MOD SCENE WEEKLY issue 53

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Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 74

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Baton Rouge

Quadrophenia: Retrospective of a Cult British Classic

The famous Brighton seafront. The pier resplendent in the August bank holiday sunshine. Waves crash onto the pebbles, failing to drown out the cries …

British R&B legend Georgie Fame marks 50th anniversary of chart-topping single Yeh Yeh at Eastleigh's Concorde Club

IN THE mid sixties The Beatles had a vice-like grip on the number one spot in the singles charts.<p>Then along came British R&B singer and keyboard …

Can Northern Soul make a comeback?

The Twisted Wheel, the Blackpool Mecca and the Wigan Casino were some of the venues in northern England that catered for a fascination with American soul music in the late 1960s and 1970s.<p>Film-maker Elaine Constantine, who is making a film about the movement, told BBC Breakfast that it could make a …

Film (UK)

5 Great British Soul Divas

<i>Diva</i> has shifted in meaning from a term to describe a female opera singer to a term that means both “woman who is really good at singing” and “woman …

Paul Weller announces Dublin and Belfast dates

Weller will play Belfast on November 16 and Dublin on November 17 and tickets (£37/€49.65) go on sale this Friday April 17 at 9am.<p>The gigs will …

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IN MEMORY OF PERCY SLEDGE

For a man with only one genuine hit record in the UK today’s announcement of Percy Sledge’s passing, aged 73, still garnered significant attention …

Solid Floor Fillers: Don Fardon "I'm Alive"

<b>DON FARDON-I'm Alive/Keep On Loving Me U.K. Young Blood 1969</b><p>God bless Rob Bailey's 2004 "Le Beat Bespoke" CD compilation which brought the world Don …

Argyll Roadrunners Scooter Club

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Nicole Willis and The Soul Investigators - Paint Me In A Corner (Timmion)

by Modculture 16 April, 2015<p>Nicole Willis and The Soul Investigators – Paint Me In A Corner (Timmion)<p>Cracking release on the Timmion label – <b>Paint Me</b> …

Album review: DENNIS GREAVES & MARK FELTHAM – Duo

Share the post "Album review: DENNIS GREAVES & MARK FELTHAM – Duo"<p>Zed [Release date 05.04.15]<p>There’s no denying the veracity underlying Dennis …

The Jam

Through unseen material and fan memorabilia, the exhibition charted the trio’s journey from Sheerwater Secondary Modern in Woking to superstardom, …

Crowdfunding: Growing Up With... The Jam limited edition book

by Modculture 16 April, 2015<p>Crowdfunding: Growing Up With… The Jam limited edition book<p>Related to our last story really, but I thought it best to …

Issue 28 of the excellent Heavy Soul Modzine is available to buy now with 20-track CDr and 8-page Reggae Newsletter

<b>Details</b><p>Inside are interviews with Mark Baxter​ on his new film about Jazz legend Tubby Hayes, DJ of the people David Edwards​, Dirty Water Records​ …

From Rats to Rudeboys - Steve Barrow and the Mods

by Modculture 16 April, 2015<p>From Rats to Rudeboys – Steve Barrow and the Mods<p>Clarks is doing more heritage stuff, including From <b>Rats to Rudeboys –</b> …

Jerry Dammers: How The ‘Devil’s Chord’ Split The Specials

The Specials’ recording career came to a violent end when the ska-punk wizards’ guitarist, Roddy “Radiation” Byers, was unable to play the haunting …

Adidas Island Series reissues: Samoa OG, Hawaii OG and Tahiti OG trainers

by Modculture 16 April, 2015<p>Adidas Island Series reissues: Samoa OG, Hawaii OG and Tahiti OG trainers<p>Just when you thought that Adidas had cleared …

The Zombies: 50 Years and Still Kickin’

In this exclusive interview from SXSW, Rock it Out! Blog host Sami Jarroush chats with Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone, co-founders of the legendary …

Squire to release 'Eight Miles High' c/w 'Rain' 7" 45 rpm single on Hi-Lo Records

In honour of Record Store Day, Squire re-create one of the most influential A-sides and B-sides, combined into one great single!<p>7” 45rpm, colour bag, …

Martin Freeman onboard Steve Marriott film

British actor Martin Freeman has signed up to star in a short film about tragic Small Faces frontman Steve Marriott. Last year (14), Quadrophenia …

SHINDIG! MAGAZINE

Sixties obsessives amongst you must be aware of Shindig magazine.<p>With its roots in fanzine and self financed publishing culture it’s a mag that over …

Tributes to 'loving' granddad and scooter enthusiast Vince Lane

<b>TRIBUTES have been paid to a ‘wonderful, loving and humorous’ grandfather who died while riding his classic scooter.</b><p>Vince Lane, a lifelong lover of …

Royal Family

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BBC Radio 6 Music - Steve Lamacq, Classic Album of the Day: Quadrophenia - Quadrophenia: 6 essential ingredients for The Who’s sixth studio album

Quadrophenia: 6 essential ingredients for The Who’s sixth studio album<p>A desire to reconnect<p>“We were kind of lost in 1972 and I thought we had lost touch with our audience. I wanted Quandrophenia to reconnect us with our audience”<p>Pioneering synth-sounds from Who’s Next<p>A studio that records in four …

The Who