June 27, 2014 Record of the Day

Johnny Cash’s first attempt to impress Sun records’ owner Sam Phillips was “Hey Porter,” but the legendary man who discovered Elvis put thumbs down on Johnny’s first try. Cash went home and wrote “Cry, Cry, Cry.” That did the trick. Sun records released the single in 1955 with “Hey Porter” on the flip-side. The original 45 can get you $150.00 today. An original copy on a 78 is worth up to $200.00.Find the value for every record by Johnny Cash and those by over 65,000 other recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word, listing the values for over a million records. It’s available in the left hand column.

 

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