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Sell Old Music & Buy Old Music at our NJ Store

We buy old music and sell old music CDs and records to new releases. Founded in 1980, old music from the 50s and 60s including jazz, soul, British rock and much more. Princeton Record Exchange is a 4,300 square foot independent record and CD music store located in historic, downtown Princeton, New Jersey, about one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, easily accessible by car, train and bus.

With a selection of over 140,000 titles, we are one of the largest independent record and CD music stores on the East Coast, with a large selection of new and old music CDs, old dvds, and old records.

Please note: while we often have many of these titles in stock, we do not currently handle mail orders, list our inventory, or sell online mainly because our selection changes greatly from day to day. To sell and buy old music and more at our store, please see driving directions to Princeton, New Jersey ( NJ ) and parking. We hope to see you in our unique new & old music store.

Sell Old Music CDs: Selling New and Old CDs to Us

Typically, we pay up to $3 per disc, for strong-selling new and old CDs of many genres of music including 50s Music, 60s Music, Oldies & Old CDs, Soul CDs, Motown Old CDs, Gospel CDs and much more. Discs, cases, and liner notes must be in excellent condition. Your new releases to old CD collection is of interest to us whether it is large and small.

We make selling Old Music easy. To find out what we can pay for your Music and DVDs you may:

  1. Call us at 609-924-3472 to discuss your Old music CDs and Records with an appraiser, or

  2. Bring your CDs, Records, and DVDs to our Princeton, NJ store, or

  3. Describe your collection by visiting our Sell Old Music CDs Online, Sell Old Records Online or Sell Old DVDs Online.

For more general information about how to sell Old Music CDs and other genres and formats to Princeton Record Exchange, please visit our Sell Old Music Records, and other CDs, Records and DVDs page.

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Buy and Sell CDs, DVDs, LPs. Browse 140,000 new & used titles

Sell Old Music: Selling New and Old Records to Us

We generally pay up to $2 for strong-selling titles of 50s Old Records, 60s Old Records, Motown Records, Soul Records, Gospel Records, Rock Records, Jazz Records, and Country 50s and 60s music. We pay $2 to $20 for certain original pressings (and up to $100 or more for certain rarities, less for weaker titles and for titles of which we have a large quantity) in near-mint condition (vinyl and cover must be unscratched and unscuffed). We can also use certain 45s (particularly some extended-play 45s and some with picture sleeves).

Sell Old Music CDs & LPs from the 50s & 60s: Beach Music

Below is a list of many beach music artists we are interested in buying. We pay up to $3 per disc, $5 per disc for many Bear Family Records & CDs of 50s music and 60s music for many of these old CDs in near mint condition. Many original near mint condition Beach Music LPs from the 50s and 60s are worth from $2 to $20 each to us (up to $100 or more for certain rarities). We are also interested in buying Classical Records, including Baroque Classical Albums, 20th Century Classical Vinyl and more.

This is only a partial listing -
we buy many other Old Music labels and titles.

Sell Old Music: Beach Music from the 50s and 60s


Artists A

  • Barbara Acklin

Artists B

  • LaVern Baker Atlantic Records
  • Hank Ballard & the Midnighters
  • Len Barry
  • Fontella Bass
  • Archie Bell and the Drells Atlantic Records
  • The Belmonts
  • Jesse Belvin
  • Chuck Berry
  • Big Bopper
  • Bill Blacks Combo
  • Cilla Black British Rock
  • Bobby Bland
  • Blinky Motown Records
  • Gary U.S. Bonds
  • Booker T. & the MG's Stax Records
  • The Box Tops
  • James Brown
  • Maxine Brown
  • Ruth Brown Atlantic Records
  • The Buckinghams
  • Solomon Burke Atlantic Records
  • Jerry Butler

Artists C

  • The Cadets
  • The Cadillacs
  • Choker Campbell Motown Records
  • Chris Clark
  • Freddy Cannon
  • Clarence Carter
  • The Chordettes
  • Lou Christie
  • Jimmy Clanton
  • The Clovers Atlantic Records
  • The Coasters Atlantic Records
  • The Commodores Motown Records
  • Chris Connor Atlantic Records
  • The Contours Motown Records
  • Sam Cooke
  • The Crystals

Artists D

  • Bobby Darin Capital & Atlantic Records
  • The Dells
  • Bo Diddley
  • Dion and the Belmonts
  • The Dixie Cups
  • Bill Doggett
  • Fats Domino
  • Dovells
  • The Drifters Atlantic Records
  • The Duprees
  • Dynamic Superiors Motown Records

