Vinyl in Charity Shops

Discussion in 'SMB' started by houst69, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. houst69

    houst69 Striker

    I regularly do the rounds of the charity shops in Newton Aycliffe scouring for vinyl. Always see plenty of shite, including Roger Whittaker, Max Bygraves etc to name a few. Anybody found any classics kicking about?
  2. ErichZann

    ErichZann Striker

    The days of charity shop treasures died with the onslaught of the internet, or more accurately - smart phones.
  3. Makem57

    Makem57 Goalkeeper

    Got a mint copy of Kate Bush , Hounds of love for £1 , a few years ago, now just crap so don't bother anymore , Oxfam charge going rates if not more.
  4. Yankee Mackem

    Yankee Mackem Winger

    Found a first edition copy of the Beatles Revolver in Hot Rats last week. I thought the owner was asking too much for it for £2.99, but he said if I came round to the shop this week dressed like Elvis Presley with my arse cut out he'd give it to me for free.
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  5. Thackeray

    Thackeray Striker

    Oh you were the tight get he was taking the piss out of on Facebook :lol:
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  6. Yankee Mackem

    Yankee Mackem Winger

    If there genuinely was someone he asked to dress as Elvis with the arse cut out, my esteem for the establishment has gone up.
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  7. niceonemarra

    niceonemarra Winger

    Last one I bought from a CS was Jimi Hendrix Purple haze on vinyl - I don't have a record player.
  8. Cheesy Feet

    Cheesy Feet Striker

    A mate of mine goes round charity shops and car boots looking for vinyl..told me he once popped into a charity shop in Consett and he came away with a load of Zeppelin..Hendrix..Sabbath..LP's all 1st editions all in good nick for their age..picked them up for buttons..he reckons the re emergence of vinyl has made folks a lot more aware of what's got any worth.
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  9. Chesterladmackem

    Chesterladmackem Central Defender

    lad at graft used to work at Springwell tip, reckons he made hundreds out of dumped viynl over the years.

    JAZZMANB Striker

    I give not receive
  11. niceonemarra

    niceonemarra Winger


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  13. The Great MES

    The Great MES Winger

    Sadly the days of Marjorie and Ethel at the red cross shop selling The White Album for a couple of quid are long gone
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  14. Gideon Gungeon

    Gideon Gungeon Striker

    was down the newton aycliffe charity shops the other week and came across a stash of white label 12 inches there, had no idea what they were but filled me boots and took all twenty four of them mate. told the old wifey that they were probably misprints since they didn't have anything on the label but she held out for a fiver there. imagine me surprise when I got them home and realised they were all warp records promo releases from the likes of autechre, aphex twin, boards of canada, flying lotus and the like.
  15. Hoon

    Hoon Winger

    I read on here all charities are evil. Be careful with where you shop.
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  16. cluffy

    cluffy Striker

    do you shout at them too?
  17. Butcher's Coat

    Butcher's Coat Striker

    Never got rid of my vinyl.
    Still got them in the loft:cool:
  18. EDGE

    EDGE Winger

    Too many memories for me, still have them. Arranged my LPs in alphabetical order last week for the first time ever. Only taken me 40 years.
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  19. tunstallhill

    tunstallhill Striker

    got a Tenessee Ernie Ford vinyl out of a charity shop for £1. its class

    bought my lasses youngun a brand new One Direction album on Vinyl a few years back. was £20 or something. an awful object to have in the house
  20. Quench

    Quench Winger

    Hopefully by artist and then by date of release. I had my vinyl in the back of a cupboard for years and threatened to flog it a number of times. Luckily my wife stopped me from doing so and I eventually bought a new turntable. It's almost all late 70's and early 80's, I can't believe I ever considered flogging it.

    Listening to this now

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