The opinions of the editors of Soulbot.uk regarding the origin of Northern Soul may differ somewhat from the perceived wisdom but there we are. We firmly believe that Northern Soul started at The Twisted Wheel in Manchester and the person responsible was DJ and all round music aficionado, Roger Eagle.
Wigan Casino Influence
Having said that, there is no doubt that the later Wigan Casino based movement did discover some excellent tracks, not all of which were found in the mid sixties. This should not be underestimated.