Saturday, November 9, 2013
London Record Store For Sale Via eBay
"On the Beat Records – a classic vinyl collectors record store in central London," reads the unlikely eBay listing.
The business, established 34 years ago and located close to Tottenham Court Road, has been put up for sale on the online auction site – with the listed price of £300,000 – after its manager decided it was time to "let another passionate music lover take over".
Opened by Tim Derbyshire in 1979 and tucked away on Hanway Street in central London, the store holds a vast collection of old funk and soul, jazz, country, folk, 90s pop; in fact, it trades in every genre bar classical. The listing encourages potential buyers to "Live your dream and enter a rock'n'roll lifestyle – your chance to run a record shop!" MORE HERE & HERE