From a blues list I subscribe to...FYI and comment ca?
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> VIRGIN MEGA CLEARANCE SALES IN UK
> Virgin in the UK are having a massive sale on CDs
> this week. Everything is £3.99 [with NO SALES TAX]
> no matter what the original price or format -
> SACD, DVD-audio, Japanese mini-LP replica, or box
> sets. Multi-disc sets up to three CD's are £3.99,
> four (or more) CD sets are priced higher. On the
> racks are also a large number of imports from
> Australia, Germany, Japan, and the US, on labels
> such as Repertoire, Raven, Wounded Bird, Rhino,
> An eyewitness reported at the Steve Hoffman forum
> that he saw "Byrds (solo and original albums),
> Joni Mitchell, Badfinger (I got the Apple CD's at
> last), Genesis, King Crimson, the Damned, The Who,
> Stones, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson
> Airplane, T Rex, John Martyn, Napalm Death - they
> have virtually everything, and each store has
> stacks of crates which have not yet been opened."
> The clearance sale is in all Virgin stores, big
> and small.
> The other way of looking at this super sale is
> that it rings the death knell for the CD. It is
> unlikely after such a massive clearance of CDs,
> Virgin is preparing to restock these titles
> anytime soon. Look for Virgin to sell "lifestyle"
> Telecaster...say no more