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Saturday, April 21, 2012


Today is Record Store Day. Record Store day is an internationally celebrated day, which takes place the third Saturday of April each year. The purpose of the holiday is to celebrate the art of music and to support artists from all calibers. Today hundreds of fans and artists will roam around 700 independently owned record stores in the United States, along with hundreds of independent record stores all over the globe.

Here are some facts about Record Store Day:

- Record Store Day was founded in 2007 by Eric Levin, Michael Kurtz, Carrie Colliton, Amy Dorfman, Don Van Cleave and Brian Poehner.

- It is a global celebration in which recording artists from all calibers participate in by making special appearances, performances, meet and greets, the holding of art exhibits, and the release of special vinyl and CD releases along with other promotional products. The event is also celebrated with cookouts and drinking parties.

So get your ass over to a record store, buy A LOT of music and celebrate today YOUR way!

Related links:
Record Store Day
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