This classic group started way back in 1953 with a young man named Clyde McPhatter and had hits from the start (Money Honey, Gone, Let the Boogie Woogie Roll, Such a Night, Fools Fall in Love). After Clyde left other greats came - Johnny Moore (Ruby
Surprised - no mention of Lenny Henry's Got The Blues on Sky Arts? Caught first episode and thought it was excellent. Very accurate and some great interviews with people like Georgie Fame, Paul Jones and lesser known artists such as Ram John Holder.
You Can’t Sit Down! (Original Mod Club Classics)
Release date: 15th June
The dawn of the 1960s witnessed the development of a dynamic British youth culture that re
The famous Brighton seafront. The pier resplendent in the August bank holiday sunshine. Waves crash onto the pebbles, failing to drown out the cries of anger and fear coming from further up the beach. Holidaymakers and families with young children hu
Fashion View: Harald Uwe Kern
Harald Uwe Kern has been at the Louisville Ballet for nine years where he is resident Ballet Master. His profession has taken him around the globe from places as close as Charleston, Sou
Shipwrecked and washed ashore on a lonely island in the sea is my latest guest castaway, the wonderfully talented television producer, presenter and director, Emma-Rosa Dias.
Check out Emma-Rosa's five great tracks and the stories that tell us why the
Washed ashore on a lonely island in the sea is my latest guest castaway...DJ Penny Lane : Soul Junkie, Music Nerd, Co-Presenter of 'We Are The Mods' and Host of the mod radio show 'Punks in Parkas'.
Penny has chosen 5 great tracks... check e'm out :
ELEANOR RIGBY: MOD ICON OR THE GIRL YOU LOVE TO HATE?
Time to put the record straight.
DEDICATED FOLLOWER: A HISTORY
Dedicated Follower fanzine was born in 1985 as an Eleanor Rigby zine initially, then becoming a fully-fledged Modzine by issue three but it still had a heavy Eleanor slant to it. So with a special Best of Eleanor Rigby CD
There is growing fan power to try and get Paul Weller over to Perth Western Australia (the worlds most isolated city)
Barraloadasoul was a one of a kind event held at the famous Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom. The event brought the old ballroom back to life as a dance venue and was put together by Stephen Liddle of Somethins Kookin radio show. Filming was undertaken b
My latest guest to be washed ashore on a lonely island in the sea is writer Mark Baxter... a former shop and club owner with a passion for '60s clothing, Tubby Hayes and Millwall Football Club.
If you know Bax, then you'll want to see his choice of fi
Pete Townshend may have been good at putting Mod feelings into words (the first couple of years anyway), but his group were never big favourites of my generation (pardon the pun). When it came to British bands, for us it w
SHOPPING FOR CLOTHES
One good thing about being a Mod was that, because we always dressed so well, we didn't frighten adults ! I think my parents were quite impressed that I always went out in a suit, with collar and tie and shoes polished ! Eve
I was a Mod - in my head, I still am. With a capital M. Once a Mod, always a Mod as they say. I don't wear the same clothes as I did 50 years ago, but I like to think the sense of style is still there.
I was never a 'top' Mod (too y
TIMESHIFT – ‘MODS, ROCKERS AND BANK
BBC Four – Monday 26th May, 9pm
Fifty years ago, in May 1964 – as people enjoyed their bank holiday break - households across Britain were rudely awoken to the news that that all was not as it s
Adaptor Clothing is currently running a Photography competition.
"We want your cool, timeless photographs from the Mod, Skinhead, Rudeboy and Scooterist scenes, to be submitted to our competition to be voted upon by our thousands of fans on Facebo
Recently on this very site I have been reading peoples post who are of a similar age to me complaining about how there is a lack of mods there age near where they live.
when reading these I could completely understand where they were coming from as I
Look, I don't wanna be the same as everybody else. That's why I'm a Mod, see? Jimmy's quote from Quadrophenia. Everyone seems to stick to the same brands of clothing, Barracuta, Fred Perry, Merc and now Pretty Green. There are MODS out there that ca
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