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  1. Bob Collins and the Fabulous Five

    Bob Collins and the Fabulous Five from Greensboro, NC were a popular frat party booking throughout the Carolinas and Virginia. Venues in the 1960s included the Polo Club (Winston, Salem), the Casino (Nags Head, NC) and the National Guard Armoury (Greenville, NC).
      4   Tony Smith |
  2. Skegness Weekender 2015 Lookback via Winston

    Skegness weekender and where to start?
      8   Guest MissDee |
  3. The (Soul) Generation

    This Wilmington, North Carolina band was largely composed of high school students. Their sole 45 release was a very competent beach cover of The O’Jay’s Minit classic “Hold on” on a local Wilmington label in 1968. As The O’Jays version was already a northern soul classic, it was...
      2   Windlesoul |
  4. George McGregor - Detroit's busiest drummer.

    McGregor's recollections of his time in the pop music 'business' are candid, direct and brutally honest, and provide a tantalising insight...
      28   Robbk |
  5. Bob Meyer and the Rivieras

    Bob Meyer and the Rivieras (not to be confused with the Indiana Rivieras) were from Charlotte, NC. They were one of the earlier beach groups, originally formed in
      6   Windlesoul |
  6. The Delacardos

    The Delacardos were an all black vocal and instrumental group from Charlotte NC, who formed initially at high school.
      5   Dainty feet |
  7. The Tempests

    The Tempests were a very popular band from around Charlotte NC, which ran from 1963 to the mid seventies, with frequent personnel changes (up to twenty five members in its history). They were an all white line up except for their lead...
      27   Robbk |
  8. Soulbowl 1 2 3

    For those avid collectors of rare soul vinyl, the mail order list of SoulBowl (proprietor, John Anderson) ...
      141   David Meikle |
  9. The Passions: If You See My Baby

    One of the most popular and rarest 1960s girl group 45 discoveries with northern soul appeal is without a doubt The Passions for their “If You See My Baby” (Elvitrue & Satelite 177)
      12   oldsoulgit |
  10. Rugby and I ain't talking balls - Allnighter Lookback

    Where to begin? It's been a while since I put pen to paper for a Venue review but ...
      9   Mtay9778 |
  11. The Delgonives From A Song Writers Perspective

    From a song writers perspective. Loving you always came easy by The Delgonives.
      50   Mike |
  12. DJ Words - London NYE Allnighter Profiles

    From the events section, a few dj profiles lifted from the London NYE Allnighter Comments<br />
      2   soulhawk1960 |
  13. 2014 Don Davis and Deon Jackson by Rob Moss

    Don Davis and Deon Jackson by Rob Moss the passing of two of the soul scene's most revered icons.
      13   Juniorsoul |
  14. Wakefield Unity Hall - New Beginnings From Old Stock

    Things are looking healthy for this old lady of northern soul in Yorkshire.
      17   Paul-s |
  15. A Detroit Christmas Story

    The story is purely hypothetical but based on various letters, weather reports, old maps, till receipts, hand written Christmas cards and lists I have in my possession and some scanned here for you to see.
      7   Dave Bishop FM |
  16. How To Sing Your Way Out Of Jail: The Charles L. Blakely Story

    How To Sing Your Way Out Of Jail: The Charles L. Blakely Story
      12   Mike |
  17. The Mystery of Junior McCants - Cincinnati Library Panel

    An article shows up online via the Cincinnati.com website, not just looking at the story behind Junior McCants
      14   KevH |
  18. The Marvin Smith Story - Interview and Nov 2014 UK Concert Info

    An informative interview with Marvin Smith tieing in with his upcoming UK live show at the Wilton Nov 15th 2014
      17   Alison H |
  19. The Johnny Terry Acetate Collection

    Winford 'Johnny' Terry's career in the music business began in the 1950s when...<br />...acetates in the collection will be sold as a 'Job lot' in a 'Sealed bid' auction...
      2   Gibby Gibby |
  20. At The Foot Of The Stairs Theres Darkness - 100 Club at 35

    Saturday night in Old London Town made me realise just how special this small 4,000 sqft odd of the capitol city really is.
      14   neckender |
  21. The Four Perfections - The Story by Dave Moore 1 2

    The story of The Four Perfections - “I’ll Hold On b/w I’m Not Strong Enough” — Party Time 1001 is a tale littered with Philly musical gliterazziin the basement of the girl’s dormitory of Cheyney State College where Eddie Holman would teach Mervin Steals...
      51   Blackpoolsoul |
  22. The Trey J's Story

    The Trey J’s were a vocal duo which featured James Binford and Joseph Smith...
      4   Flanny |
  23. 33 Rpm Stereo Little Lps - The Whys and Wherefores

    Most record diggers will have at least a few of what became known over the years as simply ‘Little LPs’.
      1   Roburt |
  24. Sugar Pie DeSanto - Documentary kickstarter

    came across this interesting kickstarter on Indiegogo for a documentary about an explosive talent that is fortunately very much still with us...
  25. The Richard Brooks Story

    The story of Richard Brooke, featured on Soul Junctions latest 45 double header release I’ll do Anything To Make You Happy and With All My Heart

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