Jerry's Records giving away 5,000 records on Record Store Day

Written by Scott Mervis on .

jerry-weber-and-his-son-willie originalRecord Store Day, the annual celebration that started in 2007, takes place Saturday at a store near you, which in Pittsburgh, means The Attic (Millvale), Sound Cat (Bloomfield), Eide’s (Downtown), Dave’s Music Mine (South Side), 720 Records (Lawrenceville) and Mind Cure (Polish Hill) among others.

Stores generally won't know until the last minute what they're getting, but among the coveted releases will be:

• The White Stripes - Elephant (12” coloured vinyl)
• Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - “Munich ‘59” (12” LP)
• At The Drive-In - “Relationship of Command RSD Exclusive Re-issue” (12” LP)
• Avenged Sevenfold “Carry On” (12” Picture Disc)
• Ben Harper “By Your Side” (12” LP)
• Big Star “Nothing Can Hurt Me [Special Pressing]”
• Bon Jovi “Bon Jovi Live” (12” Picture Disc)
• Built to Spill “LIVE” (Double LP)
• Brian Eno, Nicolas Jaar, Grizzly Bear “Brian Eno x Nicolas Jaar x Grizzly Bear” (12” Vinyl)
• Bob Dylan “Wigwam” (7” Single)
• The Joy Formidable “A Minute’s Silence” (12” vinyl)
• The Notorious B.I.G. - “Ready to Die” (2 x 12” white vinyl)
• Pink Floyd “See Emily Play Pink Vinyl” (7” Vinyl)

Jerry’s Records doesn't bother with new releases (unless they come in used), but the Squirrel Hill store will take part once again by giving away more than 5,000 albums, 45s and 78s (100-plus per box), along with a Giant $ Dollar $ Sidewalk Sale (albums and 45’s). It will also be selling original Robert Crumb Jerry’s T-shirts, in new colors.
Jerry's, at 1236 Murray Ave. 2nd floor, will be open from 9:30 a.m. till 6 p.m. Call 412-421-4533

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