Hendrix, Beatles, Elvis memorabilia to be auctioned

Charity auction founded by The Edge set for May 31

A massive collection of music memorabilia is set to be auctioned off for Music Rising in New York City later this month.

The charity, which was co-founded by U2 guitarist The Edge, will raise money for the Central Gulf region of the US after hurricanes caused immense damage.

This is the second ‘Icons Of Music’ auction, and features an impressive array of items including a toaster given to Elton John as a wedding gift, hats worn by Elvis Presley and Bono and a wooden spoon signed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Jimi Hendrix’ personal guitar straps, a prescription bottle prescribed to Elvis Presley and Madonna’s high school yearbook are also among the vast selection of items available for bidding at the auction, which will take place at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square, New York on May 31. Those unable to attend can go to Juliens Auctions and bid online.

–By our New York staff.

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