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172 High Street 1965-1985 "Record Wise"
86 High Street, Egham Originally part of The Catherine Wheel
1986-1995 Adam Gibbs – "Record Wise"

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I worked as a resident disc jockey at Franco's in Egham through 1971 and 1972. I bought most of my records at Record Wise then. I cannot remember the shop keeper's name but he was incredibly helpful allowing me to audition all the new releases in a back room. Wonderful memories, great times.
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Andy Miles
(2018)
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Happy memories of Record Wise in Egham. Adam was a great guy, his knowledge of the record scene was immense. I've probably still got some 45's I purchased from him. Is he still with us?

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David Edmunds
(2018)

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I bought ‘get yer ya yas out’ on its release 1972 I think also wise records introduced me to the wonders of HP in1973/74 at the tender age if 18 and I could get an upgrade on my hi-fi system some wharf dale speakers and a marantz amp heaven !! My dad had the car showroom around the corner from wise records I remember it all like yesterday . Everyone went to the pub for lunch even the bank manager !
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Adrian Gunner
(2019)

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I spent a lot of time in Record Wise in the early 70s. Do you remember that Adam (King was his surname, lived over the crossing on the way to Pooley Green) ran a service where you could borrow records from the stock? He kept a card index of who had what. There were also a few instruments and amps for sale.
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Tim White
​(2021)

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Was in their once when Frank Muir (famous comedy scriptwriter with Denis Norden at the time) buying a jazz record.
Did he not move the store to the other end of Egham High Street at some point?
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Dennis Morgan
(2021)

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According to the Egham museum High Street Directory Record Wise moved to no 86 from 1986-1995. https://eghammuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/High-Street-Directory.pdf
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Margaret Stewart
(2022)


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