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2018 Record Sales – Huge

Celebratory news for audiophiles: Vinyl sales grew by double digits last year, moving nearly 10 million units in 2018. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.1 (47,155 sold) Michael Jackson — Thriller (46,435 sold) Beatles — Abbey Road (43,606) Fleetwood Mac — Rumours (38,874) Prince & The Revolution — Purple Rain (38,339 sold)   Thank you and courtesy to […]

Christmas & Vinyl

Our best-selling last holiday season was Bing Crosby – Merry Christmas  Vinyl in general along with turn tables are EPIC Christmas gifts.  These gifts will either take you all the way back – or for younger people expand their horizons. The Groove Record Shop as over 250,000 records and many are holiday!  

Hard to Come by Vinyl

Baby boomers either never stopped listening and are still collecting, or they may be handing them down. Collection value depends. Tom Petty – is a great example.  We sold every Petty Album in our record shop when he passed away.  R.I.P., Tom – you defined music in an epic way as did the great Aretha Franklin – […]

Record Shops and the Comeback

Record sales last year record sales beat out cd sales. As CD and digital sales decline in the wake of streaming services, vinyl sales continue to rise. Record sales have seen a 250% growth since 2009. While CDs sit on shelves, vinyl supply is having a hard time keeping up with demand. It may not […]