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The Motown Story

A great article on the engine room of the 1960's soul explosion in America The Motown story is the story of Berry Gordy, Jr., who was born in Detroit Michigan on November 28, 1929. He was the seventh of eight children of Berry Gordy II and Bertha Gordy. His parents had migrated to Detroit from Milledgeville, Georgia in 1922. His father ran a plastering contracting ...
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My life as a northern soul boy: rebellion on the dancefloor in the 1970s

The scene is a packed school gym full of shy, ungainly people shuffling around to Gary Glitter. It is 1974. At the front are a group of perennial delinquents – the only black kid in our town, his tough Italian mate, others we’ve lost sight of since the 11-plus. They don’t dance; they mock the other dancers. And then the DJ plays Get Out by ...
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My Clifton Hall Experience

A little taster of what was the alternative to Wigan Casino in the early 1980's Glynn Jones says .... Thought I'd do a podcast of my favourite allnighter. Think I only missed a couple of these as it was so close to home. Clifton Hall started running in tandem with the Casino then, for many of us, took over the mantle of being the place ...
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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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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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Famous Northern Soul Venues – Blackpool Mecca – Highland Room

The Blackpool Mecca was a large entertainment venue on Central Drive in the seaside town of Blackpool, Lancashire, in North West England, first opened in 1965. In the 1970s, it was particularly known for The Highland Room, which was a major Northern Soul music venue. The building was closed down in 1980s and was finally demolished in January 2009 to make way for new campus ...
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Soul Source – Events list

The best events list I have found with a easy to use interface If you want to know what is going on and where the next great venue event is this is probably the place to go..... More ...
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Northern Soul Girl Dancing 4

Published on 2 Oct 2013 Girl dancing around the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol. Northern Soul Girl Levanna dancing to Carrie Cleveland, Love will set you free at the famous bridge in Bristol. Northern Soul Girl Dancing. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Express-Your-... Find me on Instagram ifthisislev. https://www.facebook.com/northernsoul... https://twitter.com/LevannaMclean email: expressyoursoul@live.com ...
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Northern Soul Elite this time…

i keep finding these that Ive never heard about before, this band is great ! The UK's Best & Biggest pure authentic Classic Northern Soul band, Northern Soul Elite. Based in the Northeast of England ...
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Major Lance – A biography

Blessed with a warm, sweet voice, Major Lance was one of the leading figures of Chicago soul during the '60s and the top-selling artist for OKeh Records during the decade. Lance not only had a lovely voice, but his material was excellent. During the height of his success, the majority of his songs were written by Curtis Mayfield and produced by Carl Davis, and the ...
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Kieran Lockyear

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Richard Searling’s Northern Soul Column in “Blue & Soul”

FROM THE INSIDE TRACK... Extremely sad news with the recent passing of the incomparable Marvin Jnr. of The Dells...It has just been confirmed that selected DJ's from the famed "6ts / 100 Club" All-Nighters in London will be appearing at the Prestatyn Soul Weekender. Ady Croasdell, Keith Money and Joel Maslin will be presenting a matinee showcase of all that good and great about the ...

Melbourne Soul

Visiting or live in Melbourne, Australia ? Hello and welcome to the Melbourne Soul Website. Hopefully for all your Northern Soul and Soul needs in and around Melbourne and Australia. Check out the "Events Page" for up and coming do's, Spot your self on the photo gallery. Have a listen to spins from local DJ's and record collectors on recommended listening. Keep on Keeping on ...
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Pete Smith – Northern Soul, Popcorn & R n B From The Vaults

Check out Pete Smith and his awesome Mixcloud page Exactly what it says on the box …forgotten oldies, R & B screamers, weird popcorn tunes, a bit like one of my Found In The Basement compilation I guess ! Oh and if anyone likes what they hear, drop me a line as I have everything on here up for sale and hundreds more similar ...
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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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8tracks.com is the best place to make and discover playlists

This is a great website, full of not just "Northern Soul" but every kind of music you can think of .... goodbye spotify ? ...Tell us what you think below in the comments ..SJO 8tracks.com is the best place to make and discover playlists Listen for free to millions of playlists, all lovingly handcrafted by people like you who know and love music. Pick a ...
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