Ever wondered who the lead character in Absolute Beginners was based on? According to the introduction of Baron’s Court All Change, it was Terry Taylor.
There is a lot of Mod fiction around right now, with Seven Day Fool by Jason Disley being one of the more interesting reads.
Kevin Pearce’s ode to Mod and pop culture from the 1960s onwards is given a second viewing. It’s every bit as good as I recall.
Not much time to act, but there are some rare and classic mod magazines for sale on eBay right now.
Sadly not out for Christmas, but London Life: The Magazine of the Swinging Sixties book still looks a winner.
Thanks to Mark for letting me know about this new book, going by the title of The Scooter Chronicles: A Southern California Modyssey.
Now, this is an interesting idea – Mod Ghosts: Revisiting The Places And The Faces is a book about the past and the present of mod.
There is a standard edition, but you can also get a box set of The Making of Quadrophenia by Simon Wells if you want to go the extra mile.