Late Ramones frontman Joey Ramone’s personal vinyl collection is going up for auction
There’s no denying that late Ramones frontman Joey Ramone had quite a collection of vinyl albums. Now, fans of the late musicians have a chance to get a piece of Ramone’s musical collection, as his personal vinyl record collection is going up for auction.
The sale offers a whopping 97 records in their album sleeves that will all be sold together in one lot, and the collection offers albums by Zeppelin, the Who, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper, the Beach Boys, the Allman Brothers, the Kinks, Elton John, Cream, the Human League, the Doors and more. The collection is listed as being in “overall very good to fine condition, with various scattered creases and small tears to sleeves.” Whoever bids the highest will also pick up a letter of authenticity signed by Joey’s brother, Mickey Leigh, proving their legitimacy. The auction opens on Valentine’s Day and will close on Feb. 21. Minimum bid is $500.
In addition to the vinyl, other pieces owned by Ramone will be up for auction, such as two guitars, his passport, a Rolodex of music contacts and clothing items. Head to the RR Auction website for a full list of items set to be auctioned off.