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Musician David Bowie speaks onstage while accepting the Webby Lifetime Achievement award at the 11th Annual Webby Awards in 2007. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images hide caption

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David Bowie joins a list of stars whose back catalogs are sold for galactic sums

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A store manager shows off a Japanese pressing of The Beatles' Let It Be at the RECOfan music shop in Tokyo's Shibuya district. Demand for vinyl records is leading Sony to restart making vinyl records. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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