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Record Stores

Weegee, [Man sleeping in front of the Metro Music store, New York], ca. 1943 (14473.1993) Todd Webb, Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, New York, April 23, 1948 (2011.21.3) Todd Webb, Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, New … Continue reading

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Revolutions (33, 45, and 78): USSR in Construction (1935)

Records have to be made to satisfy the most varied demands and tastes of Soviet users. Some people like opera and classical music, others prefer concert solos, others again demand dance music. Collective farmers from the Ukraine will seek Novi … Continue reading

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P U T T H E N E E D L E O N I T

Tomorrow is Record Store Day! Todd Webb, Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, April 23, 1948 (panel 6 of 8) The original idea for Record Store Day was conceived as a celebration of the unique culture of the independent … Continue reading

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“… he plays records and eats ice cream…”

Gordon Parks, “Retreat is found beneath the city in an underground room. Here, surrounded by lights, he plays records and eats ice cream and sloe gin as he broods over his invisibility. To take this symbolic picture, Parks built a … Continue reading

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45 @ 60

Martin Munkacsi, [Man holding records], 1930s Martin Munkacsi, [Man holding records], 1930s Martin Munkacsi, [Man and woman with records], 1930s Martin Munkacsi, [Record player], 1930s Weegee, Art Ford and Vikki Carrol,  Music in the Air,  ca. 1955 Weegee, Art Ford, … Continue reading

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