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Levelling the Land with The Levellers

August 21, 2014 Comments Off on Levelling the Land with The Levellers

Ahead of the release of The Levellers‘ greatest hits album and UK tour, including a headlining slot at the Ramsbottom Festival next month, Cathy Crabb chatted to frontman Mark Chadwick, as well as Lynn Holt, a passionate fan.

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My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine: Sheffield meets Memphis

September 12, 2013 Comments Off on My Darling Clementine: Sheffield meets Memphis

Back in the 60s, the likes of George Jones & Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton & Porter Waggoner, as well as Johnny Cash & June Carter would take fascinated listeners behind closed doors for songs of love and hate, betrayal, regret, anger, guilt, revenge and hurt.

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Northern Soul meets The Futureheads

September 7, 2013 Comments Off on Northern Soul meets The Futureheads

The Futureheads headline the opening night of the Ramsbottom Festival on September 13. Other acts include Sinead O’Connor, previously interviewed by Northern Soul’s editor.

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Sinead O'Connor

Sinéad O’Connor talks to Northern Soul

July 4, 2013 Comments Off on Sinéad O’Connor talks to Northern Soul

After a career spanning more years than I care to remember, it’s not often I get nervous before interviewing someone famous.

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Ramsbottom

Ramsbottom, Valley of the Wild Garlic

June 3, 2013 Comments Off on Ramsbottom, Valley of the Wild Garlic

Writing about something you care about is rarely easy. You sit about, wondering where to begin, what language to choose, all the while searching for ‘urgent’ tasks to keep you busy.

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