March 28, 2015 Record of the Day

Red Prysock was one of the great Rhythm & Blues saxophonists during the early Rock and Roll era. Although influenced by Jazz great, Coleman Hawkins, Prysock nonetheless turned to Rock and Roll. When legendary dee-jay, Alan Freed, began his famous stage shows in New York, Red Prysock was in the back-up band. He can also be heard on his brother, Arthur Prysock’s, recordings. In 1956 Mercury records released the Red Prysock album “Rock and Roll.” A copy is worth up to $125.00 today. Find the most up-to-date value of your records from Mighty John the Record Guy within 24 hours. Just click on “Online Appraisals” near the top of the page.

 

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