Beat It Lyrics To Be Auctioned

The handwritten lyrics to MICHAEL JACKSON's BEAT IT are to go under the hammer at a memorabilia auction in California next month (Jun10).
The late pop superstar gave his scribbled notes, signed by the King of Pop himself, to a producer pal.
Marc Kruskol, spokesman for auction house Profiles in History, says, "This piece has been in private hands since being written. It's an incredible piece from the legendary King of Pop and it's in fine condition."
The Beat It lyrics won't be the highlight of the memorabilia sale - the pink satin gown Marilyn Monroe wore in the Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend sequence in the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is sure to be the main lot.
Auction house bosses are calling the gown "the most important film dress to ever come to auction".
The summer sale will also feature The Wicked Witch of the West's hat, Johnny Depp's scissorhands from Edward Scissorhands and his Jack Sparrow jacket from Pirates of the Caribbean.
Other items include Darth Vader's light saber from Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, Julie Andrews' carpet bag from Mary Poppins and Bruce Lee's 'Kato' signature from The Green Hornet.
The three-day auction will feature over 1,500 lots of Hollywood memorabilia.
Monroe's gown is expected to fetch between $150,000 (£93,750) and $250,000 (£156,250). Jackson's handwritten lyrics are expected to go under the hammer for between $4,000 (£2,500) and $6,000 (£3,750).


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TMZ- take some advice "beat it" lmoa
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Michael's beautiful signature and "Beat It" song lyrics should be placed in a museum not get sold for some greedy person to posess privately.Find someone to adopt some of Michaels charities! That is what I am doing....
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I agree with all those who suggest the handwritten lyrics to 'Beat It' should be in a dedicated MJ exhibition. If you owned it, why would you part with it, except to raise money for a charity or disaster relief organisation? If that's the case, let us know about it.
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What's wrong with these people, that's a valuable piece of art, MICHAEL'S OWN hands writing the Lyrics to "BEAT IT" that should be in a MUSEUM not sole as if it was notepaper!!!!!!!!!!I pray that this person changes their mind and realize you don't put something as precious as MICHAEL's handwritten Lyrics out in the cold, in a matter of speaking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!SHAME ON THOSE PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WHERE ARE YOUR VALUES AND YOUR INTEGRITY???????
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I have been to MIchael's incredible Official Exhibition and the precious manuscript was displayed. I just stared at it and I felt so emotional. Now I am very angry that some heartless and moneythirsty 'friend' could get rid of it,swapping L O V E for few bucks just like Judas. Disgusting. I know that MICHAEL IS NOT HAPPY WITH THAT and this hurts me even more. Tonya MJ
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Why not?????????????,all they needed was MICHAEL'S money and now that he's gone,they want to sell everything.As i said before,i won't be suprise if his remains are dag up one day and sold.You know in reality,MICHAEL had no friends and things like this breaks my heart every day.May he contnue to rest in peace.
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Hungry spirits they will be in the next life. Waiting in line like zomnbies to get some peace of food. Where they can't get their hands to.Ohm shanti. Namaste.
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Good opportunity for someone to own a piece of pop music history......
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Those lyrics belong to his FAMILY. Period.
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THIS MAKES ME VERY SAD, THIS HAS NO PRICE! WHAT A FRIEND! THIS HAS NO PRICE! IF I COULD ONLY TOUCH IT MY HEART WOULD MELT...HOW I WISH....I CANT UNDERSTAND IT...GREEDY BASTARDS!
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