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Early record albums wur packages o 78 RPM records in beuk form

An album is a recordin oreeginally issued in gramophone format, follaed bi the vinyl format, an haes then been issued in ither formats like Compact Cassette, Compact disc, an increasingly in deegital formats like MP3, AAC, ALAC, or FLAC.