Stardust Records

Stardust Records Stardust Records has one of the largest collections of vinyl records known to mankind. We do vintage. Over 50,000 hard-to-find 45s from all decades. Rare albums. Plus, we buy vinyl collections and get new items in every day. That's a bunch of records.
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Stardust Records is an independently-owned record store (not a chain) and contains one of the largest vinyl collections in the state. We carry rare albums and stock more than 50,000 vintage 45s—spanning all decades and genres. Storeowner Rocky Kruegel has been an avid record collector for over 50 years and is one of the music industry’s most knowledgeable sources. Hard-to-find records are our specialty. We also buy vinyl collections and get new items in every day. So, stop by often, and if you're looking for something specific, let us know. We’re open Fridays and Saturdays, or most days by appointment only. Fridays: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday–Thursday: By appointment only.

NEW AT STARDUST! We'll be open as usual on Friday and Saturday. And we've added  a "healthy" dose of albums to the bins....
03/20/2020

NEW AT STARDUST! We'll be open as usual on Friday and Saturday. And we've added a "healthy" dose of albums to the bins. Over 500 newbies are in this week. A really nice mixed collection of LPs covering all your favorite genres, including classic rock, jazz, country, the blues, 80's rock, psychedelic, and the such. Turn on, tune in, drop in. Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM. Or, feel free to make a "browsing" appointment and stop by on one of our "closed" days!

NEW AT STARDUST! Several new goodies are in this week including a hard-to-find Japanese edition of Pink Floyd's "Wish Yo...
03/06/2020

NEW AT STARDUST! Several new goodies are in this week including a hard-to-find Japanese edition of Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here." It's still in its shrink wrap and has the poster. All yours for $100. -- Plus, over 200 albums are priced and waiting for you in the newbie bins. All genres including Classic Rock! -- For the single-minded, we've added over 500 vintage 45s priced at $1 each. And we've added another 250 of those more rarified singles. Prices start at $2 and up! Turn on, tune in, drop in. Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! Some nice goodies have rock and rolled into the store this week! We’ve acquired an awesome original pos...
02/28/2020

NEW AT STARDUST! Some nice goodies have rock and rolled into the store this week! We’ve acquired an awesome original poster from the very first record show here in Milwaukee. It’s from 1976 and features Sun recording artist Warren Smith. Be sure to check it out! — It’s time to expand your groovy 8-track collection! We've scored a sweet 8-track stack that’ll keep your Pinto thumping and your neighbors jumping! Buy in bulk and crank ‘em up! — If you're into 45s, we have those hard-to-find gems you've been looking for. Newbies include: Over 100 singles priced at $1 each. Plus, another 150 rarified singles, priced from $2 to $100. Your turntable will thank you! — But wait! You say you're looking for those deeper, more meaningful album cuts? We hear ya! Over 150 albums are in! All genres, priced from $5 to $50. Plus, we’ve added 200 albums to the $2 bin. Turn on, tune in, drop in. Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! A sweet collection of over 200 classic rock albums are new to the store this week. They’re priced and r...
02/21/2020

NEW AT STARDUST! A sweet collection of over 200 classic rock albums are new to the store this week. They’re priced and ready to rock your world! Crank them up! The neighbors will thank you! — Also, for the singleminded, we are loaded with vintage 45s! An epic selection of 200 singles are priced at a mere $1 each. And we have another 250 harder-to-find, rarified singles—some starting at $2 and up! Turn on, tune in, drop in. Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! Classic rock is back! Several sweet album collections are new to the store this week! Over 600 albums a...
01/30/2020

NEW AT STARDUST! Classic rock is back! Several sweet album collections are new to the store this week! Over 600 albums are priced and ready to rock the block! Bands include Led Zep (various titles). Pink Floyd (various titles and even a Dark Side promo). Black Sabbath (first pressing). Metallica (includes picture discs). Visit us Friday and get first dibs. Your turntable will thank you later! Check with Chad for more album details! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM-5 PM.

