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Vinyl is back, at least when it comes to phonograph records

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Vinyl records on display at a music store in New York City. (Photo by Cassandra Lizaire)

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Sikhulu Shange at his business of 36 years, the Harlem Record Shack in New York City. (Photo by Cassandra Lizaire)

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Sarah Chrosniak, alias DJ Eticut, spins vinyl at a hip hop show in Nashville, Tenn. (Courtesy of Sarah Chrosniak) (Sarah Chrosniak)

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Record shops are dying out and CD purchases are dwindling, but the love for old-fashioned records is still alive--and the market is thriving. The business of buying and selling vinyl, even making new records, appeals to a select but growing group of audiophiles.


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