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  • Birthday 23/10/1958

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    Mike Atherton
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    Who Played What At Wigan ?

    Just reading over the "Who Played What At Wigan" thread I think that Russ does deserve a bit of credit for records like Detroit Soul, Tobi Legend, Keanya Collins " Love Bandit", Larry Santos, Smoky and The Fabulous Blades, Billy Prophet, Yvonne Baker, Teen Turbans, Jeannette Williams "All Of A Sudden", Starfires, Dean Parrish "I'm On My Way", Four Perfections...........I am not saying that he discovered them, but he persisted with th..
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    After Wigan?

    Why has no one mentioned Elaine Constantine....wasn't that her era?
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    The Black Glove Incident...(Stafford)

    Probably an adaption of the footie thing from the early 1970's, around the time of Clockwork Orange, white Skinners, Grandad shirts, Butchers coats, the young kids wore Rally Drivers type gloves. Obviously not 100% related to The Scene, but the youth of that time, were quick on fashion changes. One week you were "in" next week "out"! Mind you never saw a football fan wearing a plastic ball on a string round his/her neck!
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    Wigan Casino - The Movie

    Beer towels........! What about those naff plastic fists, one black glove and the Frank Spencer 'berets'.................."ooooh Betty!" Where were the Soul Police when you really needed them.....?
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    Wigan Casino - The Movie

    Well if you can't see it you can hear Marvin Gaye "Love Starved Heart"...a bit out of context, but then again....!?
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    Wigan Casino - The Movie

    Maybe they should have had a more specific title like.... "The Youth Club" or "What Are Those Kids Up To Out There?" maybe "Bouncing Up And Down On Pissed Mattresses In Dog Shit Alley" or even . "Get The Consultants In, We've Got A Budget To Blow!"
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    The Film - Reviews

    I went to the pictures last Friday to see "Northern Soul", the cinematography was pretty good, no, it was excellent, as were the costumes, props, settings and dialogue. Recreating that era of forty years ago was always going to be a challenge, and again very well done. I appreciate that this wasn't a Hollywood backed jaunt into the past, so top marks for all the above, very authentic. Initially as the film plotline(s) loped ..
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    The Film - Reviews

    I will post my open and honest review of the film on Monday, when I have access to a PC.....we are getting broadband connection tomorrow here in is such a "Sh+thole"!
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    The Film - Reviews

    Are you the PCSO of the set up, thought the "Authorities" may at least of sent out an officer who was a little more 'cock'sure with himself, maybe of a Tartan hue, but I guess that one is deskbound these days!?