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Credit: Johnston Press Dancers at a northern soul all-nighter at Wigan Casino in the mid 70s

Ben Sherman: 50 years of style culture - in pictures

This photograph of Northern Soul dancers at Wigan Casino in the mid is one of the many fascinating shots in Ben Sherman: 50 Years of British Style Culture, written by Josh Sims and produced to mark the brand’s own 50 years in fashion

Credit: Dean Chalkley  Ailsing O'Connor Northern Soul pics in Guardian. This was my teenage scene - Jac Keep The Faith.

Northern soul – in pictures

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In 1961, Ebony ran photos of Al Minns and Leon James demonstrating famous dances. Hi-res scans of all three pages at link!

Al Minns and Leon James demonstrate some jazz steps, from August 1961 Ebony magazine article on the history of American social dancing.


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How to dance to Northern Soul

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These boots were made for walking... the iconic Doc Marten 1460 boot celebrates…

These boots were made for walking... the iconic Doc Marten 1460 boot celebrates its birthday