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Randy Now's Man Cave
Randy Now's Man Cave  - 134 Farnsworth Ave. Bordentown New Jersey 08505   Open Next up on my Jersey tour was Randy Now's Man Cave, just down the road from the Record Collector in Bordentown.  The store's owner - Randy "Randy Now" Ellis (pictured below) - wa...

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Record Collector
Record Collector - 358 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown, NJ 08505   Open Next up on my tour of New Jersey's finest was a trip to Bordentown, which features not one but two worthy record stores - Randy Now's Man Cave, which I will cover in a later post - and the ...

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Princeton Record Exchange
Princeton Record Exchange - 20 S. Tulane St., Princeton, NJ  08542   Open Recently returned to what has long been rated as one of America's top record stores - Princeton Record Exchange.  It was on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list  of the 31 best record s...

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Olympic Records
Olympic Records - 580 Wickenden Street, Providence Rhode Island  02903   Open At a destination wedding to Providence (the happy couple went to Brown), I found the top record store Providence had to offer sitting just around the corner.  Opened six years ago...

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Double Decker Records
Double Decker Records - 808 St. John Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania  18013   Open One my way back from Jerry's in Pittsburgh, I stopped in at Double Decker (opened in 1996), one of Lehigh Valley's finest.  While it had a wide variety of records, I noted al...

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Music Country
Music Country -  728 Anderson Ave., Cliffside Park, NJ  07010 Open - since 1934 Recently made the journey to Music Country in Cliffside Park (near Fort Lee).  I must admit, I was drawn to the claim it was the oldest record store in the country.  It was a sm...

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60s Garage Crate Diggin'
60s Garage - Crate Diggin' Never Ceases While I may have been away, my crate diggin' never ceases.  Here are some of the more memorable tunes I've located in my recent travels.  These are 60s garage, mod and surf records, or garage revivals of more recent v...

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Attic Records
Attic Records -   513 Grant Ave.,  Millvale (Pittsburgh), PA 15209 Open Pittsburgh is blessed with more than just one ( Jerry's ) great record store.  Number two on the list is Attic Records which has a large selection of 45s (not cheap) and endless rows of...

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Jerry's Records
Jerry's Records  -   2136 Murray Ave Pittsburgh PA  15217 Ain't Closin' Finally made it to Jerry's and it was worth the trip.  One of the great record stores in the USA today, it occupies (much) of the massive second floor of the building pictured below.   ...

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Whistlin' Willie's 78s
Whistlin' Willie's 78s  -  2136 Murray Ave., 2d Floor, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania  15217    Open I finally made the journey to one of the great records stores in the US today, Jerry's Records in Pittsburgh.  More about that in our next post.  But as an added b...
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