Hour 3: Twilight of the Gods part 4


Robert Harris is back at The Sunday Edition with Part Four of Twilight of the Gods, his series on the history of the music business. In the 80s and 90s, the record business reached unparalled heights of power, profitability and influence. And then, overnight, that power virtually disappeared with  the advent of one bit of computer code ...

developed by a nineteen year old kid.Shawn Fanning invented a file sharing program called Napster in his college dorm room. In this episode, " The Ecstasy and the Agony" , the record business approaches the abyss.

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