Garry Bushell's 2012 publication "Time for Action" is a collection of reviews, articles and interviews penned by the author based on his coverage of the Mod Revival (or Renewal as Bushell called it) for the rock press between 1978-81.
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After the war, thousands of US troops remained stationed in the UK and flocked in their droves to Soho (London) looking for entertainment.
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Sunday, 01 November 2015 15:18

The Miss World Riots of 1970

Miss World, where perfection is awarded. Women are judged on their bodies as they parade down a catwalk in bikinis, and where one of the biggest feminism riots took place.
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Monday, 19 October 2015 13:44

When Whitney’s Band Jammed At The Wag.

Way back in 1986, I was well established as a successful club promoter and party organiser, having largely failed to make it as a singer-songwriter, despite having had two major record deals, great reviews and – in 1980 – lots of airplay in the US.
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The early 80’s, West London …
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ZANI and are getting a few bands together, to play some cracking live music to celebrate the official Countdown release of ZANI editor Matteo Sedazzari's debut novel A Crafty Cigarette, Tales of A Teenage Mod.
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Unnoticed by many, lovingly appreciated by those who know, for men of a certain age, means or style, John Smedley knitwear can lay credible claim to being the Don of fine gauge knitwear.
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It's August/ September time, which means London Pysch band, One Unique Signal (OUS for short), head for their annual European tour. 
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Sunday, 16 August 2015 14:49

Oscar de Paul Visits Canary Wharf

When I was a child I watched the film version of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, directed by François Truffaut
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Pump Up The Volume is a three part history on the development of electronic dance music.
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