Wigan Casino Soul Club LP Vinyl

Write Your Own Review You're reviewing: Tell someone you know about this product. What'cha Gomnna Do - The Combinations 8. Wigan Council owned the building and wanted to extend the nearby Civic Centre, but short of funding, it never went ahead. The venue became a Mecca for fans of rare, imported soul records, with a passionate, dedicated fanbase. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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She's Fire - The C. Over 4-million soul fans passed through the Casino doors, it really was a wonderful time. While other clubs may be able to argue they were the birthplace of Northern Soul in the UK, few can claim to have the same popularity or influence as the mighty Wigan Casino.

The venue became a Mecca for fans of rare, imported soul records, with a passionate, dedicated fanbase. Perhaps it was a combination of circumstances: This new LP album, presented on g heavyweight audiophile vinyl with sleeve notes, collects some of the classic tracks that were played at the famous club from including exclusive songs not on the CD edition CHARLYX.

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Wigan Casino was the name of the last incarnation of a Wigan ballroom called the Empress. Young people from all over the UK regularly attended Wigan Casino to hear the latest northern soul artists and to dance. There were long queues to get in. The second dance floor, Mr M's, stayed open until All-nighters generally ended with three songs that became known as the '3 before 8': Parrish is still active on the Northern soul circuit.

Wigan Council owned the building and wanted to extend the nearby Civic Centre, but short of funding, it never went ahead. The crowd refused to leave; according to Winstanley, to "break this spell of hysteria", he picked a 7" at random from his box and played that. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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