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Handwritten Lyrics For 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' to Be Auctioned

21 Jan 2020

The original handwritten lyrics for George Harrison's song 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' are going up for auction.

The classic Beatles' song, which famously features a guitar solo from Eric Clapton, has a starting bid of $195,000 (£150,353). 

The lyrics are on the reverse of a studio recording sheet and are written by both George and Ringo. The lyric sheet represents a working draft which was used during the recording of the song. 

Click here to see an image of the lyrics going up for auction through the memorabilia company Moments in Time. 

'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' also features in George Harrison's edition I Me Mine. The Extended Edition of George's I Me Mine has been significantly developed since the book's first printing in 1980 and covers Harrison's life and work with lyrics to 141 songs (more than 50 of which are new to this edition), an extended text commentary and new photographs. For more information on this title, click here

Listen to George's song 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' below:

I Me Mine (Publisher's Copies) The Extended Edition

I Me Mine (Publisher's Copies)

George Harrison


Another Day In The Life

Another Day In The Life

Ringo Starr


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