Famous musicians share memories of the cassette tape

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Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:00 am

Mix-tapes, fast-forwarding, cassingles, high-speed dubbing, tape-flipping, rewinding and recording were all a part of our lives in the cassette era.

The tape, known in the music business as the compact cassette, was in our cars and stereos and traded between friends and significant others. It's more portable than vinyl and still sounds pretty good, but the format was knocked off its pedestal by digital audio and the compact disc.

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