Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Iconic Tower Records Founder Passes Away



Russ Solomon founder of Tower Records passed away at his Sacramento home this weekend, he was 92. In 1960 Solomon started Tower Records in the back of a local drug store in Sacramento and ended up with over 200 stores around the world. In 1999 digital file sharing programs help stifle the record store empire and by 2004 Tower Records would file for bankruptcy, and went out of business in 2006.