Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records 1948-1991

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Krause Publications, Aug 5, 2010 - Antiques & Collectibles - 1368 pages
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New Expanded Edition 18 additional years and hundreds more artists! Find Cash in Your Stash Join the most exciting treasure hunt in America! Now when you discover records in flea markets, thrift stores, second-hand record stores, or your own basement or attic, you can easily find out what they're worth Inside, you'll find the most comprehensive guide to vinyl anywhere. It includes artists, labels, formats, titles, dates of releases, variations, errors, fakes, cross references, and current prices. Plus, you'll get the Goldmine Condition Grading Guide, a market report, and advice on buying, selling, and collecting: everything you need to know to turn vinyl into gold. Covers the entire Golden Age of Vinyl (1948-1991) 150,000 45s, albums, picture sleeves, extended play singles, and 12-inch singles Rock, Pop, Country, Soul, Rhythm & Blues, and virtually all other genres Market Report: What's Hot and What's Not Advice on Buying, Selling, and Collecting Vinyl Goldmine Condition Grading Guide Two feature articles: From My Cold, Dead Hands The World's Biggest Record Collection

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I have this book in print, the edition titled 1950-1975, edited by Tim Neely.
I've checked the one right here searching for Jimmy Velvet and no results. Not to mention that the Google programmers can
't grasp the concept of quotes around a phrase. Also no result for Al Caiola. So it appears that it is not as complete for collectors.
It also looks like over the years the corrupt practices of sellers overgrading records has now been accepted by Goldmine. They used to give the values for Good, VG, and Mint. Now they call Good "Very Good". It's corrupt deception.

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The definitive guide to all things vinyl. Well, that is all dealers and collectors consider this the "bible" of collecting records.

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Martin Popoff has written 30 books, conducted 1,500 interviews with rockers and record collectors, and has written articles for numerous music periodicals, including Goldmine magazine. He has a personal collection of more than 15,000 records.

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