Record Store Day: Swan Song of a Retail Industry?
Record Store Day, a five-year-old promotion for bricks-and-mortar stores selling LPs and CDs, offers bargains and live in-store performances in Seattle. But it may not be enough to save the struggling retail industry.
Were you planning on a buying an album at a store Saturday? If so, you better set an alarm. The lines form early. Country music star Dierks Bentley is singing at Easy Street Records and singer-songwriter Dar Williams will be at Silver Platters.
The occasion is Record Store Day, a five-year-old promotion that has exploded into the single