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Wayne's ready for a big city party - Glasgow Evening Times

Wayne's ready for a big city party - Glasgow Evening Times | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Wayne's ready for a big city party
Glasgow Evening Times
Over July 27 and 28, timeless glamour, from Charleston dancers to disco and Northern Soul music, will fill Glasgow's streets as part of the Merchant City Festival.
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All the latest mod-related news, articles, blog posts, videos and photos.                                                                                                      Dont miss our weekly publication: http://modsceneweekly.co.uk
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Holiday Lambretta

Holiday Lambretta (Lambretta Promo Film). These cine films came via the LCGB vaults & Kev Walsh but were originally part of the Mike Karslake Collection.
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Captain Penny's curator insight, December 21, 3:46 PM

 

Although it has some Christmas in it (this film is not necessarily about Christmas per se), it is a really good film about touring the world via scooter on holiday, and given that Christmas is a holiday I think you'll probably enjoy it.

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,

 

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Out now: Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set

Out now: Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set
Didn’t notice this one sneaking out, but the Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set is now on the shelves, following that (now) well-worn pattern of a lot of tracks for not a lot of money.
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Mod classic reissues on 45 at Jazzman

Mod classic reissues on 45 at Jazzman | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Mod classic reissues on 45 at Jazzman
Just seen these on the latest Jazzman mailout, a couple of mod-friendly reissues at a fraction of the price that these would command as originals.
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2014 Don Davis and Deon Jackson by Rob Moss - Soul Articles - Articles

2014 Don Davis and Deon Jackson by Rob Moss - Soul Articles - Articles | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
L to R Don Davis, Bob Babbitt and Dennis Coffey at Theme Productions c 1966(Courtesy of Edward and Sue Wolfrum 2014 All rights reserved)Sadly, 2014 will probably be best remembered for the release of a film rather than the passing of two of the...
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HERE IS BARBARA LYNN (1968)

HERE IS BARBARA LYNN (1968) | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
After hitting big with the smoky "You'll Lose A Good Thing" in 1962 and having the Stones famously cover her "Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Going") in 1964, Texan singer, songwriter and guitarist Barbara Lynn signed to Atlantic Records where they...
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Ice Cream Man Power Pop and More radio show #63

Ice Cream Man Power Pop and More radio show #63 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
#63 The Small Faces - Grow Your Own  (Small Faces LP)The Small Faces - Afterglow (Ogdens Nut Gone Flake LP)The Small Faces - Come On Children (Small Faces LP)Peter And The Penguins - She Took Me By Surprise (How To Choose A Sweetheart LP)The Pixies...
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Weller's new album likely for Spring 2015 release

Weller's new album likely for Spring 2015 release | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Paul Weller's next R 'n B-flavoured album - his first since 2010 - will likely feature 12 new songs and will be released on Parlophone, the label which has an almost iconic status through its associations with The Beatles.
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Mexican Mods Helped to Reshape the Cartel-Ravaged City of Tijuana | VICE | United Kingdom

Mexican Mods Helped to Reshape the Cartel-Ravaged City of Tijuana | VICE | United Kingdom | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Tijuana's mod scene might be tiny, but that hasn't stopped them from throwing parties every month or raising their kids to keep on carrying the torch.
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Motown's Temptations, Four Tops visit Oval Office

Motown's Temptations, Four Tops visit Oval Office | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two legendary Motown groups "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" for a little VIP access at the White House. Actually, there probably was no begging in...
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Small Faces return to their East Ham roots in wake of band tragedy

Small Faces return to their East Ham roots in wake of band tragedy | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Keyboard player Jimmy Winston returns to the Ruskin Arms pub where he grew up and started the Small Faces. He tells the Recorder how it feels to be ‘bringing it all back home’
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Mark Kermode reviews Northern Soul

Mark kermode reviews Northern Soul. The film tells the tale of two Northern boys whose worlds are changed forever when they discover black American soul musi...
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Lincoln pensioner decorates his scooter for Christmas in memory of his wife - Lincolnshire Echo

Lincoln pensioner decorates his scooter for Christmas in memory of his wife - Lincolnshire Echo | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Leukaemia patient Barrie Hall, 72, has decorated his mobility scooter with Christmas lights, a Santa suit and other festive additions in tribute to his late wife.


