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Name: Mark Brady.
Comment: Although hard to see but this shop was closed down when the photo was taken. They had shut because that whole block was going to be redeveloped. They actually moved to a site on the opposite side of the road, about mid-way from this shop and East Street. Lasted, probably, until mid-1980s at the latest.

Name: Marc Griffiths.
Comment: I used to buy punk albums at the Waterloo branch in 1978/79 - cheaper than HMV, Our Price etc.

Name: Richard Rootes
Comment: Neil is correct (Hi Neil - you and I worked at the A1 Stores for a few weeks before you moved to Our Price). The store had a weird two level layout, stairs heading down in the centre of the main floor. I think it became a video rental store when Sundown stopped selling records.

Name: Neil Williams
Comment: I worked for Sundown between 1978 and 1982. Soon after I left they went over to video rental, eventually closing the Walworth Road branch around 1985. Possibly the Waterloo branch carried on a little longer.
(29 June 2012)

Name: Robert Jones.
Comment: After work on Fridays, every week, I'd walk from Camden Town to Waterloo, have an Indian meal on The Strand then head over to Sundown Records, over the bridge to see if there was anything I wanted, before walking down to Camberwell and a night in the pub.

Saturdays I'd sometimes do the same, walk down Walworth Road to Waterloo, get a few LPs, then into the West End. Sundown sold me all my Blondie, Pretenders, Lou Reed and Patti Smith albums. I was surprised at first at how much cheaper than everywhere else. Of course, now, everything seems massively expensive, my wages were £60 a week, an LP £2.50. Sundown were friendly staffed shops, I loved them.
(17 June 2015)

Name: Truats Heytarl.
Comment: Was this the same business who owned the Edmonton Sundown and - I think - Mile End Sundown? I went to see the J.Geils Band there in the mid-seventies.
(18 March 2016)




6 Baylis Road SE1 Waterloo / London
227 Walworth Road SE17 1RL Walworth / London
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