Audiomania Records –  1698 Madison Ave., Memphis, Tennessee  38104-6401   Open

Memphis has two top end record stores – Shangri-La and Goner – featured on many best of lists.  Buried in the back of a small strip mall, Audiomania Records is not one of them – its more meat and potatoes but worth the dig.  Personally, I went for the boxes of 45s which had quite a few worthy acquisitions.  Unpriced, Owner Paul Williams, pictured below, gave them a look and a reasonable price.  And while I was there, he treated me to some nice conversation.  Worth a dig.

Wanna go?  You can find Audiomania Records on our Record Stores Map

Audiomania Records - Memphis Tennessee store front

 

 
Audiomania Records - Memphis Tennessee store interior

 

 

 

 

Audiomania Records - Memphis Tennessee 45s
Nice boxes of 45s. Don’t worry, I left some for you.

 

 

Audiomania Records - Memphis Tennessee store posters

 

Audiomania Records - Memphis Tennessee
What I would have given to go to either of these shows.

 

Audiomania Records - Memphis Tennessee store posters
or these!

 

 

 

 

Audiomania Records - Memphis Tennessee Paul Williams
Store owner Paul Williams

The store made VinylRadar’s November 2018 list of the Best Record Stores in Memphis

My most interesting find – the E.F. Theme by Electric Frankenstein – a punk 45 from 1994.

 
Here are the boys performing the E F Theme. 

And while we’re at, something completely different – the Curly Shuffle by the Jump N’ The Saddle Band from 1984.

This used to play at every Mets home game in the ’80s.

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