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Record Store Day 2015: See Photos of the Weirdest, Loudest, Busiest Events

We sent photographers to shops from New York to Alaska. Here are the performances, signings and psychic readings they found along the way

Record Store Day

Record Store Day at Chicago's Dusty Groove.

Alyssa Schukar

This Saturday, music retailers were filled with thousands of new releases and countless fans willing to line up outside in order to add a few of them to their collections. Yes, it was time for another Record Store Day, and Rolling Stone celebrated by sending photographers to 10 shops across the country – not just from New York to L.A. but as far south as Hawaii and as far north as Alaska. See the rock legends, creative gimmicks and crate-digging patrons that made this year's event so special.

Obsession Records

Customers wait outside of Obsession Records in Anchorage, Alaska, on Record Store Day on April 18, 2015. Obsession Records opened for business just over four months ago, and according to owners Steve and Verna Haynes, the day was easily their busiest to date. Photo by Ash Adams.

Ash Adams

Cold-Weather Fans

Customers wait for doors to open at Obsession Records in Anchorage, Alaska.

The Groove

The line stretches down the block throughout most of the day at The Groove during Record Store Day in Nashville, Tenn.

Joe Buglewicz

Groove Is in the Heart

Customers wait in line – and queue up for tacos – outside the Groove in Nashville.

The Groove

People shop for records at The Groove during Record Store Day in Nashville, Tenn.

Joe Buglewicz

Crate Crawlers

While Jawws perform, patrons work on both their collections and their tans.

Hella Vegan Eats and 1-2-3-4 Go! Records

Andrew Avitt

Non-Dairy Whipped Cream (and Other Delights)

The Hella Vegan Eats food truck feeds customers outside of 1-2-3-4 Go! Records in Oakland.

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