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THE SCENE CLUB HAM YARD, LONDON 1963-66 - THE ORIGINAL SOUND OF NORTHERN SOUL, POPCORN AND R&B
“The Scene Club was red hot, the hottest little club in London... and in 1963 London was the centre of the world - even if the rest of the world didn’t know it quite yet.” - Norman Jopling (Record Mirror).
The club in Ham Yard, off Great Windmill Street, in Soho, central London had previously been a jazz club, but by 1963 it had become a revered mod venue, playing soul, R&B, blues, ska and rock’n’roll records to a sharply dressed crowd. This new to vinyl compilation collects some of the classic tracks played there at the time. The 16 cuts include gems from Alvin Robinson, The Dixie Cups, Chris Kenner and Bessie Banks, first time reissued on vinyl from remastered original analogue tapes.
It is presented on 180g heavyweight audiophile vinyl in a single LP packaging.
Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford “I Need Your Loving”
Roscoe Shelton “Question”
Betty Everett “I’ve Got A Claim On You”
Alvin Robinson “Let The Good Times Roll”
Alvin Cash & The Registers “Alvin’s Boo-ga-loo”
Ike & Tina Turner “A Fool In Love”
The Dixie Cups “Iko, Iko”
Dr Horse “Jack, That Cat Was Clean”
The Five Du-tones “Shake A Tail Feather”
Lee Dorsey “Do-Re-Mi”
Chris Kenner “Land Of 1000 Dances”
Gerri Hall “Who Can I Run To?”
Little Hank “Mister Bang Bang Man (2018 Remaster)”
The Daylighters “Oh Mom” (Teach Me How To Uncle Willie)
Wilbert Harrison “Let’s Stick Together”
Bessie Banks “Go Now”