When Did Eight Track Tapes Come Out?

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Eight track tapes came out in the mid-sixties and were popular until the early eighties when it was replaced by the smaller cassette tape. The eight track was invented in 1964 by a consortium headed up by Bill Lear. Bill Lear is the man famous for the Lear Jet.
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Where to start? OK, first, 8-track came out around the late sixties, they replaced the huge bulky reel-to-reel players. Their main attraction was that now you could bring your own
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Philips Company of the Netherlands invented & released the first audio-cassette in 1962.
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Philips introduced the compact audio cassette medium for audio storage in Europe in 1963! report this answer. Updated on Wednesday, February 01 2012 at 08:37AM EST. Source: audiotools.com
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It was right around 1965 or 1966.
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