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Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold In Discogs Marketplace For March 2018

Labeling March 2018 as a strong month for expensive records at Discogs probably falls short. With 15 records above the $2,000 price tag and four (!) above $6,000, this is one of the most active months for loaded collectors that comes to mind.

Before we start with the rundown of what went down in March, we would like to make an honorable mention to a record that wasn’t in our February’s most expensive items list because of technical reasons, but that should have been there. We are speaking about a copy of Freddie Chavez ‎– Baby I’m Sorry / They’ll Never Know Why that was sold for the whopping price of €1,492.38 (at the moment almost $1,800).

With that being said, let’s start our analysis with some of the classics of our monthly Top 30. Nirvana appear twice in this list with their first album Bleach. But actually, we’re not speaking exactly about the same record twice, since one of those is a test pressing. Seems like lately there’s no most expensive list without Joy Division, the post-punk legends manage again to make it into our Top 5. Good news in case you’re currently on the hunt for a copy of An Ideal For Living, there are two copies for sale at the moment. And yes, you guessed it, expect The Beatles to have several entries on the list.

If we focus on genres, we can see how Hardcore and Punk records are still a big presence in this list. And the same applies to Funk/Soul and Disco. On the number 20, you will be able to spot a Brazilian Bossa Nova record. For those of you interested in reading a bit more about essential Brazilian Tropicália records, you can do it here.

It’s a pretty common pattern to see the same record appear in this list after its first appearance months before, this month we see Tom Prehn Kvartet again after its first appearance a couple of months ago, for example.

Now you might be wondering, what’s up there on top? It won’t come as a big surprise if you read our Q1 Report last week. Or for those of you who follow our Top 30 monthly – needless to say we are extremely thankful for your continuous support – that number 1 might seem familiar. Crazy, right?

That’s it from us, we hope you enjoy this new chart and make sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments section of Facebook, Twitter, or at the end of this blog post.


Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs in March 2018

30. Gnidrolog - Lady Lake

30. Gnidrolog – Lady Lake

Sold for $1300.00
Label: RCA Victor Format: LP, Album Country: UK Released: 1972
Genres: Rock Styles: Prog Rock

29. Nirvana - Bleach (Test Pressing)

29. Nirvana – Bleach (Test Pressing)

Sold for $1300.00
Label: Waterfront Records Format: LP, Album, TP Country: Australia Released: 1989
Genres: Rock Styles: Grunge

28. The Tempest - The Tempest

28. The Tempest – The Tempest

Sold for $1400.00
Label: Magnet (2) Format: LP, Album Country: UK Released: 1986
Genres: Rock, Pop Styles: Indie Rock

27. Ty Karim - Lightin' Up

27. Ty Karim – Lightin’ Up

Sold for $1407.00
Label: Romark Format: 7″ Country: US
Genres: Funk / Soul Styles: Soul

26. Kaaos : Cadgers ‎– Kytät On Natsisikoja E.P. : Kaaosta Tää Maa Kaipaa E.P.

26. Kaaos : Cadgers ‎– Kytät On Natsisikoja E.P. : Kaaosta Tää Maa Kaipaa E.P.

Sold for $1500.00
Label: P. Tuotanto, P. Tuotanto Format: 7″, W/Lbl Country: Finland Released: 1982
Genres: Rock Styles: Hardcore, Punk

25. Lee Moore ‎– Free And Easy

25. Lee Moore ‎– Free And Easy

Sold for $1500.00
Label: Not On Label Format: LP, Album, TP, W/Lbl Country: US Released: 1981
Genres: Funk / Soul Styles: Soul, Boogie, Funk

24. The Beatles ‎– The Collection

24. The Beatles ‎– The Collection

Sold for $1599.00
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, EMI, Capitol Records Format: 14xLP, Ltd, Num, RM + Box, Comp Country: US Released: 1982
Genres: Rock, Pop Styles: Beat, Rock & Roll, Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock

