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The Sacramento Bee
Bike Dog Brewing comes to Broadway, bumping it up another notchnow stands, and featured the Central Valley’s biggest cruising scene, ala “Amer
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 hours ago
now stands, and featured the Central Valley’s biggest cruising scene, ala “American Graffitti.” Jazz clubs and the original Tower Records location were part of the mix. In more recent decades, the former Y Street, the last street on the downtown... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Delicatessen Named after Tower Records Founder Breaks Ground on K Streetin downtown Sacramento. The name of the deli is no accident. "I'm so thrilled
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 21 hours ago
in downtown Sacramento. The name of the deli is no accident. "I'm so thrilled this whole thing is going to come together," Tower Records founder Russ Solomon said. Solomon's will be named after him, and the deli itself will go into an old Tower... Read more
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Variety
Streaming Business Is Making Music Companies Rethink Sales Job Titlesit listed in the press release the company’s retail partners as “Apple, Amazon
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
it listed in the press release the company’s retail partners as “Apple, Amazon and SoundCloud,” in place of what was once Tower Records, Musicland or Camelot Music. In an entertainment content world rapidly transitioning from physical product and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix music service Arena pays artists more than Pandora, Spotifystarted in 1997 as a conventional distributor that physically put CDs and recor
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
started in 1997 as a conventional distributor that physically put CDs and records on shelves in then-music hubs like Tower Records and Sam Goody. When preferences moved from physical to digital, so did Evans. When they changed again, Evans... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jewish food fair to offer a preview – and bite – of new Sacramento deli10 at Congregation Beth Shalom at 4746 El Camino Ave. in Carmichael. Solomon’s
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
10 at Congregation Beth Shalom at 4746 El Camino Ave. in Carmichael. Solomon’s Delicatessen – a Jewish deli named after Tower Records founder Russ Solomon and currently under construction in a former Tower store site at 730 K St. – will have a... Read more
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Games Radar
8 questions I have after finishing Destiny 2’s story campaignhelps us date the Collapse. Nessus, you see, is on a visiting orbit, and only e
Games Radar / Posted 12 days ago
helps us date the Collapse. Nessus, you see, is on a visiting orbit, and only enters our solar system every 122 years. There are Tower records going back that far, so at the minimum we’re looking at the Collapse happening 244 years ago. Or 366,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A timeline of Sunset Boulevard's key musical moments from 1924 to nowGuitar Center, to Sunset Boulevard. Formerly known as the Organ Center, the bus
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
Guitar Center, to Sunset Boulevard. Formerly known as the Organ Center, the business explodes with the rise of rock music. Tower Records opens at 8801 Sunset in West Hollywood. Detroit label Motown Records announces its intention to move its... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
With Amoeba Records' Hollywood location in limbo, what's the fate of music retail on Sunset?first time in more than 75 years that the boulevard won’t be home to a music su
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
first time in more than 75 years that the boulevard won’t be home to a music superstore. Before Amoeba, West Hollywood’s Tower Records reigned supreme. Until it shuttered in 2006, Tower served as the go-to spot for fans, artists and the music... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Musical memories along Sunset Boulevard's Whisky a Go Go, Tower Records, the Echo and more“Petty picked [Bruce Springsteen] up at the Sunset Marquis. They went down Suns
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
“Petty picked [Bruce Springsteen] up at the Sunset Marquis. They went down Sunset Boulevard to the water, stopping at Tower Records on the way, picking up half a dozen eight-tracks. They drove until they’d listened to every song on every one... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Music-making memories of Sunset Boulevard, from the Beach Boys to Vince Stapleshere. Wasn't Schwab's there?’ ” Keith Richards, in his autobiography “Life,” r
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
here. Wasn't Schwab's there?’ ” Keith Richards, in his autobiography “Life,” recalls testing songs in the parking lot of Tower Records and “driving up and down Sunset, listening at precisely the moment” when a DJ was set to play unfinished “Exile... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Tommy, can you 
hear me?down to the Pinball Palace with a pocket full of quarters. Remember going into
Aspen Daily News / Posted a month ago
down to the Pinball Palace with a pocket full of quarters. Remember going into record stores? It still hard to fathom that Tower Records on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip is gone. Some of my favorite music was bought from Columbia House — you know, those... Read more

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