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Feedback at 5:00- How Do You Buy Your Music?

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Thirty years ago this week, the music industry changed forever.

On October 1, 1982, the first commercial music compact disc was released.

The album, Billy Joel's "52nd Street" went on sale.

Hundreds of billions of cd's have been sold in the last 3 decades.

But the number is quickly winding down as music sales go digital.

An early Sony cd player sold for $730 in 1982.

Adjusted for inflation, that's around $1,700 today.

For tonight's "Feedback at 5:00," how do you buy your music today?