Ear Wax Records in Freeport was my go to for cassettes and vinyl, and then CD's. There was always something cool about going to your favorite record store. The look, the music being played, even the smell...

Record stores in the Midwest have a reputation, nationwide. YEAH NO GREAT

I know there's a bunch of Eagle listeners that went to U of I, how many of you remember this record store down in Champaign? This is a never before seen TV commercial form "Co-Op Tapes & Records" from 1978. The outfits and the super bizarre "story line" is for sure a late 70's early 80's concept.

 

Here's another from Michigan:

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