Image Colin Rattue
My family owned these stores and I managed the store for 6 years in the 80's.
We did the full spectre of music but specialised in imported soul, dance and rare groove records. Great memories and some great friends made during my time there.
Worked with Donna Hunt, and some regulars included Idris, Listiel, Mickey and big Colin who worked in Mr Byrites. Comment: John Watson
John Blewitt " I was always in the East Ham one on a Saturday spent most of my wages in their..
It broke my hart when it closed I've still got all my vinyl that come out of the shop loved it.." (March 26, 2016).
Yuri Naraine 'Remembered looking at a copy of Lillo Thomas' album lillo and buying a similar hat which he was wearing on the front cover from Dunn & Co which used to be next door on High St North.' ( May 4, 2016)
Name Jimmy The Moonlight Comment: SGT. Peppers was ace. A regular stop on our record buying Saturdays. Had a good seven inch section and were happy to stock local bands releases. There was a record shop opposite where local rock outfit T34 used to rehearse after hours. ( August 31, 2016).
Name Kelvin Page Comment: Forgot it's name tbh, but I too have many fond memories of going to Sgt peppers record shop to get my fix, on hearing the latest jazz funk of soul music being played there. My mate Steve jepson lived in oakfield rd east ham, I would call round for him then off we would walk down east ham high st to Sgt peppers to buy the latest tune out great days, still very much missed tbh. (August 6, 2017)
Got cds and vinyl and posters from the East Ham store, remember the little stamp on the booklet inside
I was living up the Romford Road in the mid-eighties and used to frequent the East Ham Sgt Peppers shop. Just listening to a copy of the Cool Notes Have a Good Forever purchased there. Great memories !
I remember the store in East ham very well. From around 1987 (I was 12), I used to steal money from my dad's till in his shop and pop to Sgt Pepper's after school to get my dose of some 12" vinyls. I still have all my vinyls I bought from the store. If I remember correctly a store opened up in Ilford too? Great memories!