Digital Album Sales Still Eclipsed by 8-tracks

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The digital album may ultimately win this race, though cumulative 8-track sales are still much larger than digital album sales to-date.

And here’s a scary thought: at current growth rates, the brick-like 8-track could actually be hailed the victor.  Take a look at these shipment totals, based on RIAA figures dating back to 1973 (the format was actually introduced in the mid-60s, though we don’t have reliable figures for that pre-1973 period).