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Does this mean that it's time for an update to the Freak Brothers famous mantra? :)


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It's been many years since I've been to that Amoeba, but I thought I recalled that they had significantly more space dedicated to CD sales. A quick scan of photos retrieved by Google seem to confirm that this is the case at some of their stores. So maybe this has more to do with CD sales going to pot? It's CD sales that have most declined.

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Loved that store! And, what a great idea to hopefully bring in more customers for music sales. Man, I miss living in Berkeley!

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Back in the day I knew some that sold both. Win - win....lol

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I usually go to the Haight St store when I am in SF. The last time I was in was late last summer. I think it was a Saturday and it seemed to be doing quite well. A lot of customers but not sure how many were buying merchandise. The vinyl section looked to occupy approx. 15% of the location give or take a few percentage points. The Haight is still a unique place to take a stroll thru. My wife and I moved to SF in 89 and it has softened a bit since then.

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