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Musician is selling his rare vinyl collection for almost $ 90,000

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Musician is selling his rare vinyl collection for almost $ 90,000

Ed Motta is an icon of Brazilian music. But he is also a huge consumer of music and has a huge vinyl records collection. The musician has now created an account on the Discogs website to market some of his LPs. In total, 419 albums were announced. Some have already been sold. And the total value of the pieces hit the mark of R$ 500.000, something around U$ 83.000,00.


This is because some of the items come at very high prices, such as the EP Km 110, by Hareton + Meta, which is valued at R $ 21.2 thousand. There are several in the range of 3 to 5 thousand reais, such as High-Flying, by Hiromasa Suzuki, and the album of the same name by Quarteto Novo. But none of them comes close to Moacir Santos’s album Coisas (1965), valued at R $ 45,000.

Ed Motta’s Vinyl collection

In an interview with Quem, businesswoman Valeria Macedo confirmed that Ed is not getting rid of the collection. According to her, the musician would be negotiating only “the records that he has in copy, duplicated or that he has not heard in a long time”.

You can find the entire list of discs for sale – which includes several more affordable options than those mentioned above, of course.

The musician

Son of Luzia Motta, sister of Tim Maia, and Antônio Motta, since he was a child he listened to disco, soul and funk music. Later leaning towards rock, of which he became profoundly knowledgeable at the time. He participated as vocalist of the hard rock band Kabbalah. With influences from Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and other bands from the 70s. After hearing Jeff Beck’s album “Blow by blow”, he realized that the British guitarist brought soul and funk influences.

I'm a Brazilian journalist who always loved Classic Rock and Heavy Metal music. That passion inspired me to create Rock and Roll Garage over 6 years ago. Music has always been a part of my life, helping me through tough times and being a support to celebrate the good ones. When I became a journalist, I knew I wanted to write about my passions. After graduating in journalism from the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, I pursued a postgraduate degree in digital communication at the same institution. The studies and experience in the field helped me improve the website and always bring the best of classic rock to the world! MTB: 0021377/MG

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