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‘Candle in Wind’ Score To Be Sold

October 20, 1998

LONDON (AP) _ George Martin’s score for Elton John’s ``Candle in the Wind ’97″ _ the best-selling single of all time _ will be auctioned off for charity.

The arrangement, written in a hurry by the legendary Beatles producer last year for the tribute to Princess Diana, is expected to fetch about $100,000 when Sotheby’s holds the sale in New York in December, the auction house said.

A special award from the British Phonographic Industry marking 33 million copies of the single sold will be auctioned with the score.

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