The Record Shop Hastings photo by Anthony ‘Nan’ Morland

photo: Anthony ‘Nan’ Morland

Matt Thomas… Can’t see George Benson

Danny Howells… Matt, my first thoughts too. Either he’s out of shot or this was taken pre-Benson. Oh yeah check the car, defo pre-Benson.

Matt Thomas… George Benson came from us over in Masons Music, one of our promo displays that Jack took a liking to lol

Alan Esdaile… We thought it was more for his customers than ours and I think it must have been in his window for over 10 years!

Nadia Compagnone… Worked in Sussex Stationers in Queens Road in 1977. Such lovely people who worked in the shops, and customers. Great times.

Paul Foster… Loved it

Jane Collins… Ah. The record shop. Memories!

Heidi Millett… Jack and Sonia London owned it

Jacky Mattelaer.. Heidi, my godparents

Andre Clifton…

Laura Valentine… My mums godparents owned the shop. Remember them very fondly

Audrey Huggins… Remember them both lovely couple

Vince Ray… Wow, Sewing Centre is still next door

Caroline Gurden… My brother Steve loved this shop and made me order really obscure records as Christmas presents!

Kevin Carlyon… Remember it well.

Roger Simmonds… Remember it well !

Ian Cramp… Loved this place in the 70’s

John Mcewen… Bought my first record in there. Space Oddity.

Polly Okeefe-Brookes… Happy days.x

Alan Mitchell… Yes I remember this shop weIl good Albums. Also had A Doctor further up the road

Marilyn Haddock… Bought my first records there and we were allowed to listen to them before we bought them.

Tina Whiting… I lived at the top of that hill. Used to go to the record shop & see the man & lady, remember them well.

Carol Collinson…. This was my dad’s friend’s shop, owned by Jack London. X

Tony Court-holmes… who remembers the pilot pub that was on the other corner? it sold lots of cider

Keith Veness… Tony, Yes I remember the pub



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