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Thanks for that Sirryacus,I will .......
I actually like Rock `n` Roll(probably from hearing my Sister`s old 78s) and Rockabilly - especially Songs involving Cars.
One of the first Albums to bring African Drums to the World Stage was "Olatunji! Drums Of Passion" by Michael Babatunde Olatunji.This Album sold 5 million Copies all over the World,when it was released in 1959.It is a collection of "Talking Drums" from West Africa -mainly Nigeria.It has the Version of "Gin-Go-Lo-Ba"(later recorded as translated to "Jingo". by numerous Artists).To have something like this sell so many Copies in the World shows how People`s` Tastes were...
There were Samba Tunes done by - Charlie Rouse - Samba De Orfeu,Herbie Mann - One Note Samba to name a couple, plus Mambo and Bossa Nova Tunes were hits in Mod Clubs.
Going through that Film again,you can see Members of various Groups standing about listening to the Yardbirds.Derv Gordons(Lead Singer with the Equals) and Dave Maggs(Drummer with the Troggs) to name a couple.
Lord Kitchener and Lord Creator(to name a couple) crossed over into the Mod Clubs with their brand of Calypso,in the early to mid 60s.
The Guy in the front captures the time of Carnaby Street.Everywhere you looked you had Fellas dressed like that - and even the Shop Window Dummies had the "Look".Well,for half a day that was.....
A bit of "Light Relief".........
He does not Post on here anymore,M-o-M,but he was one of those who had an older Mod Relative etc., etc., - came from Northampton Area.
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