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

April 6, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

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…]

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Your Weekly Best Of Premium Collectables including Rolling Stones, David Bowie, U2, Oasis, The Who & More

March 24, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

…..big hitters this week include a top Rolling Stones rarity in the shape of 1st press Let It Bleed with poster, a mega-rare U2 promo only numbered lithograph, more-Smiths rarities in the shape of promotional posters from the UK and US, Oasis sealed 5LP vinyl boxset, highly sought after rare prog/psych by Tractor on John […read more…]

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

December 31, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

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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Will U2’s fans forgive them?

May 12, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

Following the backlash over their iTunes album release, Neil McCormick asks whether a stripped-down arena tour can win U2’s fans back By Neil McCormick at The Telegraph: When it finally rolled to a halt in July 2011, U2’s 360 Tour was a record breaking success, the highest grossing and most […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Three! Including A Must-Have Morrissey ‘Bible’, A Sweet U2 Promotional-Only Treat And An Iron Maiden 7″ On Red Vinyl!

May 29, 2012 sleevenotes 0

MORRISSEY Into The Art Of Morrissey – Peepholism Very Rare 168-page paperback book by Jo Slee. A delight for any Smiths fans, with complete pictorial discography including anecdotes, photographs, artwork and lots more. Now long out of print and hard to find. This superb example has a great condition glossy […read more…]

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Saturday’s Top Three! Including A Rare Japanese Madonna 7″, U2’s A Day Without Me Must-Have Single And A Velvet Underground Box Set!

May 19, 2012 sleevenotes 0

MADONNA Spotlight Rare 1987 Japanese Sire label 2-track 7" vinyl single, also including Where's The Party. Great colour picture insert featuring Madonna in a red & black basque style outfit with Japanese text biography and lyrics printed on the reverse – this track only ever got a domestic single release […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Three! Including A Rare Japanese U2 7″, A Set Of Four Mexican Doors Singles And A Rocksteady Treat With The Untouchables!

May 18, 2012 sleevenotes 0

U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday Rare 1983 Japanese 2-track 7" wide centred vinyl single, also includes 'Red Light'. Housed in a generic record label sleeve and comes complete with the unique picture insert, featuring live shots of the band members plushas lyrics onthe reverse. This fantastic copy is in spectacular near […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Three! Including A Mega Rare New Zealand-Only U2 7″, A Scarce Bunny Wailer 12″ And A Paul McCartney Demonstration Single!

May 9, 2012 sleevenotes 0

U2 Gloria Mega rare original 1981 New Zealand only Special Limited Edition 2-track blue Island 'sunset' label 7" single released through Festival Records, includes 'I Will Follow' previously unreleased live performance on the b-side, comes with the original wrap-around picture sleeve with a young looking group image on the front […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Picks! Including An Elusive U2 3-LP BBC Radio Set, Danzig’s First Pressing 1990 Release And A Russian Beatles Double Vinyl Album!

February 29, 2012 sleevenotes 0

U2 The Rise And Rise Of U2 Legendary, elusive and renowned official 1988 US Westwood One vinyl 3-LP set featuring the BBC Radio One special hosted by Pete Drummond wich was aired on Radio 1 on 28th December 1987, includes interviews with the band and features 24 songs including material […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Items! Including A German-Only John Mayall’s Bluesbreaker Box Set, U2’s Lemon On Yellow Vinyl and Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series On CD!

January 13, 2012 sleevenotes 0

JOHN MAYALL John Mayall's Bluesbreakers Rare 1981 German-only TWELVE LP box set including two albums of rare and previously unreleased recordings along with represses of his first ten albums, each in their own original artwork picture sleeves, all kept nice & safely inside a heavy duty outer fliptop picture box. […read more…]

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Saturday’s Top Three! Including A Rare Miles Davis Seven CD Box Set, A U2 Mexican Promotional Lithograph And A Set Of SIX Captain Beefheart Remastered Albums!

