A film/documentry on Ivy league style and its influence as a whole would/should feature JS and would do better and Id watch it.
Equally id watch this one if it was more then the same saddos involved, who were at the birth of every culture ever, knew everyone, shopped at every shop going and have amazing memory. Its just like we have discussed about the proposed book on here, id buy it in a heart beat if it was what pubs you drank at, first threads bought, who did you first see in the style, favorite clothes, what was a friday and saturday night etc rather then ''The working class and social divide made a juxtaposition in culture that shifted towards the..' zzzzzzzz ! Piss off !
I've just watched that. Bloody Nora. I don't mind that Paulo Hewitt fella. At least there's a consistency in subjects he talks about when they wheel him out. Weller (well, obviously he's gonna be there). Kevin Rowland ? Well, at least the first incarnation of Dexys got me into Geno Washington, so he gets a pass on that. Robert Elms ? For fuck sake, has there been any British subculture that bloke wasn't involved in 'right at the very start' ?
'When I was one of the first Skins'. 'When I was a Glam Rocker'. 'When I was a Ted'. 'When I was a Punk'. 'When I invented New Romantics'. 'When I was a Smooth Jazz Cat that went out with Sade.' 'When I was a chimney-sweep in Dickensian London, QPR were still in Queen's Park, not 'Bush like today. Never been the same since they crossed the 'Arrow Road no it ain't, and no mistake guvna. Any old iron ? (for the railings round my stucco Georgian town-house)