Our BIG Labor Day Sale Ends at Midnight (Eastern)

Our big Labor Day sale ends at midnight (Eastern) tonight. If you order the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide ($39.95) listing the values for over a million records, you’ll also receive all of our other CDs for free. This includes our Soundtracks Appraisal Guide listing the values for over 10,000 soundtracks from movies, TV and Broadway, the Directory of Collectors and Dealers listing record buyers by state, the Compilation Album Appraisal Guide listing the values for over 10,000 albums with various songs by various recording artists, the Picture Disc Appraisal Guide listing the values for all known picture discs, and our “Records to Riches” audio CD. You get all 6 for $39.95 by ordering just the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide. Order online or call 1-800-653-2258.

 

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September 1, 2014 Record of the Day

Among the teen idols of the early Rock N Roll era was Jimmy Clanton. His first hit “Just a Dream” went top-10 and sold a million copies in 1958. Like other teen idols such as Fabian and Frankie Avalon, Clanton crossed over to the silver screen in films like “Teenage Millionaire” and “Go Johnny Go.” His 1959 EP “Just a Dream” with title on cover is worth up to $40.00. However, if the cover reads “From the Hal Roach production Go Johnny Go Starring Jimmy Clanton,” then that same EP, released on ACE records, can sell for $125.00 today. Find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours. Just click on “Online Appraisals” at the top of the page.

 

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August 31, 2014 Record of the Day

The Shirelles was one of the most popular and successful girl-groups of the 1950s and 60s with smash hits like “Soldier Boy,” “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” and “Dedicated to the One I Love.” There rise to fame and fortune began in 1957 with “I Met Him On a Sunday.” On Decca records the 45 is worth no more than $20.00 but an original on Tiara records can fetch $600.00 today. Find the value for every record by the Shirelles and those by over 55,000 other recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word. It’s available in the left hand column for $39.95 with free shipping.

 

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August 30, 2014 Record of the Day

One of the most unusual record collectibles is by none other than the world famous Boston Pops; first formed way back in 1885. The version of the Boston Pops that is best known is the one led by Arthur Fiedler. Under Fiedler, the Boston Pops sold over 50 million dollars’ worth of records. In 1954 RCA released the EP “Latin Rhythm” by the Boston Pops. But what makes it worth up to $600.00 today is the fact that the cover art is by Andy Warhol. Find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours. Just click on “Online Appraisals” at the top of the page.

 

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August 29, 2014 Record of the Day

Albums with various songs by various recording artists can also be collectible. In 1961 Tamla and Motown released the album “Tamla/Motown Special #1.” It contained some of the labels’ biggest and earliest hits like “Shop Around” by the Miracles, “Money” by Barrett Strong, and “Bye Bye Baby” by the first lady of Motown, Mary Wells. A copy of the album is worth up to $150.00 today. Find the value for all albums with various hits by various recording artists on the Mighty John Compilation Album Price Guide on CD in Microsoft Word, available for $19.95 in the left hand column on this page.

 

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August 28, 2014 Records of the Day

Just like Rock ‘N’ Roll, horror movies were a huge staple of the 1950s and 60s. And many times Rock ‘N’ Roll and horror were merged together. In 1960 Bob McFadden recorded the single “Dracula-Cha-Cha” on Coral records. With picture sleeve, the 45 is worth up to $250.00 today. In 1964 Don Hinson recorded the album “Monster Dance Party” featuring the single “Riboflavin-Flavored, Non- Carbonated, Polyunsaturated Blood.” The album on Capitol records can get you $200.00. Find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours. Just click on “Online Appraisals” at the top of the page.

 

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August 27, 2014 Record of the Day

Some of the biggest hits for Dion include “Ruby Baby” and “Drip Drop.” Elvis hit with “Fools Fall in Love.” However, all these songs were recorded earlier and many say performed better by the Drifters. The Drifters had their biggest hits when either Clyde McPhatter or Ben E. King was singing lead. The Drifters album containing the songs mentioned here is “Rockin’ and Driftin’,” released on Atlantic records in 1959. It’s worth up to $200.00 today. Find the value for every record by the Drifters and those by over 55,000 other recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word. It’s available in the left hand column for $39.95 with free shipping.

 

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August 26, 2014 Records of the Day

The 1960s produced a lot of bands in the U.S. that were influenced by the sounds of the British Invasion. Some were quite successful; some were not. But that doesn’t mean these lesser-known bands are not collectible. In 1966 the Mojos released “I Like It” for Mojo records. The 45 with picture sleeve is worth up to $400.00. That same year Revelation VII records released the single “Satisfaction” by the Mods. An original copy with picture sleeve can fetch $1,000.00 today. Find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours. Just click on “Online Appraisals” at the top of the page.

 

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August 25, 2014 Records of the Day

Shelley Fabares first found fame on “The Donna Reed Show” (1958-1963). She also co-starred in the TV show “Coach” from 1989-1997 and with Elvis in three of his movies. She hit #1 in 1962 with “Johnny Angel.” She recorded two albums for Colpix records, both released in 1962. ”Things We Did Last Summer” is worth up to $150.00. Her first album “Shelley” can sell for $450.00 today. Find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours. Just click on “Online Appraisals” at the top of the page.

 

 

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August 24, 2014 Record of the Day

With nine Grammy Awards, Miles Davis was a Jazz giant as a band leader and trumpet player. Unlike many of his contemporaries, he was born into a wealthy home. While at the Julliard School he began playing with Charlie Parker and other Jazz greats. But, like many of his contemporaries, he became addicted to drugs. It was actress Cicely Tyson who helped him beat his addictions. They were married in 1981. His 1952 10-inch album “Young Man With a Horn,” released on Blue Note records, is worth up to $750.00 today. What other Jazz records are worth $500.00 or more? Find out with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word. It’s available in the left hand column for $39.95 with free shipping.


 

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