Various Artists - Classic 45's Mod

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  • Various Artists - Classic 45's Mod

Various Artists - Classic 45's Mod

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This release is a 2017 Record Store Day exclusive title.

The ten specially selected double AA side 7" singles in this box pull together twenty of the most diverse and exciting tracks of the golden era of Mod. Nearly fifty years later it is inevitably impossible to find mint copies of these great songs on vinyl. Includes The Small Faces, Yardbirds, the Spencer Davis Group, PP Arnold and the best of the era Housed in a hard slipcase, the ten 7" singles are 'dinked' as juke-box singles and the box includes a 'spider' centre for play.

Mod youth culture – music and fashion – exploded in the UK in the early 1960s and spread through the decade to include the USA. The term 'Mod' came from the fashion side and the clothes worn by beatnik fans of modern jazz, but the music of the movement was rooted in soul and R'n'B, embracing ska and beat-pop.

Disc 1: The Small Faces Tin Soldier / The Downliners Sect All Night Worker
Disc 2: Yardbirds Heart Full Of Soul / The Pretty Things Midnight To Six Man
Disc 3: Chris Farlowe Treat Her Good / Benny Spellman Fortune Teller
Disc 4: Billy Nicholls London Social Degree / P P Arnold (If You Think You’re) Groovy Disc 5: The Birds You’re On My Mind / Fleur De Lys Circles
Disc 6: Billy Butler The Right Track / Donnie Elbert Little Piece of Leather Disc 7: Lee Dorsey Ride Your Pony / Major Lance Um Um Um Um
Disc 8: Bob And Earl Harlem Shuffle / Joe Tex Show Me
Disc 9: Spencer Davis Group Mr. Second Class / The Creation Tom Tom Disc 10: Chris Kenner Land Of 1000 Dances / Robert Parker Barefootin’