Wednesday, May 28, 2008

The Present Day Mod Refuses to Die

From 1965, the very first Who video (or promo film, as they were called back in the day).



And if that makes you feel decrepit, please remember that Paul Weller just turned 50 on Sunday.

I grow old...I grow old...

I shall wear the bottoms of my jumpsuit rolled...

7 comments:

Who Am Us Anyway? said...

I should have been a new telecaster
Left smashed on the floor of a silent sea

Anonymous said...

Did Kit Lambert direct the film because the crowd scenes featured almost only guys?


ROTP(lumber)

Rinjo Njori said...

I think this was the first and last time Keith Moon didn't drum to a who song. I mean-- does he even hit the skins in this video. Anytime Tico Torres (Bon Jovi) looks better than keith moon drumming- something is wrong, very wrong.

MBowen said...

Guess they hadn't learned the trick of synching the music to the action on film yet.

Were mods really that spazzy?

steve simels said...

MBowen said...
Guess they hadn't learned the trick of synching the music to the action on film yet.

Were mods really that spazzy?


Not in Quadrophenia...

dave™© said...

Also turning 50 this year: Madonna, Prince, and Michael Jackson.

All born the same year as me!

MBowen said...

Funny, dave, I just turned 50 and I always point to those same cultural touchstones, along with Kate Bush.