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british soul 1960’s

  http://www.manchesterbeat.com/groups/exits/exits.php “Widespread British interest in soul music developed after the advent of rock and roll from the mid-1950s and the subsequent interest in American music. In the early 1960s, rhythm and blues, including soul, was particularly popular among some

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BONICI and the BEAT SCENE

  Many of those who came to perform in at the Two Red Shoes Ballroom and various venues hosted by Albert and Betty Bonici and staff, visited the Park Cafe to meet with Albert and to have a meal prepared

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Beat Christmas

Dec 1964 The Beatles play their Xmas Special shows at Hammersmith Odeon 38 shows over 21 nights,Special guests included the Yardbirds featuring Eric Clapton.Here’s a Christmas message to their fans in 1964: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj2Xm4j3fAk Christmas 1958: Harry Robertson’s band¬† Lord Rockingham’s

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Dusty and The Springfields

Dusty Springfield in studio with Johnny Moran and a sound engineer when developing her solo act after leaving The Springfields Island of Dreams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilqKtJrs12w   The Springfields played at the Two Red Shoes in Elgin 31 Oct 1961 and again

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Anita Harris

http://www.anita-harris.com/ [official webpage] https://scotbeat.wordpress.com/2015/02/07/john-macdonald-musician-bonici-profile/ ¬† Anita Harris made her debut recording with EMI’s Parlophone label with “I haven’t got you” before her appearances with The Alex Sutherland band at Two Red Shoes. She was one of several female ballad singers

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Dusty Springfield introduces the Beatles

ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW: Singer Dusty Springfield interviewed the Beatles on their first-ever appearance on the British television program ‘Ready Steady Go!’ on October 4th 1963. As part of this appearance, the Beatles also performed ‘Twist And Shout’, ‘I’ll Get You’

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