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Sony Walkman Turns 34

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Japan's electronics giant Sony employee displays the first model of Sony's stereo cassete player 'Walkman TPS-L2' at the company's museum in Tokyo on July 1, 2009. Thirty years ago Sony launched the Walkman, a gadget which revolutionised the way people around the world listened to music but has since been overtaken by an icon of the digital age. Sony sold 30,000 Walkmans in the first two months after its launch, and 50 million within a decade.  (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan’s electronics giant Sony employee displays the first model of Sony’s stereo cassete player ‘Walkman TPS-L2′ at the company’s museum in Tokyo on July 1, 2009. Thirty years ago Sony launched the Walkman, a gadget which revolutionised the way people around the world listened to music but has since been overtaken by an icon of the digital age. Sony sold 30,000 Walkmans in the first two months after its launch, and 50 million within a decade. (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

GLOBAL (CBSDFW.COM) - Long before iPod nanos were on the scene, Sony gave us the Walkman. Today is its 34th birthday.

It was a big deal back in the day, affecting the way people interacted and listened, recorded and played music.

The Walkman hit streets in 1979 and is still in production.

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