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  • A brief intro...
    Been a committed fan of Soul/Black music in many forms since mid 1970's. Through Disco',Jazz Funk , Northern , Reggae, Rare Groove, Modern/Crossover Soul,some Hip Hop, Jazz, RnB,Ska. Club history includes  Crackers, Purley All Dayers, Wigan Casino, 6Ts 100 Club, Talking Loud/Cross the Tracks Dingwalls, Good Times Sound System, White Bull Gisburn, Prestatyn and North Lancs Weekenders. Kings Hall Stoke. More interested in the positives that this fantastic music gives us than any petty 'Soul politics' . Committed to equality and diversity and social change. More into dancing and laughing than collecting .  Fav DJs,   Norman Jay, Gilles Peterson, Roger Williams, Colin Curtis, Paul Jones. Ginger Tony, Mick Smith, Soul Sam, Bob Jones. Shaun Evans . 

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    Male
  • Interests
    Soul Jazz Reggae ,Football. Running Cooking Fair Trade ,Sailing
  • Location
    Keighley
  • Top Soul Sound
    Gladys Knight and the Pips Nobody but you.

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    My tickets come through , accomadation sorted. Can't Wait !!! Bring it On !
  2. Congratulations to Michelle and the lads, another gem. Seems slightly faster than the versions Im used to hearing last year but a sure winning slice of dance floor positivity . I hope it gets played when Im at Brid' Weekender. Keep the Faith .
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    Cheers , Im more than happy to support your event , Ive donated vinyl records in the past and a monthly standing order. Ive been through a cancer scare myself so you've got my support . I think I was anxious about the Spa event still going ahead , as Ive opted for it after 2 cancellations of the BISF. To be honest I prefer the Yorkshire coast . !
  4. Quality tunes , my kinda Soul . Nice One ! KTF.
  5. Im not sure if this is what you are looking for but this track has gone a long way to lift my spirits , from Samni Akinlabi . UK Soul and Gospel artist who released a quality double CD album of the same name Dance Again a few months ago via Redband Music. Id also plug 'Love Will" as a potential Crossover Soul track. KTF.
  6. Ive booked the Brid' Spa Weekender as soon as BISF announced another cancelation. But fingers crossed and lots of prayers for Brid ' coming through. Keep the Faith .
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    is this a clash with the Brid Spa Weekender ?
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    Rob Ive booked via the Spa booking system, do you know when these might be sent out. ? KTF
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    Ive booked via the Spa and cant wait for this event, fingers crossed. BnB booked as well. KTF .
  10. Really good article, and an important reminder that we cannot separate the music from the people and society that delivered it . I would like to make a plug for a ground breaking series that informed me.
  11. Good point and to my shame omitted from my original post , at the back of my mind I knew she has served in local government and Id like to think Detroit was a better place for it. KTF.
  12. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-55993045 Id reccomend her biography. RIP. Cool Notes
  13. This is a Biographical account of the FBI”s attempt to curb Billie Holiday speaking out via her concerts against segregation and racism. This included her performance of the powerful “Strange Fruit “ , an adapted poem written by Abel Meropol , American Communist in response to lynchings in the South. Its directed by Lee Daniels (known for Precious , The Butler.) Billie Holiday is played by Andrea Day , whose voice has been compared to Eartha Kitt , Adele, Amy Winehouse and naturally Billie Holiday. Andrea has won numerous awards for her songs but this is her first film lead. The film is produ
  14. News/Article/Feature Highlight: Today saw the long awaited opening of a project 20 years in the making intended to celebrate the legacy of Black American Music. View full article

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