Seems to me they still exist, but not in what we know as record stores (which
don't exist either)..you have the bargain bins at WalMart, the display racks in
supermarkets, and places like Berkshire Outlet.
Roger and Allison Kulp wrote:
> As hard as it is to believe it has been nearly twenty years since there were
any cutout record bins in the United States.A whole generation has grown up since.
> --- On Fri, 8/15/08, Mike Richter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> From: Mike Richter <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] lp, cassette, 8-track cut-outs?
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Friday, August 15, 2008, 10:25 AM
> Rod Smear wrote:
>> Can anyone explain why certain LP's used to have a "cut-out
> hole" in them, usually in the upper right or left portions of the album
> cover? Did this also apply to 8-track tape cartridges as well?
> It indicated a cutout - a title dropped from the catalogue and sold at a
reduced price. Unlike paperback and comic books, where the cover was cut off by
the dealer and returned for credit, I believe this was only done to keep the
cutout from being returned as a full-price purchase.