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  1. In the record industry, a single is a song usually extracted from a current or upcoming album to promote the album

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  2. Singles are distributed through a number of ways; originally, they were packaged as "single" records with one or two other songs and sold before the release of the album

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  3. However, this practice has lessened as the Internet has made music more readily available to the public free of charge

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  4. Also, singles are commonly played on the radio, and with the advent of music videos in the 1980s, video versions of singles have become a common way of distributing the song to the public

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  5. The basic parameters of the music single were established in the late 1800s, when the gramophone record began to supersede phonograph cylinders in commercial music

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