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Madchester guitar to raise cash for poorly children
A GUITAR signed by some legendary figures from the Manchester music scene is to be auctioned for charity.
Pop fans will get the chance to bid for the instrument - signed by everyone from The Stone Roses and Noel and Liam Gallager to Elbow and Peter Hook - on e-Bay.
The man behind the project is Altrincham resident Adam Masters who hopes the piece will fetch “at least four figures” for the three respective good causes it’s being auctioned for.
Adam said the money raised will be spent at Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury and Claire House Children’s Hospice in Liverpool - via the organisation Children’s Hospice Arts (Chart UK).
Adam said the auction will run for 10 days from November 1 and he said the item is a “must have” for all music fans.
He said: “I’d seen an article in a guitar magazine - Bryan Adams of all people had done a similar thing with artists like Led Zeppelin and Sir Paul McCartney and The Who. It went for some obscene amount of money. i just thought what’d be really good would be if someone did one for the Manchester bands. We’re the musical hub of the UK.”
The third good cause will be chosen by a mutual friend of Adam and Suzanne whose daughter Lucy died - the guitar is dedicated to her.
Anyone interested in finding out more about the auction should visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Madchester-guitar-The-auction-1st-November/363298250414559