STARDUST RECORDS COMES TO CLEAR LAKE! Looking for rarified 45s or vintage albums? Got some to sell? We're buying! Visit ...
01/29/2020

STARDUST RECORDS COMES TO CLEAR LAKE! Looking for rarified 45s or vintage albums? Got some to sell? We're buying! Visit the Stardust tables at the Rockin' N' Boppin' Record Show happening now in Clear Lake. Stardust carries one of the largest collections of hard-to-find 45s known to mankind. Chat with our store owner Rocky and get first dibs at our tables! Bring your records to sell! We're there today and Thursday only. Stop by and get your groove on! Best Western I-35 and 18.

SUNDAY RECORD SHOW HAPPENING NOW! Visit us today at the Chicagoland Record & CD Collectors Show! Browse the Stardust tab...
01/18/2020

SUNDAY RECORD SHOW HAPPENING NOW! Visit us today at the Chicagoland Record & CD Collectors Show! Browse the Stardust tables and get first dibs on our massive collection of rarified 45s and turntable tempting albums. We carry one of the largest collections of hard-to-find, vintage 45s in WI. Look for our tables and vinyl up! Tell Rocky, our shop owner, you saw us on Facebook! Here's the address: Best Western Chicago Hillside. 4400 Frontage Rd.

NEW AT STARDUST! We're rocking this weekend with lots of new vinyl-icious additions to the store! We've received over 20...
01/10/2020

NEW AT STARDUST! We're rocking this weekend with lots of new vinyl-icious additions to the store! We've received over 200 albums this week, including classic rock, jazz, and other turntable-worthy genres. All are priced and looking for a good home. Plus, we have another 100 vintage albums marked at $2. -- Also, this week, check out our newest selection of rarified 45s. New to the store, they're priced and on the counter, near where Rocky keeps his coffee. Enjoy the tunes and fresh brewed aroma! Turn on, tune in, drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. Saturday: 11 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! “Santa” stopped by yesterday at the same time Rocky was "out to lunch." Too bad, as Santa dropped off a...
12/20/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! “Santa” stopped by yesterday at the same time Rocky was "out to lunch." Too bad, as Santa dropped off all sorts of groovy vintage albums and rarified singles for all the good guys and gals—and just in time for Christmas! “Santa” brought in more classic rock albums—the kind your mom would love as a gift! And we have a nice assortment of holiday albums! -- Also new to the store, we've acquired an epic collection of Metal CDs. Lots of choice bands, including Iron Maiden and Megadeth. Prices as low as $1, $2 and up! Get first dibs! Turn on, tune in, drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. Saturday: 11 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment! (No albums were harmed in the making of this photo.)

NEW AT STARDUST! Santa dropped by today to do a little shopping before his “big” day. After all, Santa has had many requ...
12/13/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Santa dropped by today to do a little shopping before his “big” day. After all, Santa has had many requests for vintage vinyl — the kind that can only be found at Stardust! Unfortunately, a mishap occurred when Santa could not produce valid ID when making his final purchase. But it was OK as Rocky let him slide — this time. Earl Tatum was also on hand to double check that he was on Santa’s “nice” list. — Be sure to stop by Stardust this weekend for all your holiday records and hard-to-find vinyl gems! You never know who may be watching! Hours: Friday, now-7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM-5 PM. Happy holidays from your friends at Stardust!

ROCKY STORE DAY IS BACK! Stop by your favorite record store (Stardust, of course!) and celebrate RSD—Rocky Store Day! We...
11/29/2019

ROCKY STORE DAY IS BACK! Stop by your favorite record store (Stardust, of course!) and celebrate RSD—Rocky Store Day! We’re loaded this week with plenty of turntable-friendly albums and 45 singles, along with a few surprises. --- New this week: Chad has added another 150 classic rock albums to the newbie bins! Lots of minty and even some imports. --- And did you know Stardust now carries a selection of current artists and new releases? We’ve got brand new (and sealed) albums by Slipknot, Billie Eilish, Florence & the Machine, Lamb of God, and lots of other bands that Rocky has recently gotten into. Check them out! --- We’ve also got them Blues! An exceptional collection of Blues CDs walked into the store this week. Lots of heartache, misery, and tales of cheating with prices as low as $1. And we’re amped up with more Classic Rock CDs—also starting at $1. --- And finally, Rocky has added another 1,000 hard-to-find-unless-you-shop-here singles to the front counter. Prices range from $1, $2, $5, and up! This is the “RSD” you’ve been waiting for! Stop in, see our new Christmas display, and say “howdy” to Rocky, the original RSD man. Hours: Friday: 10 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM!

