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Photos: The Old Tower Records Sign On Sunset Looks New Again

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The iconic Tower Records on the Sunset Strip has been shuttered for years, but the legendary record shop's sign may live to see another day.

The yellow and red lettering of the once-massively popular music store location on Sunset, used to beckon music fans and musicians alike to browse the aisles. And now it seems, the exterior of the Strip's former Tower Records is getting a new paint job, restoring it to its former glory, according to L.A. Magazine.

And while we'd like to think we'll be browsing the aisles for vinyl again soon, we shouldn't get too excited. Word around the former store's parking lot is that the old-school paint job is to get the buzz going for actor/director Colin Hanks' upcoming documentary about the store, All Things Must Pass.

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So, while the paint job is still underway, here are a few photos of the work-in-progress—some of them courtesy of Mr. Hanks himself—to tide us over: