Staffed by young music buffs who know everything about the town's bands, Wuxtry Records is a famously overstuffed record shop, filled with mostly-used CD's. It's also where Michael Stipe met guitarist Peter Buck before R.E.M. broke out in the early 1980's. Near the checkout counter, look for a DVD of Athens, GA: Inside Out, a grainy, in-depth 1987 documentary of the city's legendary music scene.
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