Record Store Day celebrates hometown vinyl shops

April 18, 2015 12:48 PM

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Music lovers paying homage to their hometown record stores on Saturday were treated to dozens of releases of old-school recordings from artists ranging from Adam and the Ants to David Bowie to the Grateful Dead.

Chris Brown from Maine-based Bull Moose music hatched the idea of Record Store Day while sitting at his desk in 2007; he gathered support and the first event launched a year later with 600 participating stores.

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