It may be the year's most wonderful time for music lovers.
While thousands of flocking to shopping malls for deals on electronics and clothing, there is another hot deal that happens many associate not one of the craziest shopping days of the year.
Record Store Day: Black Friday edition.
"People are so excited to get the exclusive editions," said Stephen Yorke, owner of Dead Dog Records, CityNews. "The line-ups, just the energy that comes from it, is a great thing."
Vinyl lovers will arrange hours before the shops open in hopes of getting hands on some exclusive music versions.
"The one I demand most is Keith Richards" 12 ", which is a 40th anniversary of his release" Run Rudolph Run "."
Toronto-based record label Your Alone Records will have dozens of local artists exclusive material available as well.
"We have a lot of exclusive editions that will only be available in our store," said Vice President Lisa Longutenkow. "One of the highlights is the limited edition of the new City And Color live" Guide Me Back Home ", which is on yellow and black vinyl. We release 100 this Friday and it is only available in our store."
Here is a list of some of the most sought after documents for the Black Friday edition of the Record Store Day:
The Dirty Nil: "You're Welcome" – 8 tracks
Attack In Black: "Got Live" – Yellow 12 "
Alexisonfire: "Watch" – Pink 12 "
Keith Richards: "Run Rudolph Run – Red 12"
Byrds – "Sweetheart of the Rodeo" 50th Anniversary Legacy Edition – 12 "
Madonna – "Ray of Light – Clear 12"
Iggy & The Stooges – "Rare Power" 12 "