Street Sounds, 40 Sydney Street

Formerly Street Sounds, 40 Sydney Street, Brighton
Photo by Debbie Lias

A great shop: an independent specialising in new soul releases. It opened in about 1978 and kept going for a handful of years.  I spent many hours within and can still clearly picture buying some cherished records from here.

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  • I worked there from 1984-1987 when the shop was Wear and Tear, a clothes repair shop. It was my first job after leaving school. We made clothes for some of the designers in the area and I remember some famous people ended up wearing the clothes we’d made. I remember seeing Billy Connelly on the TV wearing a shirt that I’d helped to make. I got to know many of the local shop keepers. It had a lovely communtiy spirit in the North Laine. I remember the barbers next door to this which is still there and also David’s book shop across the road as well as the leather shop further along from here.

    By Carol Homewood (14/07/2010)

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