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mods were not that common

I was on the door of the top 20club Queens road Peckham in 1960 I also workt on the coffee stall at Loughborough Junction and was an avid mod. I get annoyed at modern writers think every otherman or woman was a modernist in fact real mods were not…

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Amazing B sides

Over the past few years I have started to collect some fantastic vinyl 45s again. Some have been bought from car boot sales for next to nothing and others I have paid a few quid for, although to be honest I have not paid more than £12 yet. I already…

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Gettin To The Point

First night of a new club in Leeds playing the best in R&B, Soul, Ska, Jazz, British Beat, Latin & Mod Club Classics  Guest DJs: Dave Edwards (Sidewinder) Mark Thomas (Heavenly Blocked) Pid (Brum Beat) Resident DJs: Lee Miller Neil Lee Saturday…

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