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Life before the iPod: How the Walkman won the world

Posted on by Mike Evans

Sony's first Walkman. Photo Wiki Commons

Sony's first Walkman. Photo Wiki Commons

The Sony Walkman in its day was one of the several wonders of the world. How could something so small produce such a wonderful sound?

The first of Sony's little marvels went on sale 35 years ago in July 1979.

This nostalgic and exquisitely illustrated article in The Verge brings the memories flooding back for me. And take a look at this detailed piece in  Time if you want to relive your past.

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