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Just listened to the Stoke Torch / Blackpool Mecca episode of the Radio 6 documentaries. Up to now I have always considered about 95% of the records touted by Northern Soul fanatics as 'classics' to be utterly bland. However, the tracks featured on this episode were bloody good. Maybe I need to find a NS forum and ask someone what they were, because the R6 web site doesn't give a track list.
Great documentary! Macca, bless him jumping someone else's train. The RSG Motown broadcast is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sp4dWYyLv7U
I wish I had the playlist for the background music of the Wheel episode! There were quite a few I couldn't name.
I was going to suggest Millets.
I really wish they wouldn't mix up pictures of 1969 skins with pics of later skins, like when they're talking about girls' fashions and the pics are showing something totally different from a later era (e.g. the wrong hairstyle). I know, I know... it's all been said before.
I am racking my brains to remember where Levis could be bought in Blackpool in 1967/68. I don't recall anyone actually travelling to Manchester for them (of course it's possible, because we were in and out of Manc, going to the Wheel and so on), but by then Wrangler, Lee Cooper, and Lee Rider jeans were 'acceptable' amongst the mod crowd there. I have a feeling that the same shop that sold Wranglers etc. sold Levis. The alternative source for Levi jeans, jackets, etc. was...
I turn my back for five minutes!
God, they're the worst!
I knew someone would say that, and indeed it does.
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