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Chris Bown poses Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Scarborough, Maine, with a copy of The Knack's "Live in Los Angeles 1978." The vinyl record is being released for Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21. Brown, the head of marketing for Bull Moose Music, conceived of the day five years ago. This year there'll be more than 300 new and special releases.

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