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  1. 50 years ago this month. R&B Voices of the 1967 Race Riots.This is just a short piece to acknowledge the 50th anniversary.

    Northern Soul Connections #7 - Two Ladies Two Songs This time around we are looking at two ladies and two songs with similar melodies, the ladies being La Reine La Mar and…

    As part of the release promotion of Mark IV - Hang Ups / Give Me Just A Little (two unissued tracks) Cordial Recordings have pushed out an interview with  Otis Brown Jr rega…

    Northern Connections hits #6! Latest in this series of soul infographics from Kenb takes a 2 by 2 connection as its theme

    The story behind the Texas singer and band who gave us "Rhythm Message".

    It's time for #5 in this now established series of soul infographics from Kenb Three of 'The Philadelphian Funk Brothers'

    It's the spring issue of member Kenb's now regular infographic Northern Connections series

    Spring 2017 Points Of View. Discussion on some interesting 2017 soul related topics. Northern soul and age ?...

    Thanks to Kev Roberts the story behind The Inspirations on Breakthrough, one of Northern Soul's rarest records.

    Northern Soul Connections - Time for the third in this ongoing series of northern soul music themed infographics, valentines...

    Northern Soul Connections #2

    By Kenb, in Soul Features,

    Northern Soul Connections - The second in this ongoing series of soul music themed infographics

    Another scanned sleeve notes found, this time the scan is from the Charly Comp Rare Soul Uncovered by Dave Evision

    Best Soul Books of 2016

    By Stormcock, in Soul Features,

    I think it's been a vintage year for books on the history of soul music....

    Northern Soul Connections #1

    By Kenb, in Soul Features,

    Member @Kenb has just passed up the first in a series of soul music themed infographic 'connections', #1 Northern Connections...

    The current forum topic called Stax Dancers - reminded me that somewhere had the ocr scanned sleeve notes of...

    Linda Tate - Sad News And Her Story

    By Andy Rix, in Soul Features,

    Despite trying to locate Linda for years I never quite got there ... but thankfully

    A Monday morning indulgence! Like me you may have...

    Interview with Nick Pride discussing the band's brand new album 'Go Deep'

    The Richard Caiton Story

    By Boxy, in Soul Features,

    The Richard Caiton Story - "I never did music for money; it's always been for love".

    The musical Legacy of one of Milwaukee’s finest harmony group’s is being kept alive by their children.

    A review of the recent released Numero Eccentric Soul: Sitting In The Park CD by John Reed

    A new addition to the review section. A look at the recent well received book - There's That Beat! Guide To The Philly Sound

    The latest review 'just added' to the source review section.


    By Keep The Faith, in Soul Features,

    Sarah Collins became a YouTube sensation with covers of Northern Soul classics. Now she’s taken to the road with a live band.

    The Story Of Larry Banks And The Servicemen

    By chalky, in Soul Features,

    The story of Larry Banks & The Servicemen whose recording career was brief but left some memorable, sought after music.

    Ken Knox, for over 30 years a member of the Internationally renown Chairmen Of The Board will be touring the UK this Autumn.

    Country songs cut by country singers are awful, but in the hands of fine soul acts they can blossom into fine recorded work.

    Iain McCartney takes a look at Ace Records recent Fame related release - Dan Penn - Close To Me: More Fame Recordings  CD CHD 14

    Popular Five had no hits & yet enjoyed releases in Europe. After they disappeared, lead singer Warren Wilson, had a solo career.

    A fresh add to the review section of a recent release from Kent

    The MVP'S Uncovered!

    By chalky, in Soul Features,

    "Turning My Heart Beat Up", one of the scenes iconic 45's. Here the mystery of who they were is finally revealed.

    Modernism - Cd Review

    By SouledTrafford, in Soul Features,

    A trip down to Kent records for the latest addition to the review section from Iain m

    A look at The Rare Soul Bible Volume Two is the latest addition to the Soul Source Review section

    Latest add to the reviews is a detailed look at Soul Source member Stuart Cosgrove's Young Soul Rebels History Of Northern Soul

    Teenage Fanclub's Gerard Love talks Soul music with Peckham Soul before this Saturdays Together Event

    Ronnie Canada's career has been a long & ongoing one. After starting out in Cleveland in the 70's, he's now based in Watford.

    Paul Johnson takes a look at BGP latest releasee

    A look at the most recent offering from Kent Records by John Reed...

    The first of this months reviews - a look by Iain Mc at a recent Kent release...

    Latest addition to the new review section... 'Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown by James McBride

    Interview with Belle and Sebastian's Chris Geddes on all things Northern by Peckham Soul's resident DJ Craig Jamieson

    A popular spin for the best part of a decade or so on the Rare Soul Scene, it now sees a release via Soul junction.

    Review of a recently released 3 cd box set from Kent

    The Al Kent and Ronnie Savoy Story

    By Rob Moss, in Soul Features,

    a brotherhood of men (and one wife) as successful, popular and influential as anything produced by the Motown machine

    A look at yet another 'just' released this week album from Kent

    The reviews continue with a look at a 'just out' motown release from Kent

    The midweek review takes a look at a recent Motown book

    This weeks reviews start off with a look and take on a fairly recent Kent Album release

    The latest addition to the review section takes a look at a recent just out book all about the Soul LP!

    The latest addition to the Soul Source Review feature takes a timely look at an 'Out Today' title...

    Think About It Girl

    By chalky, in Soul Features,

    Solid Solution's "Think About It Girl" as been a much played and favourite track on the Uk Soul Scene for some years now. We have here the great story of the group and it's m…

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