NY Times: Music Sites Ask, ‘Why Buy if You Can Rent?’

Long before Sir Richard Branson dreamed of becoming the latest billionaire with a reality TV show, before he started his cellphone company, his airline and his record label, he sold music from the Virgin Record Shop on Oxford Street in London. When he began in 1971, of course, music was presented as grooves pressed into a vinyl disk.


Posted by Ted • Monday, September 27, 2004 .