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Chart Machine

The indie store i worked in was a Chart Return shop.This meant that we gave our sales data to whoever compiled the charts at the time. During my time …

British Association of Record Dealers Membership Fee

From April 1993

WEA 1986 Dealer Price List

I've been looking through some old paperwork from my Record shop days. I still can't bring myself to throw most of it away. But i thought some of it …

Emperor Rosko

I seem to have an alarming amount of records made by Deejays.<br>Most of them are comedy or novelty records of course, but not all.<br>If you are under 30 …

Swing Out Sister Piano Pack

Another delve into my pile of "special edition" promotional packs that must have cost a fortune but didn't work.<br>I think it's supposed to be a "Grand" …

Joy Division New Order Miss Pressing

Buying a fresh copy of an old single in the 1980s wasn’t much of a problem. Record companies and shops kept back catalogue pressings of popular …

Collectable

Vinyl Records

When i first started buying Vinyl Records they seemed to weigh a ton and were the thickness of a I pad. Covers were considered pieces of art and even …

Tears For Fears Before They were famous

Produced By Tony Hatch (Crossroads/Petula Clark/New Faces) This was a attempt at a Ska type Elvis Costello/Specials/Madness sound. But in all honesty …

Take That 1992

Back together again after all these years. Mark my words it'll all end in tears. But for a laugh here's a great Picture of Robbie Williams …

1960s Money

Buying things in the 60s you might need some of these.<p>A Penny, Half Penny, Three Pence, A shilling, A sixpence and a Half Crown.<p>The black coin at the …

Oldies Unlimited

<p><p>I was gonna write something here about a record label called <b>Old Gold</b>. But i'll save that for another day because whilst i was looking through my …

Record Collection

Roy Orbison In Death

<b>Diary entry from Dec 6th or 7th ? 1988</b><p>Got a call from Telstar today. "<i>did you know that Roy Orbison has died ?"</i> no i didn't. "<i>Well we were ringing</i> …

Emerson Lake & Palmer

Not everyone who works in a record shop should actually be there. <br>Years ago i remember a young girl i worked with being 'let go' because she had …

Limited edition ?

Life in a 1980s Record Shop

OMG ! The Absolute JOY!!!!!!!!! I found it!!!<p>Memories of my Record shop days. A snapshot of the life of Independent Record shop in the UK from the …

The Damned Phantasmagoria

In 1985 The Damned released the Phantasmagoria album. A much more palatable crossover sounding collection of tunes than anything they had ever …