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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 the UK in addition to ...
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The Odyssey: A Northern Soul Time Capsule Various Artists

Missed this one but you may have not ! The Odyssey: A Northern Soul Time Capsule’ is the single most comprehensive overview yet of a truly unique UK musical culture which has now lasted over 45 years and had spread across the world. The current popularity of the film “Northern Soul” and it’s soundtrack plus the attendant publicity within the mainstream media – a UK ...
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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 Pins

Some great pins on this page ..... Searching around pin Interest you can find loads of links and photos, tell us about your favourites in the comments below More ...
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The Signatures

The Signatures are a ten piece Northern Soul Band from Essex. Originally formed in 2009 and recently evolving into the current line up bringing their own brand of power and energy to what has been described as one of the best live acts around. The Signatures put their own expression to many classic Northern Soul numbers creating a true balance between authentic and modern in ...
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Useful Link: www.raresoulman.co.uk

Rare Soulman is one of Northern Souler's favourite sites. It's, quite simply an online rare vinyl record store run by John Manship Records. Here users get unrivalled access to distinctive vinyl from the following genre's: Northern Soul, Motown Vinyl, Jazz Vinyl, Rock & Pop and many more. Not only can you buy rare vinyl from the shop, you can also sell your vinyl as well ...

Kev Roberts

KEV ROBERTS is one of the most prominent DJ/Promoters in the World of Northern Soul & Motown. His own or consulted events in the Soul/Gold music market are the busiest in the country. An expert in 60's-90's music. Currently, you can find me on air Weekends at Signal 2 (Staffs/Cheshire). I'm the current host of the World Northern Soul Dance Championship at Blackpool Tower. Actively ...
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Elaine Constantine: ‘You may have a shit job, but you iron your clothes and polish your shoes’

Elaine Constantine and her debut feature film Northern Soul, ejection came in waves, and it was relentless. First it was the gatekeepers of the various UK film funds, then, once she’d scraped together the production budget, it was the turn of film festival programmers. Distributors either failed to turn up to screenings, or politely passed. By the time Universal, who did finally bite, told Constantine ...
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Simon’s Soundcloud

Letting people hear old soul music that isn't available anywhere else, don't let soul music die preserve it on the internet, when you let people hear it they will want to buy it, Soundcloud instead of music matching and disabling add a button to the record company and let people buy it....... This is just a modern version of MTV or Radio One !!!! embrace ...
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BLUES AND SOUL’S 40 ESSENTIAL SOUL SINGLES

1. MARVIN GAYE - �I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE� (Tamla 1968)This isn't my favourite Marvin Gaye track, but I do consider it his most essential and because of its impact soul's most essential too. In just over a little more than three harrowing minutes Marvin delivers as much anguish, grief and passion as any Shakespeare tragedy. It proves that soul music - at its ...
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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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Video of one of the most famous soul tracks ever, Al Wilson – The Snake

Al Wilson was born in Meridian, Mississippi. He showed little interest in education but performed in school plays, sang in talent shows and won first prize in a local art contest. He began his career at the age of twelve leading his own spiritual quartet and singing in the church choir, and performing covers of country and western hits. While he was in high school, ...

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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So what was it Lisa ?

She made a rare TV appearance on Thursday morning, but while it was her appearance in a new film that dominated inside the studio, it was her controversial choice of accessory that caught the eye outside. The 48-year-old singer was paying a visit to daily breakfast show Good Morning Britain, where she chatted to hosts Ben Shephard and Susanna Reid about Northern Soul – a ...
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Classy Crossover 10

Classy Crossover 10Firstly, thank you for listening & enjoying this series of amazing music...I really appreciate the support & very kind comments; it makes it all worthwhile! So, this mix delivers a further 32 tracks of Soulful Excellence...'till next time, Enjoy! ...

Class track of the week

Daybreak ...I need love, what a monster this was and truly deserved ...
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