A LIFELONG DEDICATION TO RECORD COLLECTING
Val Shively presides over his store six days a week, from noon to 6, and regards his business as a calling. By selling records, he says, “I make people happy. Thats what I do for a living.”
Come and join us for a FREE live screening and release party with Mutli-Grammy Award Winning Music Producer Aaron Levinson, Executive Producer Chris Fralic, Filmmaker Christopher Plant, and Acclaimed Vinyl Collector Val Shively!
What is it like to own a warehouse with over four million records for sale?
For a music fan, it's a dream come true. For Val Shively, owner of R&B records, it's just another day with his "Babies." after over 60 years of keeping his store and record collection going, it's clear that it's Val's unconventionality that has kept it going – as he says, "Being different is very, very good."
RadioKismet is screening our new documentary; ReCollections: Val Shively-50 Years of Collecting Records in Philadelphia and we would love you to help us celebrate this wonderful new project. Screening is at acclaimed new music venue Solar Myth with light refreshments in advance and Max Ochester from Brewerytown Beats DJ session to follow.