Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 20, 2015 Record of the Day

Before the Supremes became household names with hits like “Where Did Our Love Go,” “Baby Love” and “Stop In The Name Of Love,” the ladies released a few lesser-known singles that can be quite valuable today. Among them is their 1962 … Continue reading

September 19, 2015 Record of the Day

Jackie Gleason was a comedic genius and probably best remembered for playing Ralph Kramden on “The Honeymooners.” Although Gleason developed many lush, romantic “mood music” records, the value for his album “And Awa A AY We Go!,” released by Capitol … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 Record of the Day

There wasn’t that much vinyl being produced by 1997, but some albums that were have become collectible such as “Flaming Pie” by Paul McCartney. Critics acclaimed it as one of his better albums with the charm he had exemplified on … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 Record of the Day

Dizzy Gillespie was a Jazz innovator responsible for a style known as Be-bop. He was also known for the weird shape of his trumpet. A recipient in 1990 of the Kennedy Center Honors Award, Dizzy was famous as well for his … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 Records of the Day

Mickey Gilley who is cousin to Rock N Roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis and preacher Jimmy Swaggart and owner of Gilley’s, the world’s largest honky tonk and where the girls all look prettier at closing time, is best known for his … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 Record of the Day

Anita O’Day was a Jazz singer who broke the mold of the typical girl-singer of the fifties. She’s considered a pioneer in Be-Bop. Her bouts with drugs, alcohol, and wild ways earned her the nickname “The Jezebel of Jazz.” Her … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 Record of the Day

“Clambake” is used many times as an example of a bad Elvis movie. By 1967 his movies had been so poorly received that Clambake” was the last film for which Elvis could command a million dollar salary. The 1967 soundtrack album … Continue reading

September 13, 2105 Record of the Day

Genesis is one of the most popular and well-known groups of the seventies and eighties. They really had two different sounds, first with Peter Gabriel who was known for art rock and influencing such groups as Kansas and Styx. And … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 Record of the Day

Some recording artists are not well known but have a cult following that make their records collectible. Such is the case of Alvis Wayne who by the time he was twelve in the late 1940s began playing in local clubs … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 Record of the Day

“Help” is the title of the Beatles’ 10th album in the U.S. and the soundtrack from the movie of the same time. John Lennon said the song “Help” was a cry for help as he was going through a deep depression … Continue reading