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Updated: 04/21/2014 03:34:08PM

Vintage vinyl records make a comeback

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PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

Vintage Goodies has vinyl albums and 45s, as well as audio equipment to play them.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

Vinyl enthusiast John Markell said he mostly buys classic rock vinyl.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

These bargain bin 45s are pretty inexpensive, but still playable.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

Danielle Wheeler owns Vintage Goodies, a vinyl record store on the Island of Venice.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

Autumn Rimer said she loves the sound vinyl records make when they're played.

By DEBBIE FLESSNER

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If you were born well before the advent of the compact disc in the early ’80s, you probably remember what it was like to listen to your favorite songs on a vinyl record.

You would gently place your album on the turntable, taking care not to put a fingerprint smudge on the black ridges of the record. Then you’d lift up the arm and delicately drop the needle into the first groove.

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