Tag Archives: Motown

Wigan Casino directed by Tony Palmer showing at Space in Hackney

By the time I left school at sixteen in the late-seventies the big sound was disco. That said, the real hipsters among the kids who underwent the same non-education as me were into northern soul (rare mainly American and mainly … Continue reading

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Yesterday afternoon a thrift store saved my life, or from funk to bubblegum and back again….

It is curious what you pull out wading thru piles of records in charity shops….  coz I was in one again yesterday and wedged between platters by the likes of Jim Reeves, Conway Twitty, Sidney Devine and The Alexander Brothers, … Continue reading

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Stewart Home answers 38 questions from Catalonia

5 years ago Kiko Amat wrote a big feature on me for  La Vanguardia, Spain’s biggest selling paper.  A couple of days ago he emailed me 38 questions saying: “…we’ve started a new series of Q&A to people we like … Continue reading

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