Tower Records was billion dollar a year business. There was no place like a record store. A place of true discovery. Discover music while you lose track of all time, and budget. Russ, the founder of Tower Records, was 92.
Russ Solomon, the music-loving visionary who built a global retailing empire and the most famous company in Sacramento history, died night. He was 92. Solomon was watching the Academy Awards ceremony night when he apparently had a heart attack, said his son, Michael Solomon.