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Popped along to a local pub night running a NS night, accompanied by Brother in Law, who is not into Soul music at all.

Predictable discussion about what constitutes "what a NS record is".....

 

Managed to give him some idea (I hope) by using my own theory, that there is no such thing as a NS record, only records played on the NS scene.

But he accepted the general idea even by throwing names such as Helen Shapiro, Tom Jones, Paul Anka, Bobby Goldsboro, etc.

 

But when this came on over the speakers........I was lost for any answer

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Popped along to a local pub night running a NS night, accompanied by Brother in Law, who is not into Soul music at all.

Predictable discussion about what constitutes "what a NS record is".....

 

Managed to give him some idea (I hope) by using my own theory, that there is no such thing as a NS record, only records played on the NS scene.

But he accepted the general idea even by throwing names such as Helen Shapiro, Tom Jones, Paul Anka, Bobby Goldsboro, etc.

 

But when this came on over the speakers........I was lost for any answer

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope not. It's shite and has nothing to do with soul music - northern or otherwise.

 

Nice

 

:elvis:

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Popped along to a local pub night running a NS night, accompanied by Brother in Law, who is not into Soul music at all.

Predictable discussion about what constitutes "what a NS record is".....

 

Managed to give him some idea (I hope) by using my own theory, that there is no such thing as a NS record, only records played on the NS scene.

But he accepted the general idea even by throwing names such as Helen Shapiro, Tom Jones, Paul Anka, Bobby Goldsboro, etc.

 

But when this came on over the speakers........I was lost for any answer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, it was.

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didnt Slaughter & The Dogs record this too?

yes....Whythenshaw soul?

 

Not a patch on "Where have all the boot boys gone"......and I don't think was played out anywhere either

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My first "disco" , Brown's in Moston, Manchester circa 1969 played it but the playlist was a mixture of soul, pop and "Greasers" stuff...which I happily please this 45 in

 

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Quick Joey Small (Run Joey Run)" (#25) / "(Poor Old) Mr. Jensen" -- Buddah 64–10/68 (UK No. 19)[1]

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dave evison did play it once at wigan, 
i remember this as was next to a guy called jimmy small
which made it twice as funny, first funny being hearing it played
bombed, think he apologised after playing it
:rofl:

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mike, on 22 May 2014 - 4:16 PM, said:

dave evison did play it once at wigan, 

i remember this as was next to a guy called jimmy small

which made it twice as funny, first funny being hearing it played

bombed, think he apologised after playing it

:rofl:

And so he should have.

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It was a bubblegum record from the late 60s, remember it at the time. Absolute rubbish imo, similar to the ghastly Simon Says. If this was played at a night purported to be a soul night I'm shocked. Was it the Wigan Casino pop era? I never went there so hard to judge but am amazed that things like Nine Times Out Of Ten were played. Did it sound good when everyone was "stimulated"? I was going to say thank goodness things are better now but a friend visited a certain club in the south east of England and he told me they played Joe 90. 

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dave evison did play it once at wigan, 

i remember this as was next to a guy called jimmy small

which made it twice as funny, first funny being hearing it played

bombed, think he apologised after playing it

:rofl:

bit off topic maybe but I remember Dave playing rubberneckin' by Elvis at Wigan, another pile of crap imho. By the way whatever happened to Jimmy Small?

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It was a bubblegum record from the late 60s, remember it at the time. Absolute rubbish imo, similar to the ghastly Simon Says. If this was played at a night purported to be a soul night I'm shocked. Was it the Wigan Casino pop era? I never went there so hard to judge but am amazed that things like Nine Times Out Of Ten were played. Did it sound good when everyone was "stimulated"? I was going to say thank goodness things are better now but a friend visited a certain club in the south east of England and he told me they played Joe 90. 

 

Stimulated? I reckon you'd have to be on LSD to think this sounded good - Dave Evison ought to have been horsewhipped followed by a lengthy stay in a Siberian gulag for crimes against the Northern scene!

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Dave Evison also played stuff like:

Lou Christie "Lightnin' Strikes"

Tony Joe White "Polk Salad Annie"

John Fred "Hey Bunny"......

this was at Wigan in the halcyon days when the oldies were played in the main room.

Martin Ellis had gone.....draw your own conclusions!

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Bloody hell! Quick Joey Small! I've got it somewhere on US Buddah - a mate (hah!) of mine offloaded it on me with a few others many years ago.

