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78_sluss_s
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Re: Iconic album sleeves

The adapted artwork for the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album is valued at around 70,000, according to a study by Record Collector magazine. It is one of five Beatles albums in the top 10 of releases which are prized primarily for the collectability of their sleeves.

The top 10 is as follows

1 The Beatles Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [limited edition Capitol version] (1967) 70,000

2 The Beatles The Beatles (1968). Numbers 1-10 7,000

3 Madrigals Magic Key To Spanish Volumes 1 and 2 (1953) 3,500; The Nation's Nightmare (1951),3,000

4 The Beatles Introducing The Beatles (1964) 3,000

5 The Beatles/Frank Ifield England's Greatest Recording Stars: The Beatles & Frank Ifield On Stage (1964) 3,000

6 Tinkerbell's Fairydust Tinkerbell's Fairydust (1969) 3,000

7 AC/DC 12 Of The Best (1978) 3,000

8 The Beatles Yesterday And Today (1966) 2,000

9 Dark Dark Round The Edges (1972) 2,000

10 Hank Mobley Hank Mobley (1957) 2,000

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/nov/03/sgt-pepper-album-cover-beatles?CMP=twt_fd

Nov 03, 2011, 20:44



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