Dating records vinyl
Many lyric sheets print the copyright date of the lyrics along with information about the publishing company for each song. You can check online at and punch in the catalog number to see what date your vinyl was produced.In some cases, there are multiple printings in different years of the same album by the exact same artist.On very old vinyl, this may not be easy to tell right away.For the collector, there are ways that a vinyl lover can date records to find out their true age and worth.Look up the album in the latest edition of the Goldmine Record Album Price Guide.This is the definitive book when it comes to identifying vinyl records, along with their value.
She specializes in Web content and has been published in the "Houston Chronicle" and is now the section editor for a minor league sports news wire. This gives you a jumping off point if you are having trouble identifying a date for the album.Check the album and cover for two overlapping circles, if the record company was Columbia or CBS.If the album came with a lyric sheet, check that as well.Many lyric sheets print the copyright date of the lyrics along with information about the publishing company for each song.