In the new book “Put The Needle on the Record: The 1980s at 45 Revolutions Per Minute,” author Matthew Chojnacki shines a light on the artistry of picture sleeves. Here’s a sampling.
Got a favorite artist whose records were overlooked in the previous edition? Looking for greater detail about a specific genre or topic Want to share photos of labels, picture sleeves or album covers in your collection? Tell us about it.
What’s on your want list? This edition’s list: Rare Earth, The Smiths, People, Fats Domino, Annette Funicello, Everly Brothers, and, of course, The Beatles.
This Market Watch countdown might be shorter than some of the others we’ve seen in Goldmine, but the records are just as sweet, with a mix of psychedelia, funk, hard-rock, British Invasion and even an historic recording.
Paolo Campana has had a life-long love affair with vinyl records, so, it’s no surprise that he is director of the new documentary ‘Vinylmania.’
With a Market Watch countdown like this one, it’s tough to spot record market trends. We’ve got a variety of genres — Northern Soul, grunge, British Invasion, funk, vintage blues, classical — and formats — 45s, 78s, LPs, promos. So what rocks record-buyers’ worlds the hardest? You’ll just have to keep reading to find out.
From rare Leaf Hound vinyl to a LP set of Bach, it’s a diverse grouping in our latest Market Watch
Rich Rosen is known as “The King of Doo-wop.” The nickname’s not surprising for a man who has spent a lifetime searching for doo-wop’s rarest records.
Before there were 45 RPM records, there were 78s. These records are incredible fragile, but if you can find a rock and roll 78 in one piece, you’ve found a great treasure.
Record Shows and events for the month of May 2011 and beyond