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Record Stores

  • Ernest Tubb Records
    Map: 417 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203
    Description: The Ernest Tubb Record Shop is a one-stop shop for country and bluegrass CDs, DVDs, LPs, books, and memorabilia. Founded by Grand Ole Opry star Ernest Tubb in 1947.
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video
  • Grimey’s
    Map: 1604 8th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37203
    Description: In addition to housing preloved records & CDs, DVDs and back catalog of 7-inches, the new space also features full-service indie bookstore and coffee shop.
    Recommended By: Elizabeth
    Media: Video
  • Third Man
    Map: 623 7th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203
    Description: Originally founded by Jack White in Detroit, MI in 2001, a physical location was established in Nashville in 2009. In its current state it contains a record store, record label offices, photo studio, dark room and live venue with analog recording booth.
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video




  • Casino
    Map: Nashville, TN (private)
    Description: A dimly lit, thick vibed, dense hang of a recording studio in East Nashville, where Eric Masse records music.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Photo
  • RCA Studio B
    Map: 1611 Roy Acuff Place Nashville, TN 37203
    Description: Dubbed 'Home of 1,000 Hits,' this humble building on Music Row was a hotbed of recording activity from the time it opened in 1957 until the early 1970s (it closed in 1977).
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video
  • Woodland Studio
    Site: None
    Map: Nashville, TN (private)
    Description: Where many a classic country sessions went to tape in the 50s and 60s.
    Recommended By: Gillian Welch/David Rawling
    Media: Photo


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