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While the recordings on Eddie Piller's latest release may be familiar to diehard fans of great '60s music, the story behind it will be new to many, but is well worth telling and hearing all the same. A lot of youngsters fell in love with the Mod lifestyle during the revival at the end of the '70s, but the more inquisitive ones like Eddie wanted to know more about the original fashions, the original influential figures, and most of all the original music. Step forward one Randy Cozens, eager to give the benefit of his advice. In those pre-internet days, his platform of choice was the letter pages of the weekly music press. His enthusiasm, his passion, and the sheer volume of missives he posted persuaded Sounds to commission Randy's guide to the music that was played in the all-nighter clubs in London's West End in those early '60s halcyon days. And so, the original Mod Top 100 was born. Eddie has taken Randy's list, and added some personal favorites from the era where original selections are no longer available. The result is 'Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40', a new 2LP set containing 40 examples of R&B, Soul, Jazz, and Beat that you would expect to hear on the finest and most discerning dancefloors. With new sleeve notes from Eddie, and the generous support of Randy's children, Paul and Terry, this release also serves as a fitting tribute to one of the most influential and important figures on the scene (as Eddie relates, when Randy passed away in 2003 there were more than 500 mods at his funeral, dancing in unison to The Soul Brothers Six and 'I'll Be Loving You').'Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40', for lovers of vinyl and listeners who want an introduction to some classic Mod sounds. Both formats are stylishly packaged (of course), include new sleeve notes by Eddie, and track by track details of when each single was first released in the UK, along with it's ranking on Randy's original 1979 list. The Soul torch passes down the generations, but the flame just keeps on burning. 'Eddie Piller Presents British Mod Sounds of The 1960s', and 'Eddie Piller Presents British Mod Sounds of The 1960s Volume 2: The Freakbeat & Psych Years' are still available on CD (740155732134) and vinyl (5014797907683 & 501479790767).
While the recordings on Eddie Piller's latest release may be familiar to diehard fans of great '60s music, the story behind it will be new to many, but is well worth telling and hearing all the same. A lot of youngsters fell in love with the Mod lifestyle during the revival at the end of the '70s, but the more inquisitive ones like Eddie wanted to know more about the original fashions, the original influential figures, and most of all the original music. Step forward one Randy Cozens, eager to give the benefit of his advice. In those pre-internet days, his platform of choice was the letter pages of the weekly music press. His enthusiasm, his passion, and the sheer volume of missives he posted persuaded Sounds to commission Randy's guide to the music that was played in the all-nighter clubs in London's West End in those early '60s halcyon days. And so, the original Mod Top 100 was born. Eddie has taken Randy's list, and added some personal favorites from the era where original selections are no longer available. The result is 'Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40', a new 2LP set containing 40 examples of R&B, Soul, Jazz, and Beat that you would expect to hear on the finest and most discerning dancefloors. With new sleeve notes from Eddie, and the generous support of Randy's children, Paul and Terry, this release also serves as a fitting tribute to one of the most influential and important figures on the scene (as Eddie relates, when Randy passed away in 2003 there were more than 500 mods at his funeral, dancing in unison to The Soul Brothers Six and 'I'll Be Loving You').'Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40', for lovers of vinyl and listeners who want an introduction to some classic Mod sounds. Both formats are stylishly packaged (of course), include new sleeve notes by Eddie, and track by track details of when each single was first released in the UK, along with it's ranking on Randy's original 1979 list. The Soul torch passes down the generations, but the flame just keeps on burning. 'Eddie Piller Presents British Mod Sounds of The 1960s', and 'Eddie Piller Presents British Mod Sounds of The 1960s Volume 2: The Freakbeat & Psych Years' are still available on CD (740155732134) and vinyl (5014797907683 & 501479790767).
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Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40 / Various - Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40 / Various

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Format: Vinyl
Label: DEMON RECORDS
Rel. Date: 09/06/2024
UPC: 5014797911789

Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40 / Various
Artist: Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40 / Various
Format: Vinyl
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1. Doris Troy - What'cha Gonna Do About It
2. Hank Jacobs - So Far Away
3. Nella Dodds - Come See About Me
4. George Stone - Hole In The Wall
5. The High Keys - Que Sera Sera
6. Betty Everett - Getting Mighty Crowded
7. Sugar Pie - DeSanto I Don't Wanna Fuss
8. Rufus Thomas - Walking The Dog
9. Joe Tex - Hold What You Got
10. Irma Thomas - Time Is On My Side
11. Ike And Tina Turner - I Can't Believe What You Say
12. Chuck Jackson - Any Day Now
13. Major Lance - The Monkey Time
14. Inez And Charlie Foxx - La De Da, I Love You
15. Mary Love - I'm In Your Hands
16. The Larks - The Jerk
17. Mitty Collier - I Had A Talk With My Man
18. Maxine Brown - Oh No Not My Baby
19. The Sapphires - Gotta Have Your Love
20. Solomon Burke - Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
21. Lee Dorsey - Ride Your Pony
22. Jackie Ross - Selfish One
23. The Sharpees - Tired Of Being Lonely
24. Roy Head ; The Traits - Treat Her Right
25. Little Milton - Who's Cheating Who?
26. James Brown - Out Of Sight
27. Don Covay - Mercy Mercy
28. Darrell Banks - Open The Door To Your Heart
29. Bessie Banks - Go Now
30. Bobby Moore ; His Rhythm Aces - Searching For My Love
31. Phil Upchurch Combo - You Can't Sit Down Part 1
32. Jackie Lee - The Duck
33. Bobby Sheen - Dr. Love
34. The Poets - She Blew A Good Thing
35. Little Hank - Mr Bang Bang Man
36. Jerry Jackson - It's Rough Out There
37. Bunny Sigler - Let The Good Times Roll Feel So Good
38. Chris Bartley - Sweetest Thing This Side Of Heaven
39. Toussaint McCall - Nothing Takes The Place Of You
40. Mickey Lee Lane - Hey Sah Lo Nay

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While the recordings on Eddie Piller's latest release may be familiar to diehard fans of great '60s music, the story behind it will be new to many, but is well worth telling and hearing all the same. A lot of youngsters fell in love with the Mod lifestyle during the revival at the end of the '70s, but the more inquisitive ones like Eddie wanted to know more about the original fashions, the original influential figures, and most of all the original music. Step forward one Randy Cozens, eager to give the benefit of his advice. In those pre-internet days, his platform of choice was the letter pages of the weekly music press. His enthusiasm, his passion, and the sheer volume of missives he posted persuaded Sounds to commission Randy's guide to the music that was played in the all-nighter clubs in London's West End in those early '60s halcyon days. And so, the original Mod Top 100 was born. Eddie has taken Randy's list, and added some personal favorites from the era where original selections are no longer available. The result is 'Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40', a new 2LP set containing 40 examples of R&B, Soul, Jazz, and Beat that you would expect to hear on the finest and most discerning dancefloors. With new sleeve notes from Eddie, and the generous support of Randy's children, Paul and Terry, this release also serves as a fitting tribute to one of the most influential and important figures on the scene (as Eddie relates, when Randy passed away in 2003 there were more than 500 mods at his funeral, dancing in unison to The Soul Brothers Six and 'I'll Be Loving You').'Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40', for lovers of vinyl and listeners who want an introduction to some classic Mod sounds. Both formats are stylishly packaged (of course), include new sleeve notes by Eddie, and track by track details of when each single was first released in the UK, along with it's ranking on Randy's original 1979 list. The Soul torch passes down the generations, but the flame just keeps on burning. 'Eddie Piller Presents British Mod Sounds of The 1960s', and 'Eddie Piller Presents British Mod Sounds of The 1960s Volume 2: The Freakbeat & Psych Years' are still available on CD (740155732134) and vinyl (5014797907683 & 501479790767).
        
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