How many CDs did you buy last year? From Ars Technica: 17 million people stopped buying CDs in 2008. I made exactly one CD purchase: the two-disc set of Sasha’s Invol2ver, and only after I had tried every website I knew. All of the other music I bought was downloaded. By Rick Osborne I am a web geek who has been doing this sort of thing entirely too long. I rant, I muse, I whine. That is, I am not at all atypical for my breed. View all of Rick Osborne's posts.