Karen 'Gilly' Laney is a freelance writer, photographer and archivist. She co-authored 'Mick Ronson The Spider With The Platinum Hair' in 2003 and fully revised and updated the biography for its second publication in 2009. As former co-president of the David Bowie fan club 'Sons Of The Silent Age' she's spent most of her life working at music and book stores, promoting, collecting and writing about rock 'n' roll. She's in love with just about everything; including Jesus, The Beatles, Andy Warhol and her husband of eleven years. She digs cats, the smell of vinyl and men who wear make-up and she'll tell you more about that at: http://www.weirdandgilly.com
Karen 'Gilly' Laney
When ‘Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park’ Debuted on TV
'Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park' debuted as an NBC 'Movie of the Week' on Oct. 28, 1978.
Jimi Hendrix Vehicle Registration Sells For Over Two Grand On EBay
Jimi Hendrix’ 1969 vehicle registration clearly states, “If you no longer own this vehicle destroy this card.” Thankfully, someone failed to follow through with that instruction giving collectors an opportunity to bid on a vehicle registration originally a…
Kiss Drummer Eric Carr’s ‘Animalize’ Drumstick Sells for $699 on eBay
A drumstick used on stage by former Kiss drummer Eric Carr during the 1984-1985 ‘Animalize’ tour recently sold on eBay for $699.99. This vintage, unbroken and personalized drumstick fetched a hefty but fair price considering the abundance of overpriced Kiss collectables on the …
AC/DC Autographed Tour Program Sells for $5,000
In 1977 the average price of an AC/DC ‘Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap’ tour book purchased at an U.K. concert was about five dollars. Fast forward 35 years and that same tour book, now autographed multiple times, could cost a collector up to $5,000 based on the status of this rece…
Bob Dylan Autographed ‘Tempest’ CD Sells for $3,000 on eBay
A Bob Dylan autograph is notoriously difficult to obtain. So when a signed copy of his new album 'Tempest’ appeared on eBay recently, the bidding went through the roof and eventually landed the seller the amazing sum of $3,000.
David Bowie’s ‘Hunky Dory’ Vinyl Nets Over 10K On EBay
Collectors seeking David Bowie vinyl are quick to take notice when rare copies of his 1971 ‘Hunky Dory’ album appear on the market. The trained eye searches for the limited pressing (500 copies) hoping to score what is widely known as the BowPromo; an extremely rare album promoting selections from ‘…