Cold crowd gathers for hot discs on Record Store Day


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Big box stores were not the only spots with lines out the door this Black Friday.

Gravity Records on Castle Street in Wilmington featured limited edition music that drew a crowd for what is called Record Store Day.

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Shoppers say it’s something they do every year to get records that cannot be bought for an affordable price anywhere else.

“We have been here since 5:30 a.m.,” Sarah Galbraith said as she and her son waited outside waiting for the store to open at 9 a.m. “He collects albums, and he is here to get some very unique ones.”

Her son said waiting in the cold was worth it. He got a Dave Matthews Band record that is only one of 1,000 in the world. Shoppers say say anywhere else, it would sell for hundreds of dollars more.


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