NEW AT STARDUST! We're gearing up for the Chicagoland show happening this Sunday. If you'll be at the show and are looki...
11/22/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! We're gearing up for the Chicagoland show happening this Sunday. If you'll be at the show and are looking for a certain record, call the store and ask for Rocky or Chad. If we have it in stock, we'll can bring it. -- Our Christmas records are now in stock. Over 500 albums and 300 holiday-flavored 45s. Even Christmas CDs! Also, new this week, we've added 100 albums to the "newbie" section. Get first dibs on these classics! And we've added over 350 vintage 45s at just $2 each. Turn on, tune in, drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. Saturday: 11 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! Christmas records are back at Stardust! Spin your way into the holiday season! Over 500 albums are in a...
11/08/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Christmas records are back at Stardust! Spin your way into the holiday season! Over 500 albums are in along with 300 holiday-flavored 45s. Even Christmas CDs! Get your "Ho! Ho! Mojo!" Also, new this week, we've added over 200 classic rock albums, including Pink Floyd, Led Zep, and Fleetwood Mac. And we've acquired more jazz, blues, and soundtracks. Turn on, tune in, drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. Saturday: 11 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! Audiophile albums! You love ‘em. We’ve got ‘em. A nice collection has come in. Many rockers. Call Chad ...
10/18/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Audiophile albums! You love ‘em. We’ve got ‘em. A nice collection has come in. Many rockers. Call Chad at the store for more details on making a “vinyl” love connection. Also new this week, Rocky has added over 200 more hard-to-find-unless-you-shop-here 45 singles to the store. Return to your youth with just a few spins. Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM-5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! Here’s one you don’t see often: A gorgeous Count Basie album cover with portrait created by Andy Warhol...
10/08/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Here’s one you don’t see often: A gorgeous Count Basie album cover with portrait created by Andy Warhol, thought to be among the first of Warhol’s celebrity portraits. This one won’t last long. Plus, we’ve got lots of new goodies added to the wall. We’re in it to spin it, Daddy-o. Make an appointment to stop by and browse. Or visit us during regular hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM, or Saturday, 11 AM-5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! We've got a HUGE sale for the single-minded happening this weekend! All 50,000 singles priced at $1 are...
10/04/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! We've got a HUGE sale for the single-minded happening this weekend! All 50,000 singles priced at $1 are now half off. That's right! Get those $1 hard-to-find singles you've been eyeballing for a mere 50¢ and get your groove on for less! Also, new to the store, over 300 vintage albums! All your favorite genres live here, including classic rock, pop, yacht rock, blues, jazz, and the ever-popular, but often misunderstood, "miscellaneous." These gems are priced and can be taken home on same day! Let's transact! We're in it to spin it! Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! We're here to rock your digital world! We've added 100 newbie CDs to the store this week and priced at ...
09/27/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! We're here to rock your digital world! We've added 100 newbie CDs to the store this week and priced at a mere $1 each. If vinyl albums are more your thing, we've got you covered there, too. Over 100 classic rock albums are priced, in the bins, and ready to spin! And Sir Rocky has added yet another 200+ hard-to-find 45s to the growing stack. Stop in and get your spin on! Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! Lots of new arrivals are in this week to help you get your groove on! If you're into 78s, you're in luc...
09/20/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Lots of new arrivals are in this week to help you get your groove on! If you're into 78s, you're in luck! We've acquired a large collection of these rarified gems and they're looking for a new home. Maybe yours? A new selection of vintage albums are also new to casa de Stardust. Everything from classic rock and pop, to cool jazz and new wave. Meanwhile, on the 45 scene, Rocky has brought in over 200 singles priced at $1 each. Another 150 singles tagged at $2 a pop. And over 300 of them vintage spinners priced at $5 and up. Tune it, turn on, drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. Saturday: 11 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! Over 500 albums are new to the store this weekend! All genres are included: jazz, pop, classic rock, bl...
08/30/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Over 500 albums are new to the store this weekend! All genres are included: jazz, pop, classic rock, blues, folk, and the infamous miscellaneous. Also, Rocky has brought in more new arrival 45s. You'll find over 500 singles priced at an insanely low $1 each. Plus another 500 singles at $2 each. And lastly, 700+ hard-to-find gems are priced at $5 and up! Tune it, turn on, and drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. And Saturday: 11 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! Our super record sale is taking the industry by storm! And Rocky has just added another 1,000 new arriv...
08/23/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Our super record sale is taking the industry by storm! And Rocky has just added another 1,000 new arrival 45s to this weekend's sale! If you're looking for those hard-to-find gems, we've got them and at our lowest prices ever. Over 5,000 hard-to-find singles, regularly priced from $5 to $20, and behind the counter, are just $2 each. Plenty of 50s, 60s, 70s and Big 80s! Plus, DJ white label promos. Picture sleeves. Original company sleeves. Just $2 each. While they last. --- We’ve also just added nearly 2,000 more 45s, priced at only $1 each. – Plus, new arrival albums, including promos, are in. Tune it, turn on, drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! Our huge super sale happens this Sunday! Over 5,000 hard-to-find singles, regularly priced from $5 to $...
08/16/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Our huge super sale happens this Sunday! Over 5,000 hard-to-find singles, regularly priced from $5 to $20, and displayed behind the counter, are going on sale for a super low $2 each. And over 1,000 new arrival 45s will be added to start the sale! Sunday only! Plenty of rockin’ 50s and 60s! Plus, 70s and Big 80s! Pick your favorite decade – we've got it! Plus, DJ white label promos. Picture sleeves. Original company sleeves. Just $2 each. While they last. Sorry, no early sales. --- Did you know new records are added daily at Stardust? We’ve just added nearly 3,000 more 45s, price at only $1 each. – Plus, over 500 albums, including promos, are ready to groove you. All genres, including rock, blues, and jazz. Stop in this weekend. Tune it, turn on, drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM. And this Sunday 8 AM–8 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! Rumor has it someone is celebrating a birthday this week! We’re not sure of his exact age, as no birth ...
08/09/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Rumor has it someone is celebrating a birthday this week! We’re not sure of his exact age, as no birth certificate has been provided, but the facial expression reveals how he feels about it! LOL. Be sure to wish him a happy b’day when you’re visiting!

