These 1955 Record Store Listening Booths Were…

“Throughout the month of October I will be featuring articles and links brought to you by Getty Images. Working at Getty Images, I am fortunate to be regularly exposed to the best in world photography, both past and present and the cutting edge of the visual dialogue that frames our world. I hope you enjoy.#gettycontest” In the 1950s, HMV introduced special sound-isolating booths where customers could sample new sounds without having to wear headphones. (They also had enough room to squeeze in a close friend or two.) (via Mashable)

These 1955 Record Store Listening Booths Were…

Enough room for you, a date and a cigarette. (Photo by John Drysdale/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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About atwarwithart

Over thirty years working in the arts and culture arena. Experience in live theatre as an actor/director and writer. As a visual artist participated in group shows and work is featured in many private collections. Over twenty years experience as an independent video producer, editor and media artist. Past-President and Charter Member of EMMEDIA, a major Canadian media art organization.
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