Part 6 (short). Dick Vivian of Rooky Richardo’s Records


Haight Street stretches across the city of San Francisco, holding history and culture that make up the neighborhood’s unique personality. A member of the communities cutlure and history is Richard Vivian, owner of Rooky Richardo’s Records in Lower-Haight (448 Haight St.).

The shop began 25 years ago as a space to house his collection of vinyl records. His storage slowly grew into a library of music where soul seekers could stop by to listen and discover music dating back to 1950′s. It takes only a few minutes listening at his store, to appreciate Dick’s passion for soul music. He’s an active member of the community, as a store owner and DJ of soul parties in the city.

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