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Brian May of Queen bought a Les Paul & Mary Ford EP in this shop in the late fifties / early sixties. Shop opened in 1899 and closed down in 1972
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i remember buying lets twist again by chubby checker
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brian cox
(2020)


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I worked in Waldrens in the 1960s, I don't remember Brian May though, mind you I worked on the bicycle side of the business not the electrical....Roy.
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Roy Pryer
(2020)

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The two businesses were run by brothers. I bought my very fits LP from Waldren's back in 1958. I also remember how the female staff behind the counter wore special tunics and for 78rpm discs, they had to go upstairs to fetch them.
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David Shrimpton
‚Äč(2022)


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Dave Harwood
20 Oct 2023 at 12:39
I found an advert in the ‘Middlesex Chronicle’ dated 30th November 1951:
“WALDRENS for your XMAS GRAMOPHONE RECORDS. All Latest Issues In Stock on Day of Release. HMV, MGM, COLUMBIA, CAPITOL, PARLOPHONE, BRUNSWICK, ETC. WE SELL & EXCHANGE RECORD TOKENS. WALDRENS 60-64 HIGH STREET, HOUNSLOW. Telephone: HOUnslow 1133.”

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