Paul McCartney and Idris Elba-signed Cort acoustic goes up for charity auction

Paul McCartney, Idris Elba and Cort acoustic guitar
(Image credit: Dawsons Auctions)

A Cort acoustic guitar, which has been played and signed by music legend Sir Paul McCartney and Hollywood film star Idris Elba, is up for auction, with 100% of proceeds going to charity.

On Saturday 19th December, the UK's BBC1 aired a one-hour special in which the two sat down to talk about Paul's legendary career in music, tracing his life from humble beginnings in Liverpool to international fame as a music icon.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.