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For decades, people have been predicting the death of high street record stores. But today, in Soho, hundreds turned out to celebrate them. Some even queued through the night to get their hands on some of the rarest records around, as Toby Sadler reports.
Music-lovers have been queueing round the block to be in with a chance of getting their hands on limited-edition versions of their favourite records in Soho's Berwick Street.
It's the first time that the road's famous music stores have joined forces to mark Record Store Day.
Music lovers are heading to Berwick Street in Soho today, as the independent vinyl and record stores join forces to celebrate Record Store Day.
Berwick Street, which is home to central London's largest concentration of thriving independent record shops, has been a destination for vinyl record collectors since the 1980s when it became known as 'The Golden Mile of Vinyl'.
Fans joining today's celebrations will have the chance to get their hands on exclusive vinyl, while enjoying live music, bands and DJs from midday until 7pm this evening. You can find out more about the event by watching ITV London at 5.30pm.
Independent and vinyl record stores on Berwick Street in Soho will celebrate Record Store Day today. Berwick Street has been a destination for vinyl record collectors since the 1980s when it became known as The Golden Mile of Vinyl.