Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 29, 2016 Record of the Day

Look for the Supremes’ first album “Meet the Supremes.” First issues show Diana Ross and the Supremes sitting on stools. 2nd issues show face shots of the girls. The face shot albums are worth up to $100.00 but albums showing … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 Record of the Day

Ed Bruce began his career as a Rockabilly artist for Sun records. His biggest success happened in 1970 when Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson recorded his composition “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys.” Ed Bruce also … Continue reading

February 27, 2016 Record of the Day

In 1963, to capitalize on the success of Clint Eastwood’s popularity as Rowdy Yates on the TV series “Rawhide,” Cameo records released the album “Rawhide’s Clint Eastwood Sings Cowboy Favorites.” Among the songs are “Bouquet of Roses” and “Don’t Fence … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 Records of the Day

For a long time it was thought that “Maybellene” was the first recording featuring Chuck Berry. But it is now known that a few months prior to the release of “Maybelline,” which can sell for $75.00, Chuck was playing guitar … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 Records of the Day

The Mello-Kings was one of the blackest-sounding white groups of the Doo-Wop era. Their best known hit is “Tonite Tonite.” An original copy can sell for $50.00. This is an extremely rare case where a record sold over two million … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 Record of the Day

The Band’s debut album “Music From Big Pink” was released in 1968 shortly after they began backing up Bob Dylan. The album was considered to be revolutionary and according to Rolling Stone magazine is one of the greatest Rock N … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 Record of the Day

Grace Brim was one of the few female Blues artists in Chicago after the end of World War ll. She often played harmonica and sang on the records recorded by her husband, John Brim. On her first release “Hospitality Blues,” … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 Records of the Day

Teresa Brewer was one of the most popular female singers of the 1950s, recording almost 600 songs. Her first big hit “Music! Music! Music!” was number 1 on the charts for ten weeks in 1950. A lot of people remember … Continue reading

February 21, 2016 Record of the Day

“Ten Little Indians” was one of the Beach Boy’s lesser hits, never coming close to their giant hits of the same period such as “Surfin Safari” and “Surfin U.S.A.” “Ten Little Indians” was the second single to be released from their … Continue reading

February 20, 2016 Records of the Day

The Skyliners had one of the great Doo-Wop songs of all time with their 1959 hit “Since I Don’t Have You.” Thirteen different record labels rejected the group and their now famous song before Calico records said yes. The 45 … Continue reading