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Folk Arts Rare Records

3072 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA, 92104, United States
619-282-7833 | |

This is a brick-and-mortar store.

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About this store: A San Diego institution selling Blues, Jazz, Soul, R&B, Country, Folk, Rock 'n' Roll, International music & more. Tons of Vinyl Records in stock. Plus many CD's, 78's, books & memorabilia. Established in 1967. Folk Arts Rare Records is a San Diego music institution and one of the oldest record stores in California. The business was started by Lou Curtiss, a festival organizer, cultural preserver, and local luminary. Lou brought innumerable legendary musicians to perform in the San Diego area, to the delight of music aficionados. These included Tommy Jarrell, Lydia Mendoza, Bukka White, Dennis McGee, Rose Maddox, Bill Monroe, and hundreds of others. Music icons like Tom Waits, Sam Chatmon, and the underrated local bluesman Thomas Shaw performed in the store. New owner, Brendan Boyle, plans to work tirelessly to keep this iconic record store alive.

10:00am to 6:00pm
10:00am to 6:00pm
10:00am to 6:00pm
10:00am to 6:00pm
10:00am to 6:00pm
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Media Available:
Used records
Specializing in:
7-inch, 10-inch, 12-inch
Alternative, Big Band, Blues, Breaks, Children's, Classic Rock, Classical, Comedy, Country, Folk, Garage, Glam, Gospel/Religious, Hip-Hop/Rap, Holiday, Indie, Jazz, New Age, Pop, Punk, R&B and Soul, Reggae, Rock, World

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