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#31 Jimmyfunkvalve

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 10:58 PM

April 11 is 8-Track Cassette Tape Day: 

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Bulky plastic cartridges that got tangled, mangled, and were sensitive to dust and temperature — the 8-track tape, the precursor to the cassette tape, the CD, and the MP3. Its chunkiness was rivaled only by that of the VHS tape. But they were a cutting edge at the time.

~ William Powell Lear, the man behind LearJet, was  the inventor of the 8-track cartridge tape system.

The 8-Track tape player was commonly used in Movie Theaters in the 1920′s through 60′s.

~ Both the four-track and eight track tape were made popular by the Ford Motor Company, In 1965 Ford introduced factory-installed eight track tape players options on three of its 1966 models—The Mustang, Thunderbird and Lincoln.

~ Home players for the 8 track tapes were introduced in 1966 this was the first time music could be shared between homes and portable systems. The boom box became popular around this time.

The last commercial 8 track cassette released by a major label, was Fleetwood Mac's Greatest Hits in November 1988.



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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:03 PM

^I found all that here where they also claim that April 11 is National Pet Day, Barbershp Quartet Day and Cheese Fondue Day.



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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:15 PM

So... Cheese fondue party, pets welcome, does anybody have any barbershop quartet on 8 track?
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Posted 23 August 2014 - 09:50 AM

i wonder if there are any groups that are actually gonna release something on 8-track...

that would be kinda cool as a novelty.






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