Monthly Archives: March 2016

March 21, 2016 Records of the Day

Paul Anka was one of the biggest teen idols of the 50s & 60s with huge classics such as “Diana,” “Puppy Love,” and “Put Your Head On My Shoulder,” which today is worth up to $50.00 with its picture sleeve. But … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 Records of the Day

Unlike the Beach Boys, the Astronauts was a surf band from the Midwest, far away from the ocean. Although they never had any big hits, in Japan they were more popular than the Beach Boys. They also appeared in 4 … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 Record of the Day

The life and legend of Frankie Lymon lives in Rock N Roll history. Beginning with a quick rise to fame and fortune in ’56 with “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” to his tragic death in ’68 in New York in … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 Record of the Day

Beginning in January of 1966 the Batman craze exploded on ABC television when Adam West and Burt Ward donned their costumes and jumped into the Batmobile to defend the citizens of Gotham City. That same year 20th Century Fox released … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 Record of the Day

“The Bad Seed,” a thriller from 1956, was a movie based on the play by Maxwell Anderson. The film was about a disturbed young girl who displayed the characteristics of a serial killer. It was nominated for 4 academy awards. … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 Records of the Day

In 1957 Elvis appeared in the movie “Jailhouse Rock.” The single, released by RCA with “Treat Me Nice” on the flip side, is worth up to $100.00 with its picture sleeve. Also up to $100.00 is the movie soundtrack EP. Both are … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 Record of the Day

John Coltrane’s first taste of fame came in 1951 when he can be heard on Dizzy Gillespie’s “We Love To Boogie.” But his fame blossomed in 1955 when he became part of the Miles Davis Quintet. And it wasn’t long … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 Records of the Day

Anything and everything Buddy Holly is collectible. Here are two of his EPs to look for. “Listen To Me,” released by Coral records in 1958, contains his hit “Peggy Sue.” It’s one of the rare pics of Holly without glasses … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 Records of the Day

One of 13 children, Amos Milburn earned 13 battle stars in WW II. From the age of 5, the piano was his best friend. Together, they found fame with Aladdin records with such Rhythm & Blues hits like “Hold Me … Continue reading

March 12, 2016 Records of the Day

Following the success of the Doors’ self-titled debut album, Elektra records released their second album “Strange Days.” It eventually went platinum, producing two hit singles “People Are Strange,” which is worth up to $50.00 with picture sleeve and “Love Me … Continue reading