TEDDY BOYS: Suggs & Teen Spirit TV -
19,912. These days the young are used to having plenty of choices and are actual vital members of society. Nothing wrong with that of course ... What was a teenager? Suggs, Teen Spirit: Here Come the Teds
19,913. ‘We want something else.’ ibid. Ted
19,914. ‘We want something different.’ ibid. Nidge
19,915. ‘We created something for ourselves.’ ibid. Ted
19,916. To look great, feel good and have some fun. With any self- respecting movement it’s usually the look that comes first. ibid.
19,917. Drape jackets, drainpipe trousers and crepe-soled shoes. ibid.
19,918. The hair was a work of art. And no self-respecting Ted would leave the house without getting it right. (Gangstas UK: Teddy Boys & Hair) ibid.
19,919. Another American import – the Jive. ibid.
19,920. Search Is On For Teddy Boys Who Rocked Cinema-Goers: Rock Around The Clock blamed for youth riots. Daily News headline
19,921. How bad was it in reality? ibid. Suggs
19,922. 70s groups like Showaddywaddy and Mud took the original look and totally glammed it up. ibid.