For the next 12 years I did no DJ jobs (Rock n Roll Star now) and it was sometime in this period that I finally wilted under pressure and sold a few of my records to Chris King.1983 I ventured transatlantic to America for the first time with Kev Roberts and we checked out a guy called Jerry Blavat at his club Memories in Margate near Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The single is a remake of one of the most popular releases on the Northern Soul scene, originally made famous by Frank Wilson and subsequently recorded by Chris Clark.
It’s the perfect time to head to Amsterdam, not just for a weekend fix of great soul music in a small and friendly venue, but also for all your Christmas shopping. Come for the great tunes and friendly atmosphere while celebrating Northern Soul Amsterdam’s 2nd anniversary in the city of bridges, canals and bicycles.
Something else you might want to consider is that Amsterdam boasts an incredible 29 (yes, 29! Discover hidden record shops, go Christmas shopping, take in the festive lights and so much more!
Watch the Northern Soul Amsterdam mini weekender promo video...
I have been once to one of these events and great atmosphere, music and dancing. Tickets cost £5 and you can get them at the door, I have no definite information about time so will update once I know more just something that some of you may fancy making a note of in your diary.
Jerry was a dancer on the original Bandstand TV Show.