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John Lennon once said, “If you tried to give Rock and Roll another name you might call it Chuck Berry.” Duck walking his way through the beginning of the Rock N Roll era, his hits and influence are immeasurable. In 1958 Chess records released “One Dozen Berrys” containing his classics “Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Rock and Roll Music.” The album can get you $250.00 today. The 78 of “Rock and Roll Music” is now worth up to $350.00.
The Blues bring big bucks, especially the 78’s from the first half of the 20th century. In 1930 Paramount records released “All Night Long Blues” by Louise Johnson. A copy is worth up to $2,000.00. In 1929 Victor records issued the 78 “T-Bone Steak Blues” by John Estes and James Rachel. That can get you $2,500.00 today.
There were two bands in the ’60s who wore colonial outfits on stage. One was Paul Revere and the Raiders. The other was the New Colony Six out of Chicago. Beginning in 1966 they charted 10 times on the Billboard Hot 100. Among their biggest hits are, “I Will Always Think about You” and “Things I’d like to Say.” Their 45 of “Can’t You See Me Cry” is worth up to $30.00 with picture sleeve.Their debut album “Breakthrough” on Sentar records from 1966 can get you $500.00 today.
Daughter of R & B legend Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas is known as the Queen of Memphis Soul. Her biggest hit came in 1960 with “Gee Whiz (Look at His Eyes),” recorded when she was just 15-years-old. Even though the song was released on Atlantic records, Carla would soon become the first performer to make a record for Stax records, a label that dominated the 60’s with its Soul music releases. The “Gee Whiz” album, issued by Atlantic records, can sell for $200.00 today. The 45 of “Gee Whiz” on Satellite records can get you $300.00.
The first album for Heavy Metal hair-band Motley Crue debuted in 1981. “Too Fast For Love” was released on Leathur records, the band’s own label. If on the cover “Motley Crue” is in red print the value is up to $400.00 but if on the cover “Motley” is in black print and “Crue” is white then the value jumps up to $1,000.00.
Girl-groups of the 60s were plentiful, successful, and now collectible. One-hit wonders, the Jaynettes, had their 15 minutes of fame in 1963 with the haunting melody called “Sally Go ‘Round the Roses.” The single can sell for $20.00. The Jaynettes was a conglomerate of about 20 different singers before the final take was approved. The album “Sally Go ‘Round the Roses,” released on Tuff records in 1963, is worth up to $300.00 today.
Chet Baker didn’t sing with the confidence of a great Jazz performer but he played trumpet as if he had always been a pro. He worked with Jazz greats like Stan Getz and Gerry Mulligan. Drugs were another constant companion, causing him to have several stints in prison. Eventually, the effects of heroin and cocaine led to his death as he fell from a hotel window in Amsterdam. His 1956 album “Chet Baker and Crew,” released on Pacific Jazz records, can get you $750.00 today.
One of the most popular teen idols on the 70s along with David Cassidy, Shawn Cassidy, Leif Garrett, and Donny Osmond was Bobby Sherman. He was a regular on “Shindig” in the 60s and later found more fame on TV’s “Here Comes the Bride.” With his picture on lunch boxes and teen magazine covers he was a heartthrob to his many female fans. His first single “It Hurts Me,” released on Decca records, can fetch $100.00 today with its picture sleeve.
The Band was made up of 4 Canadians and an American southerner for a drummer. That was the legendary Levon Helm. The Band backed up Bob Dylan when he switched from Folk to Rock. Following the success of “Music from Big Pink,” the Band followed up with a self-titled album, which Rolling Stone magazine pegs at #45 on their list of the Greatest Albums of All Time.” Containing “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” the album was released by Capitol records in 1969 and can get you $200.00 today.