Bob Dylan’s Handwritten “Like a Rolling Stone” Lyrics Sell for More Than $2 Million

By Music News Group

Legacy RecordingsBob Dylan‘s original handwritten lyrics to his 1965 hit “Like a Rolling Stone” sold for $2.045 million at a music memorabilia auction held Tuesday at Sotheby’s in New York City.

The classic lyrics are written in pencil on four pages of letterhead paper from the Hotel Roger Smith in Washington, D.C. In addition to four long stanzas and the repeated chorus, the pages also include additional personal notes and doodles.

Another set of Dylan lyrics, a working manuscript featuring finalized words to “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall,” brought in $485,000.

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