Thursday, January 3, 2008

ebay Vinyl Sales

Vinyl Records Top 5 eBay Sales Week Ending 12/29/2007

LP - Mozart a Paris Oubradous Pathe 7 LP Box Set - $7,230.00 Start: $6,999.00 Bids: 2

LP - Bach Suites Andre Levy Lumen 3 LP Box Set - $6,678.00 Start: $2,999.00 Bids: 9

78 - Daddy Moon Hayes "Gang Of Brown Skin Women" / "Two Little Tommie Blues" Gennett - $3,250.00 Start: $8.99 Bids: 24

4. 45 - Aztex "The Streets Of This Town" / "I Said Move" Staff - $3,051.77 Start: $0.99 Bids: 33

5. LP - Sonny Clark "Cool Struttin'" Blue Note - $3,000.00 Start: $3,399.00 Bids: Best Offer

This Day In Music History- Jan 3

In 1959, Berry Gordy moves all of Motown's operations into a two-story house at 2648 West Grand Boulevard, which he christens "Hitsville."

Davey Jones quits the Monkees in 1970, following Peter Tork who left one year earlier.

In 1978, three songs from 'Saturday Night Fever' hit #1.

Stephen Stills ("Love The One You're With" and member of Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash) is 63.

Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys refuses induction into the U.S. Army, claiming he is a conscientious objector, 1967

The Beatles appear in a film clip on NBC-TV's "Jack Paar Show" (weeks before their first appearance on "Ed Sullivan"), 1964

Today the song "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" by B. J. Thomas topped the charts and stayed there for 4 weeks. (1970)

Today the song "Saturday Night" by the Bay City Rollers topped the charts and stayed there for a week. (1976)

The Clash's Joe Strummer is cremated. The funeral procession takes his remains past the Elgin pub in West London, where The Clash played some of their earliest gigs.

In 1997, Spirit guitarist Randy California drowns off the coast of Hawaii's Molokai Island trying to save his 12-year-old son from the undertow. He was 45.

In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Unfinished Music, Vol. 1: Two Virgins arrives at Newark Airport in New Jersey. However, the shipment of 30,000 copies of the album is confiscated by police, who object to what they call the "pornographic" picture of the naked couple on the front cover.

In 1966, Hullabaloo airs clips of the Beatles performing "Day Tripper" and "We Can Work It Out."

In 1964, Tonight on TV's The Jack Paar Show, the talk show host airs a clip of a Beatles concert in Bournemouth, England. It's the Fab Four's first major TV exposure in the United States. ." It was a performance of the song "She Loves You."

Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones is born in Sidcup, England. As a '60s session man, he played on and arranged tracks for the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, and Jeff Beck.

Songwriter, producer and Brian Wilson collaborator Van Dyke Parks was born in 1941.

George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles' most memorable recordings, was born in London in 1926.

1960 - Bobby Darin and Connie Francis performed together on the "Ed Sullivan Show."

1970 - "I Me Mine" was recorded by the Beatles. It was the last song that the band would record together.

1987 - Aretha Franklin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Bill Haley and 14 others. Franklin was the first woman to be inducted.