Various Artists

Music On Vinyl * MOVLP156 * 2010

The Northern Soul Story Volume 4

The Northern Soul Story Volume 4
  • I Can't Help Lovin' You - Paul Anka
  • You Don't Know Where Your Interest Lies (Single Version) - Dana Valery
  • I'll Always Need You - Dean Courtney
  • Man Without A Woman - Michael And Raymond
  • Panic - Reparta & The Delrons
  • I Don't Want To Talk About It (Single Version) - Nancy Ames
  • More Today Than Yesterday - Spiral Staircase
  • It Didn't Take Much (For Me To Fall In Love) - Percy Wiggins
  • Sweet Music - Christopher Cerf
  • Heart's Desire - Billy Joe Royal
  • Eternally (Single Version) - The Charmaines
  • It's All Over Me - Otis Blackwell
  • Ain't That A Lot Of Love (Album Version) - Taj Mahal
  • I'm Where It's At - The Jades
  • Of Hopes And Dreams And Tombstones (Single Version) - Jimmy Fraser
  • Born A Loser - Don Ray
  • Interplay - Derek And Ray
  • You've Got Your Mind On Other Things - Beverley Ann
  • Don't Pity Me - Sue Lynne
  • The World Again - Honey Townsend
  • I Still Love You (Single Version) - Seven Souls
  • Can We Share It (Single Version) - Rick Sheppard
  • Hold On - Judy Freeman
  • I Go To Pieces (Everytime) - Gerri Grainger
  • Time Will Pass You By - Tobi Legend

Information

Music On Vinyl presents the final instalment in this delightful series of four Northern Soul compilations.

The Northern Soul phenomenon was one of the biggest UK underground musical movements of the seventies. At its height thousands of party people would descend on the clubs and venues every weekend for all-night parties, driven by rare high octane soul music from the previous decade up to the present day. The four volumes of this series trace the history of the scene via four of the greatest clubs on the circuit (The Twisted Wheel in Manchester, The Golden Torch in Tunstall, Blackpool Mecca and Wigan Casino) and they represent the most definitive, best researched surveys of Northern Soul 45's ever released. All are now nearly impossible, or affordable. to collect separately.

This volume features music from Wigan Casino, which was active between 1973 and 1981, and was voted 'The Best Disco In The World' by Billboard in 1978... ahead of the infamous Studio 54. DJ Russ Winstanley ruled the decks from the opening songs until the final '3 before 8', spinning bangers such as The Jades' 'I'm Where It's At', Otis Blackwell's 'It's All Over Me' and the beautiful 'Time Will Pass You By' by Tobi Legend.

To match the colourful sleeve artwork the first 500 copies are pressed on yellow vinyl.

* 180 grams audiophile vinyl
* Gatefold Sleeve
* First 500 copies on yellow vinyl

Reviews

  • Nitty Gritty  - Turn them backNitty Gritty Turn them back

    Unreleased Jammys dub plates that have been lovingly brought to us from Dub Store in Japan. Nitty Gritty on the tempo rhythm. No idea why this has never been released before as its really nice! 'Soundboy come'

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  • Prince Junior  - Hard Sound fe deadPrince Junior Hard Sound fe dead

    Dub Plate from King Jammy. Previously un-released. Thundering digital dancehall. Tough Stuff!

    7"
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  • Super Black - Bad WomanSuper BlackBad Woman
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  • Jimmy Riley  - Gunman of JAJimmy Riley Gunman of JA

    A previously unreleased version of Jimmy Rileys thoughtful Gunman of JA. As relevant now than when it was originally released according to Jimmy. Both sides come from dub plates that were re-mixed at King Tubbys. Tougher leaner and deeper than the original mixes. The A side is not on the new album ‘Live it to know it’. Essential roots music from Jimmy Riley backed by Sly and Robbie. Comes in a hand stamped sleeve.

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  • Jimmy Riley - Everybody Needs MoneyJimmy RileyEverybody Needs Money

    Two cuts of ‘Everybody needs money’ on the A side. A sparse moody observation on social inequality ‘It's the talk of the town, no money going around’. Sound familiar? It came first time around on the ‘Full Moon’ label and has never been re-pressed. The B-side, which has 2 cuts of Reggae Music, also came on the Full Moon label. Engineered by Scientist and was probably recorded slightly later than the A side. Both the versions of Reggae Music are not included on the ‘Live it to know it’ album. Comes in a hand stamped sleeve.

    10"
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  • Jimmy Riley  - Live It To Know ItJimmy Riley Live It To Know It

    Seventeen track set of Jimmy Riley self productions. Some real obscurities mixed with classic material. Jimmy started out with the Uniques as a harmony singer and then moved on to become a lead vocalist after Slim Smiths death. Jimmy worked with Jamaica's best producers as well as crafting an excellent body of work that were released on his own labels such Pee, Yes and Full Moon. This set focus's on his his self produced protest song between 1975 to 1985.

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