7-Up

5:00pm on Sunday. 12:45pm on Tuesday. These were the two most important times of the week. Every Sunday in the early '70s I was glued to Radio 1 between 5:00pm-7:00pm for that week's new chart .. the eager anticipation until about 6:50pm when the new number 2 record was played. Well, when you heard number … Continue reading 7-Up

Gloria’s Record Bar

"My-wow-oh-yeah"- Marc Bolan The first single I bought with my own money was T. Rex’s Metal Guru. It's still in my collection after impressively managing to survive the punk cull. Although I have retrospectively built my record collection up again - no Status Quo, I hasten to add - relatively few pre-1976 records survived punk’s asteroid … Continue reading Gloria’s Record Bar