Posts Tagged "60"

March 31, 2009

Life at 45 RPM: The 7″ Record turns 60

Today is the 60th anniversary of the release of the first vinyl single–a momentous anniversary for all of us record nerds of the world.
record-grid.jpg

So, for all of you that will never be completely satisfied by spinning an iPod wheel, throw a record onto your player, drop the needle and celebrate!  You’re the reason records are still being pressed (over a million records in 2008).

Photos via bradleyloos’ Flickr and his amazing record collection.

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March 31, 2009

Life at 45 RPM: The 7" Record turns 60

Today is the 60th anniversary of the release of the first vinyl single–a momentous anniversary for all of us record nerds of the world.
record-grid.jpg

So, for all of you that will never be completely satisfied by spinning an iPod wheel, throw a record onto your player, drop the needle and celebrate!  You’re the reason records are still being pressed (over a million records in 2008).

Photos via bradleyloos’ Flickr and his amazing record collection.

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