Video: Tower Records, 1971


Video below of Tower Records on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, 1971.

Before the dark times, before the iTunes Store! (via Wax Poetics, thanks Ted Weinstein!)

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  1. I first visited a Tower Records store as a teenager, and would find myself spending much more time--and money--there when I was lucky enough to get a job just a few blocks away. When it became f.y.e. it was sad, but at least still similar to the old store. What was really sad was the destruction of the historic building, which had been built in 1929. I documented its end:

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