Browsing Month »May, 2012«

Out now! 3 stonkers from GO AHEAD RECORDS…

May 30, 2012


Our next batch of double header 45s are now available from all good stockists – strictly limited to 450 copies only so don’t miss out: TICK 009    JACKIE WILSON  “It only happens / Because of you” TICK 010    DANA VALERY    “You babe /  This love is real” TICK 011     GLORIA SCOTT  ” That’s what you […]

The Trafalgar is back! Our Reunion event this Saturday May 26th….

May 23, 2012


A wonderful evening of quality 60s and Northern Soul is in store this coming Saturday evening at the ever-popular Swallow Trafalgar hotel , Samlesbury, near Preston. We ‘ll be re-living the sessions from the mid 1980s when this venue was one of the very first ones established in the North West to introduce soul nights […]

My 60th birthday celebration – 2 special events announced.

May 22, 2012


Well, not actually on “the date of” June 14th , but for those of you who have asked what am I doing , my two special birthday celebration event day will be as follows: Part one – RETRO EVENT : SUNDAY JUNE 17th   Tyne River Soul Cruise  – 4 hours of my favourite Northern and […]

Motown shows for Smooth Radio, June 2nd and 9th

May 17, 2012


I ll be sitting in for Dave Brown on his nationally-broadcast Smooth Radio Motown shows on Saturdays June 2 nd and 9th, while Dave takes a well-earned break. On Saturday June 2nd , between 6pm and 7pm , it’s my ” 60’s Motown Danceparty” , the biggest hits from the dancehalls and youth clubs – […]

Saturday May 26th – The Return of The Trafalgar Northern Nights!

May 15, 2012


On Saturday May 26th we are returning to the legendary Trafalgar Hotel, at Samlesbury near Preston for a one-off Northern Soul re-union event which will be a celebration of the best loved music from the Mecca, The Casino , The Wheel and today. This event was originally scheduled to take place at The Dunkenhalgh , […]

Back on ‘t radio – Saturdays June 2nd and 9th Motown-a -go-go!

May 11, 2012


Breaking  news : More details soon but delighted to say that I ll be producing and presenting two Motown Soul programmes for Smooth Radio on Saturdays June 2nd and 9th. The shows will be broadcast between 18:00 – 20:00 hrs throughout the UK – send me your dedications to or via this blog. My […]

No gimmicks – just great music tonight in Lowton.

May 11, 2012


The next NWSC Northern and Modern event at The Rose Centre , 23 Hesketh Meadow Lane, Lowton , Wigan , takes place tonight Friday May 11th . Two rooms of classic and in demand Northern and Modern Soul with our resident DJ line-up consisting of myself, with Bob Hinsley, Barry Maleady , Ginger Taylor and our […]

My events this month – May 2012

May 8, 2012


Following on from another excellent 3 day event at the Blackpool Tower, here are the basic details of the soul sessions I m appearing at throughout May 2012: 1.  FRIDAY MAY 13th     LOWTON CIVIC HALL 2 -Roomed soul night  .  8.30pm – 01.00 am .  Admission  £ 6 ( please pay on the door) The very […]