Elvis Presley 78 Rpm Records

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2015-06-26 10:56:20

Elvis Presley 78 Rpm Records are original vinyl records produced by Elvis Presley.

 

Brief history and description

78 RPM records were once the sole format of recorded music before CDs, LPs and seven-inch EPs came along, and they were referred to as 78 RPMs because they were played at 78 rotations per minute.

Given the fact that Elvis Presley is considered to be one of the most famous rock singers of our era, his 78 RPMS are considered to be highly collectible among RPM record collectors and die-hard Elvis fans alike.

The majority of Elvis Presley's 78 RPM records were produced by Sun Records in the early 1950s, and some of the most common RPM records include "Milkcow Blues Boogie" and "That's Alright."

Guide for collectors

78 RPM records of Elvis Presley's most notable hits, such as " "That's Alright" and "Milkcow Blues Boogie" are considered to be the most rare and valuable among collectors, especially if they were recorded during the early 1950s. 78 RPM records that were once signed by Elvis Presley also drive up the value of the item.

In the UK, Elvis Presley's RPM record of "A Mess of Blues" is considered to be extremely rare because only the seven-inch vinyl single version of the song was mass produced.

Restoration of an Elvis Presley 78 RPM record is not recommended.

For more information regarding Elvis Presley's 78 RPM records, visit 78 RPM.net.

Value of Elvis Presley 78 RPM records

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a lot of 78 RPM Elvis Presley records including "That's All Right"/"Blue Moon of Kentucky" (circa 1954) "Good Rockin' Tonight"/"I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine" (circa 1954) "Milkcow Blues Boogie"/"You're a Heartbreaker" (circa 1955) "I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone"/"Baby Let's Play House" (circa 1955) and "Mystery Train"/"I Forgot to Remember To Forget" (circa 1955) for $2,200 in July of 2011.

"Milkcow Blues"

Regency Superior Auctions in St. Louis, Missouri sold a 78 RPM single via Sun Records of Elvis' Presley's "Milkcow Blues Boogie" for $9,000 in January of 2006.

"That's Alright" and "Blue Moon Kentucky"

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Illinois sold a 78 RPM record of Elvis Presley's "That's Alright" and "Blue Moon Kentucky" (circa 1954) for $6,000 in October of 2009. /item/6727058)

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