Paul Crinnion

1 .... Name and Nickname.... Paul Crinnion Forces Nickname was Crin but only used by old squaddie mates these days.

2 .... Age.... 39

3 .... Town.... Stockton on Tees

4 ....Arm or Service? Ex Royal Signals

5 .... Married? Wife's name, kids? ages etc...

Married to Sue (ex squaddie herself) two kids Dan 11 Jennifer 9

6 .... Hobbies other than soul/Scootering Playing Guitar with a band and playing/coaching Rugby for Middlesbrough RUFC

7 .....Plastic Scooters yes, no not bothered Not bothered as long as the scene stays alive and buzzing.

8 .... 3 Favourite Soul/Scootering events/venues of the past....

Bridlington any year

Isle of White any year

Scarborough early 80's (1,2,3,4), but I was young and just sleeping on grass bank and being chased by every f*cker with an attitude was fun!!!

9 .... Favourite Soul/Scootering events/venues of the present....

LCGB Coast to Coast is a good test of your scoot and just fun

Bridlington any year

Any run on a nice day when it just happens and you least expect it

10 .... 5 Favourite Scooters Custom or model .............

Model wise:

Lambretta TV series 2

Lambretta SX 200

Lambretta GP 200

Love the custom scoot "Beyond Redemption", seen it a few times and it does it for me.

Love to see any really well done Modded up scooter to be honest be it Vespa, Lammy or Bitsa

Not a Lambretta bigot just it is the scooter I love most and ride.

11 .... 5 Favourite present sounds....


Kaiser Chiefs


Dead 60's

Ocean Colour Scene

oh and "Section 69" (A Jobbing band of mates of mine in Swindon area) - Wonder where the name came from?

12 .... 3 Favourite albums....

London Calling - Clash

Setting Sons - Jam (or My Generation - Who, Secret Affair, Ohhhh its a hard one)

Studio 150 - Weller (just a good mix of tunes and being a guitar man to me that Craddock bloke is a demi god)

Like you didn't know the bands right!!

13 .... Favourite non soul/Scooter/Mod singer/group.... Hmmm well if I am honest I like Dr Feelgood and anything Ian Durry and the Blockheads. Love any blues guitar done well.

14 .... Person you would like to be stranded on a dessert Island with............. Abby Titmus

15 .... Person you wouldn't like to be stranded on a dessert Island with.... Me

16 .... Pet hates.... Hamsters and Spiders. One creeps and shits the other makes gives me the creeps and shits.

No I did get the question honest.

17.....Best dealer Buzzsolomoto - A nice bloke who is always willing to help with advice and dig deep to find parts.

18.....Worst dealer experience Never had one to be honest, I got a shit exhaust in the 80's from a guy from London but god knows what his name was, I fondly remember him as Twat.

19.....How did you find out about the