LOS ANGELES, CA Monday Apr.30.2007 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- A fundraiser featuring items from Bono, The Edge, Jimi Hendrix and more took in a record 2.4 million last weekend.

The auction was to benefit Music Rising, a charity that replaces instruments that were lost or damaged in Hurricane Katrina. The Edge is co-founder of the organization.

Some of the items on the block were sunglasses worn by John Lennon and Bono, guitars owned by Jimi hendrix, Paul McCartney and The Edge, and a recording contract belonging to Elvis Presley.

According to NME.com, Jimi Hendrix's guitar raked in $480,000.

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