Northern Soul Story -The Start Of An Era 2x CD

Northern Soul Story -The Start Of An Era 2x CD

Various Artists


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Title: Northern Soul Story -The Start Of An Era 2x CD
Artist: Various Artists
Label: Jasmine
Catalogue #: JASCD750
Format: CD
Genre: Northern Soul, 60s Soul
Release Year: 2018
Condition: New & Sealed

1. Johnny West - Tears Baby
2. Charles Sheffield - It's Your Voodoo Working
3. Etta James - Seven Day Fool
4. Joe Tex - Boys Will Be Boys
5. The Showmen - The Wrong Girl
6. Sam Cooke - Sugar Dumpling
7. Grover Mitchell - That's A Good Idea
8. Pete & Repeat - But I Still Do
9. Tony Clarke - Love Must Be Taboo
10. Betty Everett - I've Got A Claim On You
11. Billy Hambric - Flaming Mamie
12. George Allen - Come On Home
13. Paul Walters - I Know What Love Is All About
14. Big Boy Myles - She's So Fine
15. Johnny Appalachian - Up In Smoke
16. The Franciscans - Walk To The Bottom Of The Sea
17. Lavon Bridges - With A Smile (On My Face)
18. The Profiles - Take A Giant Step
19. Dale Cunningham - Too Young
20. Gladys Knight And The Pips - Stop Running Around
21. Lee Rogers - Troubles
22. Prince Conley - I'm Going Home
23. The O' Jays - Miracles -
24. Gloria Lynne - You Don't Have To Be A Tower Of Strength
25. Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra - Sherry


1. Joe Simon - Troubles
2. Othea George - What's The Matter With Me
3. JJ Barnes - Won't You Let Me Know
4. Ruth Brown - Sweet Baby Of Mine
5. The 5 Royales - Catch That Teardrop
6. Bob Adams - What A Mess
7. Cornell Blakely - You Broke My Heart
8. Chico Leverett - Baby
9. Dean Barlow - Third Window From The Right
10. Roy Hamilton - Earthquake
11. Sam Butera And The Witnesses - Theme From The Rat Race
12. H. B. Barnum - It Hurts Too Much To Cry
13. Danny Owens - You're A Little Too Late
14. Maxine Brown - Now That You've Gonen
15. Benny Freeman - Come On And Tell Her
16. Ruben Fort - So Good
17. Bertha Tillman - Lovin' Time
18. Bob Kayli - Tie Me Tight
19. Johnny Nash - Ol' Man River
20. Jerry Butler - I'm The One
21. Gerri Granger - Castle In The Sky
22. Jimmy Ruffin - Don't Feel Sorry For Me
23. Chuck Wright - The Palm Of Your Hand
24. The Delcos - Arabia
25. The Miracles - If Your Mother Only Knew

Here is a selection of rare and collectible, original American recordings that would themselves influence the kind of recordings that would actually define Northern Soul.


This collection features recordings made between 1956 and 1962 and represent the various changes that the scene went through over the years as far as the sound and tempo of records that could fill the floors.


50 excellent tracks ranging from H. B. Barnum's "It Hurts Too Much to Cry", to Charles Sheffield's Louisiana jukebox hit "It's Your Voodoo Working" to Ruth Brown's 1956 hit "Sweet Baby of Mine" then to mid-tempo doo wop from The Franciscans' "Walk to the Bottom of the Sea" plus many more superb tracks.


Today the scene is just as vibrant as it ever was and collections like this one show how the music that fuelled the scene really started. These are truly the sounds that started an era.

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