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Eddie Piller Presents: British Mod Sounds Of the 1960s (6LP) INDIES CLEAR VINYL EXCLUSIVE

Eddie Piller Presents: British Mod Sounds Of the 1960s (6LP) INDIES CLEAR VINYL EXCLUSIVE

Various Artists

  1. The High Numbers - I'm The Face
  2. The Bo Street Runners - Bo Street Runner
  3. Cyril Davies & His R&B Allstars - Country Line Special
  4. Tom Jones - Chills And Fever
  5. John Mayall & The Blues Breakers - Crawling Up A Hill
  6. The Koobas - You Better Make Up Your Mind
  7. John's Children - Desdemona
  8. Shyster - Tick Tock
  9. Billie Davis - Wasn't It You
  10. The Hollies - Bus Stop
  11. All Night Workers - Tell Daddy
  12. Kenny Lynch - What Am I To You
  13. The Frays - My Babe
  14. The Shots - Keep A Hold Of What You Got
  15. Mike Stevens & The Shevelles - The Go-Go Train
  16. P.P. Arnold - (If You Think You're) Groovy
  17. Dusty Springfield - 'Little By Little’
  1. The Poets - Wooden Spoon
  2. The Muleskinners - Backdoor Man
  3. Jimmy Winston & His Reflections - Sorry She's Mine
  4. Rod Stewart - Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
  5. The Yardbirds - Over Under Sideways Down
  6. Bluesology - Come Back Baby
  7. James Royal - A Little Bit Of Rain
  8. The Rocking Vicars - It's Alright
  9. The Fleur De Lys - Circles
  10. David Bowie - Can't Help Thinking About Me
  11. Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames - Sweet Thing
  12. Small Faces - Don't Burst My Bubble
  13. Tony And Tandy - Two Can Make It Together
  14. Jimmy James & The Vagabonds - Ain't No Big Thing
  15. Episode Six - Put Yourself In My Place
  16. Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band - Michael (The Lover)
  1. Dog Soul - Big Bird
  2. The Organisers - The Organiser (feat. Harold Smart)
  3. Rod Stewart & P.P. Arnold - Come Home Baby
  4. Wynder K. Frog - Henry's Panter
  5. The Alan Bown Set - Emergency 999
  6. The Soul Agents - Seventh Son
  7. Timebox - 'Soul Sauce
  8. Harold McNair - The Hipster
  9. The Spencer Davis Group - High Time Baby
  10. The Zombies - Gotta Get A Hold Of Myself
  11. Manfred Mann - Don't Ask Me What I Say
  12. The Top Six - I'm A Man
  13. Love Affair - Everlasting Love
  14. Madeline Bell - Picture Me Gone
  15. Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers - Good Times
  16. The Beazers - Blue Beat
  17. The Penny Blacks - I'm Coming Home To You
  1. The Syndicats - Crawdaddy Simone
  2. The Attack - Magic In The Air
  3. The Kinks - She's Got Everything
  4. The Clique - Ooh Poo Pah Doo
  5. The Truth - Who's Wrong
  6. The Artwoods - I Take What I Want
  7. The Creation - Makin' Time
  8. The Sorrows - Take A Heart
  9. The meddyEvils - Ma's Place
  10. The Birds - How Can It Be
  11. The Eyes - I'm Rowed Out
  12. The Sneekers - Bald Headed Woman
  13. The Untamed - My Baby Has Gone
  14. The Quik - Bert's Apple Crumble
  15. The Move - You're The One I Need
  16. The Mark Four - I'm Leaving
  17. The Gods - Garage Man
  18. Waygood Ellis - I Like What I'm Trying To Do
  1. The Nocturnes - Hay, That's What Horses Eat
  2. The Mojos - Everything's Alright
  3. The Wards Of Court - How You Can Say One Thing
  4. Platform Six - Money Will Not Mean A Thing
  5. The Silence - Down Down
  6. Apostolic Intervention - Madame Garcia
  7. The Deejays - Black Eyed Woman
  8. The Action - Never Ever
  9. The Carnaby - Jump And Dance
  10. he Action - Never Ever
  11. The Carnaby - Jump And Dance
  12. The Riot Squad - Anytime
  13. The Spectres - (We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet
  14. The Mike Cotton Sound - Soul Serenade
  15. Sharon Tandy - Hold On
  16. Quiet Melon - Engine 4444
  17. Ossie Layne Show - Midnight Hour
  18. Dave And The Diamonds - Think About Love
  1. Dave & The Diamonds – Think About Love
  2. Fearns Brass Foundry - Don't Change It
  3. Simon Dupree & The Big Sound - Reservations
  4. The Habits - Elbow Baby
  5. Maxine - A Love I Believe In
  6. The Blue Rondos - Baby I Go For You
  7. The Mindbenders - The Morning After
  8. The Shapes Of Things - Striving
  9. Wainwright's Gentlemen - And That's Just Like Me
  10. The Richard Kent Style - I'm Out
  11. Sean Buckley & The Breadcrumbs - No Matter How You Slice It
  12. The Afex - She's Got The Time
  13. Syd's Crowd - Times Are Good Babe
  14. Tony Colton - Further On Down The Track
  15. The Troop - You'll Call My Name
  16. Razor - It's A Hard Way But It's My Way
  17. Dave Anthony’s Moods - New Directions

About this release

Pressed on 140g Clear Vinyl exclusive to UK Indie stores

Demon are proud to release “Eddie Piller Presents British Mod Sounds Of the 1960s”, the follow up the “The Mod Revival”. Featuring 100 original tracks across 6LPs, its a deep dive into the Mod scene in ’60s Britain. Including a selection of classic and rare tracks, tracing the scene from its R&B roots to a soulful finale

Curated by Acid Jazz Records and Modcast founder Eddie Piller, and featuring new sleeve notes from respected author and broadcaster Paul ‘Smiler’ Anderson.

As Eddie Piller points out in the forward to the extensive sleeve notes that accompany this collection, he chose the word ‘Sounds’ carefully, reflecting the variety of talent contained here, from uncool session musicians without an ounce of style in them, acts who saw an opportunity to jump on the Mod bandwagon and bands who whole heartedly embraced Mod way of life.

And so this new collection mixes the Mod mainstays (Small Faces, The High Numbers The Action, The Fleur De Lys), with a generous selection of future superstars (David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Elton John, Marc Bolan, Jeff Beck and Graham Gouldman of 10cc are all represented here), and a few artists so obscure, so rare, that they never got to release a record in the ’60s, but Eddie has tracked down the tapes nonetheless.

“Be in with the In Crowd once more.”

Every great youth cult deserves a great soundtrack, and when the ’60s Mods adopted classic American R&B, with a side order of hip Jazz, they undoubtedly found the right music for their exuberant and stylish way of life. And yet, buying expensive imports, hoping for a local release or praying for a rare visit from overseas talent was never going to be enough to satisfy British youth with a thirst for the latest sounds. Certainly not those on the dancefloor and definitely not those with their own musical ambitions.

It was a music scene that began with imitation, before skill and imagination lead curious minds to innovation, a scene that evolved from average (at best) copies of releases on the Chess, Motown and Stax labels, to become something more sophisticated, something quite unique, something very British.

All formats are stylishly packaged (of course) and include new sleeve notes by Paul ‘Smiler’ Anderson, author of the best-selling and highly regarded books ‘Mods: The New Religion’ and ‘Mod Art’.