Today (4.16.2016) is Record Store Day, an annual event founded in 2007 and held on the third Saturday of April each year to celebrate and support the culture of the independently owned record store. And for some people who have only known recorded music as something one downloads or streams, it’s a day to celebrate what used to be the coolest small business in every town — and still is in many places.

Think of today as Small Business Saturday for record stores.

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