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MAY SHOWERS: LAURA MVULA, LADY, BIZ MARKIE, AND MORE

MAY SHOWERS: LAURA MVULA, LADY, BIZ MARKIE, AND MORE | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
My recent deluge of work means a drought in posts but I’m finally back. Pardon the kitchen sink but I got a lot to cover. First off, my early runner for “album of the year” goes to Laura Mvula.
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Margate Mod & 60s Festival

Margate Mod & 60s Festival | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Great British Music & Culture present a brand new event this summer in the rejuvenated seaside town of Margate on the Kent coast. The fantastic Westcoast which houses three areas including a top Live Music & DJ Venue, Restaurant & the Black Cat Club room are opposite the new Turner Arts centre...
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Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 74

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 74 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
US soul singer Percy Sledge, famed for his song When a Man Loves a Woman, has died aged 74, his agent says.
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More acts added to line-up at Bristol Ska & Mod Festival - Bristol Post

More acts added to line-up at Bristol Ska & Mod Festival - Bristol Post | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
More acts have been added to the Bristol Ska & Mod Festival, which will take place at Motion/The Marble Factory on Sunday, April 5. Who's Next, Houdini Dax, The Refusal and Q have been revealed...
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50th Anniversary of The Small Faces at The Ruskin Arms

50th Anniversary of The Small Faces at The Ruskin Arms | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Spring 1965 saw the creation of one of the most influential bands of the sixties, The Small Faces. Early rehearsals and gigs were at The Ruskin Arms. The pub will be celebrating with a live band and DJ set.
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Pretty Green March Of The Mods Campaign - FashionBeans

Pretty Green March Of The Mods Campaign - FashionBeans | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green label has launched its new spring/summer 2015 campaign, exclusively via FashionBeans.
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Motown composers Holland-Dozier-Holland getting a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Motown composers Holland-Dozier-Holland getting a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Feb.
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BLOOD AND CARPET (2015)

BLOOD AND CARPET (2015) | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Annie Burkin as Ruby in Blood and CarpetSet in a mostly unswinging East London, Blood and Carpet is a new black and white kitchen-sink 60s B-movie Mod horror film. What's not to like, eh?
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Scott Fraser Simpson of S.F.C. filmed by Dominic Hinde.

Scott Fraser Simpson of S.F.C. filmed by Dominic Hinde. | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
A little while back I met up with a young guy (younger than I am!) called Dominic Hinde.
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Irvine band unveil details of their follow-up EP and UK tour - Scottish Daily Record

Irvine band unveil details of their follow-up EP and UK tour - Scottish Daily Record | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Soldier On are in the process of finishing off their next record and frontman Jordan Bastock says it could catch a lot of people out.
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Don Covay R I P - Soul News - Articles

Don Covay R I P - Soul News - Articles | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Some of you may not have heard the sad news that Don Covay passed away Saturday (31st). The news came via a Facebook posting from Dons friend and recent MD, Jon Tiven. It seems that Don had suffered from ill health since his stroke in the 199...
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Crucial Vinyl: The Jam - All Mod Cons, Don Letts - BBC Radio 6 Music

Crucial Vinyl: The Jam - All Mod Cons, Don Letts - BBC Radio 6 Music | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Don selects the Jam's 1978 classic record All Mod Cons as his Crucial Vinyl.
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How to Get Into: Southern Soul: The GQ Eye: GQ on Style: GQ

How to Get Into: Southern Soul: The GQ Eye: GQ on Style: GQ | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
You may not have ever heard the words "Southern soul," but you've definitely heard the music. For starters, everybody knows Otis Redding and Al Green. They're the two biggest names to come out of
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Culture Wars: Rap Vs Motown - PJ Media

Culture Wars: Rap Vs Motown - PJ Media | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
I was in a discussion with a young acquaintance recently - the topic, modern “Rap” music versus the old, Motown classics.
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Mods will ride out to raise cash for cancer charity - Hartlepool Mail

Mods will ride out to raise cash for cancer charity - Hartlepool Mail | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
A SCOOTER ride by a fleet of mods looks set to raise cash for young people with cancer next month.
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Solid Soul Sensations - Ian Levine's Twenty Fifth Northern Soul Podcast

It's February 2015. It's been cold and snowing. But each time I hear a new undiscovered gem I still get the old proverbial goosebumps, and I am deeply grateful that so many appreciative people are following these podcasts.
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More U.K. Obscurities On U.S. Labels: Georgie Fame's Last Imperial Single

More U.K. Obscurities On U.S. Labels: Georgie Fame's Last Imperial Single | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
GEORGIE FAME and the BLUE FLAMES-Last Night/Funny How Time Slips Away U.S.
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EuroVespa 85 - Vespa World Days 2015

EuroVespa 85 - Vespa World Days 2015 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Back in 2006, the annual EuroVespa rally became World Vespa Days, part of Piaggio's Vespa World Club, but for many it will still be known as the EuroVespa. Back in 1985 the event was held in Frankf...
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Berry Tweed and The Chasers at Blackfriars, Glasgow City Centre | What's On Glasgow

Berry Tweed and The Chasers at Blackfriars, Glasgow City Centre | What's On Glasgow | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Shout Bamalama Club presents live classic Northern Soul, Motown and 60s Club Soul from Berry Tweed and The Chasers!
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The Circles back for 2015 gigs

The Circles back for 2015 gigs | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
There is now an official FB page for 79 Mod Revival band 'The Circles' (see URL address below).  The band will be doing a number of gigs in 2015, fronted by founder member/lead singer Mick Walker, performing the classic songs 'Opening Up’, ‘Summer...
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American Mods: Clean Living Under Difficult Geographical Circumstances: Dig the New Breed: The Best New Bands Hitting the Scene Pt.2

American Mods: Clean Living Under Difficult Geographical Circumstances: Dig the New Breed: The Best New Bands Hitting the Scene Pt.2 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
RT @TamlaMotownMod: Dig the New Breed 2! http://t.co/a45GyTGpH7 @nickwaterhouse @sharonjones @The_DapKings @TheRiotsBand @TheUrges @The_Str…
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The Lovers Key - Who's The One You Love? - YouTube

Here Today Gone Tomorrow includes eleven tracks of retro-tinged pop and soul. The Deluxe Edition adds additional material including remixes from The Postmark...
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Lambert & Stamp movie heads to cinemas in May 2015

Lambert & Stamp movie heads to cinemas in May 2015 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Lambert & Stamp movie heads to cinemas in May 2015
We have mentioned this previously, but we now have more details about the general release of the Lambert & Stamp movie. In fact, we might even have a review up before it hits the big screen.
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