It Sounds Better With The Sticker

Today is Record Store Day. Come check us out.
At some point, I hope to make a run up Hillsborough Street.

The following was my second post……………….

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 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.

This sticker sums it up.
Buy a record for someone close to you.
Buy a record for a stranger.

gift sticker

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