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mods were not that common

I was on the door of the top 20club Queens road Peckham in 1960 I also workt on the coffee stall at Loughborough Junction and was an avid mod. I get annoyed at modern writers think every otherman or woman was a modernist in fact real mods were not…

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2 Replies · Reply by Nick Gale 3 hours ago

He is so wrong!

I found this article in a magazine. This guy does not get what we are really about. Your comments would be grateful. Rotating column: Mods aren’t cool By Larry Ryan Most athletes aren't cool: they're dull people with good coordination. There are…

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11 Replies · Reply by Chris 4 hours 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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