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CDs, Tapes & Vinyl

Joe Putrock

Barnes & Noble 20 Wolf Road, Colonie, 459-8183; 3029 State Route 50, Wilton, 583-7717. The massive bookstore also has a large music section covering a wide range of styles.

Blue Note Records 156 Central Ave., Albany, 462-0221. Looking to expand your collection of rock & roll, country and R&B? This friendly treasure trove offers an extensive mix of music from the ’40s to the present. In business for over 55 years and specializing in 45s.

Borders Books & Music 59 Wolf Road, Colonie, 482-5816; 395 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-1200. Boasting the “largest music department in upstate New York.”

Coconuts Stuyvesant Plaza, 438-3003; Delaware Plaza, Delmar, 439-2449; 477-7846; 5 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park, 383-3644. CDs and videos galore.

Disc Go Round 2080 Western Ave., Guilderland, 452-0338. Store buys and sells used CDs, games and DVDs, offers a selection of new Top 100 CDs, special orders anything in print, both domestic and import, and offers scratch-repair service $2.99 a disc.

Edie’s CDs Aviation Mall, Queensbury, 798-2929; Route 9, Million Dollar Half-Mile, Lake George. New and used; lots of vinyl, videos, cassettes and CDs. Specializing in imported and out-of-print stuff, rock, country and R&B. Buy, sell and trade.

FYE Clifton Park Center, 371-5599; Colonie Center, 937-0727; Crossgates Mall, 464-0199; Latham Circle Mall, 785-3651. A supermarket of music, video and video games. Offers the Top 100 plus a good selection of blues, hiphop, rap, country, reggae and classical.

Island Flavors 215 S. Pearl St., Albany, 432-0313. New and used CDs, cassettes and records specializing in hiphop, jazz, rap, R&B and reggae.

Joseph Custom Tailors 795 Madison Ave., Albany, 463-4972. Albany’s “Home of Dollar Music” buys and sells new and used records, cassettes and CDs. And they dry-clean, too!

Last Vestige 173 Quail St., Albany, 432-7736; 437 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 226-0811. Choose from a wide array of rare records (both new and used), CDs, tapes and one of the area’s best selections of music-related videos. Knowledgeable staff, four private listening booths to preview your selections.

Mr. Bill’s CDs 881 New Loudon Road, Latham, 783-8067. Specializing in jam bands, Phish, Grateful Dead, etc., with a large assortment of new and used CDs, vinyl, DVDs and VHS tapes (buy, sell, trade). They also stock posters, T-shirts and stickers.

Music Shack 65 Central Ave., Albany, 436-4581. A great selection of techno, alternative, hiphop, metal and imports. T-shirts and posters too. Web site:

Red’s Underground 13 Broad St., Glens Falls, 798-2040. Unique store specializing in recycling CDs, videos, DVDs and games. Most music genres found here.

Metroland's Dining Guide 2001


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