The Originals

Detroit had its share. And if you were looking for rare records during the WKNR era, you looked for the so-called “used record stores” that were occasional fixtures in strip mall corners across the Motor City. As we evolve from LP to CD to MP3, most have faded into history. Across the way in East Lansing, Dick Rosemont had his own iteration, calling it “Flat, Black and Circular“. Three decades later, he’s still in business and his web presence is expanding to include a site that track down original recordings of popular and hit records. Here’s curator Scott Westerman’s appreciation.

May 11th, 2008 | Posted in Keener
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