Category: Record Dealers

“I started with four crates of northern soul”: Nottingham record dealer celebrates 40 years

His shop is famous for its jumbled layout and vast collection. But it all started with a handful of records and a simple love of music for a Nottingham record shop owner celebrating four decades in vinyl in 2017. Alice Watkins found Rob Smith beneath the banana boxes and asked him why his industry is so culturally invincible. The tables… Read more →

Sean Chapman (Records)

A Mine of rare records to choose from, visit Sean’s site and have a browse   If you’re looking for quality northern soul, mod and ska 45s, LPs and memorabilia at great prices you’ve come to the right place. We buy, sell and source records and memorabilia for customers all over the world, our reputation as a provider of excellent quality goods… Read more →

One of my favourite sites …..   John Manship Records have been supplying collectors worldwide with rare vinyl for since 1969. We are universally recognised as a world authorities on rare soul vinyl. Our whole stock has been handpicked and is arguably the most comprehensive stock of rare soul anywhere in the world. Within our stock of over 500,000 45’s,… Read more →

Rob Smith is one of the country’s leading experts on vinyl records having been involved in the music business since the late 1960s. His enthusiasm and passion for dance music extends from 1950s Rock and Roll through to American Soul music which also includes a vast Northern soul record collection. Rob is an accomplished DJ and has hosted nights throughout… Read more →

Pat Brady Records have been producing weekly lists of Rare Soul for 25 years. As a collector, dj and soul journalist, Pat has been involved in Northern/Rare Soul music since 1971 & has appeared at some of the most famous venues in Northern Soul history: Wigan Casino, The Ritz Manchester, Samantha’s Sheffield, Top of the World, Stafford, Parr Hall Warrington,… Read more →

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