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Name: CC Rider
Comment: The Camden shop was one of the best shops for second-hand Jazz and World music in the 1970s. I picked up more than a few rarities there.
(27 May 2013)

Name: Simon Mallett
Comment: A fantastic little shop in Portobello Road, not far from Ladbroke Grove tube station. It was from here that the legendary Mo' Wax record label sprang forth - the label's founder, James Lavelle, worked there for a time and set the label up using money donated by the shop's owner.
(19 April 2015)

Name: Steve Barrow
Comment: I worked for founders Jon Clare & Dave Ryner from 1978 until 1980. I worked in the basement of the Camden shop, buying in jazz etc and studying deletion lists from USA distributors. NZ Phil and Ali worked there as well... I also worked in the HJ Monmouth St shop (in the old Soul City premises) opposite Ray's Jazz Shop, and covered for Ray Cheddie and Leroy Anderson when they had their days off from Marooin's Tunes in Greek Street, which was HJ's reggae outlet.




278 Portobello Road W10 5TE Notting Hill / London
Unit 115, Lower Stable Street, Coal Drops Yard N1C 4DR Camden / London
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