Nick Hamlyn


Nick Hamlyn is the author of the Penguin Price Guide For Record And CD Collectors, which ran into six editions.

He is the proprietor of Pied Piper Records, the well-known collectors’ record shop (now just online) in Northampton, and has been a record collector himself since the beginning of the sixties.

Nick bookFour Bop Drop, an improv quartet having Nick as a member, had a CD released on the SLAM label.

‘Music For A Desert Island’ is Nick’s first novel which can be found at

The Tunnel of Worlds thumbNick’s second book is a collection of 52 short stories, one of which is the collection’s title story ‘A Tunnel of Worlds’.

The book is available via

Nick can be contacted via the group email address,,  or directly at