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Billie Lourd Pays Tribute to Late Mother Carrie Fisher on Sixth Anniversary of her Death

  Billie Lourd wrote a tribute post to her late mother Carrie Fisher six years after Carrie’s death. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the Ticket to Paradise star acknowledged the six-year anniversary of her mother Carrie Fisher’s death. Captioning a photo of herself and her late mother together, Billie wrote, “It has been 6 years since my Momby died (feels like 2 but also like 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she’s died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the most joyful of my life.” Billie and her husband Austen Rydell welcomed their second child, Jackson, on 12 December. They also share two-year-old Kingston. “My mom is not here to meet either of them and isn’t here to experience any of the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest,” the actress shared in her post. “For anyone out there experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone.” She advised anyone experiencing both “magical” and

Johnny Ramone's Guitar Sold For Over $900,000 At Auction

 


A guitar played by Johnny Ramone has sold for more than $900,000 at auction.

The 1965 Mosrite Ventures II electric guitar was used for 15 Ramones albums and almost 2,000 performances since 1977.


The axe-slayer was bought by an anonymous collector in the US and fetched the impressive sum when it went under the hammer in Boston at the weekend.


Other items sold in the RR Auction sale included the late musician's Mark-2 signature guitar, which went for almost $50,000 dollars, and late lead vocalist of the iconic punk rock band Joey Ramone’s Shure mics used at the last-ever Ramones concert at the Palace in Hollywood on August 6, 1996, which fetched $13,000.


Guitarist Johnny - whose real name was John Cummings - died in 2004 from cancer, while Joey (Jeffrey Hyman) passed away from lymphoma three years earlier.


A friend of the band, Daniel Rey, collected the memorabilia and admitted it was very rare for a musician to use the same guitar to the very end.


He said: "Most guitarists have dozens of guitars they play and they change over different tours every year.


"Johnny used the same guitar from day one to the end, and I think that's kind of unique."


The black and white instrument still plays like a dream.


He added: "It's indestructible. It played 2,000 shows with the Ramones, so it can handle anything."


The original group - best known for classics such as 'Blitzkrieg Bop', 'Sheena is a Punk Rocker' and 'I Wanna Be Sedated' - was also comprised of late bassist Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Colvin), who died in 2002, and drummer Tommy Ramone (Thomas Erdelyi), who passed in 2014.

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