Hank Williams lyrics sell for $145,000

New York City’ – Christie’s November 30 sale of rock and pop memorabilia at totaled $864,938 and was sold 95 percent by value and 87 percent by lot. The top lot was Hank Williams’ notebook of 13 lyrics, which posted a world auction record for a Hank Williams manuscript at $145,000.The 18-page composition notebook is creased down the middle, most likely because Williams carried it in his back pocket for handy use to jot down songs when the mood struck him.

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