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Pink Floyd's David Gilmour Guitar Sets Auction Record

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There have been some record-setting sales prices set by guitars from famous axe slingers over the years, and the latest involves a black Fender Stratocaster played by Pink Floyd's David Gilmour. The Strat, used by Gilmour to record such Floyd classics as "The Dark Side of the Moon” (1973), “Wish You Were Here” (1975), “Animals” (1977) and “The Wall” (1979), sold for a staggering $3,875,000 at an auction held by Christie's in New York City earlier this year. Reportedly it was Jim Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, who purchased the instrument, adding to what is apparently a very impressive collection. ...

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Holiday Songs Come Around Every Year

Posted by Lilly Duncan on

It’s that time of year again when you hear holiday music on every channel and in every store. These are songs that we typically only hear during the holiday season and maybe that’s a good thing. Everyone has their favorite, of course, and each year begins the battle to be the most downloaded and listened to of them all. This year it appears that Mariah Carey is once again the Queen of the Holiday Song with her perennial holiday hit “All I Want For Christmas Is You” at the top the Billboard Holiday charts. Released in 1994, it has become...

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The Genius Of The Who

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Legends The Who are on tour this year with the two remaining stalwarts Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend out windmilling and delighting audiences with the many memorable tunes from the group's incredible body of work. All of the members of the group contributed in key ways to bring the mostly Townshend-penned songs to life. Here are a few isolated tracks with examples of their creativity and instrumental prowess, with the other tracks stripped away so you can hear all the detail.  Also be sure and check out our memorabilia items featuring The Who here and celebrate this classic group's incredible...

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10 Highest RIAA Gold/Platinum Record Sales: $68K Anyone?

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Check out this list of the top 10 highest prices attained by RIAA awards in the marketplace. These pieces of music memorabilia have clearly become very popular with collectors.

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This Week In Music Nov 3 - 9

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. NOV 3: On this day in 1972, James Taylor and Carly Simon were married. That night Simon would join Taylor on stage to announce their union to an excited crowd. The union would last 11 years and they would have two children together. NOV 4: On this day in 1967, Pink Floyd made their US live debut at the Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco! NOV 5: Today in 1988, The Beach Boys reach the top spot with "Kokomo" from the movie Cocktail. They last had a #1 in 1966 making them the artist with...

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