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'All You Need' is $1 Million for Beatles Manuscript


A handwritten manuscript of the Beatles' hit song, "All You Need Is Love," has sold for over $1 million at an auction in London.

John Lennon used the song sheet during the Beatles' last live television appearance in 1967. Film of the performance shows the manuscript falling to the floor as the group finished playing.

The hastily scribbled copy of the song's lyrics was one of 12 lots of John Lennon memorabilia at the sale Thursday. The million-dollar buyer was not identified; the auction house said the seller was an American who has been collecting Beatles material for 25 years, since Lennon was shot to death in New York in 1980.

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