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14 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603

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Record Store Day – Embracing The Future And Honoring The Past

My dad owned a record store here in Raleigh called Treasure Chest Records. Specializing in a regional genre called Beach Music. No, it has NOTHING to do with the Beach Boys or surf music. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beach_music

He had the killer selection of 50’s R&B, soul and other coolness. All 45’s, no filler.
The Federal, Chess & King stuff alone was mind numbing. Three blocks from Peace college and, oh, I got to work there on Saturdays when he went to the State game.

If you are from Raleigh and of a certain age you might remember The Record Hole. John Swain and my dad had a space together at the flea market before they each opened their own stores. I bought a mountain of lp’s from John.

John was quite the character, you just had to know him. Here is a clip of John in action.

RIP John.

Atlantic Recording Corporation

It’s not all about the 1841 address.
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Crackle OK On Record Store Day

The condition snob poo-poos the VG- condition.
The kid knows it has a kick ass line-up, is a 1st pressing Blue Note and it will play.
It is still about the music first, for some.
Patience does have its rewards, but I’ll take a playable copy until an upgrade cycles it out.

This record kills.
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Record Store Day

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Common Sense

When it gets right down to it.
It is about the music.
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A word about Private Stock – Record Store Day

Anything I post is up for grabs on Saturday. Private stock simply means something from my personal collection.
From the sublime to the stupid, I’m pulling out some nice oddities this time around.

The classic Crumb.
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