Blind Willie McTell ate, drank (a lot) and lived the blues like nobody else. Unfortunately, that life kept him from being around for the blues
renaissance of the 1960s.
A Beatles Butcher Cover, Buddy Holly acetate and a super-rare colored vinyl pressing of The Rolling Stones’ “Let It Bleed” are among the featured record lots.
Stan Panenka wears a lot of hats these days. He’s an author, a caregiver and an entrepreneur. And, oh yeah, there’s that little thing about his one-of-a-kind Beatles collection.
The insert tucked inside the landmark gatefold album was crafted by artists Sir Peter Blake and Jann Haworth.
Some guys will do just about anything to impress a girl — and then they count on their buddies, like blues musician Blind Teddy Darby, to bail them out.
High-end, hard-to-find lots for artists ranging from punk rock acts to The Beatles, The Boss and The Band are among the goodies up for grabs in Backstage Auctions’ Rock & Pop Auction, which closes Nov. 11, 2012.
For collectors of 1960s psychedelic artifacts, the greatest prizes are often original copies of the posters that promoted concerts in the San Francisco area.
The Buggles once proclaimed that video killed the radio star. But video games are reviving vinyl records as a new generation of collectors embrace the allure of the LP.
The psychedelic era gave us amazing sounds and picture sleeves with period-defining images. Few of these sleeves were for hit records, and most are harder to find, which makes them more fascinating.
Blues Images’ 2013 wall calendar offers vintage illustrated ads for 1920s-30s blues recordings plus as CD of the songs whose ads on the calendar.