So he opened Sound Effect on King’s Square, York’s first outlet dedicated solely to records and cassettes.
“It was a hell of a gamble,” Nick says. “The shop was a derelict shell, but I was determined to make it work.”
He needn’t have worried; almost overnight Sound Effect was top of the pops. So successful the BBC added it to their list of contributors for the week’s top 20.
I remember seeing Barry Biggs there, as a young teen. Thank goodness punk and new wave happened afterHowever, I seem to recall Sound Effects had a shop in Acomb in the early 70s
Yes that’s my Dad, stood with Barry Biggs!
Léon - He's on the photo with Judge Dread
Found some dates out from my Dad for you.
Sound Effect, 6 Acomb Court in York was open in 1974.
Then the Kings Square shop had signings by:
Desmond Decker - 21/08/75
Judge Dread -
Barry Biggs -