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On 30/11/2018 at 16:05, Spain pete said:

How's Leighton buzzard now a days Neal ? l use to love going to the unicorn club and buzzards hall many moons ago,  the towns got quite a bit of northern soul history l'm  sure there's many of Old odd folk on here that will share their memory's with you  welcome aboard

Hiya mate it’s not what it was that’s for sure the unicorn is gone and our night is the only one in town really? Plenty Soulies, mods and skins and I know a few people who went to the unicorn. This is why we were so hell bent in starting something. Here because of the history of this town for soul. Our next night is May 31st I’ve put up an event if you’re interested in commmg along.

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Hi, my name is Debbie Massey As a young Northern Soulie, my early years on the scene 74-81. Just a bit too young to have visited The Torch and Twisted Wheel (sadly) but lived the dream every week

hi to everyone I am new on here like to listen to all soul music 

hi everyone!    I'm new to soul source,  and comparatively new to northern soul I suppose as I wasn't born yet in the 70s! I grew up listening to northern soul though and I've been djing for

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Thanks for the offer m8 but l'm stuck up a mountain in Spain , play one for me 🎶.

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10 hours ago, SkinheadSoulBhoy said:

That would explain the name 😂😂 any requests ?? 

Forever in my heart   the temps , proper J/B spin 🎶🎶

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Hi all! 

I'm new to soul source but have lurked for years. The knowledge on here is unparalleled. Figured it was time to join.

I'm only 27 but I've been collecting soul records since I was 12. There is no better music in the world.

-Nicky

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6 minutes ago, Nicky Stral said:

Hi all! 

I'm new to soul source but have lurked for years. The knowledge on here is unparalleled. Figured it was time to join.

I'm only 27 but I've been collecting soul records since I was 12. There is no better music in the world.

-Nicky

welcome aboard Soul Source Nicky

the link below may help you if you are not sure of anything

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/source-help/

or feel free to shout up here 👍

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/forums/forum/41-site-stuff/

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On 22/05/2018 at 11:15, source team said:

A new topic set up for new (or even longtime ) members to post up a Soul Source intro

Nothing major needed, just a quick heads up to all our members, letting them know that you are on here and ideally a brief bit about yourself.

It's a great way to break the ice!

Hello My name is Chris. I have loved Soul music all my life. Ex 80’s club DJ and still playing tunes  most weekends to people who want to dance. My partner is called Maz and we just love to dance and just want to meet up with like minded folk.👍👍😎

 

On 06/09/2018 at 11:06, mike said:

highlight kick of this topic

 

new members, here's a place to introduce yourself to all!

 

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On 27/03/2019 at 11:40, Nicky Stral said:

Hi all! 

I'm new to soul source but have lurked for years. The knowledge on here is unparalleled. Figured it was time to join.

I'm only 27 but I've been collecting soul records since I was 12. There is no better music in the world.

-Nicky

Welcome to soulsource nicky🚀 atb baz

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On 05/06/2018 at 00:07, Debbie Massey MBE said:

Hi, my name is Debbie Massey

As a young Northern Soulie, my early years on the scene 74-81. Just a bit too young to have visited The Torch and Twisted Wheel (sadly) but lived the dream every weekend at amazing venues: Manchester Ritz, Blackpool Mecca, Wigan, Notts Palais, Birmingham Le-Carno, Matlock Pavilion and many more. Marvellous times.

Then adult work life Take-over followed by family Take-over.

Now beautiful teenage daughter moved on. It's back to the Northern way of life Take-over. And I'm hitting the scene and dance floor with mad crazy vengeance. Once again living the dream and loving every minute.

KTF

Hi Debbie! Your story sounds just like mine. Great to have another lady on board; there aren't enough of us contributing on here. My favourite areas are the events page, photos page, all about the soul forum and, in the Freebasing section, "Show us your great photos". The photos aren't necessarily soul related but we have some exceptionally talented photographers who post their amazing images on there.  🤗

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Hello! My name is Janet. I was a Motown staff songwriter in the 1980s. I’m currently researching a project inspired by the lesser-known stories of Motown. I would love to send a communication to Andy Rix.

