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Jeff GoldJeff Gold been obsessed by vinyl records for more than 40 years.  A collector, dealer, label executive and music historian, Gold was profiled by Rolling Stone as one of the five “top collectors of high-end music memorabilia.”

As executive vice president/general manager of Warner Bros. Records and a vice president at A&M Records, Gold worked with artists including Prince, R.E.M., The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Police, and Cat Stevens.  A four time Grammy Award nominated art director, he won the Best Album Package Grammy for Suzanne Vega’s Days of Open Hand.

Gold has consulted for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Experience Music Project, and appeared as an expert on PBS’ History Detectives and VH1’s Rock Collectors.  His discovery of previously undocumented tapes has led to major label releases including “Bob Dylan In Concert at Brandeis University 1963.”  Gold has contributed to archival and reissue projects for artists including Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, the Velvet Underground, the Stooges and Gram Parsons.

Gold owns the music collectibles website Recordmecca.com, and writes about topics of interest to collectors on its associated blog.