That’s right, the first recording contract signed by The Beatles is heading to auction next month, and is expected to fetch $150,000! The contract is quite interesting itself — it actually was a contract for Tony Sheridan, whom The Beatles were backing at the time, to record a rock and roll version of ‘My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean’ — but just think of the historical significance of this document. Without it, would the Beatles have eventually made it big? Would the world ever succumb to Beatlemania? This recording eventually led to their being discovered by Brian Epstein. Get a closer look at this historical document below.