The Working Life of The Blue Note DJ, Manchester

A Blue Note DJ and an empty dance-floor at The Blue Note Club Manchester. It’s just before the club opens. There are two mod girls in the cloak room to take the overcoats of the punters coming down the stairs. I put on a slow record onto one of the twin Garrard record decks: The … Read more

Blue Note Club Manchester – top soul club

THE BLUE NOTE CLUB Gore Street Manchester Second only to the Twisted Wheel, the Blue Note Club Manchester carried the torch for Soul music in the city from 1967 to 1970 (it did continue to 1971 but at that time it became more varied and more Jamaican music influenced).  It was a typical cellar soul … Read more