Originally Posted by elwood
A couple of earlier photos from same source (but this time from the Daily Herald) and dated 30th March 1964 with captions about "Clacton scooter disturbances" (apologies if already on...
If the drawing is meant to be from 1970 then surely that time would have been more suedehead than skinhead? Where are the Royals, brogues,bass weejuns? Are they covered by other drawings?I never wore a t-shirt then. The boots are too...
Originally Posted by cerneabbas
The Kinks were on PYE and a lot of Mods liked them,I don't know whether some Skinheads would have liked them ?.
They had quite a smart look in the mid 60s,check them out on youtube...
Originally Posted by Clouseau
Taken july 19, 1969. Tottenham
Lots of stories in that picture. I guess he was more on booze than on pills. Is he waiting to play is record?
What's the record label? My first...
Good post Aces,It saves me having to write something similar!
I don't see the need for any 'aggro' on this forum. It is easy to ignore anything that you consider unimportant or irrelevant. I sometimes post stuff that, strictly...
Originally Posted by Little Queenie
A fairly typical media interpretation of Skinhead, wouldn't you say, Bob?
Indeed, Little Queenie. By the way, I thought your post a few pages back was very perceptive.
Originally Posted by Botolph
That was definitely a difficult book to digest. Poor writing, convoluted, and just... Well, boring.
With all the talk and hype about that book, you'd think there was some interesting content!...
I retrieved my copy of 'The Paint House-words from an east end gang' from the loft in the hope that it might add something to this thread but IMO it still reads as a rubbish book.I bought the book in 1972 when my memories were fresh and...