This was flagged up on the forum, with the BBC4 site offering the briefest details. Thankfully, we’ve been able to get the full details of Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem off the BBC this morning.
Just noticed that there’s a copy of Buttons: The Making of a President by Jamie Mandelkau on eBay right now, which might be of interest to people reading this site.
Can’t embed it into the site sadly, but follow the link to see an interesting little news clip featuring Cheltenham mods and rockers in 1965.
Think this is a new gallery (although I've seen some of the photos before), so this mods and rockers gallery on the BBC Sussex site is worth a quick look. According to the site, all the images are from the bank holiday riots of 1964 in the area – so […]
The name might not be familiar, but Stanley Cohen wrote the Folk Devils and Moral Panics: Creation of Mods and Rockers – and there’s an interview online with him.
I've just spotted this on Amazon, so I know as much as you about the forthcoming Mods & Rockers: The Origins of a British Scene by Gareth Brown (who you may recall, wrote the Scooter Boys book). Published by Independent Music Press on 23rd September, it's a 128-page book with […]