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March 31, 2015 Records of the Day

Kathy Young 45Kathy Young LPAt the tender age of 15, Kathy Young scored one of the biggest hit of 1961 with “A Thousand Stars.” It’s now worth up to $30.00 as seen here on the far left. Discovered by game show host Wink Martindale, she received her gold record from Dick Clark on American Bandstand. Along with her back up group, the Innocents, her 1961 album was called “The Sounds of Kathy Young.” Released on Indigo records, a copy can fetch $300.00 today. Kathy Young 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.

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March 30, 2015 Record of the Day

Big Bopper 45Big Bopper LPJape Richardson, better known as the Big Bopper, had one giant hit in 1958 with “Chantilly Lace.” But he became legendary on Feb.3, 1959 when he died in the same plane crash with Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens. That date will always be remembered as “the day the music died.” An original copy of “Chantilly Lace” on D records is worth up to $200.00. The “Chantilly Lace” album, released on Mercury records, can sell for $500.00 today.Find the value for every record by the Big Bopper 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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March 29, 2015 Records of the Day

Considered to be one of the first heavy metal albums, “Vincebus Eruptum” by Blue Cheer featured their hit “Summertime Blues,” a cover version of Eddie Cochran’s Rock and Roll anthem. The single, released on Phillips records in 1968, is worth up to $75.00 with its picture sleeve. The Blue Cheer album “Vincebus Eruptum” is worth up $50.00 in stereo but up to $250.00 in mono. Both 45 picture sleeve and album are pictured here. “Summertime Blues” by Blue Cheer is just one of the million-plus record values you’ll fine listed in the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide, available in the left hand column.

 

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March 28, 2015 Record of the Day

Red Prysock was one of the great Rhythm & Blues saxophonists during the early Rock and Roll era. Although influenced by Jazz great, Coleman Hawkins, Prysock nonetheless turned to Rock and Roll. When legendary dee-jay, Alan Freed, began his famous stage shows in New York, Red Prysock was in the back-up band. He can also be heard on his brother, Arthur Prysock’s, recordings. In 1956 Mercury records released the Red Prysock album “Rock and Roll.” A copy is worth up to $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” near the top of the page.

 

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March 27, 2015 Records of the Day

Vogue picture or painted records, which were issued from 1946-1947, can be very collectible. They were produced by Sav-Way Industries of Detroit. There are about 75 in the series like “When I get Where I’m Going” by Patsy Montana. A copy is worth up to $200.00. “Easter Parade” by Judy Garland on Vogue records can sell up to $1,000.00 today. “When I Get Where I’m Going” by Patsy Montana and “Easter Parade” by Judy Garland are just two of the picture discs you’ll find listed on our Picture Discs Price Guide on CD. It’s available in the left hand column.

 

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March 26, 2015 Record of the Day

By the time Little Richard’s third album was released, he had left Rock and Roll for religion. “The Fabulous Little Richard” album marked the end of the electrifying early years of his raucous sound. Although the music on the album had been recorded from 1955-1958, the album on Specialty records wasn’t released until 1959. An original copy is worth up to $100.00 today. Find the value for every record by the Little Richard 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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March 25, 2015 Record of the Day

In the early 60s, the Ronettes owned the charts with their classic “Be My Baby.” That was followed by more hits like  “Baby, I Love You,” and “Walkin in the Rain.” By 1965 their popularity began to fade and their singles were less successful, but not less collectible. Their 45 “Is This What I Get For Loving You,” released on Philles records, is worth up to $50.00. Add up to another $125.00 for the picture sleeve. Find the value for every record by the Ronettes  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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March 24, 2015 Records of the Day

In 1963 the Kingsmen’s version of “Louie Louie” became one of the most controversial records of all time. The lyrics were thought to be obscene but in reality the words were simply about a man telling a bartender about his girl in Jamaica. The bartender’s name was Louie. The original lyrics are by the original singer, Richard Berry. The Kingsmen’s 45, released on Wand records, is worth up to $40.00. Released six years before the Kingsmen’s classic, Richard Berry’s version was released on Flip records and can sell for $300.00 today. “Louie Louie” is just one of the over 1,000,000 records you’ll find listed on the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide. It’s available in the left hand column.

 

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March 23, 2015 Records of the Day

In 1959, before he started the Motown super group, the Miracles; Smokey Robinson recorded with Ron White for Tamla records. The single “It” by Ron and Bill (Smokey Robinson) is worth up to $300.00. That same year Smokey Robinson & the Miracles recorded “Bad Girl.” It was the first single released under the now famous Motown record label.  A copy can sell for $5,000.00 today. Find the value for every record by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles 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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