Top 10 tunes for Record Store Day

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Record Store Day takes place this Saturday (April 22) and again celebrates the crackle of stylus on vinyl as hundreds of shops across the UK play host to in-store performances, overnight queues, and of course, sell from a catalogue of more than 500 exclusive releases.

Among these special pressings are reissues from the likes of Elton John, The Beatles and The Ramoness well as a plentiful supply of new music - there’s a full list at www.recordstoreday.co.uk. But to narrow down your choices a little, here’s some suggestions on how to spend your hard-earned cash:

Shops taking part include:

Resident Music - 28 Kensington Gardens, Brighton

Cult Hero - 25 North Street, Brighton

Rarekind Records - 104 Trafalgar Street, Brighton

Union Music Store - 1 Lansdown Place, Lewes

The Vinyl Frontier - 35 Grove Road, Little Chelsea, Eastbourne

Pebble Records - The Basement, 14 Gildredge Road, Eastbourne

Music’s Not Dead Ltd - 71 Devonshire Road, Bexhill on Sea

Vinyl Matters - Bakery Lane, Chapel Street, Peterfield

Pie & Vinyl - 61 Castle Road, Southsea

Record Corner - Pound Lane, Godalming, Surrey