Some call it the world's largest record collection. This is what it's all about; preserving popular music and culture so future generations will be able to hear the incredible music, made during a period of exploding creativity (1920 - 1990)
Arguably, the most important bookstore in the United States; a true landmark in the city of Detroit for book collectors. When all of the corporate bookstore giants have disappeared, stores like John K. King Books will keep on going, bringing books to the people.
This is what collecting is all about; specializing in an area that's undocumented and doing it well over many years. The Roger Steffans Reggae Archives is arguably the largest reggae collection in the world. Newspaper clippings, magazines, buttons, posters, cassettes, books, vinyl and photographs, documenting one of the great new music forms created in the last 100 years.