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A Northern Soul – Teenage Fanclub’s Gerry Love talks Soul Music

An interesting modern view about passion for Northern Soul Influential in spreading the attitude and sensibilities of independent music to a much wider global audience, Teenage Fanclub are both an important and much loved band. By immersing themselves in the whole spectrum of popular music, they fashioned a unique sound - a Catholic eductation in which Soul music played it's part. Ahead of Gerry's Together ...
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WIGAN CASINO – THE LAST NIGHT (END OF AN ERA ALLNIGHTER)

I was there, were you ? The Wigan Casino was a nightclub in Wigan, England. Operating between 1973 and 1981,[1] it became known as a primary venue for northern soul music. It carried forward the legacy created by clubs such as the Twisted Wheel in Manchester, the Chateau Impney (Droitwich), the Catacombs (Wolverhampton) and the Golden Torch (Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent). It remains one of the most ...
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ATLANTIC SOUL LEGENDS

A nice review of a set of Albums I missed when it came out ! ATLANTIC SOUL LEGENDS: 20 ORIGINAL ALBUMS FROM THE ICONIC ATLANTIC LABEL. Imagine you were given the chance to compile a box set containing twenty albums from one of the biggest and in their own worlds “iconic” labels. What twenty albums would you choose and what criteria would you use when ...
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Button Down Radio

What's it all about? Well our love of ska started around '79 seeing Madness play The Prince on Top of the Pops. From then on we never looked back! Been with the sounds ever since, through 2Tone, 3rd Wave and the onsurge of ska-core. There seems to be a revival of trad and dirty reggae which we are loving. So what about Northern Soul? Never ...
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JazzCat

https://www.mixcloud.com/maxvibes/ ...
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Northern Soul Half Hour – Mixcloud

https://www.mixcloud.com/stephen500/ ...
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Samantha’s – It had to start somewhere for so many people

Samantha's was an upstairs venue above the Silver Blades Ice Skating Rink in Queens Road, Sheffield. A room about three times as long as was wide, it had a relatively small dance floor, with a bar at the far end and ample seating. As you climbed the stairs and entered the room, the decks were on your left, readily accessable for requests. No stage to ...
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JULY 2016 ISSUE

JULY 2016 ISSUE A sneaky peek of just some of what is in the July 2016 issue – OUT NOW! Click to buy this issue and read more… Incognito The internet has its worrying aspects for modern music, but it can be a pretty amazing tool, too. Ever seen the Red Bull Music Academy Youtube videos? Led by their guy Alessio Bertallot, they’ve been putting groups ...
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The Catacombs

This is an interesting article I found in a corner of the web for you ! Right On! The Cats (21st. October 1968 - 13th/14th. July 1974) If you went to the soul nights at the Catacombs club like myself you may have fond memories of a sweaty dance floor, people passionately clapping on the beat and spinning on the bridges (that's the sax bit ...
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James Dinnigan’s NS-KTF.com Website

Northern Soul Keeping The Faith This site is currently under construction, but in the meantime please enjoy the Mixcloud and Podomatic podcasts below, plus some links to our soul friends across the web. Keep The Faith! Some great mixes here have a look for yourself at http://www.ns-ktf.com/ ...
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Richard Searling – Mixcloud feed

https://www.mixcloud.com/spurs1961/ ...
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Rob Smith … Another Northern soul legend

I found this article about Rob Smith, the first record dealer I visited at his make shift office in the heart of Nottingham to buy records from his photo copied list that used to arrive in a brown paper envelope every month, thanks Rob you have made a fantastic difference to the scene .. Starting with a copy of Let’s Twist Again by Chubby Checker ...
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My Clifton Hall Experience Pt 2 By Glynn Jones

https://www.mixcloud.com/glynn-jones/my-clifton-hall-experience-pt-2/ Part 2 of my experience of the early eighties. Rotherham was a second home to me and it was the best time of my allniter lifestyle. (Well I was at the end of my teenage years). I'm sure you will let me know who the missing artists are. TIA. Enjoy!! ...

Some Great Tunes here !

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Northern Soul: 40 years of the sound of Wigan Casino

Britain's Northern Soul music scene exploded with the first "all-nighter" at the Wigan Casino nightclub in September 1973. The Culture Show's Paul Mason, once a regular on the dancefloor, recalls the sound that defined his youth: Looking back on Northern Soul, 40 years on from the first all-nighter at Wigan Casino, one thing stands out. It may have blazed a trail to the all-night dance ...
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Northern Soul Shop

https://www.mixcloud.com/rarenorthernsoul/ ...
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