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my, be my baby.” Amazingly enough the 80s were more than Michael Jackson and Madonna. Springsteen, Joel and Petty were still on top. Older artists made a comeback with the likes of Tina Turner. More importantly the 80s introduced the compact disc, the first major technological advancement to music since the introduction of the 7” single in 1948. 272.  First group to release a CD single? Dire Straits Mary’s Danish Hanson Aerosmith Dire Straits released a promotional in the U.K. CD featuring four songs in advance of their 1985 World Tour. The band was one of the first (if not the first) to record digitally. Brothers in Arms was recorded in Montserrat at AIR Studios which was owned by Sir George Martin and John Burgess. 273.  What artist was the first to release their album on a CD? Billy Joel Bruce Springsteen ABBA Chopin

274.  What was the album?

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