Soulful Stuff

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Local soul fans had split loyalties on this evening 50 years ago: the Inspiration were at the (Soul) Parlour in North End, while the band that first starred at that venue, the Soul Society, were cruising the Solent on a Beat Cruise.

Meanwhile, the jazz world heard the devastating news of the death of one of the greatest saxophonists, John Coltrane, at the age of just 40:




Author: pompeypop

University lecturer, longtime local musician and recently historian of popular music - especially in and around Portsmouth. My blog is entirely about that topic

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