Collection of 8-track tapes
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Supercollectors is our series about people with unusual collections of music and music-related stuff.
Today, we launch our weeklong Supercollectors series. We ask Susan Sliwicki, managing editor of Goldmine magazine, about the impulse to collect.
To help better understand collectors and collecting, I recommend my book, "The Art of Collecting", available on Amazon.com for $25. The book includes an entire chapter on "Why We Collect" and others that include helpful hints for good collecting habits. Collecting is all about the passion you feel for the object.
Please note that all author's royalties and publisher's profits are being donated to a scholarship fund operated by the International Paperweight Society Foundation.
To my knowledge, Craig Kallman of Atlantic Records has a record collection that rivals just about anybody on earth. According to some articles around 300,000.
...lemme get this straight:
Men collect and women dust???
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