And thank you for having such an informative, fascinating site!

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8 hours ago, jvplanet said:

Hello! My name is Janet. I was a Motown staff songwriter in the 1980s. I’m currently researching a project inspired by the lesser-known stories of Motown. I would love to send a communication to Andy Rix.

And thank you for having such an informative, fascinating site!

Welcome to the site Janet .  I'll flag this up to Andy to make sure he sees it ... :hatsoff2:

@Andy Rix   

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Hi, 

my name is Clay and i'm from Germany, I love sweet Soul music. As i was in my teenage years, it all started with the audiotapes from my uncle.

i started a few years ago to collect records  and i hope to find likeminded People and hopefully good friends.

😃

 

 

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2 minutes ago, DaddyGreen said:

Hi, 

my name is Clay and i'm from Germany, I love sweet Soul music. As i was in my teenage years, it all started with the audiotapes from my uncle.

i started a few years ago to collect records  and i hope to find likeminded People and hopefully good friends.

😃

 

 

Welcome to Soul Source Clay. It's a goldmine of information for everything and everyone who's into this amazing music we all love.    enjoy the banter, don't take everything to serious, as there's enough people on here already who do that. 

Steve 

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I was doing a search for Prince Conley when I stumbled onto your island of soul. Looking forward to digging in!

Hello, and good to meet you.

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Hi All

I have been lurking for many years. Got round to finally joining during lockdown, as it seems a nice friendly place in a world of  faceless, (often nasty) social media. 

Got into Northern Soul from an early age (when it was a new fad) in NW England. In fact I was still at Primary school and saw Footsie on TOTP and all the older kids getting into it, so jumped on..... 

I had no idea it would be a lifelong love affair and a stable through the ups and downs of life! 

Started going to Wigan in my early teens till it closed. 

Then moved onto Jazz-Funk / Modern Soul / boogie /Jazz / reggae (particularly Lovers Rock). 

Local night at that time for us was Newton-le-willows Cricket Club with Kev Edwards. Also went to Manchester Ritz, Parkers etc at that time. 

Mooched round that scene for many years and now incorporate Soulful House as well. 

General likes nowadays broadly in line with Colin Curtis. 

Always been an ardent lover of the music, but had not been to any functions for many years. 

Just started back on the Modern / Jazz Funk / Soulful House scene. 

Looking forward to joining on the many varied topics. 

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5 hours ago, Fish Fingers said:

Hi All

I have been lurking for many years. Got round to finally joining during lockdown, as it seems a nice friendly place in a world of  faceless, (often nasty) social media. 

Got into Northern Soul from an early age (when it was a new fad) in NW England. In fact I was still at Primary school and saw Footsie on TOTP and all the older kids getting into it, so jumped on..... 

I had no idea it would be a lifelong love affair and a stable through the ups and downs of life! 

Started going to Wigan in my early teens till it closed. 

Then moved onto Jazz-Funk / Modern Soul / boogie /Jazz / reggae (particularly Lovers Rock). 

Local night at that time for us was Newton-le-willows Cricket Club with Kev Edwards. Also went to Manchester Ritz, Parkers etc at that time. 

Mooched round that scene for many years and now incorporate Soulful House as well. 

General likes nowadays broadly in line with Colin Curtis. 

Always been an ardent lover of the music, but had not been to any functions for many years. 

Just started back on the Modern / Jazz Funk / Soulful House scene. 

Looking forward to joining on the many varied topics. 

Welcome to the mad house that can be soul source. The knowledge that is available from all over the world from all the different soul genres  never ceases to amaze me on here,  enjoy the banter and have fun 

Steve 

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Hello everyone.

Where to start!

