Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Get More ‘BANG’ for your ‘BUCK’ with our Weekly Top 3 ‘Affordable Rare Vinyl Records & Memorabilia’

Here at 991.com we realise not everyone’s pockets are sooo deep they can stump up the readies for that uber-collectable slab of vinyl, CD boxset, vintage memorabilia etc etc….with that in mind we’ve put together this new weekly ‘Top 3’ of some of the more affordable collectables that pass through the […read more…]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Top 10 ‘New Years Eve’ Vinyl from 991.com including Jimi Hendrix, Squeeze, U2, John Mayall and more…

It’s that time of year again, and by means of celebrating we took a tour around some of the darkest recesses of 991.com warehouse and found this superb collection of New Years Eve-Hootenanny-Hogmany-inspired vinyl records – chosen for their all-round grooviness first and for their New Years link (however tenuous, […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Items! Including An ‘Advance Review Copy’ CD For Iron Maiden, An Abba International Magazine Complete Run And A Dedicated Promotional Spiritualized 3-CD Box Set!

IRON MAIDEN From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990 – 2010 Official 2011 US UMe label 23-track 'Advance Review Copy' promotional TWO CD-R acetate set, featuring highlights from their last 8 studio albums and follows 2009's compilation of their earlier work [Somewhere Back In Time 1980-1990] compilation. Includes songs […read more…]

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Monday’s Top Items! Including A Rare Set Of Japanese Abba Discomate Coloured Vinyls, A Very Scarce Status Quo With Obi-strip And The US Issue Of Pink Floyd’s The Wall [Immersion Edition]!

ABBA Disco Special Rare set of all FOUR Japanese Discomate picture label limited edition coloured vinyl LPs, comprising 'Disco Special 1' pressed on translucent RED VINYL, 'Disco Special 2' on BLUE VINYL, 'Dancing Special' on YELLOW VINYL and 'Love Sounds Special' on GREEN VINYL. Each disc is housed in its […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Three! Including A Stranglers Set Of Fanzines, An Abba Japanese-Only VHD Video Cartridge And A New Order Factory Postcard Set!

THE STRANGLERS Strangled Quantity of 6 issues of the 'Stranglers Information Service' fanzine all from Volume 2 including issues number 17, 19 and 38-41, dating from March to June 1984. A great collection which features news, interviews, merchandise, gig reviews, discographies and more plus comes with merchandise inserts and order […read more…]

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Saturday’s Top Three! Including A Rare French Abba 7″, A Promotional-Only Bruce Springsteen 7″ And A Superb Francoise Hardy Japanese 3″ CD Snap-Pack!

ABBA Bang-A-Boomerang Rare 1975 French Vogue 2-track 7" vinyl single, also includes S.O.S., early-era photograph textured picture sleeve.     BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town Scarce 1981 US 2-track promotional only vinyl 7", which plays the same on both sides. Housed in a unique cartoon style custom […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Items! It’s A Scorcher – Brace Yourself; Rod Stewart 1970 Original On Vertigo ‘Swirl’, U2 Artwork Proof Sheets For ‘Pop’, Abba Minty Mint (And Green) French Vinyl AND Signed Fleetwood Mac Contracts From The 1976 Rumours Tour!!

ROD STEWART Gasoline Alley Rare Original 1970 UK 9-track vinyl LP on the Vertigo 'swirl' label – the second studio album from the musical icon. The gatefold picture sleeve is near mint and despite showing one or two light cosmetic signs of playthe vinyl is otherwise is in superb shape […read more…]

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Thursday’s Bumper Top Items! Including A Deluxe Joy Division Box Set, A Rare French John McLaughlin LP, A Neil Young Original, Muse’s Super-Dee-Doopa Rare EP And A Limited Abba Box Set!

JOY DIVISION Deluxe Vinyl Box Set 2007 UK Strictly Limited Edition 4-LP set pressed on 180gram Vinyl comprising the albums 'Unknown Pleasures' [1979], 'Closer' [1980] & 'Still' [1981, 2-LP], presented in high quality picture sleeves [replicating the original iconic designs], superbly housed in a deluxe sealed hessian art box designed […read more…]

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Music News

Tuesdays Top Three

  Here are todays juicy trio of wonders…   ABBA The Interview… Rare 1999 UK promotional-only interview CD featuring interviews with Bjorn Ulvaeus, Michael B. Tretow and Owe Sandsrom.  Issued only to radio stations reviewers complete with a 12-page uniquely designed booklet which includes the full interview cues ABBA.INT   […read more…]

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New Releases

Wednesday’s Forthcoming Releases

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U2 ‘The
Unforgettable Fire’ [Release Date 26/10/2009]

CD  I     2CD   I    2CD/DVD Set   I   LP

"this ain't mere genius, this is rock 'n'
" – Kerrang, October 1984

U2's fourth album, 'The
Unforgettable Fire' has been remastered and will be released by Mercury Records
on 26th October.

This special edition marks 25 years
since the album's original release in October 1984. Recorded at Slane Castle,
Ireland, 'The Unforgettable Fire' was the first U2 album to be produced by Brian
Eno and Danny Lanois, and spawned two top 10 UK singles – 'Pride (In The Name Of
Love)' and 'The Unforgettable Fire'.

Special formats of The Unforgettable
Fire will also feature bonus audio material, including two previously unheard
tracks from the Slane Castle sessions: “Yoshino Blossom”, and “Disappearing Act”
(a track which the band recently completed), and a DVD including music videos, a
documentary and unreleased live footage from the Amnesty International
Conspiracy of Hope Tour in 1986. The Unforgettable Fire has been remastered from
the original audio tapes, with direction from The



‘Swords’ [Release Date 26/10/2009]

CD  I    2CD  I  2LP

It draws b-sides from many of the
singles taken from 'You are the Quarry', 'Ringleader of the Tormentors',
'Greatest Hits' and 'Years Of Refusal'.

Although these tracks were
originally released as b-sides, heard together and alongside each other on this
CD they sound superb as a collection in their own right, and is a wonderful
journey through some of Morrissey's lesser heard tracks recorded over the last 5

There is a limited edition format
for initial orders that comes superbly packaged with an extra disc recorded live
in Warsaw. It
contains 8 tracks never before released, recorded during his current 2009 world
tour and captures Morrissey on awesome form.

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