Mick Jagger Love Letters Hit the Block at Sotheby’s

rolling_stones-gal-mick2Sotheby’s in London has sold a trove of love letters written by Mick Jagger for £187,250 ($302,258). There were 10 letters, written by Mr. Jagger to Marsha Hunt, an American singer and mother of Mr. Jagger’s first child. They were purchased in a phone bid by a private collector, according to Sotheby’s. The letters date from 1969 and sold above their high estimate of £70,000 to £100,000 ($112,993 to $161,419).

In other news, did you hear that Mick Taylor, lead guitar player on the classic albums Sticky Fingers and Exile on Main Street, will be joining the Stones onstage Dec. 13 and Dec. 15 at the Prudential Center in New Jersey? It’s true! Let’s all bask in some finger-picking goodness in the video below.