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The march of the Mods
The march of the Mods
The wonderful times of the Mod movement in the 1960s. The fashion, scooters, music
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Red Balloons + a Blue Vespa - Couture

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Kaylie & Scott's relationship dates back to junior high. Scott would go over to Kaylie's house to swim in her family's pool and steal Oreos. Next, they went to high school dances together. Then, while they were away at separate ...

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The Vespa 400 Microcar

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THE FIVE
AUTOROTICA: The Vespa 400 Microcar (1957 to 1961).
THE FIVE
The Vespa 400 was produced by ACMA (Ateliers de construction de motocycles et d'automobiles) in France, from 1957 to 1961.

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Mod by Richard Weight: review - Telegraph.co.uk

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The Battle of Margate began on May 17 1964 at the railway station when a gang of youths suddenly started breaking the windows of a trackside buffet.

“The boy who started it was so good looking and nicely dressed,” the manageress subsequently remarked. “You wouldn’t have thought he was a nasty type.”


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Dragons Den favourite on a classic scooter mods charge - The Bolton News

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Dragons Den favourite on a classic scooter mods charge
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Ian said: "The classic scooter scene is growing, with riders spending time and money restoring scooters from the 1960s and 1970s.
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Hand Crafted Fully Functional Wood Vespa

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Designed for his daughter Daniella, Carlos Alberto built a fully functional wooden Vespa.

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mod is back

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boy or girl?

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great aren't they?

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Jimmy

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Ready steady girls!

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European female singers of the 1960s - biographies, recommendations, soundclips, videos and links for British, French, German, Italian and Spanish singers (New on Ready steady girls!


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The Scooterist: Youth Culture - Mods & Rockers 1960s - 1970s

The Scooterist: Youth Culture - Mods & Rockers 1960s - 1970s | The march of the Mods | Scoop.it
Significant elements of the mod subculture include: fashion (often tailor-made suits); pop music, including African American soul, Jamaican ska, and British beat music and R&B; and Italian motor scooters.
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MOD: A Very British Style - Richard Weight ebook | Free ebook ...

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Mod began life as the quintessential working-class movement of a newly affluent nation - a uniquely British amalgam of American music and European fashions that mixed modern jazz with modernist design in an attempt to escape the drab conformity,...
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From Absolute Beginners to Quadrophenia

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Metro From Absolute Beginners to Quadrophenia: Mod culture on page and screen Metro Mod culture in books and on the silver screen include Absolute Beginners and Quadrophenia.


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what a brilliant show this was.  Loved it.  Well done, Pete Townsend

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Teddy Boy “Terrorists” & Mod Invasions

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But it was in the wake of the post-punk new wave and the Mod revival led by bands like The Jam, that Waterford would see panic on the scale of the early Teddy Boy scares in the 1950s. Indeed, it was in the 1980s that what ...


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Thane Russal And Chrissie Shrimpton, 1966

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Chrissie Shrimpton and Thane Russal photographed in 1966 by Richard Avedon.

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MOD: A VERY BRITISH STYLE by RICHARD WEIGHT - Monkey Picks

MOD: A VERY BRITISH STYLE by RICHARD WEIGHT - Monkey Picks | The march of the Mods | Scoop.it
... the original Mod movement drew their influences from American, European and Afro-American styles in music, art, fashion, architecture and design and how those strands have been absorbed into the British mainstream.
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good stuff.  Cool stuff

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Gattinoni, the Vespa and the Television

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The television always was an important key for the sucess as an amplifier of the popularity of both: the clothes and the various models of Vespa. So until May 3, at the Piaggio Museum in Pontedera you can check and know ...

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oh poor girl

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as the title says

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brilliant!

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Dennis & Maggie. I bet that was a great partnership

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Union flag scoot

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History-rich venue for shows by Beatles, Stones, Who, Kinks and more destroyed

History-rich venue for shows by Beatles, Stones, Who, Kinks and more destroyed | The march of the Mods | Scoop.it

The building that was formerly home to the Ritz Ballroom in Kings Heath in the UK, which hosted shows by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, the Animal


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The Posers Scooter Club: What makes a "Mod"?

The Posers Scooter Club: What makes a "Mod"? | The march of the Mods | Scoop.it
He sang from the point of view of Jimmy, who belonged to the sharp-dressed Mods, whose counterparts in the Britain's early 1960s were the Rockers. The rival gangs could agree on the music of the Who, but little else.
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