Do You Remember Your Walkman?

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Walkman, Sony, Casette, Tape, Portable, Music Sony Walkman TPS-L2, the first Walkman ever produced. (Flickr: splorp)

In the age of the iPod, the idea of a portable cassette player seems antiquated. But after Sony announced that it will discontinue their once-revolutionary Walkman, we started feeling nostalgic for our old tape players. We asked you for some of your favorite Walkman memories.

Comments [2]

Dwayne from Southfield

I still use my walkman to listen to the great Star Wars audio tapes that were originally delivered on NPR radio back in the 80's,
They play crisp as ever and my kids love them too.

Oct. 27 2010 09:30 AM
tim from OKC

First Walkman memory: Fall 1982, walking across the campus of William Jewel College playing Billy Joel's "The Nylon Curtain"; the way the music seemed actually to originate in the center of my brain... of course I'd worn headphones before, but walking alone, outdoors, at night, with my music -- it was spellbinding.

Oct. 26 2010 10:37 AM

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