Tower Records founder Russ Solomon dies drinking whiskey, complaining about Oscars

March 06, 2018
  • By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
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Tower Records founder Russ Solomon pictured in 2008. Solomon died March 4, 2018, of a heart attack.

Russ Solomon, the founder of Tower Records, died Sunday at age 92.