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The Spirit Of '79

I know exactly where I was when I first heard The Jam - Going Underground and it wasn't sat at home watching TOTPS. We all looked at each other and went "What the f%$£!" as the whole (youth) club erupted into a skanking frenzy. Loafers, brogues,…

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61 Replies · Reply by George O'Sullivan 54 minutes ago

What I bought today...

Just thought that I'd start this topic as nobody has [bothered?] to start it yet! I was in one of my local charity shops today and bought these women's basket-weave, tassel loafers for only $8.50 AUD! Absolutely brill, to say the least! ;-) Now I…

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George O'Sullivan replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"Well took pictures especially the top left one"
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George O'Sullivan replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
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George O'Sullivan replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"Interesting that despite coming from different areas of the country we all shared common traits
You trailing around petticoat lane looking for vintage and original reminds me of us doing the same in the local flea pits of Glasgow with the briggit b…"
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Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"I just remember a coming together of everyone under 20 at every scooter run from every corner of the UK, N,S,E,W. It just amazes me how on earth we did it. 45-50 mph up or down the motorway, No MOT, no service, no licence and two up, sometimes three…"
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George O'Sullivan replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"Got to say you were biggest thug of them all and bullied us poor East end guys who were only there to have fun and got picked on by the northern mods. 79 seems a lifetime away now but can still remember us going to the jam concert in the Apollo as i…"
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Kai replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"DNA Groove shirt again; unfortunately just the one in the middle, this being a pic of samples Signore De Rossi sent me beforehand... :-("
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George O'Sullivan replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Motown front garden real mess you could have busmans holiday and get it sorted for me"
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Chris Cameron replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"I could not open it up the same at work hence the lack of reply Gary. I notice the spray paint now. The first time I went down to Scarborough was Easter 1982 and it remains one of the greatest weekends of my life. It was freezing, then roasting, was…"
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Young Meteor replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Very smart. Like the jacket a lot."
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Young Meteor replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"As usual smart as *@#!. Fabulous look and style."
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andy anderson replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Today from John Smedley outlet crew neck jumper with blue tipping around the cuff. Pumice in colour or should I say light grey to us ! Very pleased !"
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andy anderson replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Looking sharp Ian, You as well Motown !"
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Daft question i know but where should i put my spare wheel on my 1968 SX 150. I know there are only limited options but i just cannot decide where it looks best.
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Gary D' replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"I've never ridden a GS frames but if taken as smooth and slick, right on brother ;0)
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"will people on here go and see Lambert & Stamp?  Comes out in May in the UK.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3458236/?ref_=cs_ov_tt
 

Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to find a subject for their underground movie, one that will r…"
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