Elvis Presley Records and Prices

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Elvis Presley Records and Prices

Memory of Elvis Presley
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Elvis Presley's Music Facts:

  • Recording career started with Sun Records in 1954.
  • The contract was sold to RCA in late 1955.
  • Presley sold over one billion records
  • 150 Albums and Singles
  • 14 Grammy Nominations
  • 33 Films

Shown are a few selected Elvis Presley record prices from the 2008 April Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Signature Auction on Heritage Auction Galleries.

From Heritage Auction Galleries:
Elvis Presley "Mystery Train" / "I Forgot to Remember to Forget Her" 78 (Sun 223, 1955)
Elvis' final record for Sun
Condition: VG-EX 6.

Elvis Presley Mono LP Group of Two (RCA, 1957-59). Loving You (1515, 1957)/ Elvis' Golden Records (1707, 1958)
Condition: VG-EX 6/ EX 7/ NM 8, First Pressings

Elvis Presley "Baby Let's Play House" 78 (Sun 217, 1955)
Condition: VG-EX 6.

Elvis Presley Sun 45 Group of Five (Sun, 1954-55)
All five records that Elvis recorded for Sun Records. Condition: Pristine

*Includes Buyers Premium of 19.5%

More: Images and More Completed Auction Prices

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I Need Your Love Tonight

Heritage Auction Galleries

"I Need Your Love Tonight" 45 w/ Rare Picture Sleeve (RCA 7506, 1959). Backed with "A Fool Such As I."

Rare picture sleeve with "Elvis Sails" promo on the back.

Condition: NM 8/ NM 8.
Sold: $334.60*
Auction Date: April 2008

Source: Heritage Auction Galleries

*Includes 19.5% Buyers Premium

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That's All Right

Elvis Presley "That's All Right"/"Blue Moon of Kentucky" 78 (Sun 209, 1954)
The first record in rarer 78 formats was offered in two lots at the auction. Shown is record in EX-7 Condition, selling for $1135.25

The other lot had a condition of VG 5 and sold for the lower price of $567.63.

Source: Heritage Auction Galleries

*Includes 19.5% Buyers Premium

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Speedway LP

Elvis Presley Speedway Mono LP (RCA LPM-3989, 1968)
Does not include the bonus photo.

Condition: EX 7/ EX 7

$1,493.75* April 2008

Source: Heritage Auction Galleries

*Includes 19.5% Buyers Premium

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Presley Auction Prices on eBay

Shown below are recent prices for Elvis Presley records on eBay completed auctions.

  • Elvis Presley's "Baby Let's Play House" and Johnny Cash's "I Walk the Line"
    Two Record Auction
    Sun Records, 45 RPM
    Sold Price: $665.76
  • TV Guide Presents Elvis Presley
    1956 45 RPM Promotion Record
    Four Question Interview with Elvis
    RCA Records
    Original Paper Sleeve
  • Elvis Presley "Mystery Train" and "I Forgot to Remember"
    1955 45 RPM, Sun Records
    No Sleeve, Poor Condition
  • Elvis Presley "How Great Thou Art" Picture Sleeve Only!
    45 RPM Sleeve Only

Sources Include: eBay Completed Auctions

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More Elvis Auction Prices - Miscellaneous

A look on eBay will show thousands of Elvis items being shown for sale, one of the recent highlights was his personal shirt selling for $1,100.

Other notables include:

  • A collection of thirty-three original 1956-1981 Elvis Presley film posters all American sold for $38,000.
  • 14K TCB* necklace for $9,100.
  • A worn leather jacket for $3,7000.
  • Three 78's from Sun records - $1750.
  • 1957 Christmas Album - $800.
  • Authentic Piece of Film Strip in a 6 1/2" x 8" Case - $800.
  • 1950's Signed Photo - $680.
  • Signed Tour Photo - $560.
  • Sun 45 Record - "Let's Play House" - $410.
  • 17" Esco Chalk Statue - $365.
  • 21" 1984 World Doll - $132.
  • 8.5 x 11" piece of Pillowcase - $75.
  • And an assortment of Velvet paintings sold for up to $50. each

*"Taking Care of Business" logo, Elvis' personal trademark. T-Taking; C-Care, B-Business

Auction Dates: Summer 2002

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Elvis Presley on Velvet

It gets harder and harder to find a real treasure at a thrift store, but it wasn't that long ago that I spied this one. An honest-to-goodness Elvis on Velvet! Suffice it to say, it was meant to come home with me and did.

The painting doesn't come out of closet very often, but in celebration of Elvis' birthday, it goes on display in a place of honor. (And right after his birthday, it will go back into the dark recesses of the closet.)