Simon Carver the dance record shop man

It was all go as you can see from the above photograph when I sat down to discuss Eighties record retailing in Sheffield and then so much more beyond that city and that era. Simon is now a man with large shop and distribution experience, and he had great tales of the heady days of 12 inch singles and the insatiable desire of the locals to acquire them. A mecca for all the local DJs the shop was almost impossible to close easily even for Christmas Eve or stock-taking leading to the staff having to exit from the back alley as people banged on the shutters. All this and more, just watch this space