“Record stores are the place where your dreams meet the listener,” declares Bruce Springsteen recalling his early experiences of trying to sell records.
Taken from documentary All Things Music Pass: The Rise And Fall Of Tower Records (released on DVD 6 May) The Boss discusses how he would visit the chain early on to watch how his audience would interact with his records.
The film, directed by Colin Hanks, charts the history, impact and legacy of the American record shops which closed their doors in 2006. It’s a cautionary tale… and maybe a reason to support this year’s Record Store Day which takes place across the globe tomorrow (16 April)
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