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David Campbell talks with local record fiend John Kass

Veteran local record-collector John Kass has recently been in the news for his quest to sell 200,000 of his records at once. David Campbell talked with Kass in an episode of The Local Show last year. Here’s a transcript of their conversation. David Campbell: How is it that in a time when the record industry […]

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Why is this man selling 200,000 records?

“I’ll be with you in a minute,” said John Kass as I entered Go Johnny Go—his small, crowded White Bear Lake record store. “I have go give these people the bad news.” Kass stepped outside and spoke to a couple who had just brought a batch of records in for him to appraise. “I can give […]

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