Ghosts of Record Stores Past and Present

Much of my youth was spent hunting for and playing vinyl. I have created this site to remember many of the stores I've visited. Don't try and visit them without calling first, as many of them are no longer with us. If I've posted a picture of a store that you want me to delete please let me know and I'll take it down. To see a particular store just open the photo album with its name on it or click on the green (open) or red (closed) marker in the map below. Expanding the map will reveal more stores in the same city.

The site also contains links to interesting articles and information on record shops and record collecting and fine musical suggestions and playlists for your listening pleasure (with You Tube links so you can check them out for yourself). The Playlists can be found by scrolling to a separate section of the index under the heading musical resources. And our latest addition, Song of the Day, a glimpse at what's playing on my stereo today, appears there as well.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Norman's Sound & Vision

Norman's Sound & Vision - 555 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn NY  11211

When I first went there in June 2012, Norman's Sound & Vision had just moved from their old long time home in the East Village to Metropolitan Ave., and were still setting up the shop.

Norman's Sound & Vision - Brooklyn New York Record Store

Here's the finished product.

And the store's long time owner Norman Isaacs.

The old East Village location at 67 Cooper Square in the East Village.

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