Bruce Spizer was 8 years old when The Beatles invaded America. Although he became a tax attorney, his dream job is his other gig: author of Beatles books.
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.
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By Bruce Spizer Question: I have a copy of The Beatles’ 1961 single, signed by George Harrison. Is this worth more with the autograph? Also I have a signed photo of George. — T. Stephens, via e-mail Answer: The “My …
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame boasts a great variety when it comes to its inductees
A 51-year-old handwritten letter by Paul McCartney inviting an unknown drummer to audition for The Beatles will be featured at Christie’s Popular Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia Auction on Nov. 15, 2011 at the auction house’s South Kensington, U.K., location.
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.
Cheap Trick has given us a steady record of excellence for close to 40 years and deserves Rock Hall of Fame induction
BBC 6 Music’s The First Time with . . . program kicked off its new season with a fantastic show featuring Ringo Starr in conversation. The program can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
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.