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Bleecker St. Records

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Address: 188 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3818
Phone Number: +1 212-255-7899
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00

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Not just for Simon and Garfunkel fans

I'm a collector of vinyl. This is vinyl heaven. Not to be mistaken for the overpriced place around the corner- if "Do they know it's Christmas" is worth 50 dollars my collection... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2013
Ian T
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Hassocks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Being on Bleecker St. in the East Village , near Washington Square is one of my favorite places to be. And mostly because of the survival of some of the old standards like Bleecker St. Records 188 W. 4th St. I can get lost in here for hours and the staff is so knowledgeable.... will gladly chat with you regarding... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Very interesting with lots of stuff to look at. I always love spotting a new cool music store! If you're into music, it's definitely a gem to check out.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This store is undoubtedly a gem. We could have stayed in here for hours, digging through the crates and adding to our basket, with an expansive and varied selection of all things music related. However, our shop was marred by a very unprofessional argument between management and employee - which subsequently led to some very rude customer service from said... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Have visited on previous trips to NYC, and did not realize they had moved. (Thank you, iPhone for finding the new address!) Good selection, cool vibe, and both young girls working were very friendly and helpful. Plenty of Bleecker St. Records merchandise available now to the previous reviewer who noted they didn't have any on his visit. Can't forget the... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

Here's the thing. Based on the name, the selection of vinyl and the presence of the resident cat I want to give an excellent to the this place. However, I just can't rate it that high. Firstly, the website. Its a joke! Maybe you have to live in the USA to access it but I doubt it. Instead its useless... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

I love this quaint record shop! I found so many rare Dylan records I didn't own already as well as unique Dylan posters. I love the vibe, energy and atmosphere and I am thankful this records store still exists! The staff members were friendly and helpful. You will find the musical gems downstairs. Have fun exploring!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

I'm a collector of vinyl. This is vinyl heaven. Not to be mistaken for the overpriced place around the corner- if "Do they know it's Christmas" is worth 50 dollars my collection will make me a millionaire. Bleeker St records was recommended to me by the author of the NYC app I downloaded from iTunes, and he was entirely right.... More 

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