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
Having said that, I had the pleasure to meet quite a few of the once regular…"
fine spot under those trees for drinking rum ."
In answer to your question..mine is maybe, reluctantly. Intially this Form was an explosion of ideas and questions, such as Who Wore White socks? To Harrington or Not? or What Would you Never Wear? The replies were witty and plenty of people…"