Facts About the Compact Disc, Pt 4
05 Feb 2015
The first compact disc to be manufactured in America (as opposed to Germany or Japan) was Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA in 1984.
In 1984, Sony became the first company to offer an in-dash CD player for cars.
In 1985, Mercedes-Benz was the first automobile manufacturer to offer an in-dash CD player in its vehicles
The first artist to switch his entire catalogue over to compact disc was David Bowie in 1985.
The Beatles did not allow any of their albums to be transferred to compact disc until 1987.