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Founded in 1980 as an independent music store, the Princeton Record Exchange continues to promote and support some of the best musicians and their recordings, including Phil Ochs CDs, DVDs and more. Read about us in Published Articles and read our Customer Reviews on We appreciate your support for our indie music store!

Our in-store music selection of over 100,000 CDs and LPs includes: Rock, Alternative, Punk, Jazz, Classical, Soul, Funk, Blues, Hip Hop, other genres, and often Phil Ochs albums. Our in-store DVD selection of over 10,000 titles includes: Action, Comedy, Criterion, Disney, TV DVDs and more. We hope you can visit our unique record store to see our Phil Ochs record collection, Phil Ochs CD collection and much more. We are located in historic downtown Princeton, New Jersey, about one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, which is easily accessible by car, train and bus.

Sell us your unwanted CDs DVDs and Vinyl, and they will be recycled into the hands of music and movie lovers who can appreciate them again. From personal collections to estate collections, from reviewer/radio station surplus to entire store inventories- no collection is too large! Contact us in order to determine how much we can pay you for your collection.

We appreciate your support for Phil Ochs and our indie music store!

They Might Be Giants played free show this past Record Store Day, April 21st, 2012!

You may not know this, but independent record stores have a holiday all their own. The third Saturday of April every year is National Record Store Day! We've participated in every one since it began five years ago, and every year we've had a fantastic turnout. This past April, we were thrilled to have the Grammy-award winning band They Might Be Giants help us celebrate by performing a free concert in the nearby Princeton Public Library courtyard. 

At this point, a very small percentage of you may be wondering, "wait, who are these guys?" I'm glad you asked - but the truth of the matter is you've probably heard them and just don't know it. Have you ever seen the intro to the hit TV show "Malcolm in the Middle"? That's them. Have you ever gotten "The Daily Show's" opening song stuck in your head? That's them, and we were honored that they chose our store as the place where they wanted to play.

We'd like to mention a special thanks to our friends at Princeton Public Library who graciously agreed to host the concert. (With all the merchandise we carry, we didn’t have the space!). The staff really went out of their way to pull this off.

The weather was great, the band was in fine form and the turnout was fantastic!  Over 1,000 folks showed up, and the band spent hours at the store after at a meet-and-greet posing for photos and signing autographs.  It was truly a memorable day.

In addition to TMBG, Record Store Day featured hundreds of limited edition vinyl records from the most talented musicians of our time. If you're interested in one of the limited edition releases at the next Record Store Day, we highly recommend you arrive early to maximize your chances of buying a copy. It's first come, first serve, so we look forward to seeing you bright and early!


Phil Ochs Biography

Philip David Ochs (December 19, 1940?April 9, 1976) was a U.S. protest singer (or, as he preferred, a "topical singer"), songwriter, musician and recording artist who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative lyrics, and haunting voice. He wrote hundreds of songs in the 1960s and released eight LP record albums in his lifetime.

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Phil Ochs Bio Continued

He performed at many political events, anti-Vietnam War and civil rights rallies, student events, and at organized labor events over the course of his career, in addition to many concert appearances at such venues as New York City's The Town Hall and Carnegie Hall. Politically, Ochs described himself as a "left social democrat" who turned into an "early revolutionary" after the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, which had a profound effect on his state of mind. He was often seen as a radical and also a patriot - though he was also interested in differing political philosophies as well as journalism, and was an avid fan of music and movies.

Phil Ochs Discography Updated January 2007
Phil Ochs Albums

Studio Phil Ochs Vinyl & Phil Ochs CDs

1964 All the News That's Fit to Sing Hannibal
1965 I Ain't Marching Anymore Hannibal
1967 Pleasures of the Harbor Collectors'
1968 Tape From California Collectors'
1969 Rehearsals for Retirement Pickwick
1970 Greatest Hits Edsel

Live Phil Ochs Records and Phil Ochs CD Releases

1966 Phil Ochs in Concert Rhino
1975 Gunfight at Carnegie Hall Mobile
1990 There and Now: Live in Vancouver Rhino
1996 Live at Newport Vanguard

Compilation Phil Ochs Vinyl and Phil Ochs CD's

1976 Chords of Fame A&M
1987 A Toast to Those Who Are Gone Edsel
1989 The Broadside Tapes 1 Smithsonian
1988 The War Is Over: The Best of Phil Ochs A&M
1989 There But for Fortune Elektra
1997 Farewells & Fantasies Rhino
1997 American Troubadour A&M
2000 The Early Years Vanguard
2002 20th Century Masters - The Millennium... A&M
2004 Cross My Heart: An Introduction to Phil Ochs Polydor

Phil Ochs Music CD Appearances

Various Artists Broadside Ballads, Vol. 1 (1964) Performer
Various Artists Broadside Reunion (1972) Performer

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When you visit us, you can buy Vinyl, CDs and video on DVD such as Pennywise Records as well as Nine Inch Nails Records. We are very interested in buying CDs such as They Might Be Giants CDs and Three Days Grace CDs to as well as many Music DVDs.

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