When I wax nostalgic about the days when record stores dotted the landscape — the days before smartphones, streaming services, Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, and, in some cases, even the Internet — I tend to wonder if I’ve just become “that old guy.” Particularly when I bring up what I consider to be the greatest record store of all time — The Crow’s Nest. A free-standing musical paradise that operated in Crest Hill, IL, about 38 miles southwest of Chicago, from the late 1970s through the early 2000s, this place was magic… read more >
The Magic of the Crow’s Nest
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