Bob Dylan's handwritten 'Times' lyrics on auction from $3.6m NZD

News 21/04/2020

An original handwritten lyrics to 'The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan is up for sale in a memorabilia auction with a starting price of $3.6m NZD.

Held by Moments in Time, the auction also includes three other Bob Dylan handwritten lyrics -'Subterranean Homesick Blues', starting at $1.9m NZD, 'Lay, Lady, Lay' starting at $1m NZD and lastly a complete signed lyrics to 'Blowing in the Wind' starting at $250k NZD.

"History is constantly being made all around us," a statement read. "Possessing these items gives one a sense of pride. With these manuscripts you can fall into the moment of their creation as they are truly a 'moment in time'."

TMZ reported that the Bob Dylan memorabilia were acquired from a collector who purchased them via the singer's manager many years ago. "...and you can see Bob's mind at work just by looking at the pages -- there are tons of edits, scribbles, notes and even doodles! Bob won a Nobel Prize for literature, but it's still crazy to see how much his artistry is worth."