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Kai replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"P.S. Paris Blues DVD ordered! :-)"
18 hours ago
Mike Embleton replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"Oh good choice. Jeanne Moreau was gorgeous and I had a massive crush on her when I was younger. R.I.P
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19 hours ago
Charlotte & Michael and daryl oswick are now friends
21 hours ago
Kai replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"Will have to check this out Mike; good shout! Talking about films and jazz; watched this one here for the first time last weekend,  would you believe!"
22 hours ago
Mike Embleton replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
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22 hours ago
Mike Embleton replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Diahann Carroll, Sidney Poitier - Paris Blues 1961 Just watched this movie. 1961 so predates Mod. Newman & Poitier are Jazz musicians and 2 women on holiday fall in love with them. At that moment in time Woodward & Carr…"
23 hours ago
Dave Davies replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"The only b52's album I have, i remember reading that rock lobster was the song that got John Lennon back recording again."
yesterday
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yesterday
Mike Embleton replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Nice little demo LP."
yesterday
Mike Embleton replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Can't fault that album either. A great album that brings back good memories is a win win.
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yesterday
Kai replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"My favourite B 52's album would be Whammy! Bringst back pleasant memories of youth!"
yesterday
Mike Embleton replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"One of my favourite bands. A quirky album that I replay often. Nothing like this was being made when this came out. Unique and the girls where hot too!"
yesterday
The Snow Runner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"True . These never go outside, still need a little stretching at the moment. But I'll get  there. 
Keep safe in these difficult times. "
yesterday
Steve Mearns replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Nice! When I got the email notification of this post I thought it was a comment on my DNAs. HaHaHa!  You wouldn't have been far wrong either SR, they've only been outside the house a couple of times and I check the weather forecast several times bef…"
Thursday
The Snow Runner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Good slippers are essential in these indoor times."
Thursday
Mike Embleton replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Steve, Lovely shoes. I'd probably feel more comfortable in the loafers you showed us previously, but these are outstanding. If plonk would wear similar then thats a massive plus in my book.
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Mod Movies

Just watching the original Thomas Crowne Affair (1968) with Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway.Oooh, baby.Great couple - apart from the obvious chemistry they generate on screen and the crime thriller theme it is a pleasure to watch from a Mod…

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122 Replies · Reply by Kai 18 hours ago

Cool Pictures

In order to honour MG Ace Face, and to carry the torch for the (hopefully short) time while he's gone (and I'm confident he'll return), let's revive Motown's thread, which is far too good to be forgotten...Here's to you, Mr Motown!

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1175 Replies · Reply by Mod Goddess on Monday

THE PRINTED WORD

Having just noticed that the initiator of the latest "book" thread left the site taking the discussion with him, it's my turn again to revive it; being too important a topic to be dropped, imo.Having finished "Get Carter" by Ted Lewis over the…

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582 Replies · Reply by Kai Mar 22

Playlists

John Paterson suggested that I post a short set on the No1 Mod DJ thread.to 'Brighton' the place up a bit. :-) On reflection I decided to start this thread instead  for any DJs on the site to post up playlists/sets So i'll kick off with my short…

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299 Replies · Reply by Paddy McGonigle Mar 20

The Girl On A Scooter

A forth book is now added to my original trilogy of Mod stories and is available now on Amazon Kindle, 'The Girl On A Scooter.'
Matt Cowan, a young pharmacist and one of the original North London Mods was being transferred to Basidon in Essex to take on a new position as Drug Manager in Boots the Chemist in early 1964. 
A sudden appearance of a girl on a Vespa 125 scooter in a…

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