Records: Cut-Rate Classics

RECORDS Cut-Rate Classics In the modern supermarket, the hapless shopper is besieged at every turn by labels of BARGAIN BONANZA! slapped on everything from brussels sprouts to lawnmowers—and, of late, records. In the past, the quality-cautious shopper could rightfully assume that those cut-rate LPs racked next to the vegetable bins were, from a musical standpoint, about as choice a bargain as last week's Bibb lettuce. Recently, however, several giants of the recording industry have launched new lines of low-cost (from $1.98 to $3) classical records that are honest-to-goodness bargains. Designed for distribution in supermarkets and drugstores as well as record...

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