Bill Collier who had been collecting Jazz records since he was a teen, worked in the record departmewnt of this shop. International book shop the forerunner of Collets in Charing Cross road. Here, hsi deep knowledge of Jazz styles was put to good use. Serving the small but growing number of fans eager to learn more about the hsitory of the gnre. It was a shop that prided itself on having the latest improts form the USA.
Michael Softley at age 16 brought Big BIll Broonzy and Shake Ratle and Roll here.
Eric Idle age 18 brought Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett, and Jonathan Mille LP. He learnt it by heart.
Iain Rankin brought LP's when student.