Various ‎– Wigan Casino Soul Club Vinyl Record Compilation

In the early hours of Sunday morning, 23rd September 1973, Jim McClusky, lead singer with local band 'Forum', was packing up his gear after another night at the 'Emp' (Empress Hall aka the Casino Club). As he approached the exit he was net by dozens of kids pushing to get...

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In the early hours of Sunday morning, 23rd September 1973, Jim McClusky, lead singer with local band 'Forum', was packing up his gear after another night at the 'Emp' (Empress Hall aka the Casino Club). As he approached the exit he was net by dozens of kids pushing to get in. He asked Mike Walker, the Casino manager, what was going on and Mike replied: 'It's something new we're trying, it might not catch on.' The 'something new' was of course the first of the famed Wigan Casino All-nighters and, irony of ironies, within two years McClusky would appear on the BBC's Top Of The Pops performing a cover version of the Northern Soul classic 'Skiing In The Snow' as the frontman of 'Wigan's Ovation'!

A1 –Clarence Murray Let's Get On With It
A2 –The Appreciations I Can't Hide It
A3 –The Ringleaders Baby, What Has Happened To Our Love
A4 –The Jerms I'm A Teardrop
A5 –Ohio Players Love Slipped Through My Fingers
A6 –Blanche Carter Halos Are For Angels
A7 –Little Johnny Blair Momma's Gone
A8 –Skull Snaps I'm Your Pimp
B1 –The Inspirations Your Wish Is My Command
B2 –The Young Savages (Shake Me) Can I Be Dreamin'
B3 –Little Richie Just Another Heartache
B4 –Maurice Williams Being Without You
B5 –Ron Holden I'll Forgive And Forget
B6 –Johnny Dynamite The Night The Angels Cried
B7 –The Combinations What 'Cha Gonna Do
B8 –The C.O.D.'s She's Fire

Country: UK
Released: 2018
Genre: Northern Soul

Barcode: 0803415819010

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