On October 1, 1982, Sony unveiled the first commercially available Compact Disc (CD), Billy Joel’s sixth studio album 52nd Street. The album was specially designed for the Sony’s CD-101P, the world’s first commercially released CD player. Since then, CDs have grown from audiophile specialty to world-ruling music format to anachronistic punchline. However on October 1, 2012, the album 52nd Street (CD version) has completed its 30 years. Read inside to know some more knowledgeable information.