Installation fail as Sam the Record Man sign vanishes in sky

It’s a reminder perhaps of how chancy it for us to try to hang onto the past that the newly-installed Sam the Record Man sign is but a shadow of the 1960 glory of Yonge Street and the vinyl records sold there. In fact, the sign is a ghostly imitation of the original because the background is missing. The video tweeted by Jonathon Goldsbie records this shortfall. Below is the real thing.

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