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Rare Beatles Record Found In An Attic Fetches Over $110K

03/24/2016
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(Classic Rock) A rare Beatles record found in an attic after 50 years has sold at auction for just under $110,000. The 10-inch record features the tracks Till There Was You and Hello Little Girl.

The record was was in the possession of Gerry And The Pacemakers pianist Les Maguire since The Fab Four's manager Brian Epstein gave him the disc in 1963.

Described as a "holy grail item," it was made at London's HMV store on Oxford Street and given to producer George Martin at EMI in a bid to secure a record deal for the band in the early 60s.

It features Epstein's handwriting, with Maguire reporting it was the disc "that sparked the Beatles' success." Read more and see photos here.

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