Tower Records founder Russ Solomon was on hand as the 30-foot neon sign above the first Tower Records store on Watt Avenue came down March 12, 2009. The sign was donated to the Sacramento History Museum and now will hang at Golden 1 Arena. The iconic site, across El Camino Avenue from Country Club Plaza, is where Solomon opened his first free-standing music store in 1960, the so-called Tower North. Thursday, March 12, 2009.
Tower Records founder Russ Solomon was on hand as the 30-foot neon sign above the first Tower Records store on Watt Avenue came down March 12, 2009. The sign was donated to the Sacramento History Museum and now will hang at Golden 1 Arena. The iconic site, across El Camino Avenue from Country Club Plaza, is where Solomon opened his first free-standing music store in 1960, the so-called Tower North. Thursday, March 12, 2009. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Tower Records founder Russ Solomon was on hand as the 30-foot neon sign above the first Tower Records store on Watt Avenue came down March 12, 2009. The sign was donated to the Sacramento History Museum and now will hang at Golden 1 Arena. The iconic site, across El Camino Avenue from Country Club Plaza, is where Solomon opened his first free-standing music store in 1960, the so-called Tower North. Thursday, March 12, 2009. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

From the Bee archives: Swan song for last local Tower store

September 14, 2016 01:08 PM

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