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January 23, 2014 — by WEBOOST

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It’s our favorite day of the week–#tbt is here! Remember these beauties?! Tell us what YEAR this original made its debut! We will randomly pick one winner from all the correct answers to win our Sleek 4G!

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    Comments (28)

    nancy fiorenza on January 23, 2014 at 5:17 pm said:

    1984

    Robert Sangster on January 23, 2014 at 5:24 pm said:

    1979 sony walkman made its debut

    joshua curley on January 23, 2014 at 5:31 pm said:

    think 1979, til 1998 ,99 , they very cool in 80s, then the IPODS SHOWUP ,,somestill are being used up in north in small town of nunavut

    Crystal Englot on January 23, 2014 at 5:33 pm said:

    The prototype was built in 1978, it was then released in Japan in 1979 and then released in other countries including the US in 1980.

    Tanya Hauver on January 23, 2014 at 5:41 pm said:

    1979

    Karen E. Hill on January 23, 2014 at 5:52 pm said:

    It debuted in 1979! Wow a LLLOONGG time ago.

    Reg decker on January 23, 2014 at 5:59 pm said:

    The Walkman was introduced to japan in 1979 and made its North American debut a year later in 1980

    Terry Beck on January 23, 2014 at 6:16 pm said:

    I was 17 that year lol 1979 was the year The Walkman debuted

    Dianne on January 23, 2014 at 6:16 pm said:

    The original Walkman was marketed in 1979.

    Harri Maki on January 23, 2014 at 6:23 pm said:

    I remember it was 1981???
    My guess.
    Thank you.

    Carol ONeil on January 23, 2014 at 6:36 pm said:

    Sony Walkman went on sale for the very first time on July 1, 1979.

    Tammy Goodman on January 23, 2014 at 7:33 pm said:

    I believe it was 1979

    terrymac1a@hotmail.com on January 23, 2014 at 7:35 pm said:

    1979, I believe. Sony Walkman

    Sheila Lovelace on January 23, 2014 at 9:13 pm said:

    1979 was the year….

    David on January 23, 2014 at 10:10 pm said:

    1979

    sandi mojzuk on January 23, 2014 at 11:48 pm said:

    1979 and I bought one… I think I still have it around here somewhere… lol

    Jay Guthrie on January 24, 2014 at 2:34 am said:

    1978

    marc johnson on January 24, 2014 at 4:10 am said:

    prototype was built in 1978 by audio-division engineer Nobutoshi Kihara for Sony co-chairman Akio Morita, who wanted to be able to listen to operas during his frequent trans-Pacific plane trips. The original Walkman was marketed in 1979 So 1979 it hit the market

    kendal on January 24, 2014 at 7:29 am said:

    the year was 1973

    carolmcc704@gmail.com on January 24, 2014 at 10:50 am said:

    1979

    Jenifer Moore on January 24, 2014 at 12:38 pm said:

    1979 was the year

    Andrew Malaxonis on January 24, 2014 at 3:34 pm said:

    1979

    eRIC on January 24, 2014 at 5:29 pm said:

    1979 for the win!

    Patrice Johnson on January 24, 2014 at 7:02 pm said:

    1979 i had the Sony walkman in 1980 that’s when it premiered@ my house

    William Whitelaw on January 25, 2014 at 7:07 pm said:

    Model TPSL2 was introduced in 1979 in Japan and 1980 in North America. MSLP was $349.99 (believe it or not!).

    William Whitelaw on January 25, 2014 at 7:12 pm said:

    The MSLP of $349.99 in my first post was in Canada, in Canadian dollars.

    Gerry on January 26, 2014 at 1:07 am said:

    The Walkman made is debut in 1979 in Japan then in 1980 it was marketed everywhere else. So this year it is celebrating their 35th Annivsary

    Herbert Tang on January 26, 2014 at 5:54 am said:

    1979!