Albert Sims (albert71292) wrote,
Albert Sims
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CD Rot?

I've read numerous articles over the years about "CD rot, where CD's deteriate over the years, but I have no real evidence yet myself, except for ONE DVD I had to repurchase because it would no longer play. Currently sitting here with a compact disc I bought at the same time I bought my first CD player in 1984, a little over 21 years ago, and it still sounds like the day I bought it. The CD in question is "The Police: Synchronicity", on the A & M label. Back then, record stores had mostly LP's and cassettes, with a small CD section in the back corner, and the CD's were packaged in large cardboard outer packaging or a two tier hard plastic package to prevent shoplifting...
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