At last the overdue Soul Up North issue 74.... The Rare Soul Fanzine is out now....
£3 plus £1.40 postage uk.... 5 euros Europe.. 6 dollars USA plus postage..
If you want a copy thendrop me a message on here or email firstname.lastname@example.org... paypal available....
Message below from Howard Earnshaw, the editor..
Luverly yellow cover with picture of Darrow Fletcher and several of his label scans (well I think it looks the business)
Inside there's a great article and interview with the aforementioned Mr Fletcher + discography (Dave Box) * PLUS "Confessions Of A Vinyl Junkie - pt2' record buying in Georgia USA (SoulmanJan) * PLUS "Blood, Sweat & Staples" - The story of Dave McCadden's early fanzine Soul Time (Martin Scragg) * PLUS 'A tribute to Dobie Gray'
...and of course all the regular vinyl contributors covering all Shades of Soul are here... -"Hitting The Decks" - Wayne Hudson * "A Dab Of Soul With A Hint Of Obscurity" - Craig Butler * "Twofer Time" -Martyn Bird * "Bearsoul's B's - Chris Morgan * "Deep Soul Corner" - Mike Finbow * "Good Toons & Great Grooves" - Dave Halsall * "Plumb's Peaches-70's Soul" - Steve Plumb * "Collecting British" - Lord Snooty & His Gang * Steve Copeman reaches his penultimate letter with "Give Me A W"
Not forgetting....."Shirl's Soulfood Cafe" is back and open for business looking back at all the happenings of 2011 and all the best new vinyl and CD's are reviewed on "Hot Off The Vinyl Press" and "Those Little Silver Discs" and finally there's Howard Priestley's "Funk In Yo Face"... Oh and a few Venue reports from Andy Belwood.