Tower Records Closes in Nashville

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As early as this week, Tower Records, including the Nashville stores at Opry Mills and the flagship outlet on West End Avenue, will close its doors for the last time. The demise of what was arguably Music City’s most important record retailer of the past 20 years says a lot about how we’re going to discover and purchase music in the years to come. As WPLN’s Craig Havighurst reports, many who thrived on browsing record bins and sharing tips with store clerks or fellow shoppers don’t like where their favorite hobby is heading.

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