The Worth of Vinyl Records in the Digital Age

Vinyl records have seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years, with sales increasing steadily since 2007. This renewed interest in vinyl has led to higher prices for many records, especially those that are rare or in high demand.

Factors that affect the value of a vinyl record:

Condition: The condition of the record is the most important factor in determining its value. Records that are in mint condition, with no scratches or pops, will be worth the most. Records that are in poor condition, with many scratches or skips, will be worth less.

 

Rarity: The rarity of the record is another important factor. Records that are rare or out of print will be worth more than records that are common and easy to find.

 

Demand: The demand for the record is also important. Records that are in high demand, such as those by popular artists or from classic albums, will be worth more than records that are in low demand.

Some of the most valuable vinyl records:

The Beatles – White Album (1968): This double album is one of the most popular and sought-after records of all time. A copy in mint condition can sell for thousands of dollars.

 

David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972): This classic album is another highly collectible record. A copy in mint condition can sell for hundreds of dollars.

 

Michael Jackson – Thriller (1982): This best-selling album is one of the most popular records of all time. A copy in mint condition can sell for hundreds of dollars.

 

Nirvana – Nevermind (1991): This influential grunge album is another highly collectible record. A copy in mint condition can sell for hundreds of dollars.

 

Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon (1973): This classic rock album is one of the most popular and sought-after records of all time. A copy in mint condition can sell for hundreds of dollars.

How to determine the value of your vinyl records:

If you have a collection of vinyl records, you may be wondering what they are worth. There are a few ways to determine the value of your records.

 

Online marketplaces: There are a number of online marketplaces where you can check the selling prices of vinyl records. Some popular marketplaces include Discogs, eBay, and Amazon.

 

Record stores: You can also take your records to a record store and have them appraised. Record store owners will typically be able to tell you the value of your records based on their condition, rarity, and demand.

 

If you are considering selling your vinyl records, it is important to do your research to determine their value. You may want to check online marketplaces or take your records to a record store for an appraisal.

