"Sales of vinyl albums have been climbing steadily for several years, tromping on the notion that the rebound was just a fad. Through late November, more than 2.1 million vinyl records had been sold in 2009, an increase of more than 35 percent in a year, according to Nielsen Soundscan" - From Patrick McGeehan's story "Beyond Nostalgia, Vinyl Albums and Turntables Are Returning ," December 7, 2009.
"Vinyl is back. For the first time in 13 years, sales of old-fashioned vinyl LP recordings are on the rise. Sales have increased by a staggering 80 percent for the first half of this year compared with the same period last year, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. - From "Music Lovers Are Voting for Vinyl ," an article by Neil Strauss, in the December 8, 1994 New York Times.