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April 28, 1991 | ROBERT HILBURN, Robert Hilburn is The Times' pop music critic. and
Ask 10 soul music fans to name the greatest soul record label of the '60s and nine will say Motown. But the remaining person may well counter with Stax Records. There are days--especially after hearing a couple of classic Stax singles by Otis Redding or Sam & Dave--when you are tempted to agree. Stax didn't match Motown in terms of the number of great artists or in sociological influence.
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May 26, 2000 | STEPHEN WILLIAMS, NEWSDAY
It's nearly the final rewind for the tape cassette. Once the format of choice for recorded (and recording) music, the mighty cassette has finally met its match in a digital sonic universe filled with alternatives. The cassette is being crowded out of the music market, figuratively and literally. The attack is coming from all sides. The recordable compact disc, once the purview of professionals, has evolved into an affordable, plug-and-play technology.
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January 27, 1998 | TIM PAGE, THE WASHINGTON POST
The announcement of a 50th anniversary tribute to the long-playing record--which took place recently at the National Academy of Sciences here--came just as I was making yet another stab at divesting some of my own LPs. They do pile up, these souvenirs of a lifetime of record collecting; if I had unlimited space, I would house them forever.
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January 27, 1998 | TIM PAGE, THE WASHINGTON POST
The announcement of a 50th anniversary tribute to the long-playing record--which took place recently at the National Academy of Sciences here--came just as I was making yet another stab at divesting some of my own LPs. They do pile up, these souvenirs of a lifetime of record collecting; if I had unlimited space, I would house them forever.
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May 26, 2000 | STEPHEN WILLIAMS, NEWSDAY
It's nearly the final rewind for the tape cassette. Once the format of choice for recorded (and recording) music, the mighty cassette has finally met its match in a digital sonic universe filled with alternatives. The cassette is being crowded out of the music market, figuratively and literally. The attack is coming from all sides. The recordable compact disc, once the purview of professionals, has evolved into an affordable, plug-and-play technology.
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December 2, 2004 | From Reuters
Luciano Pavarotti, whose effortless tenor voice and powerful stage presence dominated opera for decades, plans to bow out like a superstar with a 40-city tour that will end with his retirement. The singer, who started in a church choir at the age of 5 and became known as "The King of the High Cs," said he will bring down the curtain on a 43-year career with an international tour taking him from the Balkans to Buenos Aires via London, Paris and New York.
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April 28, 1991 | ROBERT HILBURN, Robert Hilburn is The Times' pop music critic. and
Ask 10 soul music fans to name the greatest soul record label of the '60s and nine will say Motown. But the remaining person may well counter with Stax Records. There are days--especially after hearing a couple of classic Stax singles by Otis Redding or Sam & Dave--when you are tempted to agree. Stax didn't match Motown in terms of the number of great artists or in sociological influence.
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