HITS Daily Double

Record Industry Circa 1979

VIRAL VIDEO OF THE DAY: If you thought the music business was in the dumper now, how about this local L.A. news report from 1979 when the industry was hit with a post-disco slowdown? Check the interviews with then-WB “publicity director” Bob Merlis, Tower Records buyer Bob Delanoy and Troubadour’s Doug Weston. (7/27p)