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 addressed to the guitarist.…
Vintage Iron Maiden Christmas Card Sells For Hundreds Of Dollars
Iron Maiden’s mascot Eddie can shame the Grinch, the Scrooge and every bad Santa on the planet when it comes to having scary character. This vintage 1980 Christmas card depicts Eddie with a blood stained guitar and portrays Santa Claus slain at his feet. The 4x6 artwork certainly bares more jeer tha…
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 recent eBay sa…
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.