I’ve Rediscovered Vinyl.

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For my birthday this past week, my dad wrapped up his vintage Technics SL-1500 Turntable as a gift. Mom grabbed a hilarious stack of records from Goodwill for a buck a piece and my brother helped my dad get it plugged in. And I am a believer.

I’ve wanted to do this for a couple years…just out of curiosity, after passing so many good deals on those beautiful albums at thrift stores, garage sales, and antique shops.

Over the past week, I’ve found unopened copies of a Nat King Cole album, a recording of John Williams score for Star Wars, by the Los Angeles Symphony, and even the original soundtrack for The Sound of Music. Each has been a gem and a throwback to a time when listening to music was a ritual a bit more endearing than it is these days.

My affection for my iPod is unwavering, but now, I have a place the warmth and graceful imperfections of dusty vinyl records found in unlikely places.
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2 thoughts on “I’ve Rediscovered Vinyl.

  1. Eric, if you’re looking for a site where you can search through catalogs of music sellers from around the world check out GEMM.com . GEMM guarantees your payment so you can shop safely. GEMM has been online since 1994.

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