45 Turns 50

The 45 RPM record turns 50 today. Liane speaks to "rock musicologist" and radio host Dr. Demento about the history of the little record with the big hole and its impact on the music industry. 9:39 NOTE: Due to Internet rights issues this segment has been modified from its original broadcast form.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.