23. Giuliano Sorgini ‎– Under Pompelmo

23. Giuliano Sorgini ‎– Under Pompelmo

Sold for $1606.00
Label: Dischi Montecarlo Format: LP Country: Italy Released: 1971
Genres: Jazz, Rock, Funk / Soul, Stage & Screen Styles: Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Funk, Prog Rock

22. Tsunematsu Masatoshi ‎– Do You Wanna Be My Dog・g・g!?

22. Tsunematsu Masatoshi ‎– Do You Wanna Be My Dog・g・g!?

Sold for $1677.00
Label: Gozira Records Format: 7″, Single Country: Japan Released: 1979
Genres: Rock Styles: Punk

21. The Conquistadors ‎– Can't Stop Loving You : You've Been Good

21. The Conquistadors ‎– Can’t Stop Loving You : You’ve Been Good

Sold for $1680.00
Label: ACT IV Format: 7″ Country: US
Genres: Funk / Soul

20. Werther ‎– Werther

20. Werther ‎– Werther

Sold for $1800.00
Label: Stylo Records (2) Format: LP, Album Country: Brazil Released: 1970
Genres: Folk, World, & Country Styles: Bossa Nova

19. The Feed-Back ‎– The Feed-back

19. The Feed-Back ‎– The Feed-back

Sold for $1819.00
Label: RCA Italiana Format: LP, Album, Promo Country: Italy Released: 1970
Genres: Electronic, Jazz, Rock, Folk, World, & Country Styles: Abstract, Avantgarde, Prog Rock

18. The Beatles - Let It Be

18. The Beatles – Let It Be

Sold for $1837.00
Label: Apple Records Format: LP, Album + Box, Ltd, Boo Country: UK Released: 1970
Genres: Rock Styles: Pop Rock

17. Popcorn ‎– Prime Choice

17. Popcorn ‎– Prime Choice

Sold for $1843.00
Label: Shanell Format: LP Country: US Released: 1983
Genres: Funk / Soul Styles: Soul, Funk, Disco

16. Heart Attack ‎– God Is Dead

16. Heart Attack ‎– God Is Dead

Sold for $1900.00
Label: Damaged Goods (3) Format: 7″ Country: US Released: 1981
Genres: Rock Styles: Hardcore, Punk

15. Le Stelle di Mario Schifano ‎– Dedicato A...

15. Le Stelle di Mario Schifano ‎– Dedicato A…

Sold for $2000.00
Label: BDS (2) Format: LP Country: Italy Released: 1967
Genres: Rock Styles: Psychedelic Rock

14. Kessler Jugend G.m.b.H.* ‎– Shoot'zem (On The Spot) : Vistrohajre (For A New Germany)

14. Kessler Jugend G.m.b.H.* ‎– Shoot’zem (On The Spot) : Vistrohajre (For A New Germany)

Sold for $2088.00
Label: Golden Shower Records (2) Format: 7″, W/Lbl Country: Sweden Released: 1983
Genres: Rock Styles: Punk

13. The Skatalites, Lord Creator ‎– Green Light / I Am Wasting Time

13. The Skatalites, Lord Creator ‎– Green Light / I Am Wasting Time

Sold for $2205.00
Label: Not On Label Format: 7″, Blu Country: Jamaica
Genres: Reggae Styles: Ska

12. Don Rendell Ian Carr Quintet ‎– Shades Of Blue

12. Don Rendell Ian Carr Quintet ‎– Shades Of Blue

Sold for $2419.00
Label: Columbia Format: LP, Album, Mono Country: UK Released: 1965
Genres: Jazz Styles: Post Bop, Modal

11. ABBA & Stikkan* ‎– Sång Till Görel

11. ABBA & Stikkan* ‎– Sång Till Görel

Sold for $2490.00
Label: Polar Format: 12″, S/Sided, Maxi, Ltd, Blu Country: Sweden Released: 1979
Genres: Pop

