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Rockers - before it became Swordfish and moved right into the centre this was a great little shop in Hurst Street. Got my first copy of Physical Graffiti here. I remember one occasion I was paying at the till when the ceiling collapsed, covering the guy in dust and plaster. Comment: Virgil Hilts

Many happy hours spent in Rockers with Mike & Gaz. The home of the original Duran Duran fan club. A memorable afternoon when Kevin Rowland (Dexy’s) came in with his manager and they repeatedly played different mixes of Gino over shops sound system to select best one. Our verdict – not a hit but I think it went to number one! Comment: Marcus Cale



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Dave Harwood
27 Nov 2023 at 11:12
I found this advert in the 'Birmingham Mail' dated 20th February 1987: “CASH PAID for second-hand records, especially 60’s and 70’s rock and 'New Wave' - ROCKERS 76 Hurst Street, Birmingham. Tel: 021 622 3979.”

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