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Name Ian Nipper Comment: I got my first record player at the age of 11 (a reward for passing my eleven-plus). For the first week I had only one of my own records to play on it: "Hell Raiser" by The Sweet. Once I had some money, I went to Saville's and bought some rather cringeworthy singles - "When I Fall in Love" by Donny Osmond and "I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock & Roll)" by (ahem) Gary Glitter. There was something really exciting about standing in one of the record booths listening to the records. Fortunately my older brother and his cooler friends exposed me to David Bowie and I've never looked back. (August 21, 2016).


Dave Harwood
27 Nov 2023 at 09:51
I found this advert in the 'Shields Daily Gazette' dated 25th March 1955: “SAVILLE BROS, King Street, South Shields - Extended Play Records and Long Playing Records.”



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