Been a Northern Soul enthusiast for well on 40 years and loved every second of every record I have ever danced to. Not so much dancing these days with my dodgy knees which has to be the worst thing about getting old when your heart is bursting to get on the floor and bust some moves but your head is telling you to stay seated 😒

Stay happy and Stay safe.

Lenny.

 

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2 hours ago, Lennymon said:

Hello everyone.

Where to start!

Been a Northern Soul enthusiast for well on 40 years and loved every second of every record I have ever danced to. Not so much dancing these days with my dodgy knees which has to be the worst thing about getting old when your heart is bursting to get on the floor and bust some moves but your head is telling you to stay seated 😒

Stay happy and Stay safe.

Lenny.

 

From one Lenny to another - Welcome to Soul-source! :D

All the best,

Len :thumbsup:

 

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4 minutes ago, Len said:

From one Lenny to another - Welcome to Soul-source! :D

All the best,

Len :thumbsup:

 

Thanks Len. Same to you 👍

 

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hi all, cant believe i have just found this site... coming up 62 ... got into Soul when i moved to Aycliffe in 1970... went to the Youthy and Meth now and then.....listened to some great stuff round friends houses across the board... then Highland Room and Casino... always played and listened to the music right up to now... get to some of the Soul in Durham nights as they are just a bus ride away and l like a few Morettis ...looking forward to exploring this site..  

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Welcome to the site Steveokeh58! You have some reading ahead of you!

Enjoy :wink:

All the best,

Len :thumbsup:

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Hi Algsoul,

Thanks very much 👍

I have to say that the site is a lot bigger than I imagined and with so many topics to choose from.

I am very much enjoying it at the moment.

Lenny.

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Hi everyone, just joined the site, but have used it many times over the year's for event's info etc.

I'm an original soulie over the last 40 year's.

So does anyone on here know me?. I'm Rob from bradford but now living in Portugal, must be a few out there ?. 

Perhaps i may need to post a pic if allowed to refresh your memory .

Be nice to hear from old friends of year's gone by.

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Hi Rob,

Welcome to Soul-source - Yes by all means post a pic of yourself.  It's always nice to put a name to a face on here even if we don't know someone in person.

All the best,

Len :thumbsup:

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Hi Rob,

Welcome.

I'm new here myself and have to say that there is a lot to go through with some great threads and articles etc.

I hope you enjoy your stay.

BootlegLenny.

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Thanks lads for welcoming me Hi everyone, just joined the site, but have used it many times over the year's for event's info etc.

I'm an original soulie over the last 40 year's.

So does anyone on here know me?. I'm Rob from bradford but now living in Portugal, must be a few out there ?. 

Perhaps i may need to post a pic if allowed to refresh your memory .

Be nice to hear from old friends of year's gone by.

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23 hours ago, Rob Em Montes said:

Thanks lads for welcoming me Hi everyone, just joined the site, but have used it many times over the year's for event's info etc.

I'm an original soulie over the last 40 year's.

So does anyone on here know me?. I'm Rob from bradford but now living in Portugal, must be a few out there ?. 

Perhaps i may need to post a pic if allowed to refresh your memory .

Be nice to hear from old friends of year's gone by.

Hi Rob

Welcome!

Long time lurker and recent Joiner myself (a few posts back). 

Whereabouts in Portugal are you? We are frequent visitors there (Cascais). 

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Hiya I'm near to castelo branco in the interior, cascais beautiful let's hope it remains a paradise without being discovered so to speak .

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On 22/05/2018 at 11:15, Source Team said:

A new topic set up for new (or even longtime ) members to post up a Soul Source intro

Nothing major needed, just a quick heads up to all our members, letting them know that you are on here and ideally a brief bit about yourself.

It's a great way to break the ice!

Been into Soul music since I was a member of Samantha's club in regent Street, London. Used to meet many musicians there - great crowd. I frequent soul events in my locality to dance and enjoy myself.  Taken to listening Soul Archive on tuesdays and its just great music and brilliant DJ's; gets my feet tapping. I run my own dances in a local social club for a different type of music but Soul is never far away. stanthedance

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