In this month’s Market Watch, a Northern Soul single that sold for more than $17, 000 and a Beatles promo that helped kick off Beatlemania.
A list of top records sold on eBay, February 2016. All formats of records listed.
Classical Music hit a crescendo with vinyl records sold on eBay in June, 2015 (of course, Beatles records made their presence known, too). Here is a list of the biggies sold:
Beat Street, the third album by Glasgow-based Mod revival band Button Up, features a modern take on the classic Northern Soul sound.
A mix of Northern Soul, classical and blues records get their turn to shine in Goldmine’s Market Watch countdown of top-dollar online record auctions.
If your New Year’s resolution was to branch into collecting picture sleeves, one of these lots offered a great way to get started without blowing your budget.
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.
Yeah, The Beatles tend to find their way into nearly every Market Watch countdown ever. But Nirvana and Bad Brains are keeping The Fabs company this week.
Glasgow’s Button Up harken back to the Northern Soul sound with their brilliant single “Listen To Your Heart (Beat).”
Jazz records take honors for most dominant genre on this week’s countdown. As far as format is concerned, it’s a collector’s paradise. We’ve got the usual LPs and 45s, plus a rare 1960s acetate, a modern test pressing and a set of glow-in-the-dark vinyl 7-inch records you’ve got to see to believe.