NEW AT STARDUST! Rocky has been on yet another buying spree and the store is overstocked again with multi-genre gems. Th...
08/09/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Rocky has been on yet another buying spree and the store is overstocked again with multi-genre gems. This week, you’ll find another 3,000 hard-to-find singles in the store. Lots of early rock through the Big 80s! Plus, promos, company sleeves, and picture sleeves. They’re all here! Most starting at a ridiculous 50 cents and up! We’ve also acquired a very nice collection of blues albums and R&B for your listening pleasure! If you’re looking for your youth, you’ll find it here! Tune it, turn on, and drop in! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM. And Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

NEW AT STARDUST! We apologize in advance for the lack of walking space as Rocky has been on an insane vinyl spree! New t...
08/03/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! We apologize in advance for the lack of walking space as Rocky has been on an insane vinyl spree! New this week: 5,000 new hard-to-find 45s are in, with prices starting at just 50 cents and up. Lots of gems in this batch - promos, picture sleeves, even unplayed store stock! Lots of sweet obscurities! Also new to store, we’ve scored over 300 albums - all genres: jazz, classic rock, 80s, yacht rock, soundtracks, you name it. If you haven’t been to Stardust recently, now’s the time to get your vinyl fixation! We’re in it to spin it! Saturday hours: 10 AM-5 PM. Or by appointment!

