Letters Foretelling Beatles Breakup For Sale

Two legal letters that foretold the breakup of the iconic band the Beatles arenow up for sale. Moments in Time is selling the two letters for a total price of $550,000.More »

Two legal letters that foretold the breakup of the iconic band the Beatles arenow up for sale. Moments in Time is selling the two letters for a total price of $550,000. Both letters, dated January 1969 and April 1969, were sent to John Eastman and Lee Eastman. The January 1969 letter is available for $225,000, while the April 1969 letter is priced at $325,000. The January letter, signed by all four Beatles as well as Apple Corps. head Neil Aspinall, is addressed to John Eastman informing him that “we retain you and authorize you to act on our behalf in negotiations in respect of all contracts proposed.” However, in the second letter, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr end their professional relationship with Eastman to start working with the Rolling Stones’ manager Allan Klein. “This is to inform you of the fact that you are not authorized to act of to hold yourself as the attorney or legal representative of ‘The Beatles’ or of any of the companies which the Beatles own or control,” the April 1969 letter states. “We recognize that you are authorized to act for Paul McCartney, personally, and in this regard we will instruct our representatives to give you the fullest co-operation.” The four of them officially split in 1970 after releasing their final album Let It Be. Copyright(c) 2019 RTTNews.com. All Rights ReservedLess «

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