A rare version of the album The Beatles named ‘Please Please Me’ is finally sold for £12,000 at an auction in Sussex. The album was signed by the four band members namely Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. The album was expected to fetch £15,000 at the Worthing auction. ‘Please Please Me’ was the first album released by The Beatles in the year 1963. Beatles was one of the initial groups that have significant contribution in bringing the rock music at a place, where it is today.
Liz Chambers, from Worthing and her brother Chris Collins, from Eastbourne have initially refused the £12,000 bid for the copy of the same album earlier. But, according to the latest updates, they have accepted the aforementioned amount from the private buyers. Although they have expected more for the rarity of The Beatles that has been kept in a tin for about 30 years, they have had to close the deal with somewhat lower price than what expected.
The Beatles, one of the most popular English rock bands was founded in Liverpool in the year 1960. During the start, the band performed in the various clubs based in Liverpool and Hamburg so as to build the reputation. If we say, that they are among one of the most popular rock bands, it would not be wrong. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, The Beatles have sold about 177 million units in the United States as of 2012.