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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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433 Replies · Reply by Gary D' 11 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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4695 Replies · Reply by frames 3 hours ago

Cool Pictures

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 3 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 23 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 23 hours ago

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Gary D' replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"I always jump about to this one. The B side to The Attack - Try It on Decca
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHHiijtAjTA ;"
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espresso kid replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Hi Ben appologies fat fingers on my tiny (not so) smart phone - still Screaming Kay Hawkins could be one for the scooter rally circuit!. I'm quite partial to Mr Waits, Rain Dogs is one of my favourite albums not very mod, but there you go there's no…"
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frames replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"This is a good band"
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Derek Humphreys replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"Did any of you guys used to eat at Arthur's cafe on the Kingsland Road? I used to do deivery driving all over London and that one was the best by a mile. A few weeks ago I did a bit of unpaid roadie work for my son, who's a bit of a musician. He was…"
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Derek Humphreys replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"It's funny... I know nearly all of these old soul B sides and some of the others too. I suppose being a bit younger than my brother and all his pals you were always very careful to make a good impression. One of the ways to do that was casually stro…"
1 hour ago
John an original modernist replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"We must sound like a pair of Old Bast****d's. I can live with that. I would rather be an OB that cares than a Young B that doesn't."
1 hour ago
john leo waters replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"I rarely go down the old manor these days - its too bloody depressing! The whole area seems to have been taken over by  'upwardly mobile wannabees'! Whole communities have been destroyed and moved out to make way for the yuppies apart from a few 'si…"
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John an original modernist replied to stephen hughes's item LIVIN UP NORF' (sixties style)
"Well Frames you are right on the money with your comments. Money being the defining word. Unless a postman today lived in social housing, there is no way he could afford to live in Central London. I feel outraged by what is happening to ordinary,  d…"
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john leo waters replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"We absolutely loved this track - can an instrumental have 'Soul' - just play this!"
2 hours ago
john leo waters replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"A good posting - certainly gets the old grey cells going!

here a few that we loved back in the day;
Stoned - Rolling Stones (B side of I Wanna Be Your Man) - for obvious reasons we loved this!!
Play With Fire - Rolling Stones - B side of The Last T…"
2 hours ago
frames replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Hmm. Here in England we never let our kangaroos go out in the snow."
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frames replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
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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…"
4 hours ago
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…"
5 hours ago
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."
5 hours ago
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"
5 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…"
6 hours ago
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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