10. Nirvana ‎– Bleach

10. Nirvana ‎– Bleach

Sold for $2496.00
Label: Sub Pop Format: LP, Album, Ltd, Whi Country: US Released: 1989
Genres: Rock Styles: Grunge

9. John Heartsman And Circles ‎– Music Of My Heart

9. John Heartsman And Circles ‎– Music Of My Heart

Sold for $2500.00
Label: Not On Label Format: 2xLP, Album Country: US Released: 1977
Genres: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Blues Styles: Modern Electric Blues, Soul, Soul-Jazz

8. Pee Wee, Shuck And Huey ‎– Beside Myself (You're All I Got)

8. Pee Wee, Shuck And Huey ‎– Beside Myself (You’re All I Got)

Sold for $2839.00
Label: Flagg Records Format: 7″ Country: US
Genres: Funk / Soul Styles: Soul

7. Tom Prehn Kvartet ‎– Tom Prehn Kvartet

7. Tom Prehn Kvartet ‎– Tom Prehn Kvartet

Sold for $3032.00
Label: V 58 Format: LP, Album Country: Denmark Released: 1967
Genres: Jazz Styles: Avant-garde Jazz

6. Salt & Pepper ‎– A Man Of My Word / Linda

6. Salt & Pepper ‎– A Man Of My Word / Linda

Sold for $3100.00
Label: Heatwave Format: 7″, Single Country: US Released: 1969
Genres: Funk / Soul Styles: Soul

5. Joy Division ‎– An Ideal For Living

5. Joy Division ‎– An Ideal For Living

Sold for $3387.00
Label: Enigma Format: 7″, EP Country: UK Released: 1978
Genres: Rock Styles: New Wave, Punk

4. LaRom Baker ‎– You're The Best : Love Will Make It Better

4. LaRom Baker ‎– You’re The Best : Love Will Make It Better

Sold for $6000.00
Label: The Record Company (3) Format: 7″ Country: US Released: 1978
Genres: Funk / Soul Styles: Funk, Disco

3. Gorilla Biscuits ‎– Gorilla Biscuits

3. Gorilla Biscuits ‎– Gorilla Biscuits

Sold for $6143.00
Label: Revelation Records (8) Format: 7″, Ltd, RP, Yel Country: US Released: 1988
Genres: Rock Styles: Hardcore

2. Pet Shop Boys - Yes

2. Pet Shop Boys – Yes

Sold for $7337.00
Label: Parlophone, The Vinyl Factory Format: 11×12″, Album + Box, Ltd, Num Country: UK Released: 2009
Genres: Electronic, Pop Styles: Synth-pop

1. The Beatles ‎– Love Me Do

1. The Beatles ‎– Love Me Do

Sold for $10553.00
Label: Parlophone Format: 7″, Single, Promo Country: UK Released: 1962
Genres: Rock Styles: Beat

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  • May 26,2018 at 2:25 pm

    Is there a way from this list (or going back to the item page) to see if their were special attributes for the specific item that sold?

  • May 15,2018 at 3:37 pm

    I’m so intrigued; why do these Pet Shop Boy (recent) box sets sell for so much loot?

  • May 12,2018 at 7:42 am

    very interesting list, crazy money, but look like some pretty special items on there

  • May 10,2018 at 2:07 pm

    meh… it’s all just a my-dick-is-this-big style pissing contest.

  • May 10,2018 at 10:16 am

    wow!

  • May 9,2018 at 9:32 pm

    I only have the very first on the top, the Gnidrolog-Lady Lake album, in top condition. How lucky I am, and I don’t miss the others here.

  • May 9,2018 at 7:59 pm

    Right?! I bet my copy of that gorilla biscuits record sounds better. And I’m not afraid to play it! Lol. Stupid.

  • May 9,2018 at 3:44 pm

    Happy to see a Gorilla Biscuits record in the top 3. I am sure some trust fund hardcore kid must be very happy with his purchase.

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