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Next in the long line of yesteryears DJ’s making a comeback on today’s northern scene is John Vincent. Our man in Sheffield, Bill Brotherton went along and had a chat with him.
AT FIFTEEN he visited the Twisted Wheel all-nighter on Brazennose Street. At 16 he was jocking his first all-night at the Esquire club in Sheffield and by 17 he was playing R&B and Blues in local clubs. By 1970 the first Sunday night sessions at Samantha’s, Sheffield began, followed by his own monthly all-night at the same venue which became a weekly event by 1974.
Today the man who broke monster sounds like Lou Pride “I’m com’un home in the morn’un”, Willie Mitchell’s “The Champion” and the Pointer Sisters “Send him Back” to name just a few says he is poised to make a comeback. Former Wigan Casino jock and Northern Soul heavyweight John Vincent told Sheffield reporter Bill Brotherton “I will DJ Northern Soul in 1999.’ More
After appearing on Glenn Walker-Foster’s radio show in March 2013 John launched his full time comeback and is alongside GWF resident DJ at The Worcester All Nighter at Worcester University and appears at many venues all over the UK , John has took his rightful position once again as possibly the most creative Northern Soul DJ.
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