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Vinyl record sales spike as young people embrace old-school style

The 21-year-old has been hooked on vinyl records since he was 14.

“I think a lot of people enjoy the physical experience. You get the art work, some of them have lyrics.”

Now most of his friends do as well. But why?

Chuck Haddix is a Sound Archivist at UMKC. He showed us the university’s library of more than 300,000 records.

“I think a lot of it has to do with nostalgia. A lot of the groups that are filling the Sprint Center are groups that were popular in the 70’s and 80’s,” said Haddix.

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