29 Jan '14, 12pm

Droogs About Town: London Locations Featured in 'A Clockwork Orange' via @CabMirror

Another brilliant piece, I do wish your blog had been around while I was guiding on the sightseeing buses. Much as I’d researched all I could, there are some tiny gems I could have done with knowing back then. By the way, the Chelsea Drugstore, before it became a MaccyDo’s, in 1988 it opened as a specialist Virgin Megastore that only sold CDs. This was when vinyl and tape was still king. CD was only 5 years old at the time, but the record companies had gone into overdrive to promote it as the medium of choice. Cost of vinyl and cassettes suddenly went up, while CDs came down in price, which ‘helped’ to make CD the main music medium. At the time, there were a handful of CD specialist stores, there was one in Victoria Place above Victoria station, the name of which escapes me right now. The main record chains sold them, but only had small departments for the shiny discs, mos...

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