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Just start by saying I have lifted this idea from the Film Noir site, its a cool idea so i thought we'd give it a go on here. If you see a cool picture share it with us here.

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73 Replies · Reply by frames 10 minutes ago

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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429 Replies · Reply by Chris Cameron 46 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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4694 Replies · Reply by Alan S 5 hours ago

Captions please...

No matter where we are on Plante Mod, most of us seem to have a sense of humour on the best and worst of days, so I thought get the ball rolling with this [iinfmaous] picture from Quadrophenia and invite you all to come up with a caption for this, I…

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4 Replies · Reply by Neil Shide 20 hours ago

Books

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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323 Replies · Reply by frames 20 hours ago

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frames replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"There are just small, pockets left, I think. gentrification money has done for most of it - look at docklands now, both sides of the river. For the last part of his working life, my dad was a postman and most of his walk was the Pool of London - But…"
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Chris Cameron replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"I liked the second of the Stevie Wonder tracks there Derek, the first one was sadly not to my liking. The Twilights songs was interesting in a folkish late 60s way MG."
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John an original modernist replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"I live in North London now. My family is from Shoredich (Hoxton) which is technically North London, N1. The London being spoken about here has gone. I can't compare this North London with the one in which JLW grew up or Hosxton,Bethnall Green and St…"
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Derek Humphreys replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"Another couple I can think of off the top of my head were by Stevie Wonder....both far better records than the A sides in my opinion:
Here are a couple of live versions:
I Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer - B side to We Can Work It Out
http://www…"
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The Snow Runner replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Picked this up a couple of days ago. As recommended by a 1963 Modernist! A good-time fun recording."
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Mod Goddess replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"Australia's own, The Twilights with Comin' On Down, B-side to Tell Me Goodbye

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX904WDtQmU"
2 hours ago
Derek Humphreys replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"How about the B side to Patches by Clarence Carter? I always thought Patches was over-sentimental and a bit sickly sweet for my taste but the B side: I Can't Leave Your Love Alone is a real cracker.
 Here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjXZSr…"
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frames replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"I went to school up that way, travelling right across, and I always felt like I was going out into the countryside (or wilderness). There's not a Londoner that doesn't think that their manor is the only manor. Put us outside London, however, and we'…"
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Derek Humphreys replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"Blimey... I just sent a long reply and there were only about three words posted !
I'll do it again later
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Chris Cameron replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"Don't know it off hand John, but I will look it up. If its the same song that was famously done by Sam Cooke its one of my favourite songs.
Just looked it up there. A great version with an amazing Hammond sound."
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Alan S replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Happy days Andy:-)"
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john leo waters replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"I can think of dozens of great B sides. One of the best has to be Jack McDuff - A change Gonna Come on B side of Down In The Valley issued on Atlantic here in 66."
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john leo waters replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"I always felt London stopped at Archway and the suburbs began with Highgate - but I am biased!"
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john leo waters replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"Derek - That would have been The Sutton Arms? Now an African restaurant! Frank McLintock went into business with Terry Venables at one stage including  a venue in Bethnal Green which I visited once but cannot remember the name! (old age)."
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andy anderson replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Was over in South East London on Sat, went to collect a pair of blue mohair trousers from the tailor I frequent. As always superbly cut etc. Excellent !!"
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Chris Cameron replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"Yeah thats the same one Ed, glad someone else knows it as i had never came across it. There are so many amazing Bs on here that it would be very tough to pick out a top 20."
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