Star Tribune: Quarantine Cleaning: What to do With All Those Old CDs Collecting Dust?

You can’t play them in newer cars. You can’t use them with most laptop computers. And unless you own a Sony Discman that somehow still works and you don’t mind getting strange looks in public, you can’t go for a walk or run with them nowadays.

It’s a conundrum many music fans are facing as they clean house while under coronavirus quarantine: What should I do with these boxes/crates/shelves of old CDs that I haven’t listened to in five years or more?

Those old compact discs you loaded up on at $15 a pop are now worth pennies on the Clinton administration dollar, thanks to a double-whammy change in consumers’ listening habits. Read Full Article