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(Studio) Report on disco music being heard on streets.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Origins of disco as street music detailed; its return to street via AM-FM stereo radio-cassette tape players carried by youths, noted as usu. black or Hispanic, reported [Bill MARRERO - states reasons young people carry music with them.] Cost of so-called "boxes" mentioned; store clerks' reports that they don't know where ghetto kids get money stated. [CLERK - tells why he thinks kids buy boxes.] Is said that analysts haven't yet had time to research phenomenon of boxes. [Justice ROBLES - says with depression around here, only good times may come when listening to music.]
REPORTER: Gerald Harrington
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Harrington, Gerald
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