January 7, 2012 sleevenotes 0

MILES DAVIS The Complete Live At The Plugged Nickel 1965 Rare 1992 Japanese issue 39-track SEVEN CD box set featuring the classic recordings made over 22nd & 23rd December 1965 with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Tony Williams, including twenty minutes of newly discovered music, remixed & remastered […read more…]

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Monday’s Top Items! Including Nirvana Do Kiss On This 1992 French LP, A Olivia Newton John Trés Rare 7″ Single, Oasis Vox Amp Box And Rather Large U2 Promotional Pop Poster!

October 10, 2011 sleevenotes 0

NIRVANA/VARIOUS Do You Love Me? Included on a rare 1992 French 11-track Kiss tribute LP entitled 'Hard To Believe – A Kiss Covers Compilation' – this was the only Nirvana recording to feature Jason Everman on guitar. The gatefold picture sleeveshows little of its age and the vinyl looks barely […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Items! Wowzas! What An All-Star Lineup; Rolling Stones FULLY SIGNED 60’s Magazine Spread, Joni Mitchells’ Autograph, U2 Huge Promotional Poster And Beggars Opera On This Rare 1972 Gem!

September 28, 2011 sleevenotes 0

ROLLING STONES Framed And Mounted Autographed Magazine Spread Wonderful early sixties full colour magazine spread of the band, measuring 18" x 12" in itself, mounted in a 17" x 24" wooden gilded frame. This great TV studio live picture has been FULLY SIGNED by Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Brian Jones, […read more…]

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Monday’s Top Items! Including A Collection Of U2 Fanzines, An Original ’67 Tom Jones, Japanese Deluxe Edition Of A Rory Gallagher Must-Have And A Super Deluxe Beat Club DVD Set!

September 19, 2011 sleevenotes 0

U2 Homecoming – 12 Issues Great set of TWELVE issues of the unofficial fanzine including the very first issue. This set comprises issue No. 1 from 1988 and Nos. 11 through to 21 from 1991 to 1996. The photocopied pages are stapled along the spine and each issue is packed […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Items! Including A 1975 Gentle Giant Rarity, Japanese U2 Sealed CD Single, Genesis’s 1991 Longplayer On Vinyl And A Cool ‘Fashions’ 7″ Vinyl Set From David Bowie!

September 8, 2011 sleevenotes 0

GENTLE GIANT Free Hand Scarce 1975 UK green Chrysalis label 7-track LP with A1U/B1U matrices, the highest charting album in the US from the UK prog rockers and regarded by many as the band's peak featuring the haunting 'His Last Voyage', harmonyenriched 'Time To Kill', vocally complex 'On Reflection' and […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Items! Including A Rare U2 Promotional-Only CD, Olivia Newton John Picture Disc, A Clyde McPhatter ‘Northern’ Favourite, Pink Floyd Apples And Oranges Original And The Yardbirds’ Perfect Sonny Boy Cover!

September 7, 2011 sleevenotes 0

U2 Stay (Faraway, So Close!) Rare 1993 UK Island label 1-track radio promotional only CD single featuring the LP Version, custom printed disc and colour picture sleeve!     OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN Deeper Than The Night Rare 1978 US 2-track promotional only vinyl 7" PICTURE DISC issued exclusively to radio […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Items! Includes A Must-Have Gordon Smith 1968 Original, A Stunning Mylene Farmer Tour Programme, U2’s ‘Please’ On Vinyl And A Japanese Queen; Digitally Remastered To Treat Your Ears!

September 6, 2011 sleevenotes 0

GORDON SMITH Long Overdue Rare debut 1968 UK 14-track stereo LP on Blue Horizon. John Peel once described Gordon as one of 'the foremost white blues guitarist in the world', guest starring stable mates Fleetwood Mac as backing band; Peter Green- harmonica John McVie – bass & Mick Fleetwood – […read more…]