It’s fair to say that Record Store Day generates at lot of interest. Be it collectors eager to add another one off pressing from their favourite artist(s) or eBay scalpers hoping to make some evilly earned cash. Either way, there are many articles at this time of year highlighting the authors top picks for Record Store Day. So, in true ‘where are they now’ style, we’re looking at the top ten picks for:

The BBC – 2018 top picks for RSD

 

Led Zeppelin: Rock and Roll/Friends

 

Artwork for Led Zeppelin's Rock and Roll Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £12

Recently sold on eBay average – £10 – £20.

Chances of getting one? Very good.

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Bobbie Gentry: Live at the BBC

 

Artwork for Bobbie Gentry Live at the BBC Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £21.50

Recently sold on eBay average – £16 – £25.

Chances of getting one? Good.

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Nas: Live From The Kennedy Center

 

Artwork for Nas: Illmatic at the Kennedy Center Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £39.99

Recently sold on eBay average – £30 – £45.

Chances of getting one? Good.

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The Residents: The W***** B*** Album

 

Image result for The Residents: The W***** B*** Album Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £28.50

Recently sold on eBay average – £30 – £75

Chances of getting one? Slim, and be prepared to pay over the odds and then some.

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Doctor Who: City of Death

 

Artwork for Doctor Who: City Of Death Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £27.50

Recently sold on eBay average – £12 – £17

Chances of getting one? Really good.

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Sigrid: Don’t Kill My Vibe EP

 

Artwork for Sigrid's Don't Kill My Vibe EP Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £12

Recently sold on eBay average – £25 – £55

Chances of getting one? Slim, only 1 is currently available.

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The Cure: Mixed Up/Torn Down

 

Artwork for The Cure's Mixed Up Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £31 each (2 LPs Torn Down, 2 LPs Mixed Up)

Recently sold on eBay average – £15 – £26 each

Chances of getting one? Not bad though you’ll likely need to pay over the odds for postage from the US.

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Irvine Welsh and Arthur Baker: Dead Man’s Trousers

 

Image result for Irvine Welsh and Arthur Baker: Dead Man's Trousers Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £9.50

Recently sold on eBay average – £5.50

Chances of getting one? Slim but if you do you’ll likely pay less than a year ago.

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Michael Raven and Joan Mills: Death and the Lady

 

Artwork for Death and the Lady Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £25.99

Recently sold on eBay average – £9.99

Chances of getting one? Good and you’ll likely pay a lot less than a year ago.

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Prince: 1999 (one-disc edition)

 

Artwork for Prince's 1999 Record Store Day release 2018

2018 Price – £21.50

Recently sold on eBay average – £8 – £20

Chances of getting one? Good and you may even get a bargain.

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So there we have it, 2 or 3 of the ten recommendations from the BBC would be hard to find and you’d expect to pay 2 – 3 times the price, if not more. However, the rest are still currently available and for a lot less.

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