"Yeah when I was on the mods and rockers the other week they wanted me to talk of fighting, I didn't of course and said it was all about music and clothes. they tried to twist some of the things I said but failed miserably. Prob is they cut most…"
" It is an unfortunate sign of the times that the media - even today - are only interested in the sensationalism of 'Mods and Rockers'. Stephen will confirm that I have been approached on a couple of occasions with regards to Mods in…"
"Thanks John i woul;d like to take you up on that offer of more info if thats still ok. i read your article on Hard Mods and think i would like to know more about it drop me an email on firstname.lastname@example.org"
"You are spot on Paolo. At the height of the revival from 1980 to 1982 there was lots of different Mod crews. You had the Pollok Goldhawks, the Globetrotters who were then an all Mod scooter club, the East End Mods, and you had the North Glasgow…"
"Is it just me or is there a lot of this sort of thing going on where people are writing essays, PHD's, compositions and such on Mods, Rockers and the culture surrounding it all? Also, how come we never get to read any of these things when they…"
"Thanks for your comments i picked this topic as i myself was a Mod in the 80's and also a member of territorial fighting back then but we have to complete a gang profile on a specific gang i picked Mods because of my history and interest in the…"
"I remember the Airdrie mods coming into Glasgow to go ahead with the Glasgow mods around 84, dont think the scrap actually happened, but we( Dumbarton lads) met them on George square and thats what they said they were in town for.
According to pals…"
What on earth possessed you to undertake such a subject?!!! Some interesting feedback I have read. I have espoused at length on the gang culture back in the sixties and the relationship with Mods on a couple of items Stephen has put on…"
"Reggie your spot on, Brighton only has memories.
You from the Bush then, my mum used to take us 5 brothers there to buy secondhand clothes, is the pie and mash shop still there ? at goldhawk rd end
I bought all my early rocksteady and…"
" I Remember getting out of a Ghost Train once in the darkness at our local fairground, and giving one of our enemys a good going over, he must of put a lot of people off going in as he emerged battered ha ha."
I only have to arrive at the roundabout at the bottom of the A23 just before Brighton to start it all off, my wife and family have had to put up with my personal tour of the Lanes and my memories of sleeping in the doss house , I must have…"
"Found it, it was Dreamland, we arrived on mass on scooterssand quickly made our way into the fairground, I can almost remember the smell of candyfloss and hotdog stalls.
Never been to Margate before............... or since."
Dont you find it a laugh, when you here some of the stories you wondered where the bloody hell was I when ' that ' happened I was at Brighton and Margate, what was the fairgound in Margate I am struggling now and cant put a…"
your right mate,
I have a book called 'only lovers left alive' written I gues sin the late 60's early 70's and was to be made into a film with the stones as backers but the goverment banned it and it was removed from…"
hi i'm a mature 3rd year university student studying Psychology with criminology at Glamorgan university i am a Mod but haven't dressed like one for a whilie now but still love the music and am looking forward to talking to some like minded people
Top 5 tunes at the moment:
my generation, lazy sunday afternoon, going underground, can't think of anything else at the moment listen to allsorts
Vespa, Lambretta or other?
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