We’ve got a something for almost every collector’s tastes in this Market Watch countdown: a withdrawn release, a boutique pressing and even an old-time rarity.
Elvis may have left the planet, but he’s still finding his way around the online auction circuit just fine, thank you, thank you very much.
Recent auction results for vinyl and CDs.
First up is the ultra-rare A&M Records pressing of the Sex Pistols’ “God Save the Queen,” in EX+ condition. 25,000 of these were reportedly pressed in 1977, but the single was scrapped and most copies destroyed.
Updated Jan. 20, 2010. Check to see what new releases and reissues are in your future!
How the Irish band’s first dalliance with Brian Eno yielded an album that became the template for everything U2 did after it.
How much would you pay for a classic rock record?; the kind that you can find for a few dollars at a used record store or garage sale? Better Records owner Tom Port has built a business around finding the best-sounding copies of such albums, which can sell for hundreds of dollars. He calls such premium-quality vinyl “hot stampers”
It’s been 10 years of false starts, almost deals and record company dissolutions, but England’s own Uriah Heep is finally back with a new studio album, Wake The Sleeper. Best of all? It’s out on vinyl!