Original Mod Literature
                                                   Including
                    'Sawdust Caesars: Original Mod Voices' 
'Mojo Talkin - Under the Influence of Mod' (NOW AVAILABLE)

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The Original Mod Voices of 
the book 'Sawdust Caesars' - from the late 50's Modern Jazz loving Modernists to Scene Club Mod originals, Soul and Rhythm and Blues obsessives, 1979 Mod Revivalists to Britpop, Acid Jazz fans and the Mods of the 21st century.


ESSENTIAL MODERNISM

ACROSS THE DECADES

Author signed copies available at Amazon here



The Official promotional video for the book


Featuring the many varied voices of Mod's subculture: from it's inception to the Mods of today.

Through the interpretations of what Mod means to them, along with their individual experiences, the 450 page book, which contains 100's of rare images throughout, brings back to life the whole Mod phenomenon. Among those who are a part of this journey in print are:


Irish Jack Lyons (the young 60's Mod who it is said  Pete Townshend based his Jimmy character in 'Quadrophenia' on)

John Leo Waters

Steve Austin (Cover star and original Tottenham Mod)

Gill Evans (One of the earliest Continentalist influenced Mods)

Lloyd Johnson

John Hellier (the pinnacle of Small Faces knowledge and 60''s Mod)

Don Hughes (celebrated Mod author of 'Friday on My Minbd' and its sequel 'Pushin' and Shovin')

Rob Nicholls (early period Mod)

Terry Rawlings (acclaimed writer of all themes of Mod)

Dennis Munday (Jam associate and 60's Mod)

Paul Anderson (acclaimed author of the best selling book 'Mod the New Religion and lifetime Mod obsessive)

Scarlett Baylis

Also; members of The Chords, Purple Hearts, Secret Affair, Back to Zero and The Lambrettas)

amidst a cast of Mod luminaries from Mod's past and present.

devotees such as early Mods Alfredo Marcantonio, Mickey Tenner and Adrian Stern, Johnny Powell (who recalls his early Mod days with his friend Rod Stewart), Glenn Field and his fellow Lincoln Mods of the sixties, David Middleton, Steuart Kingsley-Innes and Geoff Green (both of whom revisit their days at The Scene Club), Roger Ames, Jackie Bain, Pat Beckett, Gary Maxton, Paul Clay and various other sixties period originals.

Also there is focus on the early skinhead period by Steve Bush and others, the pre-revival days of Terry Rawlings and 1979 Mods Robert Lee, Ed Silvester and others. The whole of Mod's rich history is explored.


WELCOME TO A NEW TESTAMENT OF MOD!



Early Modernist, Lloyd Johnson

In the book. Loyd traces his early days in Hastings as a proto-Modernist and the transitional period of Mod's 1966-1967 period



Gill Evans (from Birmingham)

relives her passion for the continental style of Mod's influence and her time spent with her immaculately dressed husband, Del Evans.

Gill shares some amazing rare photos along with her experiences.


R.I.P Del Evans