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The Snow Runner replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
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11 hours ago
Martin replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"Brilliant. Love the Elvis cover, too.
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16 hours ago
Martin replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
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17 hours ago
Mike Embleton replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"Cheers Steve, I'll pencil that in.
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yesterday
Kai replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Black Pumas- contemporary Soul doesn't get any better than this "
Wednesday
Dave Davies replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Yeah I like that album too, i'm not saying freedom run is my fave rifles album. I'd have to give them all a listen again, I just like to hear a band trying new things....that doesn't always work out well though. :o)   I'm not a huge fan but always l…"
Wednesday
Alan Saint replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"I get what you are saying Dave and yes you're right. I still feel that this is one of their weaker albums though.I prefer the Great escape to be honest."
Tuesday
Steve Mearns replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"The Clash: London Calling is at Museum of London
from 15 November 2019 to Spring 2020. Entry is free

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Monday
Mike Embleton replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
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Monday
Mike Embleton replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"That's it Steve, cool pic, nice to add the Elvis inspiration and the Sandinista album too. Thanks for posting the article, think I'll have to try to get to the Smith exhibition.
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Monday
Kai replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
"A great magazine for all inclined to spend even more money on records... thanks for the heads up, Steve Mearns."
Monday
Steve Mearns replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"Think that’ll be me then Michale. Seen in his shot along with the original Elvis Presley cover that inspired The Clash’s artwork.  Coincidentally, this interesting article about the photographer Pennie Smith turned up in The Guardian today. We had t…"
Monday
Dave Davies replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Was worried that the rifles wouldn't show progression but there's definately shows them evolving.
No-one wants the same album over and over do they eh?"
Monday
Mike Embleton replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"Some cool person had a photo up of their home, which for the life of me I can't find, which had a superb poster of London Calling, with Paul Simonon smashing up his bass on the wall. It is a superb image and as I became a Mod via The Jam who I consi…"
Sunday
Kai replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Trumpet- and French Horn Sensation Yazz Ahmed with her new album. "
Sunday
The Snow Runner replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Here we go again."
Nov 9
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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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553 Replies · Reply by The Snow Runner 11 hours ago

What Gig's Have You Been To?

Couldn't see a thread dedicated to live music.I went to see The Specials last night at Rock City,Nottingham.  Good gig small venue (about 2500).  Decent atmosphere.  Was almost a very short concert with Mr Hall threatening to walk off after bottles…

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965 Replies · Reply by Kai on Wednesday

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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1166 Replies · Reply by Kai Nov 7

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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298 Replies · Reply by Paddy McGonigle Nov 3

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 can…

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6468 Replies · Reply by Martin Oct 21

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Mod Night at The Fiddler's Elbow

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    Come and have a pre Xmas Celebration with the wonderful The Sha-La-La's and The Past Tense with The Mynd Set plus Special guests Robby Allen from The Kite Collectors ,Martin Holt 65MPH /The Loop DJ Jeff Saturday November 30th 2019.

     

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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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