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April 7, 2015 3:54 PM Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Clothing Finds

No time to page through thousands of eBay listings? Then just sneak a peek at my Weekly eBay Roundup of top vintage clothing finds. This eclectic mix of designer and non-designer vintage clothing and accessories caught my discerning eye because of its uniqueness, contemporary feel and highly collectible nature. As always, buyer beware! Be sure to read the listings 13

April 7, 2015 3:44 PM Don McLean's original 'American Pie' manuscript fetches $1.2M at auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Don McLean's original manuscript and notes to "American Pie" sold at auction Tuesday for $1.2 million. McLean offered his wistful anthem that asks "Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?" at Christie's. The auction house said two people vied for the 16-page manuscript, one in the room and one on the phone 20

April 7, 2015 3:00 PM Don McLean Opens Up About the Meaning of 'American Pie'

It's one of the great, cryptic masterpieces in the history of American music. But Don McLean has long resisted explaining the meaning of "American Pie" – beyond famously joking in 1991 that the song "means I don't ever have to work again if I don't want to." But with the original manuscript going up for auction at Christie's on Tuesday, the singer is opening 15

April 7, 2015 2:29 PM Don McLean's 'American Pie' brings $1.2M at auction

Singer-songwriter Don McLean's original manuscript and notes to "American Pie" have been sold at auction for $1.2 million. McLean offered the wistful anthem that asks "Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?" at Christie's on Tuesday. The 16 pages include the original working manuscript and typed drafts of the song. The eight-minute-long 13

April 7, 2015 1:30 PM Woman's Mummified Body Found in Her San Francisco Home

A woman's mummified body was found inside her San Francisco home on Saturday. Police say that they believe the woman, thought to be in her 90s when she passed, had been dead for at least five years while her 65-year-old daughter lived upstairs, the Los Angeles Times reports. The home was covered in garbage and infested with rats and bugs, officials say. Investigators 21

April 7, 2015 12:39 PM India to kick off FY2016 divestment with REC's up to $250 mln stake sale

MUMBAI, April 7 (Reuters) - The Indian government has set the floor price for an up to $250 million share sale in state-run Rural Electrification Corp Ltd at 315 rupees apiece, kicking off its stake divestment programme for the fiscal year that started on April 1. The government, which owns 65.6 percent in REC, will sell on Wednesday a 5 percent stake 78

April 7, 2015 12:10 PM How Checkbook Art History Elevated Gustav Klimt To The $100 Million Club

Nine years ago, when cosmetics magnate and top collector Ronald Lauder, co-founder of the Neue Galerie, shelled out a reported $135 million for Gustav Klimt's Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907), many in the art world were stunned (see Why Ronald Lauder is Right About Nazi-Looted Art in Museums). At that point, only one work had ever sold for more than $100 million 41

April 7, 2015 5:39 AM TABLE-India cbank says repo bids rise to 17.17 bln rupees

April 7 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India said on Tuesday it accepted all 6 bids for 17.17 billion rupees ($275.60 million) at its one-day repo auction, through which it injects liquidity into the banking system. (bln rupees) (bln rupees) --------------------------------------------------------------- 06/04 52 421.90 52 421.90 6.50 04/04 28 108.78 28 108.78 6.50 02/04 42 1014.93 42 1014.93 6.50 30/03 35 298.09 35 298.09 6.50 28/03 38 130.33 38 130.33 6.50 27/03 32 219.84 32 219.84 6.50 26/03 30 63.83 30 63.83 6.50 25/03 30 101.40 30 101.40 6.50 24/03 29 78.94 29 78.94 6.50 23/03 36 126.73 36 126.73 6.50 21/03 28 165.51 28 165.51 6.50 20/03 23 59.27 23 59.27 6.50 19/03 22 54.71 22 54.71 6.50 18/03 23 64.75 23 64.75 6.50 17/03 30 110.13 30 110.13 6.50 16/03 23 93.91 23 93.91 6.50 14/03 3 5.30 3 5.30 6.50 13/03 12 76.79 12 76.79 6.50 12/03 18 34.05 18 34.05 6.50 11/03 16 29.67 16 29.67 6.50 10/03 22 150.35 22 150.35 6.50 09/03 19 24.08 19 24.08 6.50 07/03 02 12.12 02 12.12 6.50 05/03 21 54.31 21 54.31 6.50 04/03 25 34.85 25 34.85 6.50 03/03 23 63.68 23 63.68 6.75 02/03 35 133.45 35 133.45 6.75 28/02 31 248.41 31 248.41 6.75 27/02 17 91.00 17 91.00 6.75 26/02 35 172.33 35 172.33 6.75 25/02 11 37.09 11 37.09 6.75 24/02 24 39.73 24 39.73 6.75 23/02 15 37.75 15 37.75 6.75 21/02 1 5.00 1 5.00 6.75 20/02 36 192.87 36 192.87 6.75 18/02 29 78.40 29 78.40 6.75 16/02 15 21.60 15 21.60 6.75 13/02 22 54.71 22 54.71 6.75 12/02 18 45.08 18 45.08 6.75 11/02 12 13.49 12 13.49 6.75 10/02 18 21.52 18 21.52 6.75 09/02 18 53.49 18 53.49 6.75 06/02 20 24.66 20 24.66 6.75 05/02 16 25.04 16 25.04 6.75 04/02 25 38.72 25 38.72 6.75 03/02 19 188.58 19 188.58 6.75 02/02 43 206.62 43 206.62 6.75 -------------------------------------------------------------- 77

April 7, 2015 5:38 AM Don McLean's 'American Pie' Could Bring $1.5M at Auction

Singer-songwriter Don McLean is selling his original manuscript and notes to "American Pie." The wistful anthem that asks "Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?" is going on the auction block on Tuesday. Christie's says McLean is selling 16 pages that include the original working manuscript and typed drafts of the song. It's estimating 16

April 7, 2015 3:49 AM What do American Pie's lyrics mean?

As the original manuscript for Don Mclean's 1971 classic goes up for auction, fans may finally discover what the "Song of the Century" is really about. So what are the popular theories? When people ask Don McLean what does American Pie really mean, he likes to reply: "It means I never have to work again." His eight-minute-long "rock and roll American 29