ISSUE 1054 INTERVIEWS: Sam Teskey (cover), Carroll Thompson, The Brand New Heavies, Craig Charles, The Allergies, Jules Buckley plus One's to Watch Louise Cappi, MC/DJ Elléot, and Acantha Lang.
LIVE REVIEWS: Live reviews include London events Yam Carnival at Clapham Common and Cross The Tracks at Brockwell Park. Also, the inaugural Great Yarmouth Soul Weekender featuring live performances from Incognito and The Brand New Heavies.
CHARTS: B&S Upfront Urban, Ben Lovett's Grooveyard Essentials Dance, proabably the coolest list on the planet soul/r&b, jazz-soul Hip List and for Philly lovers, we are continuing our 50th anniversary Philadelphia International Records celebrations with a list of PIR’s Biggest UK Floor Fillers.
*B&S CHARTS ARE AVAILABLE TO LISTEN TO ON SPOTIFY VIA THE BLUES & SOUL PROFILE.
REGULAR FEATURE: Blues & Soul Years travels back to 1976, a pivotal year for the underground soul scene which had now drawn level with its soul counterpart, the northern soul scene. This feature also mentions the DJ’s/clubs, as well as the artists/tracks which stood out. There’s also ‘best of’ charts and B&S 1976 Reader’s Poll winners.
B&S COLUMNISTS THIS ISSUE: Ralph Tee (Modern Soul), Ben Lovett (Dance), Richard Searling (Northern Soul) and Frank Elson's Checkin' It Out column includes a visit to The Poppy Club near Preston.
REGULAR FEATURE: Soulful Social... where readers can have their say.
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