UPDATED: 05/20/09

12" & 10" RECORDS:

ARTIST-TITLE-LABEL-SLEEVE/VINYL (I almost NEVER grade anything NM or M, I'm too critical...)

HOWLIN' WOLF - Self-Titled LP - Chess LP1469 VG+/VG+ From 1962 comes a very nice copy of this classic blues album. Some cover wear, spine rubbed in places, but overall, very nice condition. The vinyl is nice, with the black label & silver printing that Chess used until 1963. A very special piece of history. $200.00

Holwing Wolf LP

MILES DAVIS - Birth Of The Cool - Capitol T762 VG/VG This classic album was released in 1956, and here it is. The cover is in very nice shape, a few imperfections on the cover, but does not detract. Back cover has a slight partial ring mark near the top. The vinyl is great condition, labels are very nice as well. $75.00

MARVIN RAINWATER - Sings With A Beat LP - MGM E3721 VG+/VG A beautiful record from 1958. The cover is nice and sharp, with only a few small imperfections on the top edge. There are penciled numbers on the back, and a small price sticker. The record is in great shape, labels are nice and bright. Hard to find in this shape. $100.00

GIL EVANS - Big Stuff - New Jazz NJLP8215 VG+/VG+ A nice uncommon piece of vinyl from 1959. The cover is very nice, with great gloss on the front. The back has a 'not for sale' stamp on it, but is not marked as a promo in any other way. The vinyl is nice, with sharp deep purple labels. $30.00

JIMMY SMITH - Moonlight In Vermont - Roost LP2211 - VG/VG 1956 presented this album, featuring Stan Getz. The cover is in good condition; it does have a dinged corner, and there is slight ring wear on the back. The vinyl is in good shape as well. $30.00

JOHN LEE HOOKER - On Campus - VeeJay LP1066 VG+/VG+ A very nice example of this album. Nice cover, some scuff marks, one "NR" stamp on the back. Vinyl is very nice, with sharp labels. $25.00

BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour LP - Capitol MAL2835 VG+/VG+ An almost perfect copy of the mono MMT record. Cover is nice, with sharp corners and excellent spine. Inner booklet is nice, with slight sagging. The only negative aspect is there are small ink marks next to the songs on the inside gatefold. Vinyl is gorgeous. You'll have a hard time finding this in better shape! $150.00

BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour LP - Capitol SMAL2835: VG+/VG+ A very nice example of a stereo MMT record. Sleeve has a few minor imperfections, inner booklet has small tear. Vinyl is nice. SOLD

BEATLES - The Amazing Beatles - Clarion SD601: VG+/VG+: Odd 1966 issue with Beatles, Beatles w/ Tony Sheridan, and the Swallows. Sleeve is nice, glossy, bright. Has small wrinkle on lower corner, does not detract. Vinyl is nice, labels are sharp. Uncommon, you don't see this often in this good of condition. SOLD

BEATLES - With Tony Sheridan & Guests - MGM E4215: VG/VG+ MGMs Beatle release from 1964. Cover is good, front color is deep green, slight fade on the spine. The back cover has a very slight ring mark. Vinyl is great, looks new, labels nice and sharp. $100.00

BEATLES - Jolly What! The Beatles & Frank Ifield - VeeJay LP1085: VG/VG Purple with Bealte wig gentleman cover. Some small imperfections on front cover and top spine, but cover is still very nice. Back cover is great. Vinyl is nice, a couple small marks near spindle hole, but still in very nice condition. $100.00

RITCHIE VALENS - Richie Valens LP - Delmark DFLP1201: VG+/VG+ The sleeve is nice, with vibrant colors. Very small dings on the spine but does not detract from cover. Vinyl is beautiful, its label sharp and clean. Nice! $75.00

THE MIRACLES - Mickey's Monkey LP - Tamla 245: VG/VG+ The sleeve has some slight dark ring wear at tob & bottom, but overall very good. Excellent cover picture! Vinyl is nice, labels sharp and clean. $75.00

SWINGING BLUE JEANS - Hippy Hippy Shake LP - Imperial LP9261: VG+/VG+ The sleeve is almost perfect, some slight marks at the top & bottom, otherwise blacks are deep and glossy. Vinyl is very nice, labels are sharp except a few slight marks near spindle hole. Uncommon! $25.00

THE VETTES - Rev-up LP - MGM SE-4193: VG/NM Sleeve has odd cut-out stamp on back, otherwise a black & white gem. Vinyl is immaculate, probably never played. A nice uncommon item. $40.00

BARBRA STREISAND/KRIS KIRSTOFFERSON - A Star Is Born movie release LP - Columbia 25AP-325: VG+/NM This album was given out during the Japanese release of "A Star Is Born". The record is a normal japanese issue, but inside the gatefold cover are a folded lyric sheet (in japanese), a mini photo-book from the album (in japanese) and, best of all, a movie program for the movie release, SIGNED by both Barbra and Kris. This was uncommon in 1977, and it's even rarer now. The entire package is in excellent condition, except for a crease on the spine. How many Barbra collectors have this? $200.00

PRINCE - I Would Die For You Promo 12" - WarnerPRO-A-2233: VG+/VG+ Uncommon promo 12" from the Purple Rain album. I Would Die For You appears on both sides, with unique record sleeve. A must for any Prince fan! $20.00

PRINCE - Pop Life Promo 12" - WarnerPRO-A-2331: VG+/VG+ Uncommon promo 12" from Around The World In A Day. Pop Life on both sides, with unique record sleeve. Make a Prince fan happy! $10.00

CHRIS ISAAK - You Owe Me Promo 12" - WarnerPRO-A-2682: VG+/VG+ Uncommon promo 12" from Chris' self titled album. You Owe Me Some Kind Of Love appears on both sides, with unique record sleeve. Isaak fans will want this! $10.00

DIRE STRAITS - Money For Nothing Promo 12" - WarnerPRO-A-2328: VG+/VG+ Uncommon promo 12" from the Brothers In Arms album. Three different mixes of Money for Nothing, with unique record sleeve. $10.00

SOUNDGARDEN - Superunknown LP - A&M3145401981: NM/NM(sealed) Limited & uncommon vinyl release of Superunknown on colored vinyl! Still sealed! SOLD

TORI AMOS - Boys For Pele LP - Atlantic82862-1: NM/NM(sealed) Limited & Uncommon vinyl release of Boys For Pele on clear vinyl! Still sealed! $20.00

MISFITS - Die Die My Darling 12" - Plan9 PL9-03: VG/VG I've had this since 1986, but it's time to move on. Classic Misfits, and on neato bone white vinyl. Only 500 of these were made. Still in great shape after all these years...*snif*...SOLD

(more misfits/samhain/danzig coming)

CLASH - Super Black Market Clash 10" set - Legacy 53191: VG+/NM(sealed) This is the uncommon limited reissue on 3 10" records. Includes four tracks not issued on the cassette or CD. It's still sealed, but the cover has a slight bent corner. Still a nice addition to a Clash collection. $20.00

On to the 7" singles page: Seven Inch Records

Or perhaps the rare CD page: Uncommon CDs

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