National Vinyl Record Day!

We love to offer some of our very special records for this occasion each year. We not only have LPs representing several decades and genres, but also 45s and 78s (even though 78s aren’t technically vinyl). There's something for everybody to look at and listen to—enjoy!

Ride This Train

Johnny Cash

Columbia CS 8255, 1960

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This copy appears never to have been played. It’s unsealed, but still in shrink-wrap. An interesting album, on which Cash is “singer and narrator in an imaginative travelogue across America.” $25

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Free For All

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers

Blue Note ST-84170, 1964

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A Very Good+ copy of this classic line-up of the Jazz Messengers that included Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard and Cedar Walton. Cover protected by original shrink-wrap. $50

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Cha Cha Cha at the Palladium

Machito & His Orchestra

Tico Records, 19

The exciting sounds of Machito, on a Near Mint record in a Very Good cover. $30

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It’s Hard But It’s Fair / Cool, Calm, Collected

Guitar Gable

Excello 45-2108, 1957

Great Louisiana swamp blues on this Very Good-condition 45 from the underappreciated guitarist/singer. $20

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Dynamite / Pretty Baby

New Orleans Owls

Columbia 1045-D, 1926

A nice E- copy of a 78 rpm record by this popular twenties New Orleans band. $50

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For Teenagers Only

Bobby Darin

Atco SP-1001, 1960

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A Near Mint copy, with harp label. In a gatefold cover that includes a photo sheet and foldout poster. $25

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Boccaccio 70 - Soundtrack

RCA Victor International, 1962

An Italian anthology film directed by Fellini, Visconti, De Sica and Monicelli, with music by Armando Trovaioli and the great Nino Rota. Slight wear to the edges of the outer sleeve, but otherwise in Near Mint condition. $20

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Fraulein / Don’t Let the Sunshine Fool You

Townes Van Zandt

Promo, Poppy PP-XW170-W, 1972

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A promo copy of the revered singer-songwriter’s 4th single. $25

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Shiloh

Promo, Amos AAS7015, 1970

A Very Good+ record in a cover still protected by shrink-wrap (but unsealed). Rare promo copy of the one-and-only album by Shiloh, the group Don Henley left to form The Eagles. $250

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Dinah / Tiger Rag

Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra

Vocalion 3009, 1930

Two classics from Satchmo, on this VG+-condition 78 rpm record. $25

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Nighthawks at the Diner

Tom Waits

Signed! Elektra/Asylum 7E-2008, 1975

Tom Waits has signed and inscribed a note (“To Mark / yours truly / Tom Waits”) taped to the back cover of this Near Mint copy of his third album. $500

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20/20

The Beach Boys

Capitol Record Club SKAO 8-0133, 1969

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A Mint-condition record club copy, still in unsealed shrink-wrap, of this classic that featured the hit “Do It Again,” as well as versions of “Our Prayer” and “Cabinessence,” later resurrected for Brian Wilson’s Smile! project. $20

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