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

  • The Inturns  - Nothing is Impossible (extended mix)The Inturns Nothing is Impossible (extended mix)

    An excellent extended mix by Phil Pratt of The Inturns 'Nothing is Impossible'. First released on a Chanan Jah 12' in the mid nineteen seventies. The Inturns recorded an album and several singles for Phil Pratt before returning to the their original name The Viceroys. Extended mix of 'Detour' on the flipside. Comes in a hand stamped bag. Crisp.

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  • Junior Brown - What a disasterJunior BrownWhat a disaster

    Three cuts of Junior Brown/ Phil Pratts 'What a disaster'. The rhythm was recorded in Jamaica by Sly and Robbie and was part of the Dial M for Murder lp. The Junior Brown vocal was voiced in the UK and released on The Mystic label. We have an extra mix added to the Pressure Sounds release by The Disciple. A killer release that comes in a hand stamped bag made out of re-cycled card.

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  • L. Crosdale  - Reggae MusicL. Crosdale Reggae Music

    Really uplifting vocal from Lloyd Crosdale. Bit of a pearl this one. Nice tune on the Studio One imprint 'London Records'. Backed by Drumbago and the Rebel Brothers on the flipside. Nice spacey dub. Original JA pressing so check the soundclips.

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  • Don Drummond  - ReloadDon Drummond Reload

    Genius from the master Don Drummond. Ably backed by Lennie Hibbert on vibes on 'Reload' on the A side. On the flipside the more frantic 'Little Willie' by Clue J & his Blues Busters. A pretty good pressing but check the sound clips before you buy.

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  • The Ethiopians  - The ProphetThe Ethiopians The Prophet

    Excellent tune from The Ethiopians on the A side. A crackling uptempo backing by the New Establishment band with Leonard Dillon reflecting on 'The Prophet' on the A side and tasty version of the same tune on the flipside.

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  • Don Drummond & The Skatalites - This Man is BackDon Drummond & The SkatalitesThis Man is Back

    Double header from the Don and the Skatalites. Mellow on one side and the more ska-ish on the Russian Ska Fever cut.

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