HE’LL MOVE YA! HE’LL GROOVE YA! Catch Rocky tonight DJ-ing at “Best Place” inside the historic Pabst Brewery! DJ Rocks-a...
07/17/2019

HE’LL MOVE YA! HE’LL GROOVE YA! Catch Rocky tonight DJ-ing at “Best Place” inside the historic Pabst Brewery! DJ Rocks-a-Lot will be in it to spin it from 6 PM to 9 PM. It’s a gathering to celebrate the book release of “111 Places In Milwaukee That You Must Not Miss.” Get down tonight to 917 W Juneau. No telling what the Rocky Man will be spinning. Leave some suggestions below!

NEW AT STARDUST! We've got a case of the blues this week. A sweet collection of over 75 classic blues albums, including ...
06/21/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! We've got a case of the blues this week. A sweet collection of over 75 classic blues albums, including some first and second pressings, and priced at a low $5 and up. If you're into the blues, then bust a move and lay a path to Stardust this weekend. The man behind the counter has also brought in more vintage 45s. Another 1,000 singles priced at $1 each. A second batch of 1,000 singles priced at $2 each. And 300 hard-to-find singles. They're priced at $5 and up. You'll find these gems on the counter next to Rocky's mojo. Get hip to the trip. Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! We’re back this weekend with even more vintage vinyl for the “singleminded.” Rocky has brought in anoth...
06/14/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! We’re back this weekend with even more vintage vinyl for the “singleminded.” Rocky has brought in another monster batch of 45s! We’ve got 1,200 singles priced at a mere $1 each. Another 1,000 auditory gems priced at just $2 each. And yet another 500 rarified singles at $5 and up! On the album side, you’ll find over 150 albums new to the store this weekend! All are priced and ready to move you! Stop in and make the happening scene this weekend. It’ll be a vinyl love fest! Hours: Friday, 11 AM—7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM—5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! Sir Rocky has brought in yet another fab collection of vintage 45s –– over 4,000 hard-to-find gems – th...
06/07/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Sir Rocky has brought in yet another fab collection of vintage 45s –– over 4,000 hard-to-find gems – that are new to the store this week! For your listening pleasure, you'll find 3,000 vintage singles, priced at a mere $1 each. Plus, another 1,000 singles priced at $2 each. And another 250 of those rarified records that Rocky parks on the counter next to the cookies. Those be $5 and up. All genres are represented. All denominations are accepted. Stop in, spin some tunes and spend time with the man himself. Hours: Friday, 11 AM–7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM.

NEW AT STARDUST! Rocky has added over 4,000 vintage 45s to the store this week, including large quantities of hard-to-fi...
05/31/2019

NEW AT STARDUST! Rocky has added over 4,000 vintage 45s to the store this week, including large quantities of hard-to-find singles priced at $1, $2, and $5 and up! Stop in and take them for a spin. Plus, you’ll find over 200 albums new to the store this weekend. All genres, including classic rock! Give your turntable some love. These albums are priced to move and looking for a good home! A splendid time is guaranteed for all! Hours: Friday, 11 AM-7 PM, and Saturday, 11 AM-5 PM.

Address

106 S Main St
Thiensville, WI
53092

Opening Hours

Friday 11:00 - 19:00
Saturday 11:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(262) 242-7600

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Hey, Rock..!! left you a PM ..
The spring Green Bay Record Convention, scheduled for Saturday, March 28, is being postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. No new date yet. Will keep you posted. Thanks!
See you soon Rocky.
Great store. Me and Dave Morris will be there in mid November
Please show this pic to Rocky. Record store 1957.
Congratulations to Rocky and Stardust Records for the front page write up in the latest News Graphic newspaper (1-24-19)!
My mom said you wanted a pic of this.
Looking for a 45 - The Tigers / Danny Peil - She Calls Me Baby from 1965. Do you think you might have it????
Happy Birthday Rocky! (One day early)
I have to come see your store!!!!!Sounds exciting