Richard Barnes, Dean Rudland, Eddie Piller & Geno Washington (front)

Episode 19 … a sixties special with two legends who were there back in the day. .(see shakey picture left taken by bolshi at the studio!)..  joining Eddie and Dean for a cracking episode..

Geno.. Ram Jam Band founder also was the inspiration and title for Dexy’s Midnight Runners track “Geno”.. Richard Barnes author of seminal mod book “Mods!” and The Who biography.. Great anecdotes throughout.. Richard went to art school with Pete Townshend ..And Geno chatting about starting out and who were supporting them in the 60s..

Tracks played included…

  • Geno Washington HOLDING ON
  • Jimmy James LOOKING GOOD
  • The Urges FIRE BURNIN


Competition this month has a winner getting a copy of signed copy of Richard’s book Mods!.. and runners up get to win a pair of tickets for the Acid Jazz Boat trip.. link to buy here..

rounding the show.. we asked the guests to name their fave albums..on the spot!.. . Geno chose Murray Roman “You can’t beat people up and have them say they love you” .. Richard chose classics.. “Sergeant Pepper” and  or “Pet Sounds”.. all amazing albums..

Keep listening and Darlington audio etc coming soon for a Modcast Extras from our Quadrophenia party..