ArtistAlbumAverage Vinyl Record Worth
A Tribe Called QuestThe Low End Theory$25
A Tribe Called QuestPeople's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm$25
AC/DCBack in Black$15
Adele21$15
Adele25$15
Adele30$15
Adele25$15
AirMoon Safari$25
Amy WinehouseBack to Black$20
Amy WinehouseFrank$20
Animal CollectiveMerriweather Post Pavilion$20
Animal CollectiveCentipede Hz$20
Aphex TwinRichard D. James Album$25
Arcade FireFuneral$20
Arcade FireNeon Bible$20
Arcade FireThe Suburbs$20
Arctic MonkeysWhatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not$20
Arctic MonkeysFavourite Worst Nightmare$20
Aretha FranklinLady Soul$15
Art Blakey and the Jazz MessengersMoanin'$25
Beastie BoysLicensed to Ill$25
BeckOdelay$25
BeyoncéDangerously in Love$15
BeyoncéLemonade$20
Big LLifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous$25
Bill EvansPortrait in Jazz$25
BjörkHomogenic$25
Black SabbathParanoid$20
BlackpinkThe Album$20
BlondiePlastic Letters$25
BlurParklife$25
Bob DylanHighway 61 Revisited$20
Bon IverFor Emma, Forever Ago$20
Bon IverBon Iver, Bon Iver$20
Bruce SpringsteenBorn in the U.S.A.$15
Bruce SpringsteenBorn to Run$15
BTSLove Yourself: Tear$20
Buffalo SpringfieldAgain$25
Carole KingTapestry$25
Charles MingusBlack Saint and the Sinner Lady$25
Charles MingusAh Um$25
Charles MingusMingus Ah Um$25
Charles MingusPithecanthropus Erectus$25
Charles MingusTijuana Moods$25
Charles MingusMingus at Antibes$25
Charles MingusThe Black Saint and the Sinner Lady$25
Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (Remastered)$25
Charles MingusMingus at Newport$25
Charles MingusBlues and Roots$25
Chet BakerChet Baker Sings$25
Chet BakerChet Baker with Art Pepper$25
Chet BakerWest Coast Live$25
Chet BakerChet Baker Plays the Best of Lerner and Loewe$25
Chet BakerChet Baker Sings and Plays$25
Chet BakerLet's Get Lost (Soundtrack)$25
Chet BakerIn New York$25
Chet BakerChet Baker & Strings$25
Chet BakerChet Baker Sings and Plays (Expanded Edition)$25
Creedence Clearwater RevivalChronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits$15
Crosby, Stills, Nash & YoungDéjà Vu$25
Daft PunkDiscovery$25
Daft PunkHomework$25
Daft PunkRandom Access Memories$20
Dave BrubeckTime Out$25
Dave BrubeckJazz at Oberlin$25
Dave BrubeckJazz at Massey Hall$25
Dave BrubeckJazz Goes to College$25
Dave BrubeckTime Out (Extended Edition)$25
Dave BrubeckJazz Impressions of Eurasia$25
Dave BrubeckJazz Impressions of the U.S.A.$25
Dave BrubeckJazz Goes to College (Expanded Edition)$25
Dave BrubeckJazz Impressions of Japan$25
David BowieZiggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars$20
David BowieHunky Dory$25
David BowieThe Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars$20
De La Soul3 Feet High and Rising$25
Deep PurpleIn Rock$20
Depeche ModeViolator$20
DEVOQ: Are We Not Men? A: We Are DEVO!$25
DrakeTake Care$15
EaglesHotel California$15
Ed Sheeranx$15
Elton JohnGoodbye Yellow Brick Road$15
Elton JohnHonky Château$25
Elton JohnGoodbye Yellow Brick Road$15
Elvis CostelloThis Year's Model$25
Emerson, Lake & PalmerTarkus$20
EminemThe Marshall Mathers LP$15
Fatboy SlimYou've Come a Long Way, Baby$20
Fatboy SlimBetter Living Through Chemistry$25
Fleet FoxesFleet Foxes$20
Fleetwood MacRumours$15
GenesisFoxtrot$20
Guns N' RosesAppetite for Destruction$15
he Velvet Underground & NicoThe Velvet Underground & Nico$30
Iggy and the StoogesRaw Power$25
James TaylorSweet Baby James$25
Janis JoplinPearl$20
Jay-ZReasonable Doubt$20
Jay-ZIn My Lifetime, Vol. 1$25
Jefferson AirplaneSurrealistic Pillow$25
Jethro TullAqualung$20
Jimi HendrixAre You Experienced?$20
John ColtraneA Love Supreme$25
John ColtraneGiant Steps$25
John ColtraneMy Favorite Things$25
John ColtraneLive at the Village Vanguard$25
John ColtraneTrane's Blues$25
John ColtraneSoultrane$25
John ColtraneBlue Train$25
John ColtranePlays the Blues$25
John ColtraneLive at the Village Vanguard Again!$25
John ColtraneColtrane's Sound$25
Joni MitchellBlue$20
Joni MitchellCourt and Spark$25
Joni MitchellBlue$25
Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures$25
Kanye WestMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy$20
Kanye WestThe College Dropout$25
Kanye WestThe Life of Pablo$20
Kendrick LamarTo Pimp a Butterfly$20
Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city$20
King CrimsonIn the Court of the Crimson King$20
KraftwerkAutobahn$25
LCD SoundsystemSound of Silver$20
