Avid Record Collector Category

ONCE UPON A TIME, I con­tributed a column about col­lec­table records to Pulse! mag­a­zine. Pulse! (with the an­noying ex­cla­ma­tion mark) was the in-house mag­a­zine that every cus­tomer could pick up for free every day in every Tower Records store in the world! [CONTINUE READING]

Elvis Presley Record Price Guide (book)


THE SERIES OF ARTICLES about the books I have pub­lished have a loose chronology and nar­ra­tive that makes the most sense if read in this order:

1.  Rock & Roll Record Al­bums Price Guide (1985)
2.  Elvis Presley Record Price Guide (1985)
3. [CONTINUE READING]

Blues and R&B 45s of the ’50s (book)


THE SERIES OF ARTICLES about the books I have pub­lished have a loose chronology and nar­ra­tive that makes the most sense if read in this order:

1.  Rock & Roll Record Al­bums Price Guide (1985)
2.  Elvis Presley Record Price Guide (1985)
3. [CONTINUE READING]

A Little Background

When re­quired to post a bio on the in­ternet, I usu­ally write, “Mys­tical lib­eral likes long walks at night in the city in the rain with an um­brella and a flask of 10-year-old Laphroaig.” While this works for most readers, others want a bit more background. [CONTINUE READING]