But as Geoff Taylor, Chief Executive of the British Phonographic Industry, says: “More and more of us have been rediscovering the joys of vinyl as artists and labels release more of their new titles and classic albums in the format.”
Today we feature some of the South Tyneside shops that sold vinyl records in the days when most of us listened to our favourite music courtesy of singles and albums.
How many of those featured do you remember?
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