Record Collector Spotlight: Robert Cheeseman
Name: Robert Cheeseman
Location: Richmond, VA
Favorite musical genre: Punk Rock
What inspired you to collect records?
I didn’t really start out ‘collecting’ records per se… my favorite band is Bad Religion and has been since I was pretty young. In the mid-late 90’s, like right around the time the internet started showing up and eBay became prominent, I started collecting bootlegs of BR shows, through eBay and trading with other people online. I did that for a few years and then I bought my first record, Bad Religion’s Atomic Garden 7”, at a local record store here in VA that some friends and I were hanging out at one day. From there I started looking for every Bad Religion record I could find on wax, and then that eventually led to other bands etc…
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