LIVE: Paul Weller

Paul Weller, "the Modfather" himself, rocked Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6, with the Villagers opening.

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Paul Weller, "the Modfather," rocked the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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Weller and his band tore threw solo material as well as songs by the Jam and the Style Council.
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The Villagers opened the show.
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Weller hails from the UK and started his musical career as a member of the Jam from 1976 to 1982.
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He played with the Style Council from '83-'89, before pursuing a career as a solo artist in 1991.
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Weller is attributed the name "the Modfather" for helping bring about the mod revival in the '70s and '80s.
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Oasis' Noel Gallagher has claimed Weller as a huge influence -- and asked him to play guitar on the band's hit song, "Champagne Supernova."
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Although the Jam emerged at the same time as the Clash, the Damned and the Sex Pistols, they were more akin to the new wave bands who came later.
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However, the Clash became one of the band's earliest advocates, inviting the Jam on tour with them in 1977.
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Weller received the BRIT award for Lifetime Achievement in 2006.
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Paul Weller performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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Weller's influences range from the Beatles, Dr. Feelgood, the Kinks, the Who, Small Faces and '70s soul music.
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Paul Weller performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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In a nod to his impeccable style, he was listed as one of the Guardian's 50 best-dressed "over 50s" in 2013.
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Paul Weller performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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His latest album, "Saturns Pattern," was released this year.
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Paul Weller performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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Paul Weller performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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Paul Weller performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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The Villagers performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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Paul Weller performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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The Villagers performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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The Villagers performing at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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