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Vinyl Is Poised to Outsell CDs For the First Time Since 1986

In the near future, the revenue generated by record sales is likely to surpass the revenue generated by CDs

Sales of vinyl records have enjoyed constant growth in recent years. At the same time, CD sales are in a nosedive. Last year, the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) mid-year report suggested that CD sales were declining three times as fast as vinyl sales were growing. In February, the RIAA reported that vinyl sales accounted for more than a third of the revenue coming from physical releases. Read more –

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The “Kind of Blue” album cover is on display at Bull Moose record store in Portland, Maine, on the 60th anniversary of the album’s release. Drummer Jimmy Cobb, the only surviving musician who performed on Miles Davis’ jazz masterpiece “Kind of Blue,” is still keeping time as the iconic recording marks its 60th anniversary
Kind of Blue Drummer, Portland, USA – 17 Aug 2019

LiNK: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/8493256/vinyl-album-sales-growth-2018-beatles-david-bowie-pink-floyd

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