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40s Music: Buy and Sell Used CD Albums, Old Record Album Sale

Founded in 1980, Princeton Record Exchange is an independent record store in historic downtown Princeton, New Jersey, about one hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

Our Independent Record Store carries over 140,000 CDs and LPs, including many 40s music artists and labels from the 40s to the present. We buy and sell used CD albums & records, totaling thousands of new titles every week, including many 40s music CD reissue titles and records, and our stock changes daily. We also buy many MFSL CD titles.

We are located in historic, downtown Princeton, New Jersey, and are easily accessible by car, train and bus. See our directions page for details on how you can visit Princeton and see the many Princeton Stores. There are tons of things to do in the area. Bring your family or friends-make a day of it! Check out the "Princeton Links" on our Links page for listings of other events, attractions, things to do, places to go, or simply shop Princeton stores all day!

Many 40s music artists we carry include Big Band, Male and Female Vocalists, Broadway Shows, Movie Soundtracks, and more. Feel free to Click Here to browse through our Rock CD selection, or Click Here to view our Rock LP selection, including music from the 40s. We are also one of the largest used DVD sellers and used DVD buyers.

Please note: while we often have many of these titles in stock, we do not currently handle mail orders, list our inventory, or sell online mainly because our selection changes greatly from day to day. To sell and buy used CD albums and more at our store, please see driving directions to Princeton, New Jersey ( NJ ) and parking. Also note that we pay more for high-demand titles such as, Blue Note Albums in general and Blue Note CDs in specific is of great interest to us.

We hope to see you in our unique music store.

40s music CDs

We buy and sell used CD albums that are reissues of 40s music CDs, including Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Harry James, Gene Krupa, Charlie Parker, Judy Garland, and more.

40s music CDs under $5

We stock over 20,000 CDs priced under $5, including an extensive selection of Big Band, Personalities, and other 40s music. Buy and sell used CD albums of 40s music to the present, all on sale in the budget bins of Princeton Record Exchange. Located in the budget bins, a variety of 40s music is priced from $1.99 to $4.99 each. Budget CDs and LPs includes Cheap CDs, mostly in excellent condition and by well-known musicians from genres including Rock, Jazz, Vocals, Big Band, Show CDs, etc.

40s music old record album sale

We stock thousands of old record album titles, including BeBop, Big Band, Sweet Bands, Classic Jazz, Male Vocals, Female Vocals, Original Casts, Movie Soundtracks, and much more. Prices at our old record album sale range mostly from $1 to $9.99, more for certain 40s music rarities. Click here to see our Jazz lists, including many 40s music Jazz artists.

40s music old record album sale under $2

Over 15,000 albums of many categories are included in our old record album sale, for $1 or $1.99 each. The 40s music selection includes many Big Band Jazz singers and more. This 40s music old record album sale includes many albums by Bing Crosby, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Judy Garland,Bennie Goodman, Harry James, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Frank Sinatra, and many more artists.

Selling CDs & LPs To Us

Princeton Record Exchange buys thousands of collections of various sizes and genres every year.

We make selling Used CD Albums and Old Record Albums easy. To find out what we can pay for your Music and DVDs you may:

  1. Call us at 609-924-3472 to discuss your used CD albums or old record albums with a Record appraiser, or

  2. Bring your old record albums, used CD albums, and DVDs to our Princeton, NJ store, or

  3. Describe your collection by visiting our Sell Used CD Albums Online, Sell Old Record Albums Online or Sell DVDs Online.

For more general information about how to sell used cd albums and other genres and formats to Princeton Record Exchange, please visit our Sell used CD albums, and other CDs, Records and DVDs page.

We look forward to seeing you at Princeton Record Exchange to browse through 140,000 titles and to shop for CDs of 40s music, to the present, and browse through our old record album sale. If we can be of any further assistance, please feel free to call (609)921-0881.

Blu Ray

With Blu-Ray players priced as low as $100, and stores such as us here at Princeton Record Exchange selling used Blu-Ray discs at deeply discounted prices, everyone can now enjoy these higher-quality discs.  Always keeping of abreast of the newest technology, we’re very interested in both buying and selling Blu-Ray discs (along with regular DVDs).

Princeton Record Exchange will generally pay up to $3 for popular Blu-Ray titles in mint condition, and more for special editions and some box sets including Television series sets. Of particular interest to us are very new releases, back catalog favorites, and remastered/expanded editions of classics. For more information on a couple of our many genres, check out our Kino Blu Ray page or our Musical Blu Ray page.

Browse 60,000+ CD titles of many Genres at our NJ Store

We buy used CD and sell used CD & LP titles of the genres listed below:

Mosaic CDs
Audiophile CDs
Cheap CD
Used CD
Buy Classical CD
Sell Classical Music CD
Sell Used CD
Buy Used CD
Jazz CD

Blues CD
Funk CD
Soul CD
R & B CD
Beatles CD
International CD
World CD

Motown CD
Oldies CD
Reggae CD
Import CD
Indie CD
Classical Guitar CD
Rare CD

Videos of CDs, Vinyl for Sale and more at our New Jersey Music Store

We pay the best prices for store liquidations, bankruptcies, estate collections and collectable albums: Sell us your CD Collection, movie DVD and LP Vinyl collection. Our record store has had the best reputation among new & used DVD, CD and record dealers since 1980 ranging from deep discount sale prices to collectible records, CDs, vinyl box set LPs and DVDs.

20 South Tulane Street
Princeton, NJ 08542

We are passionate about recycling unwanted CDs, DVDs and Records into the hands of music and movie lovers who can appreciate them all over again.


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