There are several reasons for reducing the frequency of the Austin Record Convention’s schedule from every six months to every year, said promoter Doug Hanners. The show has been held in Austin, Texas, since 1981.
It’s 9 a.m. on a seasonally balmy April morning in Austin, Texas. Charles Davis, 55, of San Antonio is standing outside his car, studying a notebook of neatly typed pages. “These are the Eddie Arnold records I have, and these are the ones I want,” he said.