Monthly Archives: August 2017

What are your records worth? Here are 2 ways to know!

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

August 23, 2017 Record of the Day

Here’s a trivia question. Who was the first white solo artist to record for Motown? That would be Debbie Dean. She was signed by Motown founder Barry Gordy in the early 1960s. Her first single was “Don’t Let Him Shop … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 Records of the Day

In 1961 Gary U.S. Bonds hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Quarter To Three.” Reportedly, Gary and his band were celebrating their first hit “New Orleans” when someone turned on a tape recorder and captured live the band … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 Record of the Day

Bob Crane began his career in 1956 as a Dee Jay on a Los Angeles radio station. In 1961 he started doing bit parts on TV. It was Donna Reed who first recognized his acting potential and he was given … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 Records of the Day

Big Brother and the Holding Company were spawned in the psychedelic era, and when they latched on to Janis Joplin who was choosing to join them or the 13thFloor Elevators they would become a part of the legend and history … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 Record of the Day

“Rock That Beat” might be one of the most unusual albums of all time. Released in 1958, it consists of famous Jazz musicians playing Rock N Roll. These Jazz greats, playing with Boots Brown and his Blockbusters and Dan Drew … Continue reading

On This Day August 18th in Rock & Roll History

On this day August 18, 1963 the song that everyone is singing across the U.S.A is by a 21-year-old who is lucky that Bobby Darin recommends him to be given this classic song. The new kid could not say thanks … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 Records of the Day

In 1961 Mattel released a three-record set called “Barbie Sings” featuring Charlotte Austin as Barbie and Bill Cunningham as Ken. Titles include “My First Date,” “Recipe for Instant Love,” and “Nobody Taught Me.” Individual records are worth up to $20.00 … Continue reading

On This Day August 16 in Rock & Roll History

On this day April 16, 1977 in Rock and Roll history the world is shocked by the death of a king. It was 40 years ago today that those of us who were old enough to remember felt the cringe … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 Records of the Day

Those obscure Soul records issued in the U.S. in the 60s and 70s are heavily coveted by record collectors. Known as “Northern Soul,” these singles command big money. In 1966 Old Town records released “Left Out” by Jesse Johnson. An … Continue reading