September 19, 2014 Record of the Day

Former Golden Glove boxing champ Johnny Burnette was one of the first and most successful Rockabilly singers. It all began in 1955 with “Go Mule Go” on Von records. An original copy is worth up to $750.00 today. His biggest and most memorable hits were “You’re Sixteen,” “Dreamin,” “Little Boy Sad,” and “Big Big World.” In 1961 Liberty records released the EP “Johnny Burnettes’ Hits” containing “You’re Sixteen,” which was his biggest hit. The EP can sell for $200.00 today. Find the value for every record by Johnny Burnette 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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September 18, 2014 Record of the Day

Ted Cassidy was an American actor best known for playing the butler on TV’s “The Addams Family.” As Lurch, he is famous for the line: “You rang?” Cassidy also played characters on “Star Trek,” “Daniel Boone,” and “I Dream of Jeannie.” But it is his portrayal or Lurch that lives in memory. In 1965 Capitol records released the single “The Lurch.” The 45 with picture sleeve is worth up to $150.00 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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September 17, 2014 Records of the Day

Weddings and marriage have been often-used themes for some of the classic Doo Wop songs of the 50s and 60s such as “To the Aisle” by the 5 Satins, “Three Steps from the Altar,” by Shep & the Limelights, and “Babalu’s Wedding Day” by the Eternals. Perhaps the most successful is “When We Get Married” by the Dreamlovers. It reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961. A copy on Heritage records is worth up to $40.00, but their 1960 single “For the First Time” on Len records can get you $500.00 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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September 16, 2014 Record of the Day

Dead at the age of 29, Hank Williams lives on as a Country music superstar. Born with spina bifada, he was pretty much a loner as a child and found company with the various types of music he heard on the radio. One of those to have a tremendous influence on young Hank was not a Country artist but rather a Blues artist named Rufus Payne. And the Blues are definitely heard in his songs and voice. Hank’s earliest songs were on the Sterling record label. “Honky Tonkin,” released in 1947 as a 78, is worth up to $1,000.00 today. What other Hank Williams records are worth $1,000.00 or more? Find out with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word. It lists the values for over a million records and is available in the left hand column for $39.95 with free shipping.

 

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September 15, 2014 Record of the Day

The most popular dance crazes of the early 60s included the Twist, the Pony,the Mashed Potatoes,the Hully Gully,the Swim,the Fish,and the Shimmy. And then there was the Stomp. “Foot Stomping” by the Flares, released on Felsted records in 1961, is worth up to $40.00 while their album “Encore of Foot Stompin’ Hits” can sell for $100.00 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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September 14, 2014 Record of the Day

The 78 rpm record had pretty much vanished by the end of the 50s as the 45 became the preferable way to release and hear the music of the day. One of the biggest hits for Ricky Nelson was one of the last Billboard Top 100 hits to be released both as a 78 and a 45. “It’s Late” reached # 9 in 1959. The 45, released on Imperial records, is worth up to $50.00 with picture sleeve. However, the 78 can sell for $500.00 today. It did not come with a picture sleeve. Both versions are pictured here. What other Ricky Nelson records are worth $500.00 or more? Find out with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word. It lists the values for over a million records and is available in the left hand column for $39.95 with free shipping.

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September 13, 2014 Record of the Day

With a fusion of Jazz, Blues, Rock, and Country; the Allman Brothers released their first album “The Allman Brothers Band” in 1969. With their style of music, they set the standard for other southern rockers like Lynyrd Skynyrd and Marshall Tucker. Despite little commercial appeal on top-40 radio, the Allman Brothers continue their huge following to this day. Their debut album, issued by Atco/Capricorn records, is worth up to $125.00 today. Find the value for every record by the Allman Brothers 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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September 12, 2014 Record of the Day

“Records you should know about” are records that most people have never heard of but can be worth a lot of money. Rosa Lee Brooks had one single in 1964 called “My Diary.” It wasn’t a hit and it might have gone completely unnoticed if not for the fact that Jimi Hendrix was playing guitar. Apparently, there was a romantic relationship between the two. It was Hendrix ‘s first time on a record. Released on Revis records, an original copy of the 45 can get you $2,000.00 today. “Records you should know about” are records that most people have never heard of but can be worth a lot of money. You may see them on eBay, or in your own attic or basement, or most often at a local yard sale. That’s where most of them are found.  You will them ALL listed on the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide ($39.95).

 

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September 11, 2014 Records of the Day

Two of the most collectible forms of Rock N Roll are Doo Wop and Rockabilly. In 1951 one of the earliest Doo Wop groups, the Orioles, recorded “It’s Too Soon to Know” for Jubilee records. A copy can now sell for $2,500.00. In 1956 Sun records released “Defrost Your Heart” by Rockabilly artist Charlie Feathers. An original copy is worth up to $3,500.00 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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September 10, 2014 Record of the Day

In 1970 the Beatles had their 20th and last #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “The Long and Winding Road.” Written by Paul McCartney, the song was produced by the legendary and now jailbird, Phil Spector. Paul was not impressed with the Spector touch. The song came about as a result of the tensions among members of the band. Their “road” was about to end. Released on Apple records, the 45 with picture sleeve, is worth up to $150.00 today.

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