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During the 1960s, Exeter's youngsters would buy their 7" singles from Moon's in the High Street. Situated next to Woolworth's - ironically now HMV - Moon's also sold domestic appliances, white goods and TV's and radios. You could even rent a piano overnight for a gig in a village hall or pub. Photos courtesy of Lydia Barnard.


john harding
11 Dec 2023 at 06:50
my mother joan chase was an assistant at moons in the late 1920s, the most famous customer was Aircraftsman Ross in other words TE Lawrence of Arabia, he bought record from moons in Plymouth and my mother listened with him in a booth before her purchased a record, he cam in nearly every week and always asked for Miss Chase,
Dave Harwood
24 Jan 2024 at 05:22
I found this advert in the 'Western Morning News' dated 7th December 1928: “For the Latest PARLOPHONE RECORDS go to MOON & SONS (Pianos) LTD, 6/7, George Street, Plymouth.”



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