Selling music first became possible in 1877 with the introduction of the phonograph cylinder. In only the last few years media formats and technology have radically changed, changing the format and ways we listen to and purchase music. In the course of 100+ years, we've gone from vinyl, to 8-track tapes, to cassette to streamed music.
I'm curious - where do you music and music media will go next? (Please leave your ideas and opinions in the comments below.)
Let's take a look compliments of www.indigoboom.com (and if you have trouble reading this, scroll down - I posted in a larger format below - or go to https://indigoboom.com/the-history-of-selling-music/:
Here is a larger, clearer version. Unfortunately, my blog side bars hid the entire left column above, which are now unobstructed. Sorry for the inconveniene, hope you enjoy:
Thank you as always for your visit, and please leave a reaction in the comments.