If Manhattan indie record stores were any indication of this year's Record Store Day turnout, 2010 was another success as it brought out music aficionados of all stripes, all in search of the more than 175 limited editions exclusively manufactured for the event. A round-up of choice scenes from the day:

- Other Music (15 East 4th Street)
The line early in the day ran out the door and curved around the corner to get into the modest sized Other Music, the indie rock store that thrived in the shadow of Tower Records 4th Street store and is still going strong three years since the superstore closed. By 1 p.m., there's still 20 waiting in line to get in. Inside, among the Record Store Day specials is a double LP "Calling out of Context" from avant-garde minimalist/disco artist/punk rocker Arthur Russell, who died in 1992. Among the special gigs lined up at Other: two in-store performances by indie rock bands the Drums and the Pain of Being Pure At Heart at 9 p.m.

- J&R Music World (23 Park Row)
J&R Music World was packed with more than triple last year's Record Store Day crowd. And just as importantly, Record Store Day product was still in stock in its own section on the wall at 2 pm. "We learned our lesson from last year, and this year we over ordered, figuring whatever we don't sell today, we eventually will," says Charlie Bagarozza, a key J&R music executive. "Last year we were out of all Record Store Day product by 10 am."

By early-afternoon, special guests Harry Spero and His Fabulous Friends were the main event at J&R as they played selections from his "Tools of Ignorance" album. Spero is an advertising executive who used to work for Crazy Eddie and wrote and produced all the electronics chain's unforgettable commercials. Spero, who now heads up his own company which handles advertising for the New York Mets, the U.S. Open and some Broadway musicals, was backed by friend like Razor & Tie co-owner Cliff Chenfield singing back-up; Neil Levine who is a senior executive at Sony Music, playing saxaphone; Chris Swartout, who has directed episodes of Law & Order, on drums; and Daily News sports columnist Bob Raissman, who sang back-up on the album but chose to watch from the J&R selling floor. The album also includes friends like Dennis Dikon, Dean Friedman and Jonathan Appell.

Judy Collins and Kenny White, an artist on the folk singer's label, were up next. After White delivered a four song set, Collins began her segment by singing and a cappella version of her 1960's hit, "Both Sides Now." And then told stories about her life, including being an intregal part of Greenwich Village's folk scene in the early 1960's, interspersing her memories by signing lines from famous folk songs.

- Generation Records (210 Thompson Street)
Upstairs, about 20 customers flipped through the stacks. Downstairs, 50 people crowded the store for special performers Cymbols Eat Guitars, the Budos Band, with Andrew WK.

- Deadly Dragon Sound (102 Forsyth Street)
Set in Manhattan's Chinatown, this small store - specialty, reggae music - was stocked so heavily with 20,000 seven-inch singles, that there is only room for maybe eight customers at a time. And while music from the store blared down the block on Grand Street, the crowd seemed to be on par with an average day here.

At the Record Store Day Web site was this message on Sunday: "A BIG THANK YOU to all the stores, customers, fans, sponsors, supporters, labels, distributors, friends and everyone else: Record Store Day 2010 was a blast. We are collecting photos, video and stories and can’t wait to share them with you. And don’t think we’re going anywhere: your local indie store is open all year, and so are we."

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