If you are over a certain age :o), then more than likely you will have a catalog of vinyl records that you would love to transfer to your PC. Sony have just introduced their PS-LX300USB turntable, that makes this process; simple and painless.
Just plug the turntable into your PC using the USB cable and the included Soundforge Audio Studio software takes care of the rest. Once onnyour PC, you are then free to listen to them on your mp3 player of choice.
The PS-LX300USB turntable will retail for around $150