I'm listening to "Boys Don't Cry," released by The Cure in June 1979. Next is "Comfortably Numb." Before playlists, we had mixtapes, thanks to the Walkman. What's on your 1979 mixtape? Remember, you've got 45 minutes per side.


Gizmodo '79 is a week-long celebration of gadgets and geekdom 30 years ago, as the analog age gave way to the digital, and most of our favorite toys were just being born. [Giz '79]