February 26th, 1955 Smaller 45rpm Records More Popular Than Standard Records

Feb 26, 2014

By Valerie Massie

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On February 26th, 1955 American music magazine ‘Billboard’ reported that for the first time since their introduction in 1949, 45rpm singles were outselling the old standard 78’s.

Check out this great 1948 film, The History of Vinyl Records:

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