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Offline Gordan

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Number Records and Tapes
« on: February 12, 2019, 12:00:18 AM »
I am interested in hearing ANYTHING about this place that existed at 77-11 37th Ave.

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Re: Number Records and Tapes
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2019, 11:20:32 AM »
I used to go there OFTEN when I was younger. We are talking well over two decades ago. I remember it was a bit cramped - the prices were always much higher than the Wiz and Coconuts where I usually bought my cassette tapes from. But it was a great play to pick up vinyl and you often had a lot of local aspiring DJ's coming by there to pick up the latest tunes.

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Re: Number Records and Tapes
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2019, 12:39:56 PM »
I used to shop there as a teen, primarily at the smaller store that was located at the corner of 78th Street.  Apart from records, they also sold silk screen t-shirts of rock musicians, and posters.

Offline Gordan

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Re: Number Records and Tapes
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2019, 08:03:21 PM »
What were some records or tapes you had purchased there?

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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2019, 08:26:49 PM »
What were some records or tapes you had purchased there?

Pop was one of my favorite genres back in the day, so I was probably purchasing Elton John favorites.

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Re: Number Records and Tapes
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2019, 07:03:23 PM »
Wow, I always forget this board exists, I used to post here a lot.

Anyway, NUMBERS was the record (yes record) store, and eventually CDs and Tapes.

It wasn't always on at 77-11 though.  Orighinally it was on the corner where the Apple Bank is now, until maybe the late 80s, early 90s.  I know by 1991 it was in the 77-11 spot, across from PS 69.

I spent many a $2 and change on 45s there in the mid 1980s.



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Re: Number Records and Tapes
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2019, 07:03:23 PM »