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Digging for, and finding, the rare vinyl at  Double Decker Records

Double Decker Delights

For the past 23 years, Allentown, Pennsylvania’s Double Decker Records has been introducing music lovers of all ages to the magic of vinyl BY NICK ARIETANO, JR. THIRTY-THREE AND A third, forty-five, and extended-play ar...
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Howlin’ Wolf: Moanin’ In The Moonlight

BY HARVEY KUBERNK CHESTER ARTHUR BURnett, (1910–1976) better known to blues fans as Howlin’ Wolf, remains one of the essential exponents of the electric blues. With a raw, booming voice and explosive guitar and harmoni...
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Citadel Records: Looking for a Preservationist

By Harvey Kubernik Record Collector News magazine readers are familiar with Carol Schofield, the current owner of a record label, MsMusic Productions, and former proprietor of Foothill Records, a required stop in the La Canada ...
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Bound for Glory is a book and vinyl store that also features a large selection of vintage rock collectables

Get your Vinyl Kicks on Route 66

Crate digging in Tulsa, Oklahoma leads to a treasure trove of vinyl, music memorabilia and some phenomenal hamburgers BY SKIP BUHLER I’VE BEEN TO OKLAHOMA a few times, and to Tulsa specifically only once, which didn’t all...
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Hooray for Hollywood Record Stores

DATELINE: HOLLYWOOD by Jim Kaplan ~ When did Hollywood become hipster haven? A dozen years ago I was employed by the LA Weekly, its offices at the time were on Sunset Blvd. near Highland Ave. We didn’t go out to our cars alon...
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Jerry Garcia, Bluegrass

In 1975, during a Grateful Dead’s hiatus, Garcia produced a seminal album for the bluegrass super group called the Good Old Boys BY HARVEY KUBERNIK MOST JERRY GARCIA fans know of his early interest in bluegrass music, which ...
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The Tiniest Record Shop

Colin Trueman doesn’t see lack of space as a limitation at VOD Music by Jonathan Morrow In 2009, Graham Jones came out with the insightful book Last Shop Standing: Whatever Happened to Record Shops? A few years later it b...
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Record Store Rockin’ in Portlandia

Take a tour through Portland, Oregon’s thriving record store scene ~By James R. Beach A little about me: Born in Portland, Oregon in 1969. My first LP was KISS Alive 2 after seeing them in 1977 at age 7. By 1981, I was collec...
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