The 10 Most Valuable Vinyl Records by Bob Dylan

Published Categorized as Vinyl Buyer Guides

Are you a Bob Dylan? Are you no longer a Bob Dylan fan and want to rid yourself of your collection? Do you have a bunch or original LPs that you want to get rid of? What is the Bob Dylan vinyl value? How much can you sell them for?

All this and more today as we explore ten of the most valuable records by Bob Dylan available today.

1. “Subterranean Homesick Blues”

Value: $20221.39

Original test acetates of this are worth a small fortune.

Subterranean Homesick Blues

2. The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan

Value: $11583.41

Certain copies feature a different set of tracks due to a pressing fault.

The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

3. Blood on the Tracks

Value: $4851.98

Certain original acetate copies of this album are known to go for large sums as well, increasing the Bob Dylan vinyl value by some margin.

Blood On The Tracks

4. Another Side of Bob Dylan

Value: $5913.43

As Bob Dylan albums go, this one is definitely likely to fall under the radar, though signed copies have been known to sell well.

Another Side Of Bob Dylan

5. Self-Titled

Value: $4518.09

Many who turn their nose up at Bob Dylan’s debut might regret not cashing in on the ultimate worth.

Bob Dylan

6. Planet Waves

Value: $5062.24

Original copies of this often neglected classic (featuring Talkin John Birch Blues), especially those that are signed, will never fail to fetch a tidy profit.

Planet Waves

7. Blonde on Blonde

Value: $3714.32

Original mono copies of this record that are still sealed are also worth a tidy amount when put up for sale.

Blonde On Blonde

8. Highway 61 Revisited

Value: $2806.94

An original stereo copy sold for massive amounts, though keep a look out for this album cover on a mono copy for even higher.

Highway 61 Revisited

9. Self-Portrait

Value: $1891.79

This regularly neglected 1970 album on the CBS-owned Columbia Records label is also worth selling, especially if it happens to be a copy owned by Dylan himself.

Self-Portrait

10. Songs by Bob Dylan

Value: $2071.82

Original copies of this forgotten classic are also worth selling on the used record market, particularly in the North Country where this album featured on a certain radio station in remembrance of the Ed Sullivan show.

The Songs of Bob Dylan: From 1966 Through 1975

Final Tones

So, there you have it! Hopefully, you are now feeling ready and able to enter the used Bob Dylan record market head-on!

FAQs Bob Dylan Vinyl Value

What is the most valuable Bob Dylan record?

The most valuable Bob Dylan record is likely to be any original pressing of one of his classic albums. There exist promotional acetates for singles and albums from his classic eras which go for sums well into the thousands of pounds or dollars.

How do I know if my vinyl is valuable?

This is a job for your preferred online musical database, though it seems that Discogs has a veritable monopoly on this kind of internet custom nowadays.

How much is vinyl from the 70s worth?

This will greatly depend on the rarity of the record, the condition that it is now in, as well as the desirability of the artist. It’s all well and good having a rare record that’s in good condition, but if no one knows or cares about the artist in question, then they won’t give a tinker’s curse about it.

How do I know if my vinyl records are valuable?

The best and most convenient way to check the worth of your records is to use a musical database/online vinyl store like Discogs to check your own records against the stock that they already have on their website.

What vinyl LP records are worth money?

Records that are worth money tend to be rare, in good condition, and already desirable by the consumer market. Records that are rare and/or in good condition are not necessarily desirable or worth a whole bunch of money by default. Who would care to buy a rare record if they knew nothing of the artist in question?

By Robert Halvari

My name is Robert Halvari - audio engineer and a total audiophile. I love vinyl because it has that natural character which brings music to life. I've been using and testing vinyl record players for around 15 years and I'm sharing my love and knowledge of vinyl by publishing all I know at Notes On Vinyl

1 comment

  1. I have a 45rpm Bob Dylan record. Knocking on Heaven’s Door and Turkey Chase. The label is Columbia, 1973 CBS, Inc.
    Is it worth anything. I also have Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5, Cher and Sonny, etc. Are they valuable at all? They are all 45’s.

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