During my early teenage years, I used to ride my sunshine yellow BSA Javelin through the mean streets of Abronhill in Cumbernauld with a Daily Record shoulder strap bag weighing me down with the up-to-the-minute latest news for the early risers, and then later on, the evening editions, magazines and weekly publications. Only one of my customers had the good taste of…
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I'm having a Mod life crisis, going to gigs, (Booker T, The Specials (twice), Paul Weller, Small Fakers, Secret Affair, Geno, Purple Hearts and The Lambrettas), and buying clothes! What a year! Like 1980 in Cumbernauld all over again. I missed the Glasgow Mod scene in the 80s, but I was there for The Jam, The Kinks and The Style Council at the Glasgow Apollo. Great times!
Top 5 tunes at the moment:
Too Much Monkey Business - The Yardbirds The Night - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Hitch Hike - Marvin Gaye She Shot a Hole (in my Soul) - Geno Washington & the Ram Jam Band Mickey's Monkey - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Vespa, Lambretta or other?
1962 Vespa Douglas Sportique