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Wednesday, April 17

The Record Store Day After: New York's Iconic Bleecker Bob's Closes

Mitch Myers: What becomes of the vinyl faithful now that the Greenwich Village mainstay -- in business since 1967 -- has shut its doors?
For many of Bob's generation and their progeny, frequenting a record store was like hanging at Cheers, where everybody knew your name -- or loafing at the barbershop where an assortment of semisocialized individuals came together and agreed to disagree. But like most small businesses, a record store usually relies on one person to keep the enterprise going. Independent retailers can endure only as long as that one person is able and interested.
Read the rest, including Myers's unexpectedly nifty bin pick at Hollywood Reporter.

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