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Welcoming the Walkman

And listening to music changed forever

Published at 6:03am 2nd July 2019. 1-minute read.

Welcoming the Walkman

Welcoming the Walkman!

It was on this day (2nd July) in 1979 that Sony introduced this music game changer.

Over the next 30 years they sold over 385 million Walkmans in cassette, CD, mini-disc and digital file versions.

Then Apple came along with the iPod....

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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