Unashamedly nostalgic, but if that’s how you want your Northern Soul, then check out the Mr M’s Northern Soul vinyl compilation.
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If you have room for another Wigan Casino compilation in your life, here’s one. The Wigan Casino Soul Club on vinyl.
I’ve been meaning to read Who The Hell Is Frank Wilson by Pete McKenna for some time. In the last week I finally got around to it.
If you want an artwork of either the Wigan Casino or the Eel Pie Island Hotel, you can now get them courtesy of the Lost Destination range by Dorothy.
The Wigan Casino meant nothing to me at the time. I was too young, Lego and Subbuteo were my kicks, but I was still aware of it, with two older sisters who used to make the short journey from Bolton to Wigan every weekend.
Thanks to Robert Hill for flagging up something I missed (and you might have missed) on BBC Radio 4 from the last week – Tales From The Casino. It is what you expect, a series of specially-commissioned tales about the Wigan Casino – three different people and their stories about […]
Hitting the doorstep with a reassuring 'thud' this morning was a fairly hefty book, going by the name of The Story of Northern Soul by David Nowell. Published by Portico and now on the shelves (virtual or otherwise), it's essentially an updated version of the long out of print Too […]
Not been a wasted Christmas break here – I've been catching up with some review material, kicking off with Soulboy. If you missed it (not that it's likely), Soulboy is a movie based around the Wigan Casino, with an average 'Joe' (quite literally, that's his name) chasing a girl in […]