May 20, 2022

Video: The Sony Walkman Turns 40

A collection of video from the Associated Press archive.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Sony Walkman first portable cassette player. The TPS-L2 was a breakthrough in portable technology that changed the way people listen.

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