Wigan Casino was the name of the last incarnation of a Wigan ballroom called the Empress. Local DJ Russ Winstanley and Wigan Casino manager Mike Walker approached lease owner Gerry Marshall to run all-nighters. Walker brought Winstanley, who had a DJ set at the local rugby club, to the Casino Club. At 2am on Sunday, 23 September 1973, Wigan Casino opened its doors for its first ever Northern.
His fabulous book Wigan Casino, Setting The Record Straight 1973-1981 came out last autumn. There are online juke boxes, recommended lists of records and footage of performances at Wigan Casino all over YouTube. The compilation CDs and the internet are opening up the scene to those who for years have had their noses pressed against the glass.
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WIGAN CASINO 1973-1981 The Heart Of Northern Soul OSVLP006 A uniquely themed set featuring legendary Northern Soul tracks from the playlist of founding Northern Soul jocks Russ Winstanley, Richard Searling and crew at the legendary Wigan Casino An importnat collection from the club at the heart of Northern Soul No one could have predicted the enormity of Wigan Casino and the impact.
Wigan Casino - MR M's, Milton Keynes. 228 likes. Mr M's - The coolest club, inside the coolest club. A cult within a cult.
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Mr M's 'Soul Twins', Wigan Casino DJs. 205 likes. A page devoted to 'The Soul Twins' (Stuart and Neil Brackenridge), original Wigan Casino DJs who are still at it today!
I worked as a doorman at the Casino1970-73 it was my privilege to open the stage door side entrance for the acts and to mind them when they were performing and to make sure they were looked after while they were on the premises and left safely, The acts included of course Edwin Starr, Jimmy Ruffin, Fantastics, William Bell, Arthur Conley, Ben E king and his Band, Tommy Hunt, Jimmy James n.
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SOUL SURVIVORS THE WIGAN CASINO: Wigan Casino Story by Winstanley, Russ; Nowell, David at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 1861051263 - ISBN 13: 9781861051264 - Robson Books Ltd - 1998 - Softcover.
Wigan Casino was the name of the last incarnation of a Wigan ballroom called the Empress. Local DJ Russ Winstanley and Wigan Casino manager Mike Walker approached lease owner Gerry Marshall to run all-nighters. Walker brought Winstanley, who had a DJ set at the local rugby club, to the Casino Club. At 2am on Sunday, 23 September 1973, Wigan Casino opened its doors for its first ever.
A little Christmas present for you lot from me, this is the last 30 minutes of the 4th Anniversary at Wigan casino, 24th September 1977. I taped this from the back left of the room. It's notable for featuring the late Martyn Ellis doing one of his rare Wigan spots, he's the first DJ on, followed by Russ Winstanley ending the night with an awesome, atmospheric 3 Before 8 (well 4 before 8 if you.
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The Wigan Casino was a nightclub in Wigan, England.Operating between 1973 and 1981, it became known as a primary venue for northern soul music. It carried forward the legacy created by clubs such as the Twisted Wheel in Manchester, the Chateau Impney (), the Catacombs (Wolverhampton) and the Golden Torch (Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent).It remains one of the most famous clubs in Northern England.