Tag Archives: Northern soul

The Northern Soul Project – The Father-Son Shredded Wheat Commercial (Post #5)

Warning: this television ad (or, “advert,” as they apparently say in England) will make your heart melt. Apparently just released within the past week, this Shredded Wheat cereal commercial profiles a father and son who go out dancing at the all-nighters together.  In Post … Continue reading

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The Northern Soul Project – Streaming 24/7 Northern Soul Radio (Post #4)

A quick post to share my latest Northern Soul find: a radio station that streams classic Northern Soul music online, ad free, 24/7. A partnership between San Francisco radio station KALW (91.7FM) and National Public Radio, “The Mix: Northern Soul … Continue reading

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The Northern Soul Project – Sociology of an Underground Music Culture (post #3)

I found another BBC documentary about Northern Soul.  This one aired September 25, 2013, on BBC2 in the United Kingdom. It is titled “Northern Soul: Keeping the Faith” and appears to have been part of a series called “The Culture … Continue reading

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The Northern Soul Project – Some Background (post #2)

To recap: I stumbled across the term “Northern Soul” a week ago while trying to see if the Dusty Springfield part of the Pet Shop Boys’ “What Have I Done to Deserve This,” was actually one of her old songs.  … Continue reading

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The Northern Soul Project

One of the terms in my blog’s subtitle is “Lifelong Learning.”  When I started writing here a couple of years ago, I thought I’d be talking much more about that topic than I’ve turned out to, as it’s a huge … Continue reading

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