Music Memorabilia

Vintage Music Memorabilia – what rarities are in our current ‘Top 3’?

December 10, 2016 Tim Card 0

Alongside our huge range of vintage vinyl, imports, reissues, new releases and more, here at eil.com we also look for items of music memorabilia. This can range from promotional items to official merchandise to all manner of music related delights – some of these items were produced in such small quantities or are of such a vintage that they have become increasingly hard to find. Here’s our current Top 3 Music Memorabilia items, to see them all click here

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Christmas Gift Ideas For Vinyl Collectors and Music Lovers – this week: Autographs, 2016 Promos & Rare CDs

November 24, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Our Christmas Store is open 24/7 It doesn’t get easier. It’s a tough call knowing what to buy for a mad keen collector but we’re here to help. Check out the categories in our Christmas Store today. You’ll find hundreds of ideas across all budgets here This week’s top 3 categories:- Rare CDs:– Find rare CD albums and CD singles for the discerning collector here Authentic Autographs: New Albums released in 2016:-   If you need any help finding the right item, pick up the phone and have a chat with Roy, Luke or Jason – call us on 01474 815 […]

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Genuine Autographs & Signatures – New Collections Arrive At eil.com

October 13, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

We recently acquired two different collections containing an eclectic array of genuine autographs and signed pieces of Vinyl, CDs and memorabilia. Most are music related, but there’s a diverse collection of film and TV pieces too. We tend to find autograph collectors don’t just stick to music! Our customers know that we’re very picky here at eil.com and will only purchase for sale items that we know to be genuine, and where at all possible, have excellent provenance.  You can rest assured that what we sell is entirely authentic… or we won’t be offering it for sale. Find them all […]

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Prince’s Purple Rain shirt fetches almost $100,000 at California auction

July 4, 2016 Tim Card 0

White ruffled shirt sells for 32 times its asking price of $3,000-$5,000, while blazer also fetches $96,000 after musician’s death in April A white ruffled shirt that was worn by Prince in the film Purple Rain has sold at auction for 32 times its asking price, fetching nearly $100,000. The New Romantic-style ivory silk shirt and a black-and-white blazer from the 1984 film sold for $96,000 (£72,300) each at the sale in California. Profiles in History founder Joe Maddalena said the blazer – which had an asking price of $6,000-$8,000 (£4,500-£6,000) – was scheduled to be sold before Prince’s sudden […]

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Pet Shop Boys confirm reissues in Graham Norton interview

March 26, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

The Pet Shop Boys joined Graham Norton on his BBC Radio 2 show on Saturday morning and revealed some more information about Parlophone’s reissue plans for this year… About halfway through the interview Graham Norton said “Amanda in Cambridge wants to know what’s the latest news on the plans to reissue all your earlier albums?” To which Neil Tennant answered: “Well, they’re all mastered. Ages ago with EMI we did the first six albums with extra CDs, with bonus tracks and things. And we’ve done the following five albums, so all of our EMI albums – we’re not there anymore – are going […]

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Japanese Audiophile CDs, SHM CDs, Blu-Ray, Blu-Spec & More

March 26, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Super High Material, Super Audio and Phase Transition Mastering, perhaps more affectionately known as SHM, SA & Blu-Spec CDs are not only many an audiophile’s aural drug of choice but given the sheer rarity of such pressings due to their limited edition and hard to find, if not legendary status, they have become some of the discerning hi-fi enthusiasts’ most coveted collectables – From Lennon to James Taylor, Dylan to Bob Marley, the Japanese have produced unrivalled examples of classic studio titles, live recording obscurities and exclusive issues over the years and we’ve just landed a batch of some of […]

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Radiohead’s new album is ‘a work of art’, says collaborator Stanley Donwood

March 26, 2016 Tim Card 0

Radiohead‘s long-time visual collaborator Stanley Donwood has confirmed that he has heard the band’s new album, describing the LP as “a work of art”. Radiohead are expected to release a new album shortly, having recently announced a UK tour alongside a series of summer festival dates. Donwood has worked with the group since producing the cover art for their 1994 single ‘My Iron Lung’. He recently spoke to DIY about the band’s new record, what will be their first since 2011’s ‘King of Limbs’. “It’s a work of art,” Donwood said before confirming that he’s heard the album, which is […]

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Rolling Stones arrive in Cuba for historic free concert in Havana, in pictures

March 25, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

Hundreds of thousands of Cubans are expected Friday at the Rolling Stones’ first gig on the communist island, with fans once banned from listening to rock ‘n roll heralding a dream come true. The four superstars led by Mick Jagger flew in late Thursday for the free-of-charge concert at Havana’s Ciudad Deportivo sports center. Cuban state media forecasted that about 500,000 people were to fill the playing fields, with music industry magazine Billboard reporting that as many people again could swarm into neighboring streets. See more here at the Telegraph  

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