Sunday, December 13, 2009

The historic pricing of an Ella Fitzgerald CD set

This range of prices for Twelve Nights In Hollywood: Ella Fitzgerald feels historic ...
List price CD: $70
Amazon CD: $56
iTunes AAC (256 kpbs, AAC encoded*): $40
Amazon MP3 (256 kpbs, LAME encoded): $34.31 (why the 31 cents?)
The Amazon MP3 is less than half the cost of list price CD.

I'd like a physical CD for Emily's gift, but at this price I'll burn a single representative sample from 50 song collection and put the entire set on her iPhone Christmas eve.

Oh, and the Amazon CD is "temporarily out of stock" anyway.

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