Remember When: Vinyl heaven in Edinburgh

The Other Record Shop moved from the High Street to Princes Street in Edinburgh in December 1985. A man browses the 12" singles.
The Other Record Shop moved from the High Street to Princes Street in Edinburgh in December 1985. A man browses the 12" singles.
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VINYL has been making a comeback in recent years, but did you ever wonder what the scene was like back in the day? Here’s a selection of photos to give you an insight, or refresh your memory!

SEE ALSO: Edinburgh’s forgotten record stores

The record department of Telectra House in Great Junction Street, Leith, 1967.

The record department of Telectra House in Great Junction Street, Leith, 1967.

Bruce Findlay inside his record shop in Edinburgh, 1969.

Bruce Findlay inside his record shop in Edinburgh, 1969.

Big shops such as John Menzies store in Princes Street also boasted record departments, April 1979.

Big shops such as John Menzies store in Princes Street also boasted record departments, April 1979.

Children buying records from Blyth's in Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh during its winter sale

Children buying records from Blyth's in Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh during its winter sale

Fan Katy Macdonald meets lead guitarist Charlie Burchill in the Princes Street HMV shop when Scottish band Simple Minds do a record signing in June 1987.

Fan Katy Macdonald meets lead guitarist Charlie Burchill in the Princes Street HMV shop when Scottish band Simple Minds do a record signing in June 1987.