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

  • Barry Brown - Blackman should never turn his backBarry BrownBlackman should never turn his back

    Barry Brown roots produced by Ripton "Eek-A-Mouse" Hilton in the mid-seventies. Very rare tune to find but no re-issued by Gaffa Blue. Nice dub piece on the flipside of the same tune.

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  • The Heptones - Get In The GrooveThe HeptonesGet In The Groove

    A Studio One Classic 'Get In The Groove' has the superb Heptones backed by the Sound Dimension. JA presssings so check the sound clips.

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  • Ernest Wilson  - Undying LoveErnest Wilson Undying Love

    Peach of a record. All time classic. How did music ever sound this good?

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  • Maria Anderson  - Cottage by the SeaMaria Anderson Cottage by the Sea

    Excellent double header from Maria Anderson. Soulful and well produced by Family Man.

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  • Wailers - Guided MissileWailersGuided Missile

    Drum machine led roots. There is a strong Lee Perry influence on this one. Not quite as over the top as Scratchs productions but never the less a good tune.

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  • The Heptones  - Be A ManThe Heptones Be A Man

    The Heptones in fine form backed by the Sound Dimension. Correct b side. Check the sound clips as they are JA pressings.

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