Biggest Vinyl Bargains Still Out There

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by krisjay, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. mikizee

    mikizee Forum Resident

    It's fantastic on vinyl. Have a read of this. They recorded everything on to 2 inch tape before transferring to Pro Tools. Used full orchestras. It was mastered from tape by Bob Ludwig. Spent over a million dollars making it.

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  2. DTK

    DTK Forum Resident

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    Had no idea- thanks.
     
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  3. classicrocker

    classicrocker Life is good!

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    Depends on what type of music one likes and what one considers a bargain. I have purchased several first pressing pink Capricorn label Ex condition copies of the Allman Brothers legendary 2LP Fillmore East album for less than $20 without too much effort of the hunt which I consider a bargain for such a legendary album but others may think that expensive.

    Also if a collector is willing to accept vinyl with a worn cover but the vinyl is in great condition there are many bargains to be had. Can't tell you the number of Lp's I have purchased on the cheap where the cover was worn but the vinyl in great shape for less than $10.
     
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  4. notesofachord

    notesofachord Where are the prawns?

    Yep, I don't mind a little ringwear if I can get a great-sounding early pressing for <$6 or so.
     
  5. WillieDaPimp

    WillieDaPimp Cave Dweller

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    The Stooges, MC5, and Ramones reissues from Rhino are a great value, imo.
     
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  6. Bonzoghost

    Bonzoghost Well-Known Member

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    Picked that up today, sounds very good indeed
     
  7. Clucking

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  8. mishima's dog

    mishima's dog Forum Resident

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    Amazon uk are selling Bowie A New Career In a New Town for £150.
     
  9. awsop

    awsop Forum Resident

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    A used copy Gerry Rafferty - City To City is dirt cheap.
     
  10. Clucking

    Clucking Elixer of Life

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    Ok, this might be a bit esoteric, but I listened to my copy of Grisman & Grapelli Live last night, which is an amazing recording and fabulous pressing and has been out of print since 1994, and hasn't been printed on vinyl since 1981 (!!!) and looked it up on Discogs and, well, you can get a mint "Artisan" copy for $8. Unbelieveable!

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