Hi Ladied and Gents. I've been lurking around this forum for a while and decided to join it. My question is as above really. I love all the early R&B stuff, but I also have a huge interest in…Read More
"Lots of stuff here falls in my 'anything that good music' category.... not boring to me! Here's a few, not mod, but mod friendly contemporary artists.... The Bees... Smoove & Turrell.. Eli Paperboy Reed. "
"Like Jacques Dutronc a lot and I must admit I'd never heard of him until I found this site. That goes for a lot of up to date garage/punk/dustbin mod stuff as well too. I always was very disparaging about most music post-Jam but I've…"
"Good to see a lot of diversity around - I think these times and years certainly are more evolving for the mod scene. I recall many years ago (80's/early 90's) that several mods I knew (and probably some now even) were very narrow-minded…"
"[nods] Neither oral histories nor journalism gather the whole truth, no matter how fair either aims to be. That's just how people operate -- in one area or another, truth will be compromised by opinions or ideology or intentions, good or…"
"In the 20s and 30s that part of Cornwall would have been very remote, insular, and poverty-stricken, except for landowners, and fishing and mining magnates.
It hasn't changed that much now except all the mines have closed. Lot of…"
"The exact place -- but his family ran a farm. He was born 1921, and met my grandmother after he moved to London around 1938, seeking industrial work -- and her family had worked factories for generations; they didn't meet at the same…"
"Your grandad from Trewellard, Rhuadan? Near Pendeen in Cornwall? Sheeyit! That's bow and arrow badlands and no mistake! Straw Dogs was set around there.
He wasn't a tin miner by any chance? Lots of the tin miners made there way to the…"
"Scott, I'd be in agreement with most of what's already been said here. For me, whilst I'll always listen to any music that's good, the stuff that fits into what I consider to be the 'mod' canon would…"