Gadgets Portable Record Player copy

Published on July 28th, 2016 | by Alan Cross


Retro Fun: A 1966 Portable Record Player

Before everyone got into MP3 players, CDs, cassette machines and even 8-tracks, the only portable music device was the turntable. Boing Boing points to this model from 1966.



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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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