Did You Ever Buy a Record?

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.

Founder of Tower Records dies at 92 while drinking whiskey and watching the Oscars

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.