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Mods & Rockers: Warrington in the 1960s


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This wont be everyones cup of tea! but some of you wrinklies that remember the music scene in town should enjoy it, be warned !!! - 42 mins long.

 

 

What was it like growing up in Warrington in the Swinging Sixties? Commissioned as part of the 'Mods & Rockers: Warrington in the 1960s', this film features motorbike enthusiast Geoff Kelly, local DJs and promoters Chris Culleton and Pete Rigby, musician Brian Palfreman and compere Bob Paige as they remember the 1960s in Warrington and what made it so special. Geoff recalls his motorbiking days and getting his first job while Brian and Bob talk about their memories of the local beat group scene. Chris tells the story of when the Rolling Stones visited the Parr Hall as well as the tale of the 'Longford Lover'. Pete also talks about how he brought the Beatles to Warrington in 1962 and his improvised solution to the Fab Four's demand for an additional mic stand!

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