar against the stage.
The iconic photo depicting the bass player smashing his guitar against the stage. via clash.fanfire.com
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