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May 31, 2016 Records of the Day

Ray-Charles-45Ray-Charles-78With time still left to complete a live performance, Ray Charles improvised on a song that would become a Rock N Roll classic covered by many from Bobby Darin to Elvis Presley. “What’d I Say” was the song that Ray Charles closed every concert with. Rolling Stone Magazine lists it at #10 on its list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.” Released on Atlantic records in 1959, the 45 is worth up to $30.00 but the 78 rpm version can get you $300.00 today.

May 30, 2016 Records of the Day

Night CrawlersNightcrawlers As most garage-music bands, the Nightcrawlers were one-hit wonders. That hit came in 1967 with “Little Black Egg.” The band and their hit were a flash in the pan. By the time the song charted, the band had broken up. The 45 is worth no more than $20.00 while the album “Little Black Egg,” released on Kapp records in 1967, is worth up to $250.00 today.


May 29, 2016 Record of the Day

Billy-Ward-and-His-DominoesBilly Ward and the Dominoes was one of the most popular and influential groups of the early 1950s. Members at one time included legends like Clyde McPhatter and Jackie Wilson. Their hit “Sixty-Minute Man” from 1951 is considered to be the first Rhythm & Blues single to also make the pop charts which were then dominated by white singers and groups. The 10-inch album “Billy Ward & His Dominoes,” released on Federal records in 1954, is worth up to a staggering $15,000.00 today.

May 28, 2018 Record of the Day

Bob SeegerBob Seger is as much a Rock N Roll hero in Michigan as Bruce Springsteen is in New Jersey. Seger’s sounds of hard rock and soul were a staple of the seventies and eighties. His 1979 anthem “Old Time Rock and Roll” is timeless and continually finds new audiences. Seger’s first single “East Side Story,” released by Hideout records in 1966, is worth up to $125.00 today.

May 27, 2016 Record of the Day

Dolly-PartonDolly-Parton-at-13Dolly Parton is best known for her hit “I Will Always Love You,” which was also a smash for Whitney Houston. Dolly was one of twelve children from a poor Tennessee family. Many of her early hits like “Coat of Many Colors” reflect her meager upbringing. At thirteen her first record “Puppy Love” was released by Goldband records. The publicity photo is shown here along with the single. The record is worth up to $750.00 today.

May 26, 2016 Record of the Day

Beatles-Vs-Four-SeasonsVee Jay records issued the first Beatles album in the United States in 1963 with “Introducing The Beatles.” No other record company found more ways of repackaging the same album as did Vee Jay. They released the same material on the Beatles album ” Songs, Pictures, and Stories” as well as the album “The Beatles and Frank Ifield.” They even put the same songs together in an album with the Four Seasons who were also signed to Vee Jay. “The Beatles Vs The Four Seasons” album, released in 1964, is worth up to $2,000.00 in mono and $2,500.00 in stereo.

May 25, 2016 Record of the Day

Stevie RayPaul-Ray-and-the-CobrasIn the 1980s Stevie Ray Vaughn was the leading blues guitarist on the scene, selling out concerts and selling records in the millions. Like so many other influential artists in Rock N Roll history, he died young (35). Earlier in his career, in 1975, Stevie Ray Vaughn was a member of Paul Ray and the Cobras. Their single “Other Days”/ “Texas Clover,” released on Viper records, is worth up to $300.00 Add up to another $300.00 for the picture sleeve as shown here.

May 24, 2016 Records of the Day

Little PeggyLittle-Peggy-MarchLittle Peggy March was four-foot-nine and fifteen-years-old when she had one of the biggest selling singles of 1963 with “I Will Follow Him.” She stills hold the record for being the youngest female singer to hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single can sell for $25.00 today. The album “I Will Follow Him,” released by RCA, is worth up to $50.00 in mono and $100.00 in stereo.

May 23, 2016 Records of the Day

MarketsCenturies-red-vinylThe “Twilight Zone” was without a doubt the most popular of the sci-fi shows of the 60s. A close second and very well received was the “Outer Limits,” which ran on ABC from 1963-1965. The Marketts version of the “Outer Limits” theme was the bigger hit but worth only up to $25.00. Another version was by the Centuries. It wasn’t a hit, but it’s worth much more. Released by Cleopatra records in 1963, a red vinyl copy can get you up to $175.00 today.