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Record Store Day


Photo courtesy of Record Store Day Story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer and Hayden Goodridge / Music Editor Record Store Day was founded as both an organization and an annual event celebrating the culture of independently owned record stores in Baltimore, Maryland, in 2007. The previous year, one of the largest international music retail chains, Tower …

By Chance Willie // Contributing Writer A band of music fans rose with the sun yesterday morning, having camped outside of Third Man Records in Nashville to snag a limited edition Elvis Presley recording and other vinyl releases on Record Store Day. “We’ve been here since 11 p.m. last night,” said Josaiah Burns as he sat settled in …

The exterior Little Shop of Records in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

While soccer moms arrive at WalMart in mobs to fight over Elmo dolls and slightly discounted flatscreens, music fans will be lined up outside their local record stores for something much more rewarding—limited edition vinyl. Record stores such as Nashville’s Grimey’s and Murfreesboro’s Little Shop of Records will be participating in “Back to Black Friday,” which is a counterpart to April’s …