Dave Grohl Named Record Store Day 2015 Ambassador
It’s a great Record Store Day tradition to find a kickass ambassador to spread the word about the importance and vitality of neighborhood record stores; to sing from rooftops that record stores aren’t dead; and to put their face on merch and SWAG. This year, the honor goes to Dave Grohl. Here’s what he had to say about his experience with independent record stores:
I found my calling in the back bin of a dark, dusty record store.
1975’s K-Tel’s Blockbuster 20 Original Hits by the Original Stars featuring Alice Cooper, War, Kool and the Gang, Average White Band and many more, bought at a small record shop in my suburban Virginia neighborhood, it was this record that changed my life and made me want to become a musician. The second that I heard Edgar Winter’s “Frankenstein” kick in, I was hooked. My life had been changed forever. This was the first day of the rest of my life…READ MORE