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Northern soul is a type of mid-tempo and uptempo heavy-beat soul music (of mainly African American origin) that was popularized in Northern England from the mid 1960s onwards. The term also refers to the associated dance styles and fashions that emanated from the Twisted Wheel club in Manchester and spread to other dancehalls and nightclubs, such as the Golden Torch (in Stoke-upon-Trent), the Highland Rooms at the Blackpool Mecca and the Wigan Casino. Northern soul dancing was usually athletic, resembling the later dance styles of disco and break dancing. Featuring spins, flips, and backdrops, the northern soul dancing style was inspired by the stage performances of visiting American soul acts such as Little Anthony & The Imperials and Jackie Wilson.

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  • abilziero

    shtttt

    last month
  • gaahdicksonia

    keep the fucking faith!

    January 2014
  • tetomusicmag

    I have recently stumbled upon a great soul artist named Sam Dickinson, he has just released his new video and it would be extremely helpful if you could share it and spread the word. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8Cm8K7M_DI

    June 2013
  • tetomusicmag

    A multi-talented and innovative neo-soul artist; Christine Horn brings the perfect mixture of theatrics and music to the table. She provides her listeners with an amalgamation of R&B, Soul, Funk and Folk while exploring the whole spectrum of human emotion with her music. Innovation is the key to a great artist and Christine continues to wow her followers with her new single release ‘Give It Up’. It’s an aural experience you won’t soon forget. http://christinehornmusic.bandcamp.com/

    June 2013
  • metawirt

    A bit of Northern Soul in the morning is the best way to start a day!

    May 2013
  • pchely

    oh, do i love this! anyone to dance with me?

    February 2013
  • PLUGHAT

    GOT DAMN!!!

    April 2012
  • Geeze61

    I still do absolutely love it !! ...............KTF

    February 2012
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