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The Walkman Turns 30

Jason English
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I just heard that the Sony Walkman turns 30 this week. To celebrate, let's revisit the first time The New York Times gave it a mention, in an article titled "Stereo-to-Go "“ and Only You Can Hear":

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Originally published July 7, 1980. You can read all the previous installments of 'The First Time News Was Fit To Print' here.

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