7 CDs You Probably Owned, Threw Out and Now Are Worth Bank

1. Rarity Driven Value

The promotional copies of Taylor Swift's "Teardrops on My Guitar" command high prices, reaching over $1,200 on eBay due to the enthusiasm of her fanbase.

2. Limited Edition Bob Dylan

The 50th Anniversary Collection from Bob Dylan, with only 100 copies made, can fetch over $2,500 for collectors lucky enough to have obtained one.

3. Japanese Rarity

CDs from Japan, like the Rolling Stones' promotional 1990 Steel Wheels Japan Tour CD, often hold significant value, with some fetching the equivalent of 2,000 pounds sterling due to their rarity.

4. Eminem's Underground Gem

The "Slim Shady EP," marking Eminem's debut as Slim Shady, is a rare find from his underground days and can sell for an astounding $12,000.

5. Nirvana's Pennyroyal Tea

The single version of Nirvana's "Pennyroyal Tea," released shortly before Kurt Cobain's death and later recalled, can now be worth between $1,500 and $2,000 due to its scarcity.

6. Coldplay's Early Rarity

Coldplay's first public album, "The Safety EP," limited to only 500 copies, holds considerable value, fetching over a thousand dollars for fortunate owners.

7. Suikoden II (PlayStation)

Suikoden II, a Japanese RPG for the PlayStation, is a sought-after title among collectors, with copies now valued at over $1,300 each.