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Cassette tape cost back in the day.

The blank tape technology sgid media group HOW MUCH DID CASSETTE TAPES COST IN THE 80S? And after you were done cruising the food court and mingling with your teenage crush, you’d find your way to Sam Goody to probably pick up the  most popular  Michael Jackson  or Isley Brothers  cassette tape  to pop in for the trek home.   Which makes you think: How much did people actually pay for their favorite  cassette tapes  in the 80s? After all, that slice of pizza was mere cents compared to the near $4.00 it costs now. In today’s world, where tapes and  CDs  have gone the way of the dinosaur for $10/mo. streaming services, how much were cassettes back in their heyday? And how much are they now, on their recent comeback tour? SINGLE ALBUMS IN THE 80S If you can believe it, pre-recorded cassette tapes were on average about $6-8 for a single album. Of course, that depended on title and obscurity, but for the time (and to be able to listen to it on the go), that was a decent price. Better yet, i