For you kids out there, a record is a vinyl disc-shaped object that holds music.
Now that you're familiar, celebrate the long-lost art of cueing up the needle to find your song by participating in Record Store Day on April 21.
Record stores all over the country will be participating in this homage to vinyl, and if you think business that sell record stores are a dying breed, consider that there's at least 84 stores in Illinois. (View List)
The Chicago Reader has an extensive list of special events in case you want to -- you know, scratch that itch.