Back on January 1st 1962, the British record label Decca Records made a decision which is said to be one of the biggest mistakes and worst business decision in music history. As the Decca’s senior A&R (artists and repertoire) representative Dick Rowe rejected the Beatles band after the infamous
Historically, the four legendary musicians John Lennon,
Composed of all officially unreleased songs including the Like Dreamers Do ,Money, Take Good Care of my Baby ,Sure to Fall, Three Cool Cats ,Love of The Loved, Memphis, Crying Waiting Hoping ,Till There Was You, and Searching; this tape delivering perfect audio quality however impressively reflects the beginnings of the world’s greatest musical phenomenon.
Some of the other highlights of this Live Auctioneers' sale include a Monterey Stratocaster used by Jimi Hendrix (pictured above) for the best part of his set at the inaugural U.S. performance with his experience at Monterey, which is the highlight of the auction and is expected to garner as much as $288,580, along with Paul McCartney’s played and recorded violin bass guitar, a Mick Jagger played guitar and Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and John Lennon guitars.
UPDATE: The Beatles audition tape has been sold to a Japanese collector, who paid $56,394 more then its higher end estimate of $32,060 in an auction held on November 27,2012.