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I thought it would be worthwhile to start a new discussion on books. To narrow it down a bit, I suggest we stick to the more or less mod- related books; I wouldn´t want to bother you with each and every novel I´ve read. Among the ones I´ve read…

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George O'Sullivan replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"Got one of those"
27 minutes ago
George O'Sullivan replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"They look really cool"
30 minutes ago
Motown replied to Jordan's item What Are We Listening To...
"DOG WAR - THE MAYTALS, PRINCE BUSTER ALLSTARS"
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Gary D' liked Motown's item Mod~The Importance of a Label?
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Gary D' replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"I'd humbly like these on 7" original vinyl and in my box.. Happiness is a many splendid thing ;0) 
Leaving Here - The Birds
Biff Bang Pow - The Creation
We Don't Know - The attack
Crusader's Smile - Morning Dew
Night Time - The Strangeloves
Pushin'…"
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Gary D' liked Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
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Gary D' replied to Jordan's item What Are We Listening To...
"Dancing my socks off to these at the mo..
Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere - The Who
Baby You Got It - The Action
Pushin' To Hard - The Seeds
Bert's Apple Crumble - The Quik
Shapes Of Things - The Yardbirds
Biff Bang Pow - The Creation
We Don't Know - The A…"
1 hour ago
Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item Mod Jazz & Blues in The MusicBox - Sunday Sessions
"I like the look of that.. Though it must be said the Motown rostrum went hand in glove with Mr B. Gordy the creative genius behind it all. One without the other probably wouldn't have amounted to as much as it did, notwithstanding the rare soul and…"
1 hour ago
Andy Ingram replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"These would be nice."
5 hours ago
Keith Davis is now a member of The Mod Generation
6 hours ago
hubert davenport replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"back to lottery wins
if i won big style on the euromillions i would have one of these 
a lamborghini miura
1966 they come out !
but theyre still the most beautiful car ever .
with a big lottery win i'd have one of those
and gold standard AA membersh…"
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The Snow Runner replied to Gary D''s item Mod Jazz & Blues in The MusicBox - Sunday Sessions
"Playing this little gem this morning. Then its off to a club to watch football. Its normally only open at night, but has agreed for the Toon game .So two of my sons and I will be going along."
6 hours ago
hubert davenport replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"SOME VINTAGE BUSH

no need for a lottery win for one of those
but very aesthetically pleasing if you want to re create a certain era
i think some new yet old looking  ones  are even recieving digital broadcasts ?

BTW
you would not believe the sight…"
6 hours ago
frames replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"What I've always wanted is World Peace, an end to poverty, and one of those leather wallets containing a selection of Turnbull & Asser collar bones."
7 hours ago
George O'Sullivan replied to Motown's item Mod~The Importance of a Label?
"Think everyone on here would be partial to a label or two as you say Motown clarks ,FP,Levi's ,BS spring to mind from younger days and still wore today. DNA grove ,john smedley two examples of today's labels.would I wear asda jeans no not even to do…"
7 hours ago
George O'Sullivan replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"Lotto win would do it.
Enough money to do what you want when you want buy anything you desire without having to save or budget for it. Go to Johnny Bs bar in motown's jag and spend fortune on those go go dancers"
8 hours ago
graham montague replied to Maggie's item TV programmes and films - what are your favourites?
"Zulu, with Stanley Baker and Michael Cain; there couldn't have been an original mod who didn't see it at the Odeon or Top Rank at least once."
12 hours ago
Johnny B replied to Maggie's item TV programmes and films - what are your favourites?
"The Wire. Nothing Modish about it tho lol.
Set in Baltimore about the drug trafficking, political corruption etc.
If you haven't seen it do yourself a favour and watch it. 2nd to the Sopranos in best tv series ever !!!!
IMO OFC. :P"
15 hours ago
Johnny B replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"Like Chris Lotto win. Then I'd open my own Mod bar/nightclub :)
Play the music I want, few gogo dancers 60's deco ................ we can but dream."
16 hours ago
Chris Cameron replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"A lottery win. After that i can buy a GS 160 and a GT 200."
17 hours ago
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