This video tells the story of Paul Mawhinney, a man who loves music so intensely that he collected over two million vinyl records and singles…so many that he ended up having to buy a special warehouse just to keep them in.
Now due to health problems he needs to sell his beloved collection. He’s priced it at a very small fraction of the appraised value but no serious buyers have ever come around.
Here is somebody who poured their self and life so much into a single thing that it became indistinguishable from who he is.
He viewed himself as being on a mission and providing a service to the future by archiving this music, but now that the future has become the present no one seems interested the way he thought they would be…