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The Story of Northern Soul

Writer and cultural historian Cp Lee explores the strange world of Northern Soul music, which first landed on British shores in the early 1960s.

This movement instantly created an underground cultural phenomenon for teenagers who previously had nowhere to go.

The Northern Soul scene was driven by a love of Black American artists who had failed to make a success in the USA.

Followers of the Northern Soul fraternity include the designer Wayne Hemingway, music producer Ian Levine, DJ Jo Wallace, and lifelong soul boy Stuart Cosgrove, all of whom describe their passion and experiences of Northern Soul music.

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The Story of Northern Soul

Writer and cultural historian Cp Lee explores the strange world of Northern Soul music, which first landed on British shores in the early 1960s.

This movement instantly created an underground cultural phenomenon for teenagers who previously had nowhere to go.

The Northern Soul scene was driven by a love of Black American artists who had failed to make a success in the USA.

Followers of the Northern Soul fraternity include the designer Wayne Hemingway, music producer Ian Levine, DJ Jo Wallace, and lifelong soul boy Stuart Cosgrove, all of whom describe their passion and experiences of Northern Soul music.