FOLKS! It’s that time of the year for the big DOG DAZE O’SUMMER record + cd sale!
Our sale raises money to help fund the ARChive. It begins Saturday, JUNE 23 and lasts until Sunday, JULY 1 and runs from 11 am to 6 pm everyday. The sale is held at our ground floor office at 54 White Street, 3 short blocks south of Canal, between Broadway & Church in TriBeCa. To get there, you can take the 1 train to Franklin, or any train to Canal.
Remember, admission is free and we’ll have over 20,000 items for sale. Our selection of collectible LPs are priced below (sometimes well below) book value. Hundreds of CDs are priced at $1 to $5 each. Cassettes $1.00 ea./ 12 for $10. Just released NEW & HOT CDs are $5 – $10. MOST LPS $1 + FULL BOXES of 125 LP, sealed are $5 CDs are NEW donations from record companies, NOT used, returns or defects!Come early and often, too, because we’ll add new items daily.
Regulars to the sale know that we generally have lots of pop and rock recordings (the “just in this week” category includes things like the Searchers’s BBC Sessions, the Sex Pistols There is No Future, the Fall’s Dragnet, Shreikback’s The Y Records Years, a ton of Shuggie Otis from Luaka Bop, Loverboy’s Get Lucky album), but this year we will also have a great blues selection and some amazing jazz as well, including several copies of The Complete Argo/Mercury Art Farmer/Benny Golson/Jazztet box set from Mosaic records – that’s seven CDs of hard bop madness for the jazz aficionados among you, priced to move.
We also have TONS of Laserdisc movies @ $3 each • Film Soundtrack & Broadway LPs + CDs – MOST for a BUCK • Signed records • 100s of sealed/unopened LPs (Aretha, Troggs, Smiths) • BEATLES and more BEATLES LPs • African, Reggae & world-music releases (lots from Luaka Bop) • Classical LPs $1 or LESS each! • Vintage punk, new wave & classic rock LPs • Shelves of music books • videos • some 7″ singles Sealed BOXES of 125 LPs @ $5 each!!! Pop, Soundtracks or Classical – usually sell for $1 per LP = NOW $5 a BOX
We even have stuff for the dis-en-vinyled among you – our Astroturf Yardsale includes lots of 50s kitchen stuff, vintage clothing and more!!!
Almost forget about the cocktail party! Members are welcome to attend the pre-sale cocktail party on JUNE 21 from 6-9. In addition to light refreshment, members get first dibs on all the good stuff (such are the benefits of membership). If you (yes, you) are interested in becoming a paid-in-full member of the ARChive, call 212-226-6967 for details.
As many of you know, we’re a not-for-profit music library with over 2 million sound recordings – America’s (nay, the WORLD’S) largest and BEST popular music collection. Our Board includes Davis Bowie, Jellybean Benitez, David Bowie, Jonathan Demme, Ellie Greenwich, Jerry Leiber, Edward P. Murphy, Youssou N’Dour, Lou Reed, Keith Richards, Nile Rodgers, Todd Rundgren, Fred Schneider, Martin Scorsese, Paul Simon, Mike Stoller + Jerry Wexler.