Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    The Beatles Incredible Signed Lyric Book with Handwritten Annotations! In October of 1963, The Beatles expanded their international horizons and made their way to Sweden for what would be the band's first European tour outside of the U. K. Beatlemania quickly grabbed hold in Sweden as the band made their way through an 8-day, 5-show tour of the country. A media intensive trip, the band made numerous appearances on Swedish television and radio, and was also scheduled for a variety of interviews, including a sit-down interview for Sweden's highly popular Expressen newspaper. On the evening of October 26, 1963, The Beatles sat down with accomplished Swedish journalist Lars Widding to fulfill the interview obligation with the Expressen newspaper. Widding, the father of a teenage daughter who joined the droves of countless Swedish teenagers in the madness of Beatlemania, decided to bring his daughter along for the evening so that she could attend the concert and also have an opportunity to meet the group. As many did during the time, Widding's daughter had created an homage to the group in the form of a handwritten lyric book, accented by a variety of vintage newspaper clippings of the Beatles' images along the front and back covers. At her memorable meeting with the Fab Four during her father's interview session, Widding's daughter presented her lyric book to the band in hopes of getting them to sign the inside. Not only did the group sign the inside, but all four were apparently quite amused by the creation and took time to browse through the book before handing it back to young Ms. Widding at the end of the interview. Presented here in this lot is Ms. Widding's book, completely intact in its original form, beautifully signed by the Beatles on the first two pages: "Paul McCartney," "John Lennon," (reverse side of McCartney page) "Best wishes from George Harrison," and "Ringo Starr" (reverse of Harrison page). All four signatures are accomplished in a strong blue ba

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,697

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 32 days left to consign to the 2019 July 20 Entertainment - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I can’t thank you enough for the effort you put forth in selling the paintings.
    John Pender
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 March 16 - 17 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 March 16 - 17 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,258,165