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The Scene W.1.
Original Sixties Mod / Modernist Soho: Scene Club. Flamingo. Le Discoteque(Wardour St). 51 Club. Bunjies. Alphabet Club. The Limbo. Marquee. Roarin' Twenties (Carnaby St). Last Chance (Oxford St). Tiles (rarely) Take Five Suburbs: Klooks Kleek. The Blue Rooms(Elephant &Castle SE1). Cafe Des Artistes Ricky Tick (Windsor) Jazz Cellar (Kingston) etc. Coffee/Milk Bars: Coffee Ann-(Managed by Doug in Exel Court Had a great Rokola Jukebox) The BreadBasket(Cleveland St) Macarbe. Heaven' & Hell The Freight Train. Hanway Street(Take 6-Nucleus-Subway?Name Escapes Me) Micks Cafe(Fleet St). Kardomah (RSG Kingsway) Cafe Des Artistes (Fulham Chelsea) Dobells/Imhoffs/Transat/A1 Stores(Record Shops) And so on....... Transport:Vespa GS 150 VS5 one previous owner,(purchased in1963) looked As new. Secondhand cost £80.00! Followed by Li150, then back to Vespa GS 150 again. Worked in North Soho from 1962 -1965 alongside Steve Marriott's early drummer (pre Kenny Jones) in a large advertising agency!
Top 5 tunes at the moment:
The Silver Meter-Big John Patton/ Two Lovers-Mary Wells/ Hurt By Love-Inez & Charlie Foxx/ Where Did Our Love Go-The Supremes Here Come The Nice-The Small Faces
Vespa, Lambretta or other?
Vespa GS150>Li150>GS150>Mini>Bus Pass>Pensioner