Mods Vs. Rockers: When The Youth Of The ’60s Erupted Into Violence


The 1960s were a tumultuous time around the world, and England was no exception. Baby boomers were just entering their teen years — and they were wilder, more rebellious, and more obsessed with their own identities than their parents had ever had the time to be.

These teens fell into two primary camps: mods and rockers. The mods were the stylish kids – fans of psychedelic rock who wore skinny ties and suits and rode around the streets of England on scooters. The rockers were the tough kids; clad in leather, they greased their hair up into pompadours and took to the roads on motorcycles.

[Read the full article at All That Is Interesting.]

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