Here’s Some Funny (and some not) 8 Track Tape Memes

  Back in the day, twelve years ago when we launched 8 Track Shack, 8 track tapes had already been out of production for over twenty years. That was back in 2006, over a year before the iPhone was invented and four years before the onset of iPads and similar tablet computers….you know, back when EVERYONE had dial up internet service. Over the past 12 years, we’ve tried to keep up with the every increasing speed at which technology and the internet has evolved, and tried to maintain some form of social media presence including a blog, Myspace, Google+, Facebook, […]

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Nudity on 8 Track Tape Labels – Volume One

There’s a pretty good demand for “cheesecake” album covers in the vinyl record collector’s market, album covers that feature either fully nude or scantily clad models that have nothing to do with the content of the record inside. Cheesecake vinyl LP’s are pretty common with a wide range of diverse titles, but finding nudity on 8 track tape labels is a bit more difficult for a couple of reasons. First the size of the label really cuts down on what you can show in detail, and many of the “cheesecake” type covers on LP’s were produced before 8 tracks were […]

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The Life of an 8 Track Shack Product

For more than a decade, those looking to buy 8 track tapes have had a much larger choice of titles due to 8 Track Shack’s ever expanding online inventory of tapes. Before 8 Track Shack, anyone wanting 8 tracks had very few places to find them. 8-tracks had long disappeared from even the most obscure retail locations’ bargain bins and the online landscape was pretty bleak – there was eBay with only a few thousand tapes at any time and a few sad text only html and Angelfire-type free personal websites where enthusiasts mostly offered duplicate tapes for sale, along […]

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8 Track Shack Halloween Sale 2016

Happy Halloween! Once again 8 Track Shack is having our annual Halloween Sale! All our 8 track tapes are 50% off with discounts on other formats as well. The 50% discount is IN ADDITION to whatever customer loyalty discount you may receive. The sale is today only, so tell your friends, message them on Facebook, drive over to their house, etc. Just let them know, because there are always disappointed people on November 1st who forgot about this sale and could have saved up to 80% off. During the sale all tapes are still covered by the 8 Track Shack […]

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8 Track Tape Day Winners Announced

Hope everyone had a great National 8 Track Tape Day the other day. We know we did, we’re still working on getting all your tapes refurbished and cleaned. Hopefully we’ll be caught back up by the end of the day. We’d like to announce the winners of the few giveaways that we had. First the winner of the free tape was Dantores Guillan, an 8 track fan down in Mexico who posted this photo of his Monkees Lear Jet flat pack with its original plastic box to our Facebook page. We chose two winners to receive an 8 Track Shack […]

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