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    Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues handwritten signed lyrics for "Nights in White Satin". Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues handwritten signed lyrics for "Nights in White Satin". (1966) 1-page handwritten lyrics on 9 x 12 in. paper for "Nights in White Satin". The singer/songwriter and guitarist for The Moody Blues has written song lyrics in black pen, in full: "Nights / Nights in white satin / Never reaching the end / Letters I've written / never meaning to send. Beauty I've always missed with these eyes before / just what the truth is I can't say anymore / Cos I love you." Hayward has drawn an arrow indicating switched second and third lines (which are actually correct). Signed, "J. Hayward" at the top of the page. Dated "May 1999". With additional note: "Written in 4 minutes in 1966 in Bayswater. England." Acquired by John Stix in person at an interview in New York. In fine condition.

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