John Entwistle: handwritten sleeve notes for his solo album 'Whistle Rymes', and song list, circa 1972,
Lot 205
John Entwistle: Handwritten sleeve notes for his solo album 'Whistle Rymes', and song list, circa 1972,
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,797) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Rock & Pop Memorabilia 1950s & 1960s
John Entwistle: Handwritten sleeve notes for his solo album 'Whistle Rymes', and song list,
circa 1972,
comprising: a draft of Boobity And The Enchanted Forest, four lined pages in black felt-tip pen; a 2nd draft, three pages in blue ballpoint pen; three pages headed respectively Notes, Ideas and Alice in Wonderland, black felt-tip pen and blue ballpoint; and two double-sided pages in blue ballpoint headed OX stage act, with almost thirty song titles listed, with notes on vocal and instrumentation, including some tracks from 'Whistle Rymes' and by The Who, such as 'Boris The Spider', 8¼ x 11¾ inches (21x30cm)

Footnotes

  • 'Whistle Rymes', released in 1972, was John's second solo album, the title being a humourous reference to the frequent mis-spelling of his surname. The original artworks for the album cover were sold at Sotheby's London, The John Entwistle Collection, 13th May 2003.
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