100 Hits - The Best Northern Soul Album

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a b "The Twisted Wheel - Blues and Soul - by Dave Godin". Soul-source.co.uk . Retrieved 15 August 2019. Dimery, Robert; Lydon, Michael (23 March 2010). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 978-0-7893-2074-2. David Nowell (2001). Too Darn Soulful: The Story of Northern Soul. Robson Books. ISBN 1-86105-431-9.

Red Bull Music Academy Daily The Dancers: In Their Own Words An oral history of the forgotten dancers that set London on fire in the late 1970s Today there are regular northern soul events in various parts of the United Kingdom, such as the Nightshift Club all-nighters at the Bisley Pavilion in Surrey and the Prestatyn Weekender in North Wales. [36] In an August 2008 article in The Times, broadcaster Terry Christian argued that northern soul was undergoing a distinct revival in the late 2000s. [37] Christian cited the popularity of regular revivals of Twisted Wheel soul all-nighters at the original venue (in Whitworth Street, Manchester) plus the Beat Boutique northern soul all-nighters at the Ruby Lounge and MMUnion in Manchester. Many who ceased their involvement in the late 1970s have now returned to the scene and regularly participate in such events. [38] [39] In 2009, Paul O'Grady included a Northern Soul Triple in his weekly BBC Radio 2 show. He played three Northern soul hits, often at the request of his listeners. [40] If you're looking for something to dance the night away to, you've come to the right place. Our Northern Soul collection on the musicMagpie Store includes some of the best Northern Soul compilations and artists around. To get you started, here are 10 of our personal favourites. The Fall's 1981 song "Lie Dream of a Casino Soul" is about the northern soul scene. [90] Writer and singer Mark E. Smith said in an interview published in the NME on 1 October 1983: "That song actually did create quite a bit of resentment in the North because people thought it was being snobby and horrible about the old soul boys, which it was never about anyway. Because I was brought up with people that were into northern soul five years before anybody down here [London] had even heard about it. But they've all grown out of it, which is what the song is about, but it wasn't putting them down at all. If anything, it was glorifying them, but not in the format of, where are those soul boys that used to be here?" [91]a b c d e Hiney, Tom. "Feature: Once more with feeling". The Guardian Weekend (20 September 1997): 28–32.

Step In And Write… Or Just Do What You Do Best! A Blog for Souls of the Underground: the lesser known talents, writers… and artists". Woodtalcandmrj.com. 13 October 2014. Archived from the original on 24 May 2015 . Retrieved 3 June 2015. Playing live became our forte,” Jones says, recalling how A Northern Soul was largely written in six weeks on the road, the group firing on all cylinders, treating audiences to new songs the day they were written. “We’d read about The Stooges going in and recording an album in six days and that was what we wanted to do.” In America, Holland-Dozier-Holland's successful acts on '70s Invictus Records were Freda Payne and Chairmen of the Board. They also released Parliament's first album, Osmium. [19] The label was distributed by Capitol Records from 1969 to 1972 and then by Columbia Records from 1973 onwards. Given that a lot of Northern Soul classics are by obscure artists who only released a couple of singles, compilations are often the best way to hear all the classics. Paolo Hewitt (2000). The Soul Stylists: Forty Years of Modernism. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 1-84018-228-8.The first domestic disco hit, " Kung Fu Fighting" (UK No. 1, 1974), which was created by singer Carl Douglas and producer Biddu in Britain, was influenced by the northern soul scene. [70]

Some northern soul records were so rare that only a handful of copies were known to exist, so specific DJs and clubs became associated with particular records that were almost exclusively in their own playlists. Keith Rylatt and Phil Scott wrote: Sleeve notes written by Neil Rushton accompanying the LP Out on the Floor Tonight on Inferno Records Hermes, Will (30 October 2008). "Raphael Saadiq: The Way I See It". Rolling Stone. New York. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Norcliffe, Josh (28 February 2014). "The Current Northern Soul scene: Is it just nostalgia?". Louder Than War . Retrieved 17 October 2016.Chicago label Vee-Jay Records became a major soul label with Jerry Butler, Gene Chandler, Dee Clark, and Betty Everett hitting singles on both the pop and R&B charts. Vee-Jay was also the first label to nationally issue a record by Gladys Knight & the Pips. But the intensity took its toll on the band. Somehow, they came to the belief that 10pm at night was the only time they could capture the sounds in their collective heads. Recording until four or five in the morning, they’d sleep for 12 hours, get up and do it again. “It was all about waiting for the inspiration… And if it wasn’t there, we’d get really, really depressed,” Ashcroft would recall. “After six weeks of going up and crashing down, everything you’ve been doing takes its toll. You start losing it.” Nightshift / All Souled Out". Archived from the original on 26 February 2014 . Retrieved 15 August 2019.

Moloko "Familiar Feeling" - YouTube". YouTube. 8 April 2006. Archived from the original on 28 October 2007 . Retrieved 29 May 2014. Peter Salisbury – drums; percussion on "A New Decade", "This Is Music", "So It Goes", "History" and "Life's an Ocean"

a b Keith Rylatt and Phil Scott, Central 1179: The Story of Manchester's Twisted Wheel Club, chapter 10 "The Records"

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