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Early Bob Dylan 'Poems Without Titles' among Marvels of Modern Music up for auction
Highlights from the collection, which Dylan penned while at the University of Minnesota, include; "Once Upon a Time," a lengthy four-page handwritten poem in pencil by Dylan.



BOSTON, MASS.- Boasting an extraordinary array of marvelous modern music items, RR Auction's spring sale is sure to be a hit! The auction is filled with incredible autographs and manuscripts, including a beautiful early original Bob Dylan poetry collection. The sixteen pages "Poems Without Titles" were written by Dylan when he was a teenager, in 1959 and 1960.

Highlights from the collection, which Dylan penned while at the University of Minnesota, include; "Once Upon a Time," a lengthy four-page handwritten poem in pencil by Dylan. The long, playful poem is written in a two-column format and tells a circular tale of youthful lusts, loves, and conquests. Chronicling a wheel of ex-girlfriends by Judy, Ione, Carol, Barbara, another Judy, and Adele before a final return to Judy #1. The young Dylan's composition is not only lyrically rich—often evoking the bawdy imagery common in traditional folk and blues—but visually interesting. While the poem's opening line foretells a fairytale ending, the closing lines suggest an epiphany of maturity—the realities of adulthood have replaced the fables of youth. (Estimate: $50,000+)

In another, "Sholom Alechem," a trio of handwritten poems, with two signed "Dylanism," and one signed "Dylan." The first piece begins with a Hebrew greeting, "Sholom alechem, all you mothers," adapting a phrase from his life as Robert Allen Zimmerman, who celebrated his bar mitzvah in Hibbing, Minnesota, on May 22, 1954. These three poems, all with autobiographical undertones, are unique in their diversity: the first is written as something of a conversation; the second is an outtake from everyday life; and the third comments on man's search for meaning. Thematically, however, they all address a crisis of identity—perhaps drawn from life, inspired by the poet's metamorphosis from Robert Zimmerman to Bob Dylan. (Estimate: $20,000+)

Also featured are handwritten lyrics, including autograph lyrics by Jim Morrison for "Love Her Madly." The complete handwritten lyrics by Morrison for The Doors' hit song 'Love Her Madly,' three pages, penned in brown felt tip in Morrison's distinctive hand. At the head, Morrison credits the song to Doors guitarist "Krieger," which has been struck through, as have the first two words in the title: "Don't you love her madly?." The text is the complete final version as released in 1971. (Estimate: $40000+)

A published poem by John Lennon, the supremely rare circa 1965 handwritten poem by Lennon entitled "The Faulty Bagnose," one page, published in his second book of nonsense poetry and prose, A Spaniard in the Works. The poem is the complete and original manuscript as published by Jonathan Cape on June 24, 1965. It is an incredibly important artifact showcasing Lennon's critically-acclaimed literary talents, composed at the height of Beatlemania. (Estimate: $30,000+)

And pieces fully signed by Queen, The Who, Pink Floyd, and The Eagles.

Other top lots are an ultra-rare 1966 Beatles concert poster, a huge collection of stage-used guitar picks, a Grammy nomination plaque for the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," and Prince's personally-worn leggings from an early show.

The Marvels of Modern Music by RR Auction began April 14 and will conclude May 19.










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