There are so many to choose from, but I have managed to narrow down 20 of the best budget mod compilations available to buy right now. Some great tracks and for less than you might think.
Neil Henderson looks back at the Blues And Gospel Train in 1964 when some of the biggest names in blues played a disused railway station in Manchester in front of a local TV film crew.
An interesting concept, Brian Jones Presents His Favourite Songs on CD and vinyl is well worth a look.
An interesting as well as affordable collection on its way, namely Wilko Johnson Presents The First Time I Met The Blues (Essential Chess Masters).
Really looking forward to seeing this, not least because this, not least because Boom Boom, Boom Boom: American Rhythm & Blues in England 1962-1966 by Brian Smith will offer a fan’s eye view of the early-to-mid ‘60s blues scene.
Doesn’t look like it will be widely available, but the Rockhouse – How Mods Got The Blues compilation looks like it might be worth seeking out.
I know not everyone gets along with a t-shirt, but with a mini heatwave round the corner, it might not be a bad idea to have one or two to hand. There are more than that number at Ace Records, which has just boosted its range with these Kent label […]
If you enjoyed the first volume of this, you’ll be pleased to hear that there is now a Mo’ Modernist Jukebox.