Yelling from the cheap seats: In my experience, almost always, the higher end the stereo system, the lower the musical curiosity, taste (can't think of a better word for taste) and knowledge the owner. If I see a beat up creaky-ass turntable and amp amidst piles of disordered vinyl, I know it's gonna be a pretty interesting evening.
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Sam Brylawski
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Subject: [ARSCLIST] WSJ on "High end record collectors"
The Wall Street Journal is running an article on rare rock collectors. It estimates annual sales of rare records is $10 million. (Art: $10 billion.)