Lou Ottens, who put music lovers around the world on a path toward playlists and mixtapes by leading the invention of the first cassette tape, has died at age 94. Ottens was a talented and influential engineer at Philips, where he also helped develop consumer compact discs. So, in his honor... which tracks were on YOUR best mix tapes? What was YOUR first store-purchased cassette?
This Is Music: 1978
Here's a trip that takes you from Saturday Night Fever and Grease to Seger & The Stones. An adventure in rock and pop that surely parts the seas.