Record Store Day is Today!

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Diary of a Genial Black Man

If you love, like or even tolerate music, I encourage you to support Record Store Day–which is today!

http://www.recordstoreday.com/Home

  • What is Record Store Day? you ask. 

Good question. It is a single day out of the year to celebrate music and independent businesses. Independent music stores–not Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon.com or anything of the like–sell exclusive record and CD releases by musicians and artists, and they put together special events and concerts for customers. It’s a great chance to support local businesses and their/your love of music.

  • How do you celebrate this Hallmark-by-way-of-High Fidelity holiday? 

Simple. Find a local music shop that doesn’t also sell televisions, browse the racks and shelves and buy something–albums, CDs, DVDs, t-shirts, whatever.

  • But why buy music–especially from a local music store?

WOW, you are inquisitive.

That money will go towards supporting your neighborhood independent music shop and maybe even put a dollar or two in…

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