‘Vinyl sounds amazing’: People in Greensboro turn out for ‘Record Store Day’

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- People lined up outside of Hippo Records in Greensboro Saturday morning to celebrate Record Store Day.

Owner, Patrick Lemons, said the record store had a continuous line until about 9 a.m.

"It [Record Store Day] makes people come to the record stores, buy records, get involved in the community, music -- the whole thing," Lemons said.

Ironically, Record Store Day didn't actually start until 2007 when a group of independent record store owners decided to find a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture that surrounds record stores.

Ross Kiefer said he came to Hippo Records Saturday because it's one of the few days where he can celebrate what many people consider a dying medium.

"Vinyl sounds amazing," Kiefer said. "It's so interesting to see. The idea of actually compressing sound onto something physical is so cool. And the fact that you can see that when you pick up a vinyl record is so amazing to me."