Category: Music

Greasy Chip Butty’s Mixcloud Podcast Episode 13 Fitzsoul Festival Inn Soul On Easter Sunday Special – 27/03/16

Hi please feel free to add the link to the above Mixcloud podcast to your excellent site. There are more of my podcasts available on Mixcloud and also at Thanks for the link ….enjoy everyone     Related Post My Clifton Hall Experience Northern Soul Girl Dancing 4 A passion for Northern Soul SEPTEMBER 2016 ISSUE The Signatures Kev… Read more →

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. Related Post Katherine Wikoff – The Northern Soul Project Pete Smith – Mixcloud Richard Searling on the BBC Iplayer If you’ve never heard… Read more →

Elusive & The mysterious case of the 1970’s rock band from Hatfield

BABE RUTH was a band that formed in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, in 1971. Guitarist Alan Shacklock founded this progressive rock band. They had a rhythmic, bluesy, guitar orientated sound capped off by the blistering vocals of Jenny Hahn. Rounded out by Chris Holmes (keyboards and organ), Dave Punshon (piano), Dave Hewitt, (bass) and Dick Powell, (drums) this British band always… Read more →

Out On The Floor, by The Signatures

Another good cover from a contemporary “Northern Soul” band … Related Post Wallsend Memorial Hall 25th March 2016 The Current Northern Soul Scene: Is it just nostal… MJSoulboy – Mixcloud feed Northern Soul legend Brian Rae shares his record c… What is Northern Soul ? A Northern Soul – Teenage Fanclub’s Ge… Elaine Constantine: ‘You may have a shit job,… Read more →

Northern Soul – 25 Miles – The All-Nighters

  Another cover by the All-nighters, pretty good …? comment below ! Related Post Blackpool 2018 Dance Competition NOVEMBER 2016 ISSUE Danny Spedding’s Mixcloud RICHARD SEARLING RADIO SHOW PENDULUM SPECIAL NORTH… My Clifton Hall Experience Pt 2 By Glynn Jones Motown: The Musical to squeeze hits by Stevie Wond… Northern Soul Costa Blanca AUGUST 2016 ISSUE Simon’s Soundcloud last record… Read more →

Mr M’s 1977 line out recording of a set by Brian Rae

Brilliant quality recording …just like 40 years ago was yesterday, enjoy and thanks to Pete Smith for publishing it Related Post A Cellar Full of Soul 31.1.2016 – Richard Se… James Dinnigan’s Website Goldsoul – Mixcloud Feed The Signatures Various Artists – The Soul of Detroit (Not N… Class track of the week Nostalgia: Northern Soul Memories: Picture Gallery… Read more →


By Brian Cook     Singer Sarah Collins became a YouTube sensation with her covers of Northern Soul classics.  Now she’s taken to the road with a live band playing the music she loves.  (The author was commissioned write a previous version of this article by Scootering Magazine and it appeared in the May 2016 edition). Back in the day, Sarah’s… Read more →

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… Read more →


1. MARVIN GAYE – â��I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINEâ�� (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… Read more →
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