Eight-track tapes get a bad rap, routinely written off as the poor-sounding, short-lived format between tapes made for reel-to-reel players and the portable cartridges made for cassette decks. But eight-tracks enjoyed a following from their introduction in 1965 to their eventual demise in 1988, and their fidelity was more dependent on the quality of the eight-track deck they were played on than the quality of the tape itself. In addition,...Continue Reading