LCD SoundsystemThis Is Happening$20
Led ZeppelinIV$20
Led ZeppelinHouses of the Holy$20
Led ZeppelinIV$20
Led ZeppelinII$20
Lou ReedTransformer$25
MadonnaLike a Virgin$15
Manic Street PreachersThe Holy Bible$25
Marvin GayeWhat's Going On$20
Massive AttackMezzanine$25
MC5Kick Out the Jams$25
MC5Back in the USA$25
MetallicaMetallica (The Black Album)$15
MetallicaMaster of Puppets$15
Michael JacksonThriller$15
Miles DavisKind of Blue$25
Miles DavisRound About Midnight$25
Miles DavisCookin'$25
Miles DavisRelaxin' with the Miles Davis Quintet$25
Miles DavisWorkin' with the Miles Davis Quintet$25
Miles DavisSteamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet$25
Miles DavisMilestones$25
Miles DavisMiles Ahead$25
Miles DavisSomethin' Else$25
Mumford & SonsSigh No More$20
Mumford & SonsBabel$20
N.W.A.Straight Outta Compton$25
NasIllmatic$25
NasIt Was Written$25
Neil YoungHarvest$25
Neil YoungAfter the Gold Rush$25
New OrderPower, Corruption & Lies$20
NirvanaNevermind$15
Notorious B.I.G.Ready to Die$25
OasisDefinitely Maybe$25
Ornette ColemanThe Shape of Jazz to Come$25
OutkastAquemini$25
Patti SmithHorses$25
Pink FloydThe Dark Side of the Moon$25
Pink FloydWish You Were Here$20
Pink FloydThe Dark Side of the Moon$25
Pink FloydThe Piper at the Gates of Dawn$25
PortisheadDummy$25
PrincePurple Rain$15
Public EnemyIt Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back$25
Public EnemyYo! Bum Rush the Show$25
PulpDifferent Class$25
QueenA Night at the Opera$15
QueenSheer Heart Attack$15
R.E.M.Murmur$20
RadioheadOK Computer$15
RadioheadKid A$20
RadioheadIn Rainbows$20
RadioheadThe Bends$25
Sex PistolsNever Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols$25
Simon & GarfunkelBridge over Troubled Water$25
Sly and the Family StoneThere's a Riot Goin' On$25
Stevie Ray VaughanTexas Flood$25
Stevie WonderSongs in the Key of Life$15
SuedeDog Man Star$25
Talking Heads77$25
Talking HeadsMore Songs About Buildings and Food$25
Taylor Swift1989$15
Taylor SwiftRed$15
Taylor Swift1989$15
TelevisionMarquee Moon$25
TelevisionAdventure$25
The Allman Brothers BandAt Fillmore East$20
The AnimalsHouse of the Rising Sun$25
The BandThe Band$25
The Beach BoysPet Sounds$25
The BeatlesAbbey Road$25
The BeatlesRubber Soul$20
The BeatlesRevolver$20
The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band$20
The BeatlesMagical Mystery Tour$20
The BeatlesThe White Album$20
The BeatlesLet It Be$20
The BeatlesAbbey Road$25
The BuzzcocksAnother Music in a Different Kitchen$25
The ByrdsMr. Tambourine Man$25
The Chemical BrothersDig Your Own Hole$20
The Chemical BrothersExit Planet Dust$25
The ClashLondon Calling$20
The ClashGive 'Em Enough Rope$25
The CureDisintegration$20
The DamnedDamned Damned Damned$25
The DoorsL.A. Woman$20
The Grateful DeadLive/Dead$20
The JamAll Mod Cons$25
The KinksThe Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society$25
The Mamas & the PapasCalifornia Dreamin'$25
The Moody BluesDays of Future Passed$25
The NationalBoxer$20
The NationalHigh Violet$20
The New York DollsNew York Dolls$25
The PretendersPretenders$25
The ProdigyThe Fat of the Land$20
The ProdigyMusic for the Jilted Generation$25
The RamonesThe Ramones$25
The Rolling StonesLet It Bleed$15
The Rolling StonesExile on Main St.$20
The Rolling StonesLet It Bleed$15
The Small FacesOgden's Nut Gone Flake$25
The SmithsThe Queen Is Dead$20
The SpecialsSpecials$25
The StoogesFun House$25
The StoogesLust for Life$25
The StrokesIs This It$20
The StrokesRoom on Fire$20
The Velvet Underground & NicoWhite Light/White Heat$30
The VerveUrban Hymns$25
The WhoTommy$20
The WhoMy Generation$25
The xxxx$20
The xxCoexist$20
The YardbirdsFive Live Yardbirds$25
Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners$25
Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream$25
Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners$25
Thelonious MonkMonk's Music$25
Thelonious MonkThelonious Himself$25
Thelonious MonkMonk's Mood$25
Thelonious MonkCriss-Cross$25
Thelonious MonkPlus One$25
Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners (Remastered)$25
U2The Joshua Tree$15
Uriah HeepSalisbury$20
Vampire WeekendVampire Weekend$20
Vampire WeekendContra$20
WirePink Flag$25
Wu-Tang ClanEnter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)$25
Wu-Tang ClanWu-Tang Forever$25
XTCDrums and Wires$25
YesClose to the Edge$20

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