Monthly Archives: February 2018

Here are the 2 best ways to find the value of any record!

1. Find the values for over a million records by over 65,000 recording artists from 1902 to the present day with “Mighty John’s Record Appraisal Guide” on CD. It’s available in the left hand column. For BIG savings on all … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 Record of the Day

Gladys Knight & the Pips began their rise to stardom in 1953 and for the next 35 years the hits just kept on comin’. The first hit was “Every Beat of my Heart.” Next up was “Letter Full of Tears.” … Continue reading

February 18, 2018 Records of the Day

In 1996 Isaac Hayes, who wrote the classic “I’m a Soul Man” for Sam and Dave sent presidential candidate Bob Dole a letter requesting Dole supporters stop using the phrase “I’m a Dole Man.” The Sam and Dave album “Soul … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 Record of the Day

Jack Kerouac was a writer and poet who came to be the idol of the “Beat Generation.”  A deep Catholic faith as a child led him to think of himself as a saint. Later in his life, Buddhism would also … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 Record of the Day

In February of 1974 Casablanca records released the first Kiss album. First issues do not contain the song “Kissin’Time.” In July the album was re issued and this time with “Kissin’ Time.” The Kiss album containing “Kissin’ Time” is worth … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 Record of the Day

In September of 1971 the Grateful Dead have their ex-manager arrested for embezzling $70,000.00. Peace and love is nice, brother, but let’s face it; it is all about the money. Instead of stealing, maybe their manager should have scooped up … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 Record of the Day

In October of 1972 Michael Jackson made a rat a star when he hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Ben.” It was his third time in Billboard’s top spot. He was 13. The rat was a little younger. … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 Records of the Day

A song first recorded in 1939 in the Zulu language in South Africa as “Mbube” was number one for 4 weeks in the early 1960’s when a doo-wop group known as the Tokens makes “Mbube” a true classic that everyone … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 Record of the Day

Here’s a bit of Rock and Roll trivia. What month and year did the Beatles first appear on the Billboard charts? And what was the name of the record? Well, it happened in August of 1963 when “From Me to … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 Record of the Day

“The Way You Look Tonight” was a Doo Wop classic for the Jaguars in 1956. The song was originally done in 1936 by Fred Astaire in the movie “Swing Time.” It won an Academy Award for best original song. In … Continue reading