Young Soul Rebels: A Personal History of Northern Soul

Young Soul Rebels: A Personal History of Northern Soul
Library Shelf Location 33.COSG
Publication Date 2016

Stuart Cosgrove's Young Soul Rebels is a compelling and intimate story of northern soul, Britain's most fascinating musical underground scene, and takes the reader on a journey into the iconic clubs that made it famous - The Twisted Wheel, The Torch, Wigan Casino, Blackpool Mecca and Cleethorpes Pier - the bootleggers that made it infamous, the splits that threatened to divide the scene, the great unknown records that built its global reputation and the crate-digging collectors that travelled to America to unearth unknown sounds.The book sweeps across fifty years of British life and places the northern soul scene in a social context - the rise of amphetamine culture, the policing of youth culture, the north-south divide, the decline of coastal Britain, the Yorkshire Ripper inquiry, the rise of Thatcherism, the miners' strike, the rave scene and music in the era of the world wide web.

ISBN 9781846973932
Quantity 1
Pages 320p; 19.6 x 3 x 12.9 cm
Author Stuart Cosgrove
Format Paperback
Publisher Polygon
Category Audio/Sound Art/Music
Related City/Region Northern England
Related Country/Global Region England
Language English

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