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Hoochi Koochi

9-10 South Parade (Upper Floors)

Rochdale

OL16 1LR

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Northern Soul Legend Tommy Hunt & Johnny Boy Pryers live performance plus Exit 21 Soul Club Dj's one night only

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Northern Soul legend Tommy Hunt & Johnny Boy Pryers - Exclusive Live Performance

Exit 21 Soul Club present a night of Classic Northern Soul Music

Tommy Hunt - Has over 65 years in show business (born Charles James Hunt, June 18, 1933, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American Soul / Northern Soul singer and music legend, and a group member of 'The Flamingos'. He also is one of the original pioneers of 'Rock N Roll music'. Tommy in his wonderful career has worked alongside some of the all time greatest artists such as Jackie Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles, Diana Ross, The Sherelles, Dionne Warwick, Chuck Berry, Sam & Dave but to name a few. In the 1970's Tommy Hunt became a house hold name within the UK Northern Soul Scene, regularly appearing live at The Wigan Casino. Inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame in 2001 as well as Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2000, Doo-Wop Hall of Fame 2001.After several performances in the theater clubs throughout the UK, Hunt sang at the second anniversary of the Wigan Casino, and there followed success on the Northern Soul scene. Hunt was approached by Russ Winstanly and Mike Walker of the Casino and released several hits on Spark Records. The first was a cover version of a song formerly sung by Roy Hamilton, entitled 'Crackin' Up'. This was followed by his chart success in 1976 'Loving On The Losing Side'. 1982/83 saw Hunt win the Male Vocalist of the Year, presented by Club Mirror.

Now at the grand age of eighty seven Tommy Hunt still shows no signs of slowing down.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Hunt

Johnny Boy Pryers - show consists of songs from his influences of classic soul songs, songs from Motown, Ric Tic Labels and many songs from the Northern and Rare Soul Scene by artistes such as James Brown, Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Holman, Jackie Wilson, Dean Parrish, Spyder Turner, The Temptations, Nolan Porter, Jimmy Radcliffe, Terry Callier, Ben E King, Gene Chandler, Edwin Starr and Many More. Over the last 20 or so years, Johnny has worked alongside many legendary original soul artists, original Motown artistes and original artists from The Northern Soul Scene such as Tommy Hunt, Johnny's hero Dean Parrish, The Supremes, Kiki Dee, PP Arnold, La La Brookes, Richie Pitts, P.J. Proby, Marvin Ruffin, The Flirtations, Eddie Holman, Judy Street, Archie Bell, The Contours, The Velvelettes, Brenda Holloway, Prince Philip Mitchell, Kim Weston, Chris Clark, Spyder Turner, Pat Lewis, Sydney Barnes, Tobi Legend, Martha Reeves, Madness, The Signatures, Marvin Ruffin, Paul Davies, Sheila Ferguson, Mary Wilson, Jimmy James, Drizabone, Gloria Jones, Ruby Andrews, Bobby Wilson, Jimmy Thomas, Ronny McNair of The Four Tops, and his great mate Diane Shaw. Johnny has also performed at many scooter rallies and Northern Soul & Motown nights all around the country (see the 'Past Events' page!) He has performed at many of the Northern Soul Survivors Weekenders in Skegness and also performs for Goldsoul.co.uk. He's even performed twice for the cast of Quadrophenia!

https://www.johnnyboypryers.com/

Exit 21 - Soul Club Dj's: Steven Henderson, Mark Sharrocks, Alan Massey

These original Soul vinyl Dj's will be playing strictly 7'inch records all night long.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/543491865792666

This promises to be an amazing Exclusive Northern Soul Music Event.

Please don't miss out • Buy your tickets early

Access to the venue on South Parade until 10pm

10pm onwards access rear of building on Fleece St

Doors open 9pm • Last entry 11pm

Over 18's • R.o.a.r


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9-10 South Parade (Upper Floors)

Rochdale

OL16 1LR

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