My first gig I paid to go to: The Truth featuring Dennis Greaves (Nine Below Zero). Still to this day one of the best live bands I’ve ever seen. Here’s a couple of tracks: their first single Confusion (Hits Us Every Time) and a live track Just Can’t Seem To Stop which was always the last song they played at gigs.
I’m not sure where it was I saw them: possibly the Electric Ballroom sometime in 1984. I just remember being at the front and being lifted up above the crowd during one song and finding myself carried over their heads to be deposited at the side of the venue!
And: “we are the mods, we are the mods, we are, we are the mods”
Ah the perils of three pints of lager in plastic glasses at the age of 15….