Jazz fans rejoice! There were between and 1, copies of this record printed inbut Album) small variation in printing makes one particular version especially valuable. The story goes that famed jazz record label Blue Note ran out of labels when printing the record. In theory, the other version should be worth even more.
According to blues legend, Johnson met with the devil at the crossroads between Highway 1 and 8 in Mississippi. There, Johnson traded his soul for the ability to master the guitar. There were only 15 copies of this record pressed, and the cover of each was hand-painted by Dave Buick, founder of Italy records.
The copies were made for a Detroit record release show Leaving - Epoch (6) - Badminded (Vinyl the band inas the fledgling band was on the incline, destined for stardom. Hopefully, you kept it safe. The record label that handled the release, Tiger Lily, was a tax scam operated by the mob. The scam worked like this — a large portion of records would be pressed and later written off as unsold.
A few of these records made it into the right hands and achieved cult status. The pressing of the record that is particularly valuable, however, is one that features a stencil rendition of the front jacket painted by none other than notoriously elusive street-artist Banksy.
There were only of these limited edition hand-spray painted versions made, with several different color variants. The record label decided to be cautious in the wake of the controversy and political turmoil and ordered the records destroyed. You may remember this record from an episode of Pawn Stars. The price was deemed too steep for the vinyl, which was not in the best shape.
One lucky Canadian record collector picked up a copy sans the Warhol artwork-adorned sleeve for 75 cents at a flea market, but this was no ordinary re-pressing.
The acetate record ended up being a test pressing that featured early versions of many of the songs — there are only two in existence, and one belongs to former Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker. Gordy ordered the pressings destroyed.
Soussan unscrupulously bootlegged the record and released it by crediting Eddie Foster as the musician. The record was a smash hit. Such is the case with this already valuable record. A few tracks were meant to be replaced before the release, but someone at the pressing plant missed the memo, and a few copies featuring the wrong songs were pressed. There are said to be less than 20 mono copies of the record and only two stereo copies. In a stroke of luck, the North Carolina seller of this extremely rare 78 RPM slab came into possession of the record at an estate sale.
He threw the record up on eBay and watched a bidding frenzy take place. There are believed to be only copies of the record in existence — both belong to the winning bidder, John Tefteller. The reason? However, by that time promotional copies had already made it to circulation. Evidently, the singer changed his mind about the record, releasing a CD version in At least one copy managed to escape out into the world.
The money was split between James and Doctors Without Borders. An undisputed classic tops the list. For years, it was rumored that the first copy went to the late John Lennon, but really it went to Ringo Starr. Starr put the money toward his own Lotus Foundation — a charity that provides support for victims of domestic violence, cancer research, the homeless, and other noble causes. Later in his career, Anka was also known for writing songs for other artists, including Frank Sinatra and Buddy Holly.
Can I get on that for my commute? Mamma Mia, here we go again! However, you might not know how drastically different the lyrics to this song are from the English version to the Swedish. The rest was history. If only our siblings were this talented! Enter George McCrae. The single sold 11 million copies and Rolling Stone named it the top song of the year.
Cher sold 11 million copies of this dance-pop single worldwide and Album) the oldest female artist to ever enjoy that kind of chart-topping success. Her use of autotune was inspired by another artist, Andrew Roachford, and the similar effects he was able to achieve using a vocoder. It was like some stupid Rocky film. Band Aid was a supergroup of English and Irish musicians who joined their talents in The single went on to sell Over the years, Band Aid has reformed with different lineups to release music to benefit other humanitarian causes.
Most recently, they got together in as Band Aid What do a cop, a leather-loving biker, a construction worker, and a Native American have in common? Luckily for Village People, they were able to resolve the issue out of court and keep on dancing. Then light-heavyweight champion Henry Maske was set to fight his final match inand Bocelli and Brightman sang their duet live at the beginning of the event. Talk about an amazing send-off! They also would later push the boundaries of pop and rock and roll, creating conceptual albums and inspiring artists from The Beach Boys and Bob Dylan to the stars of today.
Any music industry insider will tell you that Christmas albums practically sell themselves, and singles are no different. Singing cowboy Gene Autry learned from experience that a Christmas single is a great way to line your pockets.
This single embodies the weird minimalism of German New Wave, and it was a hit in Europe long before reaching the States. Relying on simple sounds and stripped down instrumentation, Trio carved out a space for their quirky aesthetic in music history.
Often, their songs were so simple that drummer Peter Behrens was able to play his part with just one hand while eating an apple with the other. To make it a real success, Gaynor even campaigned herself, flagging down DJs who worked at Studio 54 and begging them to play the song. Advocating for herself paid off for Gaynor, and the single sold 14 million copies. It has been covered by artists from Diana Ross to Cake, and drunkenly karaoked by yours truly. It sold 15 million copies worldwide.
Interestingly, this track was the one that Grease director Randal Kleiser initially did not want. Songwriter John Farrar put his foot down, it stayed in the picture, and the rest is history. Adams says he and his writing partner producer Mutt Lange wrote the song in about 45 minutes. How did we even have Christmas before Mariah Carey blessed us with this megahit? With Luckily the movie studio pushed the song through production and into the credits.
Relying on disco beats and breathy vocals, Baccara had a sound that drove European club kids wild back in Eventually, each wanted to reform the group without the other, so there were two concurrent Baccara lineups, one called Baccara and one called New Baccara. InThe Ink Spots were the first black performers ever on television.
Besides raking in accolades, the single was also able to do a lot to send aid to Africa and raise awareness of the famine. All told, the single sold 20 million copies. NEXT: This single proved to the world that rock and roll was here to stay. The single sold around the clock, too. The song got a bump in popularity again when Haley recorded a shortened version that served as the theme song to the first couple seasons of Happy Days.
Singer Ray Dorset reportedly wrote the song in less than ten minutes. Drum machines. Studio headphones. Digital recorders. Guitar accessories. Studio accessories. GBP My Language. Wishlist Log in to view your wishlist. Items in wishlist:. Items in cart:. Play All. Sort Artist. People also bought Tempa Allstars Vol 8 double 12". An eighth volume rounds out Tempa's business and this broadly diverse selection is proof enough that bass music is in fine health.
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