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
With another Stones box set due, Bill Wyman, Andrew Loog Oldham, Andy Johns, Marshall Chess and others explain what made the band’s recordings so special.
Jazz records — especially ones from Lee Morgan — hit all the right notes with record buyers in online auctions. Of course, there was still plenty of room for genres, including grunge, rockabilly and all-out hard rock. So what record took top honors?
A Connecticut record store that has proven that vinyl records have always been a mainstay in recorded music sales
Two of the bluesman’s three Paramount records have never been found, but a $25,000 bounty may change all of that …
When it comes to this week’s Market Watch, it’s all about soul. Four Northern Soul records sold for a combined value of $21,772.05 this time.