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The Best Of Rare Mod: Vinyl LP


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The ’Rare Mod’ series has been one of the most enduring Acid Jazz[1]curated comps of recent years. This included the CD Volumes 1-3 and a 3CD Boxset, uncovering a host of lost classics that capture sound of the original Mod scene: Hard R’n’B, Beat & Soul, and archetypal Pop from the 1960s.

For the first time, the Best Of… is available on vinyl, with choice selections from across the series, presented in a hip, evocative sleeve, with printed inner, and on orange transparent vinyl.

The track-list contains a couple from the legendary Fleur De Lys, as well as a track from their brief billing as ‘Shyster’. Elsewhere, there are several productions from unsung hero and prolific session man Graham Dee, and even a turn from young David Bowie performing with The Riot Squad! An absolute must-have collection of the less-heard tracks from one of the most iconic periods of British music.


1. Mud In My Eye – The Fleur De Lys
2. It’s A Hard Way – Cathedral
3. She’s Got The Time – The Afex
4. Tick Tock – Shyster
5. Big Bird – Dog Soul
6. I’m A Man – The Top Six
7. I’m Waiting For The Man – The Riot Squad
8. We Can Make It Together – Tony & Tandy
9. A Love I Believe In – Maxine
10. Brick By Brick (Stone By Stone) – Fleur De Lys
11. Soul Ride – Mike Berry
12. Just A Little Misunderstanding – Richard Kent Style
13. Sing A Simple Song – Ossie Lane Show
14. Mr. Super Cool – Graham Dee

Vinyl LP
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