Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Sam the Record Man to auction off slice of music history

Sam the Record Man, the iconic Toronto store where generations of music lovers bought their first records, sells off its contents Wednesday.Hundreds of pieces of rock 'n' roll memorabilia, including three four-metre neon discs, vintage furniture and other fittings, is being auctioned off by Bonaco Sales Ltd.The one-day sale will include more than 100 autographed posters, framed gold and platinum records, and pictures of Elvis, Patsy Cline and other artists.Auctioneers will also sell off a slab of the store's wall featuring autographs by Tina Turner, Steven Tyler, Ray Charles, Burton Cummings, Gordon Lightfoot, Blue Rodeo and David Bowie.

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