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Old Kmart Store Music Posted Online
Christian Eede , October 12th, 2015 16:30

Music nerds rejoice as former Kmart employee shares a collection of in-store music dating back to the 1980s and 1990s

Appeasing music listeners with slightly more specialist interests, a former employee of US discount store chain Kmart, has uploaded a collection of in-store music dating between 1989 and 1994.

As Chartattack report, the employee, Mark Davis, has posted the collection, titled Attention Kmart Shoppers, via archive.org, and you can check it out here. He explains how he came to own the music thusly: “In the late 1980s and early 1990s, I worked for Kmart behind the service desk and the store played specific pre-recorded cassettes issued by corporate. This was background music, or perhaps you could call it elevator music. Anyways, I saved these tapes from the trash during this period.” You can check out a video in which Davis explains the history of the cassettes in the video above.

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