Jim Irsay Pays $530K For John Lennon ‘Paperback Writer’ Guitar

Colts owner, Jim Irsay, paid a whopping $530,000 for John Lennon‘s Gretsch guitar, used to record the Beatles‘ 1966 classic “Paperback Writer.”

Lennon’s cousin, David Birch, had owned the instrument since 1967.

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“The John Lennon guitar used on ‘Paperback Writer’ and other sessions with the Beatles is a significant piece of history,” Irsay told Rolling Stone. Continue reading

Doctor With Ebola Attended CMJ Music Marathon

NYC doctor Dr. Craig Spencer, has been diagnosed with Ebola, directly after attending this week’s CMJ Music Marathon..

Spencer, attended two Williamsburg venues last night that are hosting CMJ events, the Gutter and Brooklyn Bowl.

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Tonight’s Goodnight Records showcase at the Gutter (featuring performances from Heaven, Big Sleep, Friend Roulette, and Sun Club) has been cancelled in the wake of this news. Continue reading