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.
It’s been more than 40 years since The Beatles broke up, but the Fab Four still have plenty of pull with collectors.
What Beatles records are best-loved by collectors? It depends on who you ask. But if you let money do the talking from recent online auctions, we get an idea.
Perhaps best known for his work with The Fab Four, legendary producer Sir George Martin made the most of his career — with a little help from his friends. But his impact on popular music stretches far beyond Abbey Road.
When it comes to Market Watch, The Beatles tend to pop up more often than Beethoven. Yet, in this countdown, classical recordings nab four of the Top 10 spots.
The Beatles may not have made it (spoiler alert!) onto Thomas Dolby’s list of 10 Albums that changed his life, but the Fab Four certainly left their mark on this Market Watch countdown.
Memories of his mom singing the 1932 hit “Please” inspired John Lennon to write “Please Please Me.” Trace the song’s journey up the charts in this book excerpt.
The original cake-themed album cover art for The Rolling Stones’ “Let It Bleed” album is expected to sell for five figures at Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia auction Dec. 15, 2011.
This Market Watch countdown might be shorter than some of the others we’ve seen in Goldmine, but the records are just as sweet, with a mix of psychedelia, funk, hard-rock, British Invasion and even an historic recording.
Some folks like to follow themes when building their record collections, such as genre, format, label or artist. So, does Rock Hall induction make a difference?