Playing tracks by
Booker T & The M.G.'s, Chubby Checker, Small Faces, The High Numbers, James Brown and more.
This show was 17th in the global ska chart.
Alan T and the rest of the tickets, Paul, Phil and Simon host a Mod music special ahead of the opening of Mods: Shaping a Generation exhibition at the New Walk museum. With records covering every genre of the Mod era and featuring rare records from Leicester bands on the Mod scene such as The Farinas, Pesky Gee, and The Legay. Prepare yourself for Soul, Motown, R&B, and Ska a-gogo, and a whole load more. Also on the playlist, The High Numbers, The Small Faces, Prince Buster, Byron Lee, Nella Dodds, Joyce Bond, Wilson Pickett, and more. Plus tales of boiled chickens and tee shirts.
First broadcast on Wednesday 3 April 2019.