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Beyond Vinyl: Music museums can offer rare memorabilia

Music museums are a growth industry. Almost every state has one, from small municipal units like counties and cities to large, international-profile megamuseums.
While there is history, art and pride in seeing (and hearing) exhibitions about local music, it is sometimes forgotten by even the most intrepid collectors that museums are a largely untapped resource for rare music memorabilia — now and for future investment.

Rare Frank Wilson 45 could fetch $100,000

Holy grails don’t get any holier than this, especially for Northern Soul acolytes. Going up for auction, starting March 14, is one of only two known copies — and the only one in acceptable playing condition — of Frank Wilson’s “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do),” considered by many to be the most valuable ultra-rare 45 record in the world.