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EDMONTON – From rock to pop, country to disco, a vinyl record sale in Edmonton this weekend has a little something for every music lover.

More than 10,000 rare, collectible LPs are going for $1 a piece at this weekend’s Super Mega Records Garage Sale.

Records from four separate music collections are up for grabs, including hundreds from former Edmonton nightclubs The Roost and Flashback. Both locations were a big part of the city’s nightlife in the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

“Flashback and Roost… certainly referential institutions in Edmonton’s gay community and Edmonton’s club scene,” said Yuri Wuensch, who bought The Roost collection last fall.

The purchase practically doubled Wuensch’s collection overnight. After keeping several for himself, he decided to share the rest with other Edmonton collectors.

“I don’t want all the records, I just want the best ones,” he laughed. “I’m expecting quite a few people who attended both clubs to come…

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