Artists E

  • Billy Eckstein Motown Records
  • Duane Eddy
  • The Equals British Rock

Artists F

  • Fantastic Four Motown Records
  • Fireballs
  • The Five Keys
  • The Flamingos
  • Eddie Floyd Stax
  • Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders British Rock
  • The Fortunes British Rock
  • The Four Seasons VeeJayPhillipsMotown Records-Mowest Only
  • Four Tops Motown Records & Workshop Jazz
  • Aretha Franklin Atlantic Recordse
  • Bobby Freeman
  • Bobby Fuller Four

Artists G

  • Marvin Gaye Motown Records
  • Gerry and the Pacemakers British Rock
  • Lesley Gore Motown Records-Mowest

Artists H

  • Bill Haley and His Comments
  • The Happenings
  • Jamie Holland Motown Records
  • Eddie Holland Motown Records
  • Brenda Holloway
  • The Honeycombs British Rock
  • Thelma Houston Motown Records
  • Willie Hutch Motown Records

Artists I

  • The Impressions
  • The Intruders

Artists J

  • Chuck Jackson Motown Records & Wand Records
  • Jermaine Jackson Motown Records
  • Etta James
  • Jay & the Americans
  • Jive Five

Artists K

  • Ben E. King Atlantic Records
  • King Curtis Atlantic Records
  • Gladys Knight and the Pips Motown Records
  • Buddy Knox

Artists L

  • Major Lance OKEHMotown Records
  • Barbara Lewis Atlantic Records
  • Gary Lewis and the Playboys
  • Little Richard
  • Shorty Long Motown Records

Artists M

  • Barry Mann
  • Martha & the Vandellas Motown Records
  • The Marvelettes Motown Records
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Barbara McNair Motown Records
  • Clyde McPhatter Atlantic Records
  • Amos Milburn Motown Records
  • The Miracles Motown Records
  • Willy Mitchell
  • The Moments Stang
  • The Moonglows

Artists O

  • O'Jays
  • Roy Orbison
  • The Originals Motown Records
  • The Orlons

Artists P

  • Wilson Pickett Atlantic Records
  • Lloyd Price

Artists R

  • Otis Redding Stax Records
  • Eivets Rednow Motown Records
  • Martha Reeves and the Vandellas Motown Records
  • Smokey Robinson Motown Records
  • Smokey Robinson and the Miracles Motown Records
  • The Ronettes
  • Diana Ross Motown Records
  • Diana Ross & The Supremes
  • David Ruffin Motown Records
  • Jimmy Ruffin Motown Records

Artists S

  • Sam & Dave Atlantic Records
  • Jack Scott
  • Del Shannon
  • Dee Dee Sharp
  • The Shirelles
  • Percy Sledge Atlantic Records
  • Sly and the Family Stone
  • Millie Small British Rock
  • The Spinners Motown Records and Atlantic
  • Dusty Springfield British Rock
  • The Supremes Motown Records

Artists T

  • Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers Motown Records
  • R. Dean Taylor Motown Records
  • Johnny Taylor Stax Records
  • The T-Bones British Rock
  • The Temptations Motown Records
  • Joe Tex Atlantic Records & Stax Records
  • Carla Thomas Stax Records
  • Rufus Thomas Stax Records
  • Ike & Tina Turner

Artists V

  • Vancouvers Motown Records
  • Vandellas Motown Records
  • The Velvelettes Motown Records
  • The Ventures Dolton
  • Gene Vincent

Artists W

  • Jr. Walker & the Allstars Motown Records
  • Billy Ward & His Dominos
  • Mary Wells Motown Records
  • Fred Wesley & JB's Motown Records
  • Kim Weston Motown Records
  • Kim Weston & Marvin Gaye
  • Ian Whitcomb British Rock
  • Chuck Willis Atlantic Records
  • Jackie Wilson
  • Ron Wood British Rock
  • Stevie Wonder Motown Records
  • And many more artists in Old Music: Beach Music and other categories including: Rock, Motown, Stax, Soul, Doo-Wop, Surfing, Instrumental, Girl Groups, Philles and much much more.

Sell Old DVDs: Selling New and Old DVDs to Us

We are very interested in buying recent to old DVDs to enhance our growing video selection. The links below will give you some more specific information about the types of new and old DVDs we buy, and list some titles of interest to us.

Selling Action DVDs

Selling Disney DVDs

Selling Horror DVDs

Selling Music DVDs

Selling Criterion DVDs

Selling Foreign DVDs

Selling Comedy DVDs

Selling Television DVDs (A-M)

Selling TV DVDs (N-Z)

Selling Family DVDs



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