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 Elite ……. Live with a co… Glenn’s Flyer Gallery Kerbside Soul by DJ Mr… 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 Northern Soul – 25 Miles – The All-Nig… The Signatures Goldsoul – Mixcloud Feed Famous Northern Soul Venues – Blackpool Mecc… Northern Soul Record Valuations My life as a northern soul boy: rebellion on the d… The Motown Story Track of the Week Richard Searling’s Northern Soul Column… Read more →

Northern Soul – 25 Miles – The All-Nighters

  Another cover by the All-nighters, pretty good …? comment below ! Related Post Button Down Radio Northern Soul: Behind the scenes of the film What is Northern Soul ? Northern Soul: 40 years of the sound of Wigan Casi… BLACKPOOL MECCA REVISITED Glenn’s Flyer Gallery Film Review by Tim Murry Photobucket – Northern Soul Richard Searling’s 40 Years… 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 NOVEMBER 2016 ISSUE Elusive & The mysterious case of the 1970&#82… Major Lance – A biography Northern Soul The Film Dance Club Northern Soul Half Hour – Mixcloud The Best Motown Album Ever The Motown Story MJSoulboy – Mixcloud… 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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