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Northern Soul belongs to the fans

Some good news for soul music lovers from an unlikely source: a recent trademark decision by the UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) sent a strong message that the iconography of the “northern soul” scene belongs not to any corporation, promoter or trader, but to its fans. Northern soul developed out of the “mod” scene in the north of England in the late… Read more →

La Northern Soul ou l’origine de la club culture anglaise

We publish this is the original french, originally found at use google to translate it as the translation is a little confused ! but its an interesting perspective.   Les mecs qui prennent des drogues euphoriques dans des boîtes la nuit n’ont rien inventé – ce film vous explique pourquoi.   La Northern Soul a profondément influencé la club culture. À l’origine,… Read more →

What is GDPR, anyway?

  Everyone is talking about it — What is GDPR, anyway? General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new European Union privacy law, approved in 2016 jointly by European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission. GDPR will replace the existing European Data Protection Directive (which btw, came into the picture in 1995), which will be in effect until May… Read more →

Blackpool 2018 Dance Competition

    Related Post James Dinnigan’s Website Track of the Week The Salvadors – Stick by me baby The Tempos – Countdown here I come NORTHERN SOUL SAVED MY LIFE Major Lance – Investigate Jamie – This Priceless Gem Beverly Breamers – You’ve got your min… Mamie Galore – It Ain’t Necessary Northern Soul – 25 Miles – The… Read more →

MARVIN GAYE ( BBC Documentary)

Marvin Gaye (/ɡeɪ/;[1] born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984)[2] was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, including “Ain’t That Peculiar“, “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” and “I Heard… Read more →

‘The Northern Soul Story

    Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged in Northern England in the late 1960s from the British mod scene, based on a particular style of black American soul music, especially in the mid-1960s, with a heavy beat and fast tempo.[1][2] The northern soul movement generally eschews Motown or Motown-influenced music that has had significant mainstream commercial success. The recordings most prized by… Read more →

Ian Levine – Channel on Youtube

Ian Geoffrey Levine (born 22 June 1953),[1] is a British songwriter, producer, and DJ. A noted moderniser of Northern soul music in the UK, and a developer of the style of Hi-NRG, he has written and produced records with sales totalling over 40 million.[2] Levine is also a noted former fan of the long-running television show Doctor Who.[3]     Levine began collecting Motown records from the age of 13, building a… Read more →

Motown Soul Northern Soul by Frankie Heart

  Frankie Heart is an Incredibly Popular and highly in demand Vocalist & DJ.  Performing the best loved hits of Motown, Soul and Northern Soul.  Entertaining at Weddings, Private Parties and Events all over the UK and beyond. Guaranteed to wow the audience and pack the dance-floor with her outstanding vocals, performing hit after hit of the best loved sounds of Motown, Soul, and Northern Soul. Here… Read more →
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