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New music from Motown legend Barrett Strong

Barrett Strong is known primarily as a hit songwriter at Motown, most notably in collaboration on songs “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” and “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” with Norman Whitfield. His first solo release was in 1959 on Tamla with “Money (That’s What I...

Once in a lifetime line-up for the 5th Blackpool International Soul Festival

A stunning once in a lifetime line-up of world-renowned Northern Soul and Motown artists are set to perform at the North West’s biggest International Soul Festival from 12-14th June 2020. Over the three days the Festival will see an array of exclusive American...

First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk

Mannheim meets Boston with First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk’s sixth outing on 7″. Collaboratively, ‘Check Me Out’ proves to be a modern funk bomb led by the infectious vocals of Saucy, and baseline wizardry from First Touch. In stock...

Cleethorpes Weekender 2020 postponed

A message from promoters Phil Dick and Neil Rushden "It is with deep regret that, due to Covid-19, we have to announce the postponement of the Cleethorpes Weekender. The Weekender will now take place over the weekend of November 20th to 22nd. Any tickets purchased...

New release from The Skull Snaps

The LEGENDARY SKULL SNAPS are back with two previously unreleased gems.  The plug side is the Bobby Womack penned That's The Way I Feel About You with the flip entitled Action, both recorded from a live session oin the mid 80s This limited press single is available...

Latest release from Tesla Groove available for pre-order now at www.teslagroove.com

Yes, we know the soul and funk world of the glory days, big labels, radio shows and bands amid a social context of segregation. A context that starts becoming less important when this music genre enters the mainstream in the late 70’s to eventually fade away at a fast...

Junior

Junior first began singing in a local band at the age of 14, encouraged by the sounds of doo-wop, early Motown, soul and reggae.  This hobby soon became a full time musical career and Junior realised that his talents lay in writing and performing his own music....

George McCrae

George McCrae's debut single as a solo artist "Rock Your Baby" was one of the landmark recordings of early disco music. Having sold 11 million copies, it is one of fewer than 40 all-time singles to have sold 10 million (or more) physical copies worldwide. George is...

Clydene Jackson

Songwriter, arranger, pianist and award winning singer, Clydene is best known on the soul scene for her 1975 Ray Charles produced LP 'Fresh' featuring the killer cut 'I Need Your Love'.  Meanwhile she has written songs for Natalie Cole, CM Lord, Rozalin Woods and...

Gloria Jones

Known as 'The Queen of Northern Soul', Gloria Jones is a Motown singer/songwriter, a prolific backing singer, a performer in musicals such as Hair, mother to Marc Bolan's son Rolan and a philanthropist. Fresh from her appearance at the Skegness Northern Soul...

New music from Motown legend Barrett Strong

Barrett Strong is known primarily as a hit songwriter at Motown, most notably in collaboration on songs “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” and “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” with Norman Whitfield. His first solo release was in 1959 on Tamla with “Money (That’s What I...

Once in a lifetime line-up for the 5th Blackpool International Soul Festival

A stunning once in a lifetime line-up of world-renowned Northern Soul and Motown artists are set to perform at the North West’s biggest International Soul Festival from 12-14th June 2020. Over the three days the Festival will see an array of exclusive American...

First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk

Mannheim meets Boston with First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk’s sixth outing on 7″. Collaboratively, ‘Check Me Out’ proves to be a modern funk bomb led by the infectious vocals of Saucy, and baseline wizardry from First Touch. In stock...

Cleethorpes Weekender 2020 postponed

A message from promoters Phil Dick and Neil Rushden "It is with deep regret that, due to Covid-19, we have to announce the postponement of the Cleethorpes Weekender. The Weekender will now take place over the weekend of November 20th to 22nd. Any tickets purchased...

New release from The Skull Snaps

The LEGENDARY SKULL SNAPS are back with two previously unreleased gems.  The plug side is the Bobby Womack penned That's The Way I Feel About You with the flip entitled Action, both recorded from a live session oin the mid 80s This limited press single is available...

Latest release from Tesla Groove available for pre-order now at www.teslagroove.com

Yes, we know the soul and funk world of the glory days, big labels, radio shows and bands amid a social context of segregation. A context that starts becoming less important when this music genre enters the mainstream in the late 70’s to eventually fade away at a fast...

Junior

Junior first began singing in a local band at the age of 14, encouraged by the sounds of doo-wop, early Motown, soul and reggae.  This hobby soon became a full time musical career and Junior realised that his talents lay in writing and performing his own music....

George McCrae

George McCrae's debut single as a solo artist "Rock Your Baby" was one of the landmark recordings of early disco music. Having sold 11 million copies, it is one of fewer than 40 all-time singles to have sold 10 million (or more) physical copies worldwide. George is...

Clydene Jackson

Songwriter, arranger, pianist and award winning singer, Clydene is best known on the soul scene for her 1975 Ray Charles produced LP 'Fresh' featuring the killer cut 'I Need Your Love'.  Meanwhile she has written songs for Natalie Cole, CM Lord, Rozalin Woods and...

Gloria Jones

Known as 'The Queen of Northern Soul', Gloria Jones is a Motown singer/songwriter, a prolific backing singer, a performer in musicals such as Hair, mother to Marc Bolan's son Rolan and a philanthropist. Fresh from her appearance at the Skegness Northern Soul...

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First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk

First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk

Mannheim meets Boston with First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk’s sixth outing on 7″. Collaboratively, ‘Check Me Out’ proves to be a modern funk bomb led by the infectious vocals of Saucy, and baseline wizardry from First Touch. In stock...

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Cleethorpes Weekender 2020 postponed

Cleethorpes Weekender 2020 postponed

A message from promoters Phil Dick and Neil Rushden "It is with deep regret that, due to Covid-19, we have to announce the postponement of the Cleethorpes Weekender. The Weekender will now take place over the weekend of November 20th to 22nd. Any tickets purchased...

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Gloria Jones

Gloria Jones

Known as 'The Queen of Northern Soul', Gloria Jones is a Motown singer/songwriter, a prolific backing singer, a performer in musicals such as Hair, mother to Marc Bolan's son Rolan and a philanthropist. Fresh from her appearance at the Skegness Northern Soul...

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G. C. Cameron

G. C. Cameron

'G' as he likes to be known, is credited with having six different voices.  He's perhaps best known as the lead singer of The Spinners on their 1970 hit It's A Shame and for his modern soul favourites Strong Love and You're What's Missing In My Life.  Here G...

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Norman Connors

Norman Connors

Legendary jazz drummer, writer, producer & arranger Norman Connors, who's career has spanned 60 years, has led some influential jazz and R&B groups achieving big hits featuring the vocal talent of Phyllis Hyman, Michael Henderson, Rena Scott, Gloria Jones,...

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