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Northern Soul is a very broad church that crosses over from many other musical genres from the 1950s up until the present day.

What songs and artists seem to fit well into this category comfortably from the following types without bieng too unacceptable. Name some from these.

Rock n Roll

Country

Reggae

Jazz

Latin

Doo Wop

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Northern Soul is a very broad church that crosses over from many other musical genres from the 1950s up until the present day.

What songs and artists seem to fit  well into this category comfortably from the following types without bieng too unacceptable. Name some from these.

Rock n Roll

Country

Reggae

Jazz

Latin

Doo Wop

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R&R / Little Richard,The Drifters, Fats Domino, Chubby Checker

Country /??????

Reggae / Jimmy Cliff

Jazz / Nancy Wilson

Latin / Sigeo mendis

Doo Wop/ The turbans

Strugling with Country

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Strugling with Country

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Charlie Rich - Love is after me

Ronnie Dove- Chains of love

Ronnie Milsap- Aint no soul left in these old shoes

Barbara Mills - queen of fools

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R&R  /    Little Richard,The Drifters, Fats Domino, Chubby Checker

Country  /??????

Strugling with Country

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holly st james, quite famous country chick

Sound, nice country label ..... you got to keep on, keep on going..... to Wigan

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R&R-Dean Barlow, Charlie Gracie

Country-Barbara Redd-Cowboy soul!

Reggae-Jimmy Cliff, Johnny Nash

Jazz-Nancy Wilson

Latin-Tommy Navarro, Ray Jay & the Eastsiders

Doowop-Pentagons

Dean Barlow,big plays at R&R weekenders, Charlie Gracie appears at them!

Tommy Navarro,very latin influenced, but don't know if he did any other stuff.

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Jazz - Sonny Stitt - The double O soul of pt1 & pt2 - Awesome.

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Charlie Gracie

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Strugling with Country

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BJ Thomas

Dan Folger

... and pretty much anyone else who recorded on Hickory

Godz

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Country - Ed Bruce

Not to mention that an early one by Dolly Parton was getting some attention amongst collectors a year or so ago.....never heard it myself, and I can't remember title but believe it was on Monument as sounded like Holly St James.....

Mace

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Rock n Roll- Richard Berry

Country-Charlie Pride

Reggae-Johnny Nash...love aint nothing...

Jazz-Terry Callier/Nancy Wilson

Latin-Romance Watson/Tommy Navarro/Bobby Valentin/Mongo..I've even heard Ray Baretto at the odd "Northern do"

Doo Wop-5 Royales......love it but c'mon it aint Northern

And what about adding another..Disco? Gentlemen and their ladies, Harvey Mason, Greg Perry.....King Tut

IMO of course :thumbsup:

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Disco / anybody that ever recorded a northern track and was still alive in the disco boom :thumbsup:

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