With the subject of 'mod groups' and 'what is a true mod' being brought up recently. John Waters has added an article he wrote a while back (initially appearing on Modculture) on the Who/Small Faces and their relation to the Mod scene at the time. Of course the article is entirely from a personal perspective but it reflects the opinion of many mods of the day.
Read the whole article HERE
"As a living ‘golden oldie’ who was present during the formative years of the Mod revolution I feel it is perhaps time to question the relevance of the Small Faces and The Who with regard to the Mod movement. Both these groups are generally regarded as being figureheads of sixties mod culture. Nothing could be further from the truth." John Leo Waters