Jack White Hails Record Store Day, New Releases - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Jack White Hails Record Store Day, New Releases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Music fans across the country are celebrating Record Store Day.

Fans in Nashville started lining up outside Jack White's record store shortly after midnight Friday, vying for special releases. White tells The Associated Press that even though record stores are
closing all over the place, vinyl sales are growing.

Labels big and small released more than 300 items exclusive to Record Store Day this year, the fourth year of the celebration meant to draw fans to their local independent record store. That's
nearly twice as many as last year.

White contributed two 7-inch re releases of The White Stripes' first singles. Other special releases included Ryan Adams' double 7-inch, the Nirvana "Hoarmoaning" EP re release and the
test-pressing of Big Star's "Third" for days.

      
      (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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