Vintage Vinyl

Evanston, Illinois, United States

Description
Also featured in the book: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger!

“When my friends and I wanted something like the June Brides, or, say, the Icicle Works' Love Is a Wonderful Colour picture disc, we had to ride our bicycles 22 miles, to Evanston, the closest college town, where stood Vintage Vinyl, then and now one of the great record stores of the world. The place wasn't big, but they had a great import section, and they kept their records in thick plastic sleeves, which appealed to us, because we were geek-serious about all this. So serious that we brought backpacks lined in sturdy cardboard, so we could ride the purchases safely back home, without dents or bendings to the records' corners. So serious that we kept our records wrapped doubly in plastic sleeves, and we cleaned the grooves, with the softest chamois, after each play.” –Dave Eggers in the UK’s Guardian Unlimited
Genres
Address
925 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Phone
847-328-2899
Hours
  • Monday 11:00 19:00
  • Tuesday 11:00 19:00
  • Wednesday 11:00 19:00
  • Thursday 11:00 19:00
  • Friday 11:00 19:00
  • Saturday 11:00 18:00
Also Sells
  • posters
  • music magazines
  • music memorabilia

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