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$65, if that Mount Eerie book + album from last year counts.

Posted by josh | September 11, 2008 4:53 PM

In Rainbows box. Radiohead. $82.

Posted by Biggie J | September 11, 2008 5:06 PM

$47 for a copy of Silkworm's "Libertine" on vinyl.

They don't pop up that often, and the vinyl sounds a million times better than the cd version.

Posted by tallchris | September 11, 2008 5:08 PM

i just spent $300 for 3 ADULT. 7"s, each one accompanied with a 16x20 photo.

technically, i think i spent $300 on 3 photos that were accompanied by 7" records. either way it's more money than i've ever spent on records or photos before.

Posted by brandon | September 11, 2008 5:31 PM

$50 each on Ilitch's Periodikmindtrouble and 10 Suicides.

Posted by segal | September 11, 2008 6:02 PM

$55 for panda bear's self titled cd, less than 100 copies exist.

Posted by something | September 11, 2008 6:02 PM

I also spent $82 on the Radiohead box. But the most I spent on a record that wasn't originally supposed to cost that much was around $60 for a copy of "Saturdays Cab Ride Home" by You and I. Anyone else remember RIP.

Posted by bunnypuncher | September 11, 2008 7:57 PM

I sold a copy of Hum's "You'd Prefer An Astronaut" on green vinyl for $230 on ebay about 4 years ago because I couldn't justify owning a record worth that much. I got it for $10 at a show.

Posted by COD | September 11, 2008 7:59 PM

$65 for original pressing of Ween "The Pod" on Shimmy Disc.

Posted by Travis | September 11, 2008 8:19 PM

I bought my husband Radioheads first EP Drill for christmas two years ago. 4 songs I think, $450. And this is why I dont collect records.

Posted by jewritto | September 11, 2008 9:29 PM

oh man ...

i believe that the most i have ever spend on a record was $850 for a copy of The Masqueraders "Same Thing" on Soultown. oh Soul Music, constantly breaking the bank :( of course, i have since sold that record.

on a lighter note, however, i once sold a copy of a local disco 45 by a group called Priceless on the Decimel label for $1150. it was total garbage, but the English apparently like it :D

Posted by kevin jone | September 12, 2008 8:05 AM

i meant to say "spent" and my last name is really Jones. i hate typing.

Posted by kevin jones | September 12, 2008 8:07 AM

I spent about $40 Canadian for "Quest" a Japanese import by Dinosaur Jr. I think I've since encountered it going for 6.99

Posted by bob | September 12, 2008 8:16 AM

I don't remember the exact price, but I went over $30 for Marc & the Mambas' Torment and Toreros on CD. I'd probably go that high again for the Violent Silence/A Woman's Story collection, but I'm not sure I'm willing (or able) to pay the 40.93 that it's going for on right now.

Posted by Abby | September 12, 2008 10:40 AM

I spent a good amount of money collecting all the Lync 7"'s a while back. I sold the White Stripes Sub Pop Singles Club record on ebay last year for $210.00.

Posted by Al | September 12, 2008 10:49 AM

$40 - David Ruffin - Feelin' Good (1969)- Mint and unopened

$80 - The Beach Boys - Stack-O-Tracks
-featuring acapella/karaoke vocal-less tracks of Beach Boys hits.

Posted by hahnsolo | September 12, 2008 11:08 AM

The Pop Group - "Y" for $30.

Posted by Chris Estey | September 12, 2008 6:54 PM

$600 gallery-edition Rolf Julius set. Sold it a couple years later for $900.

Posted by levide | September 14, 2008 11:54 AM

I'm extremely curious how much The Stranger's staffers have paid for an album. There had to have a been a time in their lives where they weren't getting fed advance-promo's, and actually had to pay for music. Especially the DJ's, and musicians in this crew.

Posted by godsactionfigure | September 14, 2008 4:48 PM


See my response @5. I still buy music every week. I'll show you the receipts, if you wish.

Posted by segal | September 15, 2008 11:18 AM

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