Over and over again, we’ve been told that piracy was going to destroy the music industry.
Based on the following excerpt from a 1987 Billboard feature on illegal taping…
…I find myself wondering if that oft-threatened destruction wouldn’t have been for the best.
I don’t care how interesting the Nigerian list of pirated albums is. The very idea that there could ever have been a thriving market for Simply Red bootlegs is enough to justify a global extinction event.