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Most of the items in the October 5 sale at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona on October 5 come from Jennings' close music business friends, including Buddy Holly whom he played with early in his career as a member the Crickets. The icon's Ariel Cyclone motorcycle is one of the biggest items being auctioned, it was given to Jennings after Holly was killed in a plane crash.

Bid on Willie Nelson's braids! Bid on Willie Nelson's braids!

'On the Road Again' hit-maker Willie Nelson's braids — famous in their own right — which he chopped off in 1983 as a message of support to Jennings while he was trying to maintain sobriety are another auction-highlight.

Fill this man's shoes! Bid on Hank William's Cowboy boots. Fill this man's shoes! Bid on Hank William's Cowboy boots.

Other hot items include a robe and boxing gloves from the great Muhammad Ali, Hank Williams' Nudie cowboy boots and a handwritten letter from John Lennon to Jennings. The country legend's personal items, like handwritten lyrics, are also in the auction.

The items will be available for viewing in a catalog collection later this month.

See more lots pertaining to country music on Barnebys here.

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