Tower Records

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Tower Records: More Than Just A Store

In 1960, Russell Solomon opened a record store in Sacramento, California. He called it Tower Records. He didn’t stop with one store. By 2006, when they declared bankruptcy and closed all the stores, they were […]

07/16/2012

Chicago Day: Smashing Pumpkins At Tower Records

Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream One of my favorite musical Chicago memories happened in 1993 when one of our best local bands, [lastfm]Smashing Pumpkins[/lastfm], released their major label debut Siamese Dream on Virgin records, completing their […]

03/01/2011

Back When I Was A Kid, People Used To Go To Stores And Buy Music

[pullquote quote=”Let me know where you like to buy music. Maybe you’ll turn another in the XRT family on to your favorite spot.”]The news for the music industry continues to be bleak. I don’t know […]

01/06/2011

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