Category Archives: The Great Record Stores

Record Shopping Roadtrip: Akron, Ohio

You may have noticed re-runs of old posts recently. We decided that a trip to my wife’s old stomping grounds of Akron were in order over the Labor Day weekend. Her parents aren’t getting any younger, and most of her … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 3]

Record Shopping Road Trip: Time Traveler Records – Akron, Ohio […continued from last post] As usual, coming to Time Traveler was like coming home. This is one of the record stores in another city that I’ve visited countless times. Right … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, October 2018 – Day 3

[…continued from last post] Wuxtry Records | Decatur, GA The ladies had a glass blowing event scheduled for noon on the day of the Simple Minds event [covered earlier] and we picked up Echorich and headed to the Ware compound. … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, October 2018 – Day 2

[…continued from last post] So the plan was that the wives of Mr. Ware and I had scheduled high tea at Tipple + Rose, an Atlanta tearoom for Sunday at noon. This left the gentlemen to their own devices, so … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [more Rockaway] [part 7]

[continued from last post] Rockaway Records [continued] Going through the bins this afternoon, I finally came across something that I had been wanting since 1979. Cack when I was listening to FM Rock®, there were a number of syndicated recio … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [Rockaway Records] [part 6]

[continued from last post] Rockaway Records We started our Saturday by meeting the rest of the Ron-Kon II crowd at Rockaway Records at 11:00 a.m. A parking lot was welcomed, and we hit the store and saw evidence of Ron … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [More Amoeba] [part 4]

[continued from last post] The CD selection here actually had things I wanted – badly – to buy! The feeling was something that gets more and more rare over the last 30 years as I no longer occupy the “hip … Continue reading

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