YouTube poster Edge78a, our friend Mark from Burton on Trent, provided this list of twenty tracks as a study guide to help me understand the beat of Northern Soul. Mark used this recordings as a playlist when he was deejay for a dance.
Thank you once again, Mark. You are marvelous!
I have alphabetized the tracks by artist and linked them to YouTube videos.
- Artistics, “This Heart of Mine”
- Chandler, Gene, “Mr. Big Shot”
- Chavez, Freddie, “They’ll Never Know Why”
- Cooper, Christine, “Heartaches Away My Boy”
- De-lites, “Lover”
- Elbert, Donnie, “Along Came Pride”
- Hutch, Willie, “Love Runs Out”
- Hutton, Bobby, “Come See”
- Jackson, Marke, “I’ll Never Forget You”
- Lance, Major, “Investigate”
- Lee, Jackie, “Darkest Days”
- Little Esther, “If It’s News to You”
- Nabay, “Believe It Or Not”
- Salvadors, “Stick By Me, Baby”
- Sparkels, “Try Love (One More Time)”
- Tee, Willie, “Walking Up A One Way Street”
- Tomangoes, “I Really Love You”
- Wilson, Al, “Now I know What Love Is”
- Wilson, Jackie, “Because of You”
- Wilson, Jackie, “I’m the One To Do It”