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Top 30 Most Expensive Records Sold On Discogs – July 2017

Top 30 Most Expensive July 2017

We’ve got obscure prog at the top, rare Madonna and Springsteen singles dotting the landscape, and jazz, jazz, jazz everywhere. Yep: it’s time for the July edition of the Top 30 Most Expensive Records Sold in the Discogs Marketplace. The unusual LP at the number one spot this month is Motherlight, a 1970 release (and […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Records Sold On Discogs – June 2017

Discogs Top 30 Expensive June 2017

June’s Top 30 Most Expensive Records Sold in the Discogs Marketplace starts (as should always be the case) with a fleet-fingered guitar solo. This month’s most expensive record comes to us courtesy of venerated sideman Caleb Quaye. Before he started backing up some of the biggest names in the rock world, including Sir Elton, Sir […]

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50 Years Since We Lost Coltrane: Digging Deeper Into Olé Coltrane

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July 17, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane‘s death. Coltrane, a heavyweight of the jazz world who continued to explore and push boundaries until his final sessions just months before his death, was only 40 years old when he succumbed to liver cancer in 1967. The loss of one of popular music’s great […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Records and Items Sold On Discogs – May 2017

May’s Top 30 Most Expensive Records and Items list from the Discogs marketplace is, in many respects, a stone-cold classic. We’ve got one of the ten most expensive records ever sold on Discogs this month, which is always cause for celebration. The list is also full of many of the standbys and favorites that regularly find their […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Records Sold In April Topped By Billy Nicholls

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There’s an ancient proverb that goes something along the lines of “Second place is just the first place loser.” Number three, then, is…what, an even worse loser? Stuff and nonsense, I say! Three is a magic number, and don’t you forget it. That’s why we’re happy to report that this month’s Top 30 most expensive records list […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Albums Sold On Discogs – March 2017

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I figured it would happen sooner or later. Sure enough, on the day this data was available, I was looking at the list of most expensive albums sold in March from the Discogs marketplace and pretty much freaking out. There were no big-picture themes. I only recognized a handful of albums. What the heck was I going […]

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Top 30 Most Expensive Records Sold On Discogs – February 2017

30 Most Expensive Records February 2017

When we talk about the most expensive records sold in any given month here on Discogs, the focus tends to be on individual accomplishment: how much did #1 sell for? Where does that rank all time? Did some other vinyl rarity set its own new benchmark? These are the things that first come to mind when […]

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Most Expensive Albums, Singles & Stuff Sold On Discogs – December 2016

Most Expensive albums, singles and releases Sold In Discogs Marketplace For December 2016

One of the great joys of this job is the Top 30 Most Expensive Albums and Singles list. Each month is a total crapshoot; you could get the opportunity to chat about the most expensive item ever sold on Discogs, then have your mind blown a month later when it turns out that the new record […]

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Digging Deeper: The Top 20 Albums of 2016

Digging Deeper Top 20 Albums 2016

2016 was a terrible year for music. Then again, 2016 was a great year for music. Does that seem like some bizarre form of doublespeak? Hold up; hear me out. After all, the first thing we might ponder as we look back on the last year in popular music are the artists who’ve passed on: Bowie. Prince. […]

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Most Expensive Albums, Singles & Stuff Sold On Discogs – November 2016

Well, we made it: welcome to 2017, everyone! So long, 2016! See you…well, see you never again! Except, actually, see you right now, because today’s Top 30 of most expensive albums, singles, EPs and other items sold on Discogs dates back to November of 2016, a month we’d probably all do well to forget. Instead, though, […]

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