Music lovers celebrate Record Store Day as vinyl sales climb

FILE- In this Feb. 21, 2016 file photo, Paul Fairweather from Omega Auctions holds a 'Holy Grail' original recording by The Beatles that spent years in a loft, which will go on sale next month. A vinyl record cut by the Beatles before the Liverpool band hit stardom is going on auction. The 1962 recording was made in just one copy and features the songs "Till There Was You" and "Hello Little Girl". (Peter Byrne/ PA via AP, File) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Every third Saturday in April music lovers celebrate Record Store Day.

The annual event was conceived in 2007 when independent record store owners established a day to celebrate their unique cultural offerings with the first official Record Store Day on April 19, 2008.

This year, record store enthusiasts have something else to get excited about. According to a report from NBC News, vinyl sales are are climbing which means there’s a market for those dusty disks in your basement, or maybe you can find that special record waiting for you in the stacks of an independent record store. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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