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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 →

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… Read more →

Northern Soul Elite ……. Live with a cover of Billy Butler’s Right Track

Related Post Worth a second viewing northernsoul45s.co.uk Northern Soul Record Valuations What is Northern Soul ? Yvonne Baker – You Didn`t Say a Word Marke Jackson – I’ll never forget you Howard Guyton – I Watched You Slowly Slip Aw… Ann Sexton – You’ve been gone too long Mamie Galore – It Ain’t Necessary The Salvadors – Stick by me… 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 ATLANTIC SOUL LEGENDS Northern Soul fans bid more than £11,000 for &#821… Video of one of the most famous soul tracks ever, … The Best Northern Soul All-Nighter Ever! – C… Northern Soul Costa Blanca NORTHERN SOUL GIRL – LEVANNA MCLEAN, the new… Dancing, Northern Soul Style Danny… Read more →

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