Julien’s Auctions will conduct a three-day auction of Kenny Rogers memorabilia in honor of the late country and pop music icon.
The auction event will open on October 21 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online at julienslive.com.
Ahead of the auctions, a public exhibition of the Rogers memorabilia will be held at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills during October 17-21.
The memorabilia includes a collection of more than 1,200 items featuring Rogers’ awards, wardrobe, equipment and memorabilia from his iconic recordings, live performances and films, as well as furnishings, artwork, jewelry, household and personal items from his homes in Sandy Springs, Georgia; and Nashville, Tennessee.
Highlights of this auction include Rogers’ original soloist leadsheets from the hit song “We Are the World” that are signed by all of the members of the supergroup USA for Africa; his collection of original celebrity portraits, inscribed by Michael Jackson, Lucille Ball, Elton John, Elizabeth Taylor, Clint Eastwood and more; A letter from Chris Stapleton indicating that he would like to participate in Rogers’ final performance; and two typed letters from Dolly Parton one speaking about their final performance together, the other letter ending with the words, “I will always love you.”
A portion of the proceeds of the auction will benefit Music Health Alliance, an advocacy group providing access to healthcare resources that impact music professionals.
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