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Rex Sorgatz

The Grey Album is less great in retrospect

aug 30
2008

The World's Largest Record Collection

I own about 1,500 CDs. The dude with the largest record collection in the world owns about 1 million albums, and 1.5 million singles. Rocketboom interviews him, shot in a style sorta like Errol Morris. He's trying to sell it for $3 million.

4 comments

It was originally on sale on eBay, but no one purchased it.

posted by Rex at 2:00 AM on August 30, 2008

How many GB or TB is that equal to?

posted by taulpaul at 11:16 AM on August 30, 2008

Every time I think I am a record collector of any real merit I realize that there are super collectors out there who out strip us all. His story is way sad though. I wonder if the LOC would help step in to save the archive. There has to be more of a story there.

posted by bryan kennedy at 10:58 AM on August 31, 2008

In college, one pre-qualifying dating (fing) factor was that he had to have over 500 CDs. Paul Mawhinney is hot.

posted by Last Week's Date at 3:21 PM on August 31, 2008




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