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Wigan Casino DJ Richard Searling picks his top ten northern soul floor-fillers

Richard Searling, music consultant on the film Northern Soul, tells us about his favourite tracks   Richard Searling’s DJ-ing career started back in 1971 when he played venues such as Va-Vas in Bolton, The Pendulum in Manchester (originally an upstairs room of a pub in Hardman Street, off Deansgate) and Wigan Casino – the latter providing the blueprint for the… Read more →

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… Read more →

Richard Searling on the BBC Iplayer

Richard Searling, one of the original DJ’s at Wigan Casino,  is now on the BBC Iplayer with his Radio Manchester “Northern Soul” show …..here’s the link   Related Post Chris Patrickson John Vincent The Soul Project What songs are considered the great Northern Soul … Northern Soul – Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) … Greasy Chip Butty’s Mixcloud… Read more →

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