Friday, July 10, 2009


I have just joined on with this club, stop by the site, see what they are doing to help promote vinyl record collecting and join up!

“The Keystone Record Collectors, a non-profit club, is dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the hobby of music collecting”. It was organized by collectors, for collectors, with the express purpose of providing a way for music collectors to obtain knowledge about their hobby and to increase their personal collections in their specific area(s) of interest."

The club is officially 30 years old in 2009 after being organized in September of 1979. Anyone with an interest in music is encouraged to join. The KRC has no restriction as to age, race, national origin, religious preference, or country of residence.

The mailing address for the KRC is P.O. Box 1516, Lancaster, PA 17608. Since officers of the KRC reside in several different counties in Pennsylvania, “headquarters” is generally considered to be South Central Pennsylvania. Yearly dues are $15 and the club offers may benefits including:

•The opportunity to associate with people who have common interest in music, and music collecting in particular, thereby increasing one’s knowledge in the hobby, while making some lasting friends.

•The KEY-NOTES newsletter sent every other month to all members keeping them abreast of club activities and other items of interest involving upcoming music expos and concerts.

•Twelve issues of KEY-NOTES, Cyberspace Edition that arrives in your e-mailbox a few days before each show. It contains the very latest show and club information. (Members who provide their e-mail address will receive this timely benefit.)

•A FREE subscription to Recollections, our magazine that keeps track of artists who have made a big impact in our region. It generally comes out once or twice a year.

•The 12 Pennsylvania Music Expos/swap meets the KRC hosts each year at the German Trading Post Auction Hall, 2152 N. Reading Road, Denver, PA

•The best discount prices available on music books, record sleeves, storage boxes, poly bags (7” and 12”), and sample copies of leading Music Publications.

•The KRC Membership Directory listing all members, their addresses, telephone numbers, e-mails, and specific collecting interests. This can be handy when trying to track down that one record you can’t seem to locate.

•The satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting the efforts of the largest organized group of music collectors in the country that host a monthly Music Expo, BY collectors FOR collectors.

Membership applications can be obtained by writing KRC, P.O. Box 1516, Lancaster, PA 17608, or by phoning 717-898-1246.

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