100 Hits - The Best Northern Soul Album

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The northern soul scene also spawned lesser chart hits, including Al Wilson's 1968 cut " The Snake" (UK No. 41 in 1975), Dobie Gray's " Out on the Floor" (UK No. 42, September 1975) and Little Anthony & the Imperials' " Better Use Your Head" (UK No. 42, July 1976). a b Keith Rylatt and Phil Scott, Central 1179: The Story of Manchester's Twisted Wheel Club, chapter 10 "The Records" 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. Owen Morris – producer; Hammond organ on "Brainstorm Interlude"; synthesised strings on "History", string arrangement on "History" Above & Beyond's 2017 release "Northern Soul" contains lyrics describing Detroit and the northern soul scene and also alludes to the decline of Detroit in the late 20th century. [97]

Dobie Gray's Drift Away was one of the biggest hits of 1973, selling over 1 million copies and becoming a staple of dancefloors across the North.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.

Neil Rushton (2009). Northern Soul Stories: Angst and Acetates. Soulvation. ISBN 978-0-9564569-1-5. Verve Interview". Musicsaves.org. Archived from the original on 1 October 2011 . Retrieved 5 October 2011.When he returned, he had one final statement. As with A Storm In Heaven’s “Blue,” brought in at the last minute, “History” would point towards The Verve’s next record: a stately acoustic ballad drenched in strings and which would resonate further than anyone could have imagined. “We were like, ‘F__king hell! That’s an incredible song,’” Jones recalls. The band recorded it that night. McCabe, however, declined to add a lead guitar part, feeling the song was perfect without him; Ashcroft would misread this as McCabe’s refusal to be a part of a song he hadn’t written. Regardless, the end result stands as the perfect encapsulation of the “pained” emotion Ashcroft’s northern soul had experienced. The legacy Russ Winstanley and David Nowell (1996). Soul Survivors: The Wigan Casino Story. Robson Books. ISBN 1-86105-126-3.

Ian Levine | DJhistory.com". Archived from the original on 29 October 2013 . Retrieved 29 October 2013. 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] David Nowell The Story of Northern Soul, p. 79 Anova Books, 1999, ISBN 1907554726, accessed 11 May 2014 a b c d e Hiney, Tom. "Feature: Once more with feeling". The Guardian Weekend (20 September 1997): 28–32. This compilation is a great place to start your Northern Soul dance extravaganza, with classics like Tainted Love by Gloria Jones (AKA the Northern Soul song everyone knows), Nothing But a Heartache by The Flirtations and Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) by Frank Wilson the perfect introduction to the high tempo soul played in The Twisted Wheel and Wigan Casino!Classic 45s from Kev Roberts' List of the Northern Soul Top 500". Classic45s.com. Classic 45s . Retrieved 29 August 2013. In 1972, white soul group the Four Seasons released the song " The Night" from their May 1972 album Chameleon, a disco song which appealed to the northern soul scene, [23] and as a result, it was successfully re-released in the UK in the spring of 1975. [24] Tommy Hunt appearing at a Wigan Casino reunion event in 2002

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