Monthly Archives: April 2017

What are vinyl records worth? Here are 2 ways to find out!

1. Find the value for EVERY record ever made with the complete Mighty John record collectors package (6 record guides on CD plus audio CD). Just click on Mighty John’s Discount Packages in the yellow strip above. For the complete … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 Records of the Day

Frank Zappa wrote in a variety of styles that he exemplified in solo albums like “Hot Rats” and “Lumpy Gravy” and albums such as “Freak Out” and “We’re Only in It for the Money” with the Mothers of Invention. Zappa … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 Records of the Day

In 1960 Paul Anka and every boy’s favorite Mouseketeer, Annette, were an “item.” He wrote a hit record about their romance called “Puppy Love.” It went all the way to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The 45 with picture … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 Records of the Day

From time to time throughout the history of Rock N Roll, various advertisers would sponsor albums by the big stars of the day. In 1961, Brylcreem (with the slogan of “A Little Dab’ll Do Ya”) promoted the album “Sing Along … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 Record of the Day

Among the most successful girl-groups of the 60s was the Ronettes. Produced by Phil Spector, they cranked out major hits like “Be My Baby,” “Baby, I Love You,” and “Walking in the Rain.” Released in 1964, “Walking in the Rain” … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 Records of the Day

In the golden age of Rock N Roll, instrumentals were more prevalent on the charts than in later years. Among the standouts were those by the Ventures and Duane Eddy. But there were many one-hit wonders like “Wild Weekend” by … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 Record of the Day

The second album for Santana was “Abraxas.”  The record was a perfect mixture of Rock with Latin influences. Rolling Stone lists “Abraxas” on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” The cover depicts the painting of “The … Continue reading

On This Day April 21st in Rock & Roll History

On this day April 21,1973 a song based on the story about a Union army prisoner coming home from Andersonville Prison during the Civil War is at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. It would go on to sell … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 Records of the Day

Here’s more in our series of valuable “Northern Soul” records. Born in obscurity, they live to be among the biggest record collectibles. In 1968 Pzaaz records released “Sweet Lover” by Fortson and Scott. An original copy is now worth up … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 Records of the Day

Taking their name from the Buick Riviera, the Rivieras had one of the biggest hits of 1963 with “(They’re out there having fun in the warm) California Sun.” Released on Riviera records, the 45 is worth up to $20.00 but … Continue reading