PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some iconic pieces of music history hit the auction block over the weekend with some hefty price tags. Over 1,300 items were sold by Julien’s Auctions.
The items were part of its music icons collection, bringing in a total of nearly $15 million.READ MORE: Man Killed In Apparent Road Rage Shooting In Springfield, Police Say
New Jersey native Bruce Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics to his iconic song “Born to Run” sold for $44,000.READ MORE: GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region
An original guitar from country music legend Johnny Cash also went for a jaw-dropping $437,000.
Kurt Cobain’s guitar from Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video sold for $4.5 million.MORE NEWS: Family Members Identify 21-Year-Old Woman Killed After Disgruntled Patron Opened Fire In Northeast Philadelphia Bar As Jailene Holton
Cobain’s family says a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Kicking the Stigma, an initiative that aims to raise awareness about mental health disorders.