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Do People Listen To Complete Albums Anymore?

As a life-long audiophile that got his start when music was still serviced on vinyl records, I have often lamented that the digital age has done away with the album as a work of art.  I'm not talking about the cover art (don't get me started on the inferior packaging that CD's come in) - I'm talking about the set of songs that are put together to equal an album.

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30 Years Ago: The First Compact Disc Released

Thirty years ago today, the first commercial compact disc was released in Japan, heralding a quantum shift in the way fans would consume music for the next two decades -- and setting off a fresh torrent of profits for the record industry.

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Source: Geoff_B
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The End Is Near For CD’s?

Can I just say that as a life-long music fan and collector, I HATE this news?

Just like the music industry did in the late 1980's when they conspired to prematurely pound the nail in the coffin for the vinyl format, it appears that they are about to do the same for CD's

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Wikimedia user Electron
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Elton John Has a Librarian For His CD’s

Elton John has such an enormous CD collection that he actually hired a librarian to over see his massive collection.

Elton told the Daily Star “I had a new room built with industrial holders on rollers to keep them in, I have a librarian to look after them".

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Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images
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MAKE YOUR OWN CUT-OUT BIN

Cut-outs.  Bargains discs.  The Return Bin.  If you're of the age that remembers buying music on vinyl records - you probably remember the ever-popular cut-out bins that were found in records stores.  

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