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Cover Stories: The Smiths ‘The Smiths’ Debut LP

October 2, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

On June 18, 1948, Columbia Records introduced an innovation that would transform the music industry. That day at Manhattan’s Waldorf Astoria, Columbia introduced the long player – the 12″ album. The following year, a recent graduate of Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute of Technology packed up and moved to New York City. […read more…]