Rock on! The compact disc turns 30

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Discussion:  On October 1, 1982, Billy Joel’s “52nd Street” was released commercially onto CD.  When the first CD player was released that same day, it was described as a “new digital record player, using laser beams.”  Before the end of the decade, CDs would overtake the cassette tape in popularity.  Today, compact discs remain popular, but are… Read more »