The Jazz Record Mart

jazzmart.com
27 E. Illinois Ave.
312.222.1467

Huge number of rare and not-so-rare jazz, blues, and R&B CDs and records.

Reckless Records

reckless.com

3126 N. Broadway St.
773.404.5080

1532 N. Milwaukee Ave.
773.235.3727

26 E. Madison St.
312.795.0878

The best selection of vinyl, DVDs, and videos. Stocks a lot of imported vinyl, and they’ll order anything they don’t have. Buy a CD by a band playing at the Empty Bottle and get into the show free—be sure to ask your friendly sales associate to put you on the list.

Permanent Records

permanentrecordschicago.com
1914 W. Chicago Ave.
773.278.1744

Great selection of rare vinyl and the staff might just know your music tastes better than you do.

Vintage Vinyl

vvmo.com
925 Davis St., Evanston
847.328.2899

Rare and collectable vinyl and CDs. They also have rare T–shirts. Expensive, but they have collectibles that are hard to find.