The Most Expensive Vinyl Records in the World

atkins bookshelf musicSimilar to books, vinyl records can increase dramatically in price due to their rarity. Audiophiles and record collectors look for those rare copies, especially limited run first pressings, that are in mint condition: album sleeves without marks, creases, or scuffing and vinyl that has survived without scratches. Here is the list of some of the most expensive vinyl records:

That’ll Be The Day/In Spite of all the Danger by The Quarrymen (7-inch single) (1958): $145,000

The Freewheeling’ Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan (1963): $35,000

The Beatles (White Album) by The Beatles (1968): $35,000

Street Fighting Man/No Expectation (7-inch single) by The Rolling Stones (1968): $17,000

Yesterday and Today by The Beatles (Butcher cover) (1966): $15,300

God Save the Queen/No Feelings by the Sex Pistols (7-inch single) (1977): $11,600

Blue Note 1568 by Hank Mobley (1957): $10,000

Bohemian Rhapsody/I’m in Love with My Car by Queen (7-inch single): $7,275

Spirit in the Night by Bruce Springsteen (7-inch single) (1973): $5,000

Please Please Me by The Beatles (1963): $5,000

Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins by John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Plastic Ono Band (1968): $4,300

Space Oddity/Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud by David Bowie (7-inch single) (1975): $4,300

Diamond Dogs by David Bowie (1974): $3,550


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