There is nothing like spinning vinyl and the classic mellow sounds that come from a turntable. As vinyl has given way to CDs and MP3s, there are several retailers in St. Louis who still honor the memory of the classic vinyl and serving those who appreciate classic and modern recordings. Make a stop into these wonderful stores on Record Store Day on April 18.
Euclid Records
19. N. Gore Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 961-8978
www.euclidrecords.com

Euclid Records has united classic vinyl with modern retail. Their inventory reflects every music taste and era. True vinyl lovers can take advantage of the Euclid Sessions Series. These songs are hand picked by their performers and only released in limited editions of 300 copies. Buy them individually or by subscription. Browse their new and used CDs and LPs. Enjoy the modern convenience of ordering online or just browsing in store. Either way, vinyl lives.

Record Exchange
5320 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 832-2249
www.recordexchangestl.com

Since 1977, the Record Exchange has been the place to go to in centrally located St. Louis for movies, collectables, and music. The old library building is now home to 10,000 square feet of everything music. They also sell speakers, amps, CD drives, and more. All equipment are previously owned and offered at rock bottom prices. They buy, sell and trade every thing from posters, vinyl, and every kind of equipment. Drop in seven days a week, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Vintage Vinyl
6610 Delmar Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 721-4096
www.vintagevinyl.com

Vintage Vinyl, in the historic Delmar Loop, is one of St. Louis most sought retailers for vinyl of every genre. Some of 2014’s best sellers like Pharrell Williams, Pink Floyd, Beach Boys, Jack White and Mumford and Sons are just a small array of what is available. Check the Bargain Bin for great music from artists like George Jones, Elton John, Sinead O’Connor and William Kapell for just $4.99. Better bargains can’t be had anywhere. You can also shop videos and DVDs. Vintage Vinyl is open seven days a week, Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

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The Music Reunion
10 Hawks Nest Plaza
St. Charles, MO 63303
(636) 949-9492
www.themusicreunion.com

The Music Reunion is unlike most vintage music stores. Not only can you find your favorite pressed vinyl, but you’ll also find posters, patches and magnets. Additionally, Glad Rags offers the latest and vintage trends in apparel and jewelry, accessories and more. Look for vintage lunch boxes glassware and puzzles. They replenish their inventory weekly, making more reason to visit this great music store frequently. They also have a selection of local artists for your enjoyment. Hours of operation are set for your convenience, Monday through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m and Sunday from noon to 6:00 p.m.

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Lisa Payne-Naeger, a native of the St. Louis area, is a freelance writer, blogger, political activist and a homeschooling mother of two children. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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