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IPod Kid Swaps For A Walkman

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IPod Kid Swaps For A Walkman

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IPod Kid Swaps For A Walkman

IPod Kid Swaps For A Walkman

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Nineteen seventy-nine was the year that Michael Jackson released the album Off the Wall. It was also the year that Sony released the Walkman. Thirteen-year-old Scott Campbell of the United Kingdom swapped his iPod for the original Walkman for one week.

He speaks with host Scott Simon about the switch.