Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

On This Day In 1962….

January 1, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

… The Beatles auditioned for Decca Records in West Hampstead, London. A&R boss at Decca Dick Rowe turned them down in what is considered one of the biggest mistakes in music industry history, Decca decided to reject the band, selecting instead Brian Poole and the Tremeloes – well I suppose the […read more…]

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Rare Vintage Promotional Only In-store Displays … David Bowie, Aerosmith, Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney plus lots more

May 12, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

We occasionally dig out these super-rare vintage instore displays from private collections. Made in relatively small numbers and largely disposed of once marketing campaigns have ended, these are truly difficult things to track down if you are a devoted collector. Never commercially sold at the time, and possibly only like […read more…]

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Lennon or McCartney? Who’s Best?

December 30, 2014 sleevenotes 0

Okay, firstly you may not care (we understand) but for those of you that do, be sure to check this NME post where 550 celebrities are asked to choose their favourite Beatle….here’s the results.. Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner is one of over 550 famous asked to choose between Beatles […read more…]