Monthly Archives: December 2017

Mighty John’s Record Guides Make Great Gifts!

  For BIG Christmas savings click on “Mighty John’s Discount Packages” in the yellow strip above…All our record guides are also available individually for the prices stated in the left hand column and the yellow strip above…on CD in Microsoft … Continue reading

December 12, 2017 Record of the Day

Ted Cassidy was an American actor best known for playing the butler on TV’s “The Addams Family.” As Lurch he is famous for the line: “You rang?” Cassidy also played characters on “Star Trek,” “Daniel Boone,” and “I Dream of … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 Records of the Day

Weddings and marriage have been often-used themes for some of the classic Doo Wop songs of the 50’s and 60’s such as “To the Aisle” by the 5 Satins, “Three Steps from the Altar,” by Shep & the Limelights, and … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 Record of the Day

Dead at the age of 29, Hank Williams lives on as a Country music superstar. Born with spina bifada, he was pretty much a loner as a child and found company with the various types of music he heard on … Continue reading

December 9, 2017 Records of the Day

The most popular dance crazes of the early 60’s included the Twist, the Pony, the Mashed Potatoes, the Hully Gully, the Swim, the Fish, and the Shimmy. And then there was the Stomp. “Foot Stomping” by the Flares, released on … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 Record of the Day

The 78 rpm record had pretty much vanished by the end of the 50’s as the 45 became the preferable way to release and hear the music of the day. One of the biggest hits for Ricky Nelson was one … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 Record of the Day

With a fusion of Jazz, Blues, Rock, and Country; the Allman Brothers released their first album “The Allman Brothers Band” in 1969. With their style of music they set the standard for other southern rockers like Lynyrd Skynyrd and Marshall … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 Record of the Day

“Records you should know about” are records that most people have never heard of but can be worth a lot of money. Rosa Lee Brooks had one single in 1964 called “My Diary.” It wasn’t a hit and it might have gone … Continue reading

December 5, 2017 Records of the Day

Two of the most collectible forms of Rock N Roll are Doo Wop and Rockabilly. In 1951 one of the earliest Doo Wop groups, the Orioles, recorded “It’s Too Soon to Know” for Jubilee Records. A copy can now sell … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 Record of the Day

In 1970 the Beatles had their 20th and last #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “The Long and Winding Road.” Written by Paul McCartney the song was produced by the legendary and now jailbird, Phil Spector. Paul was not … Continue reading