Ellensburg - Where Cows Live

Lenin Comps 8 Cassette, released 1988
Contains the Screaming Trees song "Higher Ground"

I only know about this one because of Gary Lee Conner posting about it on social media. This was a local Ellensburg, WA cassette comp and super-early Screaming Trees track. I'm not sure when it was recorded - there is video of Gary Lee Conner performing it solo from 1985, but this cassette did not come out until 1988. I had never even seen a picture of it before a reader reached out to me. It took a long time to track down. Needless to say, the cassette is really scarce. The value below is a guess at the market demand - I paid more. But now you can listen to this supremely rare Screaming Trees track because I am a benevolent dictator-collector (collectator?). Posted with permission from the label.

Version Value ($) Scarcity Price Trending
Lenin Comps 8 Cassette 75-100 10 ?

This page was last updated on February 26, 2022.

Screaming Trees Index

Scarcity Score Definition
10 Near impossible: Fewer than 50 copies or publicly sold every few years
8-9 Very rare: 50-199 copies or publicly sold 1-2 times per year
6-7 Rare: 200-499 copies or publicly sold a few times a year
4-5 Medium: 500-999 copies or publicly sold ~10 times a year
1-3 Common: 1000+ copies, readily available, or publicly sold 20+ times a year

Estimated values are based on recent auction results or online sales.