April 19, 2015 Record of the Day

Treat-Me-NiceIn the movie “Jailhouse Rock,” Elvis Presley played a character by the name of Vince Everett. In the film, Vince (Elvis) is an ex-con who gets a recording contract with Laurel records. As part of the story, a single is released of “Treat Me Nice.” Props were made of the picture sleeve. Many can be seen in the movie. A copy can sell for $10,000.00 today. Find the value for every Elvis record and those by over 65,000 recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide listing the values for over a million records.

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April 18, 2015 Record of the Day

BarbieKenny-The-CadetsKenny & the Cadets never scored big with their 1962 single “Barbie.” But because Beach Boy Brian Wilson sang lead with back-up vocals by Beach Boys Carl Wilson and Al Jardine, it has become very valuable. Released on Randy records, a black vinyl copy is worth up to $800.00 while an original red and yellow vinyl copy jumps the value up to $2,500.00 today. Find the value for every album, 45, and 78 by over 65,000 recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD, listing the values for over a million records. It’s available in the left hand column.

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April 17, 2015 Records of the Day

It Takes TwoKim-WestonKim Weston isn’t as well-known as other female Motown artists like Diana Ross, Mary Wells, or Martha Reeves but that doesn’t mean that some of her records are not collectible. Her biggest hit came in 1966 when she teamed up with Marvin Gaye for “It Takes Two,” worth up to $15.00. However, her 1964 single “A Little More Love,” released on Motown’s Tamla label, can sell for $500.00 today. To find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours, just click on “Online Appraisals” near the top of the page.

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April 16, 2015 Record of the Day

Moody Blues (45)Moody-Blues-Go-NowThe Moody Blues played an array of Motown, James Brown, and American Blues in the early to mid-60s. By 1965 they had adapted more to what was known as the Mersey Beat in Britain as exemplified in their first hit “Go Now.” An original copy of the 45 is worth up to $25.00. The “Go Now” album, released on London records, can get you $50.00 in stereo and up to $100.00 in mono.Find the value for every album, 45, and 78 by over 65,000 recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD, listing the values for over a million records. It’s available in the left hand column.

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April 15, 2015 Record of the Day

Johnny-BurnetteJohnny Burnette was a prolific song-writer who wrote many hits for Ricky Nelson and others as well as himself. Among his own big hits in the early 60s are “You’re Sixteen” and “Dreamin’.” His album on Coral records in 1956 “Johnny Burnette & the Rock N Roll Trio” is among the earliest Rock and Roll albums and worth up to $1,500.00 today. Counterfeits exist and can be identified by the lack of printing on the spine. Original copies have identification numbers mechanically stamped in the trail-off wax. Counterfeit copies are hand etched. All known counterfeit records are listed and described in the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD. It’s available in the left hand column.

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April 14, 2015 Record of the Day

Who Sell OutIn 1967 Decca records released the Who’s third album “The Who Sell Out.” It is unique in that it not only features songs like “I Can See for Miles,” but the album also mocks advertising songs and jingles. Rolling Stone magazine ranks the album among the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In stereo, it’s worth up to $30.00. In mono the value jumps up to $125.00. Find the value for every record by the Who and those by over 65,000 other recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD, listing the values for over a million records. It’s available in the left hand column.

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April 13, 2015 Record of the Day

Calling-YouHe was known as Luke the Drifter, the Lovesick Blues Boy, and the Hillbilly Shakespeare but mostly by the name the world knows him as, Hank Williams. His influence on the Country artists to follow is enormous. All of his big hits were recorded on M-G-M but his first record “Calling You” is on Sterling records. Released as a 78 in 1947, a copy is worth up to $1,500.00 today. Hank Williams is just one of over 65,000 recording artists you’ll find listed in the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide, listing the values for over a million records. Its available in the left hand column.

 

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April 12, 2015 Record of the Day

Jimmy BuffettJimmy Buffett is an author, song-writer, singer, and environmentalist. His persona was formed with his first song “A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean.” His biggest hit came in 1977 with “Margaritaville.” But his most valuable record is the 1970 album “Down to Earth.” Released on Barnaby records, a copy can sell for up to $200.00 today. Jimmy Buffett is just one of over 65,000 recording artists listed in the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD. It lists the values for over a million records and is available in the left hand column.

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April 11, 2015 Record of the Day

Magoo-in-Hi-FiOne of the all-time favorite cartoon characters is Mr. Magoo, originally created by Millard Kaufman to mock Senator Joe McCarthy in his relentless search for American communists. In 1957 RCA released “Magoo in Hi-Fi” featuring the voice of Jim Backus. The soundtrack album is worth up to $100.00 today. “Magoo in Hi-Fi” is just one of the 10,000 soundtracks listed on our Soundtracks CD, covering movies, TV, and Broadway shows. It’s available in the left hand column.

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