He has been attracting...
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We are the Mods! CHRISTMAS SPECIAL- Deck the Halls with Lamps and Mirrors!

We are the Mods! CHRISTMAS SPECIAL- Deck the Halls with Lamps and Mirrors! | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Deck the Halls with Lamps and Mirrors and get those Tonic suits roasting on an open fire! It's The annual We are the Mods! office Christmas party! Warren Peace (the 'Man with the Mistletoe Belt') returns with co-hosts, Jingle BELL BOY Jonny Owen and everyone' favorite HO HO HO, DJ Penny Lane to once again stuff your stockings full of scooters, style, soul and scotch (not the cheap plonk either!). It's the last show of 2014 and in keeping with that holiday tradition…it's a BIG ONE!

Joining us as our SPECIAL GUEST as we pop the Christmas bubbly, coming off fresh from his tour with the Specials, the LEGEND that is Mr. STEVE CRADOCK!

PLUS- We give you and EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN to tracks from the about to be released EP 'Take No Prisoners' by the legendary Russian Mod Mega-stars THE RIOTS! Lead singer Sasha Bolotov is calling live from Moscow, giving us a sneak preview of the tunes for the first time ANYWHERE ON RADIO!

Then- In between copious amounts of whiskey, brandy and egg nog, we'll be spread...
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The Coolest Rock Concert In Kansas City You Never Knew About

The Coolest Rock Concert In Kansas City You Never Knew About | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
There have been plenty of huge and even historic rock concerts in Kansas City: The Beatles at Municipal Stadium in 1964; the kick off of Michael Jackson’s
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If you listen to one thing this week: The Jam reissue

If you listen to one thing this week: The Jam reissue | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The album of the week is the latest in a long list of seasonal reissues - The Jam: Setting Sons Super Deluxe Edition.
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Danny Lyon's Unseen Photos Of NYC Subway Riders In The '60s - Co.Design

Danny Lyon's Unseen Photos Of NYC Subway Riders In The '60s - Co.Design | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Legendary photographer Danny Lyon's photographs of commuters in the '60s are on view for the first time at a Brooklyn subway station.
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Northern Soul fans in a spin over sale of rare record - BBC News

Northern Soul fans in a spin over sale of rare record - BBC News | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Northern Soul collectors dig deep as the 'rarest record in the world', Darrell Banks' classic Open The Door To Your Heart, is auctioned online.
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Iron Butterfly Reforming With Ron Bushy, Mike Pinera and Doug Ingle, Jr. - VVN Music

Iron Butterfly Reforming With Ron Bushy, Mike Pinera and Doug Ingle, Jr. - VVN Music | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it

Iron Butterfly Reforming With Ron Bushy, Mike Pinera and Doug Ingle, Jr. 11:44 AM Iron Butterfly, Rock 1 comment.

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Stax/Volt to Issue Complete Singles Digitally for First Time

Stax/Volt to Issue Complete Singles Digitally for First Time | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Stax/Volt is issuing box sets of singles it released from 1968 to 1975 digitally for the first time.
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Dave Davies Blast Brother For Lying About Kinks Amp Sound

Dave Davies Blast Brother For Lying About Kinks Amp Sound | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it

Dave Davies has called out his brother Ray Davies, claiming that he has perpetuated a lie about the signature guitar sound about the Kinks classic "You Really Got Me."


Both of the brothers have laid claim to creating the fuzzy amp sound by cutting into the speaker cone, but Dave says only his side of the story holds any truth.

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Heavy Soul modzine returns with issue 26

Heavy Soul modzine returns with issue 26 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Heavy Soul modzine returns with issue 26
The last issue of Heavy Soul of 2014 is out now, which happens to be issue 26.
It’s packed full of good stuff too.
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