liner notes

plural noun

: comments or explanatory notes about a recording printed on the jacket or an insert

Examples of liner notes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is nothing like holding a new album in your hands and reading the liner notes while the music is playing on your turntable. Liza Lentini, SPIN, 14 June 2024 According to the liner notes, the full performance was recorded for a planned live album but shelved and then either lost or erased, with only these five songs remaining. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 13 June 2024 Céline Dion and René Angélil go public with their relationship After years of keeping their love under wraps, Dion revealed her romance with her manager in the liner notes of 1993's The Colour of My Love. Sophie Dodd, Peoplemag, 13 June 2024 A lot of people that enjoy music aren’t necessarily into the liner notes. Devon Ivie, Vulture, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for liner notes 

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Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liner notes was in 1955

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“Liner notes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liner%20notes. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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