Monday, July 20, 2009

Father, son move record store to near Cultural District

Longtime readers of the blog know that I love stories about small record shops and I like to feature the write ups from the local newpapers, here's another great story out of Fort Worth:

July 20, 2009

The image of a vinyl record spinning round and round, at 33 and one-third revolutions per minute, might seem antiquated to some, but to a father and son it’s a way of life.

Jerry Boyd and his son, Jenkins Boyd, recently moved their record shop from its Hurst location to a new location on Montgomery Street last month, not far from the Cultural District.

Doc’s Records and Vintage is their two and a half year old store that sells records, CDs, T-shirts, music memorabilia and a whole lot more. (The name Doc’s comes from the fact that father Jerry Boyd is a practicing Dentist.)

“Anybody who owns record stores owns them because they love records,” Jerry Boyd said. “Hopefully you can make some money, but we do it because we love records.”

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