Sony Walkman: It’s Alive!

 Sony Walkman: It's Alive!

You may have heard that Sony is hitting “erase” on the Walkman cassette player, stopping sale of the machine that started the personal portable music era 30 years ago. Not quite.

Sony has stopped producing and selling the cassette players in Japan, reports Shan Li in the Los Angeles Times, but at this time there are no plans to stop sales in the U.S.A.


 For comprehensive Walkman information, see the fan site 

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One Response to “Sony Walkman: It’s Alive!”

  1. Mike Licht Says:


    “Le Walkman est mort: nous nous sommes tant baladés…,” Joël Vacheron, via Rue89

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