November 30, 2017 Record of the Day

In 1959 Sammy Turner took a 1949 hit by Sammy Kaye called “Lavender Blue” and made it his own reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Released on Big Top records, the pink label mono version of the single is worth no more than $20.00 but a black label stereo copy can get you $150.00 today. Both versions are pictured here.

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