Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Draft Sold For $2 Million

By Annie Reuter

If you had $2 million just lying around would you splurge and buy handwritten lyric sheet from your favorite artist? Well, one fan just did.

An early draft of Bob Dylan‘s “Like a Rolling Stone” was sold on Tuesday (June 24) for $2 million—$2.045 million to be exact—at New York’s Sotheby’s auction house, according to Billboard.

Related: Bob Dylan Covers Frank Sinatra for Upcoming Album Release

The unidentified bidder reported to be a longtime Dylan fan who lived in California.

Sotheby’s reports that the “Like a Rolling Stone” manuscript is “the only known surviving draft of the final lyrics for this transformative rock anthem.”

Read more about the auction of Bob Dylan’s rough draft on


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