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2000s Music Industry Statistics

Vinyl LP Records

The return of vinyl as a music configuration has mainly been wishful thinking among retro enthusiasts, fluctuating between .5 and 1.0 market share throughout the decade, according to data from Peter Hart Research and Taylor Research & Consulting Group, as reported on in the RIAA's 2008 Consumer Profile. The decade opened with .5 share and in 2008 was up to 1.0 share, but the pattern has been symetrical and volatile.

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