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Original `We Are The World' Lyrics For Sale

Thursday, February 18, 2010 17:22 GMT

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Forget the funky remake of “We Are The World” – a piece of the original version is for sale.

On March 1-10, the Gotta Have It! Music Memorabilia Auction will go live on gottahaverockandroll.com.

Iconic items on the auction block include Michael Jackson’s original handwritten lyrics to his 1985 charity hit, “We Are The World,” which should fetch a pretty penny now that the song is relevant again.

Other goodies up for grabs include...

  • Never-before-seen nude photographs of Madonna.

  • Britney Spears’ sequined bra, skirt, and fishnets from her “Circus” music video.

  • Michael Jackson’s orange jumpsuit from his 1984 Victory Tour, which contains its original label with his name printed on it.

  • A rosary personally given by Bono to U2’s stylist.

  • Elvis Presley’s famous red jacket worn on the promo shots for the 1957 “Jailhouse Rock” record.

  • Handwritten lyrics by John Lennon and Bob Dylan.