The film, proudly "kitchen sink" in its ambitions, recreates the scene exactly as it was. And yet, as authentic as it certainly is (down to the sweat and spit of the hundreds of dancers recruited by Constantine from all over the country), the film might well have told the tale of a new Teddy boy, mod, hippie, punk or new romantic – all of whom would have spent their last pound on exotic threads and arcane vinyl while their parents banged their heads against their pebble-dashed homes and turned to drink.
As a 16-year-old mod named Susan from London was quoted as saying in the 1965 book Generation X, "You'd really hate an adult to understand you.
Becki Sabell, 26, who attended the event, says that the Northern soul scene is bigger now than ever.
"The main thing I love about the Northern soul scene is the sense of community," she says.
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The men wear brogues, baggy trousers, vests and Fred Perrys, while the women are in wide skirts and flat shoes.
Rather, a Northern song is one that lights up a Northern dance floor—nothing more, nothing less.
Northern soul is a British genre—and yet the music within that genre is almost entirely American.
Born out of the mid-’60s mod scene, Northern soul was built on rare American soul singles from the ’60s and ’70s that mostly never made the charts and don’t appear on oldies radio.
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