Category: record store

Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant at Bleecker Bob’s r…

Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant at Bleecker Bob’s record store, Greenwich Village, NYC 1970

I missed it, alas, but Eddie Vedder dropped by…

I missed it, alas, but Eddie Vedder dropped by my local record store for Record Store Day! Honolulu’s Hungry Ear! Top one via Hungry Ear’s Instagram, bottom three via Jill Vedder’s Instagram

Debbie Harry, Blondie, wearing a shirt from th…

Debbie Harry, Blondie, wearing a shirt from the Licorice Pizza record store chain, and a name tag “Deb” from Peaches Records, via pinterest

“It’s ok NOT to be perfect, to show you the wo…

“It’s ok NOT to be perfect, to show you the workings of your life in your songs and your clothes.” Viv Albertine, The Slits, seen posted here at New York’s Rough Trade Records.

Below: 

Viv Albertine at Cardiff’s Top Rank, photo by Dave Smitham, 1978. Be sure to check out her book, Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir

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blushedcaligula: soundsof71: Patti Smith, rec…

blushedcaligula:

soundsof71:

Patti Smith, record shopping in NYC, John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme in hand. Photo by Danny Clinch

“I was shooting Patti shopping in a New York City record store. She grabbed Coltrane’s A Love Supreme and said, ‘I have to buy it. I can’t stand to see it in a bin, not being played.’ She had six copies, and bought that one, too.”

-Danny Clinch 

Jimi Hendrix crate-digging, 1967, before the r…

Jimi Hendrix crate-digging, 1967, before the release of his first album. The official poster for Record Store Day 2013.

The Runaways: Lita Ford and Sandy West at reco…

The Runaways: Lita Ford and Sandy West at record store signing(s). I have no idea if it’s the same one, and I haven’t been able to find anything else about them – but it feels like these belong together. My edits of sources here  and here

archiveofaffinities: Charles Sieger Architectu…

archiveofaffinities:

Charles Sieger Architectural Offices, Spec’s Records Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, 1981

blushedcaligula: soundsof71: Patti Smith, reco…

blushedcaligula:

soundsof71:

Patti Smith, record shopping in NYC, John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme in hand. Photo by Danny Clinch

“I was shooting Patti shopping in a New York City record store. She grabbed Coltrane’s A Love Supreme and said, ‘I have to buy it. I can’t stand to see it in a bin, not being played.’ She had six copies, and bought that one, too.”

-Danny Clinch 

1978 commercial for Record World and The Recor…

1978 commercial for Record World and The Record Shops At TSS

(via: YouTube)