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Tracking the upward trajectory of vinyl sales

Canadian vinyl sales were up more than 20% in 2017, capping more than a decade of double-digit year-over-year growth.

The picture is much the same int he US. Vinyl’s overall market share is small, but it’s the only physical format that’s growing. More at Statista.



Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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