A list of records sold at auction, April 2015. All formats of records listed.
A Garden Gnome cover prop from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, signed by all four members sold for $42,500 at Heritage Auctions’ April 19 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction in Beverly Hills, California
The top 10 vinyl records sold on eBay in March 2015. This Market Watch is full of rock records, but there are a few classical, jazz, and R&B gems on the list as well.
by John M. Borack A horde of pop music talent took to the stage to celebrate the music of the Beatles’ classic White Album as the Los Angeles-based musical aggregation known as the Wild Honey Orchestra – along with a gaggle …
Even John Lennon might have been surprised at how successful Ono has become in the realm of dance music. In the new century, she has landed 19 songs in the Top 30 of the Hot Dance Club Play charts.
Goldmine chatted with Ono about her career as a dance music artist.
Here are reviews of albums doing serious time on the CD player lately — yes, I’m old school — including Bobbleheads, Marshall Holland, Dwight Twilley, Pugwash, Marti Jones, Rob Bonfiglio, Shaen Faubert, Robert Crenshaw, Gail George, Dave Caruso, The New Trocaderos, The Connection, Edward O’Connell, The Hangabouts, Joe Sullivan, Jamie Hoover, The Jigsaw Seen, The Solicitors, Kylie Hughes, Aerial, Secret Powers and Dana Countryman.
The 2015 package features Tommy Johnson’s rare 1929 “Ridin’ Horse”/”Alcohol and Jake Blues” (Paramount 12950), taken from a rare 78 a sharp-eyed buyer found at an estate sale — only one other copy was known to exist — and sold on eBay for $37,100.
With Paul McCartney on the U.S. leg of his “Out There” tour, it’s a good time to revisit 2013’s Beatles-focused release “On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2.”
by John M. Borack The music of the Beatles – specifically the Revolver and Abbey Road records – was celebrated at a very special benefit concert at the Wilshire-Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles last month. Both of the iconic Beatles …
Every Beatles album and John, Paul, George and Ringo solo record has many interesting and varied stories behind it; here’s a look at the “A Hard Day’s Night” album and John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Double Fantasy.”