Store date: 11 August 1991
Champion: Bonnie Raitt! And the Alabama Symphony Orchestra is nowhere to be seen…we must have run out. Furthermore, does ANYONE remember Animal Logic (#4)?…I’d completely forgotten about Stewart Copeland’s little side project. Also, I’m willing to bet that those two Mobile Fidelity CDs (#10 and #16) sold only two or three each – those things had a nearly $30 sticker price on them.
Store date: 7 July 1991
Here is the first of our lists of top-selling items (almost always CDs) that we compiled at the end of business on every Sunday throughout the store’s many years in business. These were kept in a file in the back office, and sometimes have the quantity sold of each item written beside it – but not this time.
Store date: 13 September 1991
Here is another example of our promotion-ising with the classical music organizations in town, this time with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. This was indeed one of our earliest such ventures – if not the earliest (check out the date) – but it appears to have been thought through fairly well.