Record Store Day offerings from Craft Recordings include ‘Stax Does the Beatles’ with artists such as Otis Redding, Booker T. & the MGs, and Isaac Hayes doing Beatles songs, and the mono mix of Albert King’s ‘Born Under a Bad Sign,’ on vinyl for the first time since its original 1967 release. (Photo: Craft Recordings/Concord Music Group)
The future of music listening may be streamed over the Net, but the good old-fashioned vinyl record continues to hang on.
And for those who cherish long-playing records this Saturday is Record Store Day, a retail celebration that sends many shoppers to independent record stores to secure special limited edition releases.
In its 12th year, Record Store Day has been credited with helping keep the vinyl business