363 Oxford Street July 1921 - April 2000 HMV Site of the original HMV store Opened by Sir Edward Elgar in July 1921, the HMV store shaped the way people bought music for nearly a century In 1962 it played a significant role in the career of The Beatles. A 78RPM demo disc of the band was cut in the store's recording studio. This led to the Beatles' long-term recording contract with EMI The world's most famous music store

Photo of The Beatles and Edward Elgar blue plaque
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Photo of The Beatles and Edward Elgar blue plaque
Simon Harriyott on Flickr
Photo of The Beatles and Edward Elgar blue plaque
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Photo of The Beatles and Edward Elgar blue plaque
Nick Harrison on Flickr

363 Oxford Street, W1, London
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on 26 April 2000

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