Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Top Selling Vinyl Records Sales at eBay - October 2010

Here is the month in review of the top selling ebay vinyl record sales, on a weekly basis, for October of 2010. First and foremost, a special thank you to Norm and Jane at Vinyl Record Talk  Be sure to listen to their popular radio show for more information about the weekly top 5, vinyl record news and as well as weekly guests.

Top 5 eBay Vinyl Record Sales - Week Ending 10/02/2010

A Beatles "Please Please Me" revisits the top of the list. For the first time in many months two Northern Soul records make the list, and a little known Psych record from 1970 rounds out the Top 5.

1. LP - The Beatles "Please Please Me" Parlophone UK Gold Black label 1st Stereo - $3,750.00

2. 45 - Frankie Beverly and The Butlers "Because Of My Heart" / "I Want To Feel I'm Wanted" Fairmount - $2,850.00

3. LP - Sonny Clark "Cool Struttin'" Blue Note 1588 - $2,701.99

4. 45 - The Royal Imperials "This Heart Of Mine" / "Keep It Up Baby" Mello Town - $2,590.00

5. LP - Tripsichord "Music Box" San Francisco Sound - $2,555.00

Top 5 eBay Vinyl Record Sales - Week Ending 10/09/2010

It's a Beatles sandwich this week, with a one-of-a-kind acetate on the top of the list, and another "Please Please Me" at the bottom. The Beatles acetate contains recordings of songs that ended up on "A Hard Day's Night", but reportedly with several alternate takes available nowhere else.

1. LP - The Beatles IBC Studio Acetate - $7,966.00

2. LP - Hailu Mergia & The Walis Band "Ethiopian Instrumentals" Kaifa Greek Pressing - $4,250.00

3. 45 - Jimmy Burns "I Really Love You" / "I Love You Girl" Erica - $4,216.00

4. 78 - Charley Patton "Shake It And Break It But Don't Let It Fall Mama" / "A Spoonful Blues" Paramount - $4,083.00

5. LP - The Beatles "Please Please Me" Parlophone UK Gold Black label 1st Stereo - $3,259.69

Top 5 eBay Vinyl Record Sales - Week Ending 10/16/2010

For the first time in many months a Butcher Cover makes the list at the #5 spot, with a prog classic on Vertigo fetching thirty dollars more. A Northern Soul 45 makes the list again, and classical LP box set gets the #1 spot.

1. LP - Mozart a Paris Oubradous Pathe 7 LP Box Set - $6,999.00

2. 12" - Madonna "Erotica" UK Picture Disc withdrawn - $3,966.17

3. 45 - Lynn Terry "I Got A Good Thing Goin'" / "Till" - $3,716.00

4. LP - Tudor Lodge "self titled" Vertigo - $3,363.40

5. LP - The Beatles "Yesterday and Today" LP Butcher First State Mono Promo with recall letter - $3,331.58

Top 5 eBay Vinyl Record Sales - Week Ending 10/23/2010

My favorite 45 makes the list this week; Mixed Feeling's "Sha La La" gets a little over $3k. This is the only stock copy to have ever made the Top 5 list, the others being white label promo's. Two classical box sets make the list, and a Beatles UK box set gets over $4k. A rare Psych LP on the Deram label rounds out this week's Top 5.

1. LP - Johanna Martzy "Bach: The unaccompanied Violin Sonatas" Columbia Box set UK - $5,756.90

2. LP - The Beatles "Let It Be" UK Box Set PXS 1 - $4,465.67

3. 45 - Mixed Feeling "Sha La La" / "Love Will Find A Way" United - $3,250.00

4. LP - Michele Auclair "JS Bach Sonates pour clavier et violon" Les Discophiles Francais - $3,150.00

5. LP - Room "Pre-Flight" Deram - $2,742.08

More on this month's top sellers on Vinyl Record Talk, Tuesday 8:00PM Eastern / 4:00PM Pacific on Radio Dentata.