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1. The Edison phonograph first manufactured in 1878 was the first way we could listen to music that was not live. What shape was the recording on?
2. Next discs were invented, but you had to play them at a high rate of speed. What was that speed?
3. In 1948, another version of the record came out. This one played at 33 1/3 RPM's. It had a rather descriptive name. Do you know what it is?
4. Most popular during the 60s and 70s these small records had one song on each side, what were they known as?
5. Teens wanted to take their radios with them but there wasn't always a plug available. This invention helped solve that problem. Do you know what it was?
6. This device used a loop of 1/4 inch magnetic tape in a rectangular case, do you know what it was?
7. Tapes were originally reel to reel but many found them hard to use so they were replaced with this type of tape, what was it?
8. This over sized cassette player/radio was usually carried on the shoulder. Do you know what it came to be known as?
9. In 1982 records were replaced by this invention which was only 4 inches in diameter. What was this newest craze which is still popular today?
10. Although all of these formats were nice, there is one which stands out above all others. This form of music has been around since ancient times; can you tell what it is?
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