Signed Gibson auctioned for Brain Tumor Charity
8th Nov 2013 | 10:20
Charity auction honouring the memory of Jon Brookes is supported by Liam Gallgher, James Dead Bradfield and more
A Gibson LPJ signed by Liam Gallagher, James Dean Bradfield and many more is being auctioned off in memory of Charlatans' drummer Jon Brookes, with proceeds from the sale going to Brain Trust Charity.
The guitar was signed at the Jon Brookes Memorial Concert, which took place at the Royal Albert Hall in October. Brookes passed away in August following treatment for a brain tumour first diagnosed following an on-stage collapse in 2010.
The auction, which will be open until 16 Novemeber and is currently live on eBay, has already received bids of close to £4000.
The full list of musicians to have signed the guitar - which was donated by the Gibson foundation - includes Liam Gallagher and Andy Bell, Tim Burgess, Mark Collins, Tony Rogers, Martin Blunt, Pete Salisbury, Bonehead, James Dean Bradfield, Winston Marshall, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, James Walbourne, Árni Árnason, Freddie Cowan, Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons.
The Brain Tumour Charity is the UK's leading charity dedicated to funding research into brain tumours and supporting those affected by the cancer.