When I was a kid we had no less than three turntables in my home until Sony invented the Walkman. At that point my sister and I dumped our vinyl for something more portable and never looked back. I was slow to move into the MP3 era because I was a faux snob about the…
I went in with an agenda of buying surf guitar albums but I walked out with “Teenage Enema Nurses in Bondage”. The guy had another single by the same band, but it was rare and priced to match.
Today I’m visiting a flea market that specializes in vinyl records. I’ll wear my fedora, thick rim glasses, and my everyday neck beard. Good thing fat guys have special immunity from being hipsters or I’d be labeled.
Santa gave me a turntable. +1500 hipster XP and +1 level for me. And yes, that is Gene Autry spinning on it.