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working in my local record shop in Banbury at the age of 16 (1981) and I
immediately fell in love with the music industry.
At the age
of 18 I was diagnosed with Leukaemia and one of the first thoughts that sprung
into my head was that I would have to give up my job, but thankfully I had a
great boss at the time who was having none of it! He told me to take off as
much time as I needed and there would always be a job waiting for me when I was
better! One bone marrow transplant later and he was true to his word.
I worked for was Music Market (eventually merging with Our Price to become Our
Price Music) and what a great training ground it was! The ethos was to make the
customer feel welcome and to make sure a great service was on offer.
In 1987 I
decided to take the leap and set up my own company and my philosophy was to
simply emulate everything I had been taught @ Music Market, as I was known
around town by my nickname it seemed logical to stick that name above my doors.
I have come
a long way from those fantastic days in the 80's and here I am in my 4th decade
still completely in love with the industry! I have been very fortunate to have
been invited to some great gigs/showcases/album launches along the way, I have
put a few pics on the home page in order to offer credibility to any first time
shoppers with me (and perhaps to show off a little, hahaha!) I feel it is
important that any customers of mine know exactly who they are dealing with and
this is my way of letting you know who i am and how long i have been around the
You may have
noticed already that I will be donating 10% of your purchase/basket price to the
charity of your choice when you reach the checkout page, if your favourite
charity is not showing then simply send us an email advising us of your
preferred charity and we will gladly add it to the dropdown list.
my team want to offer you a great shopping experience so if there are any
issues you have then please email us and let us know so we
can do all we can to rectify.
taking the time to read this and thank you also for visiting my website.