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Elvis Shakespeare Music & Books
  Now you can visit Elvis Shakespeare on the highstreet:

+44 (0)131 561 1363

347 Leith Walk

Opening Hours
Mon-Sat: 10.00-18.00
Sun: Closed for the winter (open again in May)

Welcome To Elvis Shakespeare
Purveyors of fine literature & music

We are specialist dealers in rare vinyl and quality literature, based in Edinburgh, with a shop at 347 Leith Walk, of which you can see a nice photograph below. Elvis Shakespeare

The premises have been open since May, 2005 and now you have the opportunity to peruse the stock at your leisure and then either pop into the shop or take advantage of our excellent online payment facilities to have fantastic music and books arrive promptly on your doorstep. All items are sent by First Class mail or Small Packet for overseas customers.

David Griffin We are specialists in punk and the alternative and indie lineage and also dance music from the late 1980s onwards. We are happy to buy collections both small and large and will collect in the Edinburgh area.

My name is David Griffin and I can be contacted via various email addresses on the website. I personally guarantee that all emails will be answered.

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All stock can be found at or visit our shop
LP Armed Forces - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
LPs Skeleton Tree + Push the Sky Away + Many More - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
LP Out of Time - R.E.M.
LPs Heaven up Here + Ocean Rain - Echo & The Bunnymen
LP John Wesley Harding - Bob Dylan
12" I Feel a Groove - Tim Harper
2x12" Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture - David Bowie
LP Leader of the Pack - Shangri-Las
LP Murderopolis - Sparrow & The Workshop
12" Bite The Hand That Feeds You (Album Sampler) - Dan Electro
H/B 18 Platoon - Sydney Jary
LP 1971 (The Road Starts Here) - Aerosmith
P/B Collection of AFTERALL Arts Magazine
12" Classic 909 (25th Anniversary) + Others - Scott Grooves
LP Divide and Exit - Sleaford Mods
2x12" Do It Now - Dubtribe Sound System
LP Endure - Special Interest
H/B Hermann Hesse: Pilgrim of Crisis - Ralph Freedman
H/B How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll: An Alternative History of American Popular Music (1ST EDITION) - Elijah Wald
2x12" I'll Sleep When You're Dead - El-P
P/B Imagine Nation: The American Counterculture of the 1960's and 70's - Ed. by Peter Braunstein & Michael William Doyle
12" J&W beat - Floating Points
LP In the End - The Cranberries
12" Mannequin on the Run - Datassette
12" Midas EP - Leonid
H/B Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction - Lisa Kroger and Melanie R Anderson
H/B Nothing Is True, Everything Is Permitted: The Life of Brion Gysin (1STEDITION) - John Geiger
H/B Nowhere in Particular - Jonathan Miller
LP Outside In Budapest (Hungary Broadcast 1997) - David Bowie



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We are happy to buy small or large collections of books and music in the edinburgh area, and will collect. For the rest of the UK, we are happy to buy large collections or smaller quantities if you are prepared to post to us. For more information click here.

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