Author and former magazine editor David Hepworth recalls the heyday of the record shop in his exploration of our enduring relationship with vinyl. Part two of a five-part series.
Author and former magazine editor David Hepworth discusses our enduring relationship with vinyl albums. Other musical formats have come and gone but even in the age of streaming, the 12-inch LP is prospering. In part 2 of this 5-part series he recalls the heyday of the town centre record shop and the delights (and risks) involved in browsing the record racks, purchasing an album and taking it home on the bus.