Mod Subculture Reading, Soul Music – Blogs & Authors

Mod Subculture Books, Soul Music, Reading, Blogs & Authors – Useful Reading

Whilst not exhaustive, included below are a list and brief discussion of some further reading regarding Mod Subculture and Soul music genres. Additionally also some useful websites to purchase books regarding these topics are also included.

1960s Mod Subculture Reading – Blogs / Websites

The Dungeon Mod Club, Nottingham

The Dungeon Club in Nottingham, was open between 1964 and 1968, playing soul, Motown, jazz, blues, r&b featuring live bands and artists from America and the UK, such as Little Stevie Wonder, Wilson Pickett, Inez & Charlie Foxx, the Who, Small Faces, Steam Packet and many more. This is both a website and blogsite containing listings and information about those who played there, the music played and the people who went – who were they? What clothes did they wear? Where did they buy the clothes? Where are they now? An attempt to define and document everything about those times.

Website : The Dungeon Mods

Twitter : The Dungeon Club

The Dungeon Mod Club 1960s - Nottingham
The Dungeon Mod Club, Nottingham. Chronicling the memories of the Mods attending during the mid 1960s.



Mods: Shaping A Generation

Mods: Shaping A Generation chronicles the stories of the 1960s Mods in Leicester and Nottingham. In addition it also celebrated the 40th anniversary of Quadrophenia, based on the novel by Alan Fletcher. The Mods: Shaping A Generation exhibition was exhibited at Soft Touch Arts, 50 New Walk, Leicester LE1 6TF from April 13th 2019 – June 30th 2019.
Mods Shaping A Generation
Also an article that have contributed to this site, after attending the opening night of the exhibition, can be found here Mods : Shaping A Generation Exhibition, Leicester

Website : Mods: Shaping A Generation

Facebook Group : Mods : Shaping A Generation Facebook Group

Twitter : Mods : Shaping A Generation

Mods Shaping A Generation
Mods Shaping A Generation, chronicles the stories of the 1960s Mods in Leicester and Nottingham

Mod Subculture Reading, Publishers, Retailers, Authors & Blogs / Websites

Tony Beesley – Mod Subculture Author, Books Chronicling Music, Mod History & Signed Books

This website is the official source for all of the in-print books by author Tony Beesley. All copies are signed and personalised dedications are available on request. Read more about Tony here Tony Beesley


Website : Days Like Tomorrow Books

Facebook Group : Tony Beesley @ Days Lie Tomorrow Books & Records/

Twitter : Tony Beesley

Instagram : 48 thrills 78

Tony Beesley - Author & Writer- Mod Subculture & Punk Literature
A collection of some of the books that author Tony Beesley has published.


John Knight – Novelist / Writer/ Blogger on Mods & The Sixties

John’s website and blog is called “Zen and The Art of the Sixties Mod novel” is the source of information about his novel: ‘Jimmy Mack – Some Kind of Wonderful’. The blog is also also about many aspects of writing a novel about Mods and the Sixties, updating progress on follow up novels as well as looking at Mod as “a way of life” through images and music.

Website : Zen and The Art of the Sixties Mod novel

Facebook Group : John Knight’s Jimmy Mac Books Facebook Group

Twitter : John Knight

John Knight's Blog - Mod Author -The Jimmy Mac Saga
John Knight’s Blog – Mod Author -The Jimmy Mac Saga


Old Dog Books

Publishers and one stop shop of new breed 21st Century Pop-Pulp-Fiction.
Read more here Paul Hallam – The Post Mod Years

Website : Old Dog Books

Facebook Page : Old Dog Books

Instagram : Old Dog Books

Old Dog Books -Pulp Fiction & Subculture Books
Old Dog Books – Publishers & retailer of Pulp Fiction & Subculture Books

A Nickel And A Nail

A Nickel And A Nail is a UK based specialist independent bookstore for readers interested in exploring the history of soul, rhythm and blues, and related musical fields.
Their mission is not only to sell literary works but to contribute to the preservation of soul and related music history, and to update customers on literature reviews through our regular blog and review features. Also provided is a unique independent platform to support and promote the sale of quality self-publications in these genres.
A Nickel And A Nail in addition, sells new and quality used books, collectable magazines, fanzines, vintage sheet music and picture cover 45s.
Read more here Soul Author Mark Windle – Soul Music & Book Writing Part

Website : A Nickel And A Nail

Facebook Page : A Nickel And A Nail


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