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Keith Mitchell recalls one of his visits to Ezy Ryder in the mid seventies: I loved Ezy Rider Records stall in Greyfriars Market, which I remember from the mid 70s. It was a delight to browse, superbly stocked and great for rarities which were stashed out of harms reach. I was a schoolkid from Fife and loved making trips to town on vinyl hunts, however, the main guy at Ezy Rider was a diminutive, volatile dark haired chap with a Glasgow type accent, the crabbiest record salesperson, or any kind of salesperson I ever encountered anywhere in the World! He’d’ve been early to mid 20s, intimidating to a 13- 15 yr old.
In the early 90’s, living in Aberdeen, I attended a record fair, casually asking a stallholder if they had anything by Krautrock band ‘Faust’, I was stunned to silence by a mighty roar of abuse “WE SELL MUSIC NO F****** NOISE!!!” in that Glaswegian accent, I was certain, with such a random outburst of record rage, it could be none other than, CRABBY RECORD STALL GUY FROM EZY RIDER, with grey hairs added by the years
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Ezy Ryder Greyfriers Market 14 Foret Road Edinburgh

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