 

I played it for a few bars and took it straight off - never again.

 

How can that ever have been judged by the powers that be as a northern soul record? In that case, any record that has human beings on it counts as northern.

 

Maybe it was played just before Dave Evison went for that long awaited ear syringing appointment.

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Dave Evison also played stuff like:

Lou Christie "Lightnin' Strikes"

Tony Joe White "Polk Salad Annie"

John Fred "Hey Bunny"......

this was at Wigan in the halcyon days when the oldies were played in the main room.

Martin Ellis had gone.....draw your own conclusions!

 

'Wheel' sound

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Heard this played about 6months ago in amongst one of the oddest sets I have heard at a Northern event, an odd mixture of 70's pop soul,Motown chart stuff etc,I'd tried to banish it from my memory as he also played something else far worse (yes it was that bad)which thankfully I can't remember

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I hope not. It's shite and has nothing to do with soul music - northern or otherwise.

 

Nice

 

:elvis:

 

Actually, I think it has a very tenuous link to music of any kind.  Absolutely bloody awful - I could only stomach 10 seconds...

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Dave Evison also played stuff like:

Lou Christie "Lightnin' Strikes"

Tony Joe White "Polk Salad Annie"

John Fred "Hey Bunny"......

this was at Wigan in the halcyon days when the oldies were played in the main room.

Martin Ellis had gone.....draw your own conclusions!

Also Heartache Avenue by The Maisonettes at Hinckley!

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Has no place at NS night and I'm surprised someone tried to get away with it in these sophisticated times when there's clearer definitions. Back then almost anything went. Didn't have the vast number of records to choose from either?

Ade

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Dave Evison also played stuff like:

Lou Christie "Lightnin' Strikes"

Tony Joe White "Polk Salad Annie"

John Fred "Hey Bunny"......

this was at Wigan in the halcyon days when the oldies were played in the main room.

Martin Ellis had gone.....draw your own conclusions!

polk salad anne was a floor filler at Keele too for evo.

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polk salad anne was a floor filler at Keele too for evo.

Polk Salad Annie was played out in Sheffield last night - didn't sound too out of place in the middle of a few RnB based records - certainly danceable.

Not for me tho.

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dave evison did play it once at wigan, 

i remember this as was next to a guy called jimmy small

which made it twice as funny, first funny being hearing it played

bombed, think he apologised after playing it

:rofl:

 

Yes Dave Evison played it at Wigan Mike  - about 1976 I think.

 

I was pretty taken aback to hear it as it used to get played at our local under 18s night 69/70 alongside mostly Tamla , Invictus and Reggae tunes.

 

We've actually discussed this before on a thread in 2007.

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Polk Salad Annie was played out in Sheffield last night - didn't sound too out of place in the middle of a few RnB based records - certainly danceable.

Not for me tho.

 

Haven't seen my youngest lad for a couple of days.  Just checked his FB page and he's posted a photo of himself stood next to Tony Joe White outside a venue in Manchester tonight.

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Stimulated? I reckon you'd have to be on LSD to think this sounded good - Dave Evison ought to have been horsewhipped followed by a lengthy stay in a Siberian gulag for crimes against the Northern scene!

I was frequently, but I'm absolutely positive that I'd still have thought it was a pile of shite

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1968. Friday nights at the Blisworth Hotel in Northants. Ultra violet lighting on the dancefloor that made the girls in their white skinny-rib tops look good but left you regretting your dandruff. Newcastle Brown so that you had a bottle when it all kicked off 'cos you thought you were hard. Quick Joey Small pounding from the speakers.

Enjoyed it all at the time.

 

:hatsoff2: - Kev

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When Dave Evison played that terrible tune at the Casino was he on some special kind of medication at the time (prescription or otherwise)?

Perhaps he was due in rehab at the time.......

I think if I listened to the tune all the way through I might be needing some kind of medication to take away the pain.

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you know apparently Paul McCartney plays tambourine on the flip of this 45 - so its becoming sought after by Beatles fans - I sold one the other week for £55

Ive got a Red & White demo! So I wonder what that might go for. Where did you sell it?

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you know apparently Paul McCartney plays tambourine on the flip of this 45 - so its becoming sought after by Beatles fans - I sold one the other week for £55

Ive just checked ebay & one went for £100 and that was an issue - Wow

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