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Jeff K

Still have your Walkman?

 
Still have your Walkman?
Posted August 13th, 2014 @ 10:31am

The Guardians of the Galaxy has come out of left field to be a runaway summer blockbuster.. and it's effect is being felt all over the music industry. The album is #1 on iTunes. Blue Swede's rendition of "Hooked On A Feelin" is selling like crazy and somewhat surprisingly the cost of the vintage Sony Walkman has also skyrocketed. A quick search on ebay found a Sony TPS-L2 cassette player, originally introduced 35 years ago, sold recently for $900. In the movie Chris Pratt uses one to listen to his music.

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