Knoxville's Used Vinyl Hidey-Holes

A&R Used Furniture & Antiques (706 N. Central Street): There's a big stash of '70s country albums, reportedly the personal collection of the late East Tennessee disc jockey John Hitch. There's also a massive selection of 50-cent albums.

Dutch Valley Antique Mall (2401 Dutch Valley Drive): There's one main booth of mostly '60s pop and easy listening.

Four Seasons Vintage (5710 Kingston Pike): Wild Honey Records puts some of its B-stock here for $5 or less per disc, but it's generally pretty interesting stuff. I picked up a few scratchy jazz albums on Verve and Prestige.

McKay Used Books, CDs, Movies and More (230 Papermill Place Way): It's a relatively smaller selection of vinyl compared to the wealth of every other medium available at McKay, but you can find many mainstream titles at very low prices.

Morelock Music (411 S. Gay Street): This stringed-instrument emporium also has a few racks of mostly '80s country and pop, plus a few surprises, like exotica records.

Music Room Guitars & Records (5103 Kingston Pike): You can find a sizable selection of mostly rock records, from the '60s to the '80s, in a wide range of price points.

Pilot Light Record Show (106 E Jackson Ave.): Local dealers and collectors gather every so often during the light of day at this rock club. See them this Sunday, July 21, at noon to 5 p.m.

Nostalgia on McCalla (1401 McCalla Avenue): Raven Records & Rarities supplies the main vinyl selection here, though some of the other booths have records, too.

South Knoxville Collectibles Mall (3615 Chapman Highway): There's one booth featuring $5 discs that may suffer from a few scuffs, but they are generally really interesting selections from all different genres. There's also a big $1-$2 booth in the back, where I once found an early issue Jimmy Smith Blue Note album. Caution: There is no discernible air conditioning here.