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A NIGHT AT WIGAN CASINO (September 1974) ***

http://podcastmachine.com/podcasts/4425/episodes/27086

This is for everyone who asked me to put some live recordings up, I used to do a tape most times that I went to Wigan but probably only 30 of them survived. This is one that I didnt do, it was recorded by Alan Davidson before I actually attended in early 76 and it comes from 1974 (I myself dated it to September 74 around the time of the 1st anniversary). I chose this recording because the fabled Wigan clapping has never sounded better and for those of you who never went to the Casino, this recording should hopefully play a big part in explaining the magic of the place, its simply my favourite Wigan tape of all time I think. The DJs are Russ Winstanley and Richard Searling, the quality is lo-fi, recorded from the left hand balcony on a hand held battery operated cassette recorder, but the experience is priceless (this recording of Tainted Love often has me in tears)!

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Tobi Legend Time Will Pass You By /

Carmel Strings I Hear A Symphony /

High Keyes Living A Lie /

Detroit Soul All Of My Life /

Mirwood Strings Dont Pretend /

Michael & Raymond Man Without A Woman /

Mirwood Strings Superdance /

Smokey & The Blades -0 Jerk Baby Jerk /

The Javells Goodbye Nothing To Say /

Porgy & The Monarchs My Heart Cries For You /

Little Joe Romans When Youre Lonesome /

The Commodores The Human Zoo /

Gloria Jones - Tainted Love /

Wombat Im Getting On Life /

The Sound Of Soul Footsee /

Reparata & The Delrons Panic /

Joey Dee Its Got You /

T.D. Valentine Love Trap /

Four Perfections Im Not Strong Enough /

Joey Dee Good Little You /

The Jades Im Where Its At /

Jeanette Williams Somethings Got A Hold On Me /

The Montclairs Hung Up On Your Love /

The Servicemen I Need A Helping Hand /

Fantastic Johnny C Dont Depend On Me /

The Carstairs It Really Hurts Me Girl /

Gary Lewis & The Playboys My Hearts Symphony /

The Playthings Surrounded By A Ray Of Sunshine /

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Totally fabulous Pete...

I was there that night and listening to this & closing my eyes I'm right back there again...on.. " THAT DANCEFLOOR "......firkin WONDERFUL !!!

Making the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end with memories of such a night...

Is it me or were all the tunes played at 55 rpm back then...if so lets push the speed sliders back up again ...

Many Thanks for the Podcast Pete..no doubt I'll be playing this over & over in the coming weeks

Billyboy..:thumbsup:

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This has been downloaded 45 times in the first 90 minutes since I posted it up, now if all of these people could just spare me one pound each, next months hosting would be paid for..... :thumbsup:

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This has been downloaded 45 times in the first 90 minutes since I posted it up, now if all of these people could just spare me one pound each, next months hosting would be paid for..... :yes:

no problem pete.....i don't do paypal will download some more files and send you a p.o. or dosh in a recorded delivery, atb jim.:thumbsup:

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This has been downloaded 45 times in the first 90 minutes since I posted it up, now if all of these people could just spare me one pound each, next months hosting would be paid for..... :yes:

As we all approach dotage 45 downloads might be just 20 people...click on this ... shit wronge button start again...click on download...no not download bloody play... why aint this playin ???... click on it again wont hurt ...why have I just deleted this???... see eezie peezie...

Dont matter how old we are... this Podcast is the sound of the origins of Northern Soul...keep em comin...:thumbsup:

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As we all approach dotage 45 downloads might be just 20 people...click on this ... shit wronge button start again...click on download...no not download bloody play... why aint this playin ???... click on it again wont hurt ...why have I just deleted this???... see eezie peezie...

Dont matter how old we are... this Podcast is the sound of the origins of Northern Soul...keep em comin...:thumbsup:

Might be, but a lot of people get the RSS feed and subscribe to it automatically, and it's at 91 downloads this morning, there's been 645 downloads this past 7 days and 1863 downloads in the last 30 days, I'd guess that maybe 1% of those are double clickers.

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Totally fabulous Pete...

I was there that night and listening to this & closing my eyes I'm right back there again...on.. " THAT DANCEFLOOR "......firkin WONDERFUL !!!

Making the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end with memories of such a night...

Is it me or were all the tunes played at 55 rpm back then...if so lets push the speed sliders back up again ...

Many Thanks for the Podcast Pete..no doubt I'll be playing this over & over in the coming weeks

Billyboy..:thumbsup:

Oh yeah also - don't forget I don't just mention it on Soul Source, my mailing list has over 1000 people on it and thats where most of the hits come from

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Bloody brill!Just takes you straight back-some ace(and some crap)-but that was the casino!Spotted the deliberate mistake-Shes puttin you on-United Four in between Joey Dee and the Jades.

Keep em comin.

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You sure it's enhanced, it sounds a bit muddy now!

Enhanced compared to how it sounded originally...........sounded like someone had a coat over the hand held tape recorder!!

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A NIGHT AT WIGAN CASINO (September 1974) ***

http://podcastmachin.../episodes/27086

This is for everyone who asked me to put some live recordings up, I used to do a tape most times that I went to Wigan but probably only 30 of them survived. This is one that I didn't do, it was recorded before I actually attended in early 76 and it comes from 1974 (I myself dated it to September 74 around the time of the 1st anniversary). I chose this recording because the fabled Wigan clapping has never sounded better and for those of you who never went to the Casino, this recording should hopefully play a big part in explaining the magic of the place, it's simply my favourite Wigan tape of all time I think. The DJ's are Russ Winstanley and Richard Searling, the quality is lo-fi, recorded from the left hand balcony on a hand held battery operated cassette recorder, but the experience is priceless (this recording of Tainted Love often has me in tears)!

Hi Pete,

Is the original tape worth anything :-)

Cheers Al Davison

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Guest Ald

Is that you Al?

It is, how you doing?

Al.

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It is, how you doing?

Al.

Yeah ok thanks, been down, been up, as always.

It was only when I saw your initials it got me thinking that this was your tape originally.

I will actually amend the intro to say as such now.

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Yeah ok thanks, been down, been up, as always.

It was only when I saw your initials it got me thinking that this was your tape originally.

I will actually amend the intro to say as such now.

No problem, glad people like it.

Cheers Al D.

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