Reissue CDs Weekly: Popcorn Girls – The Arts Desk

Like Northern Soul – its closest cousin – Popcorn is a term which does not encompass music as it evolved but instead was coined to tag a scene. Unlike audiences in Blackpool, Stoke-on-Trent or Wigan, Belgium’s music fans subscribed to no particular genre and weren’t fussed about the origin of a record. In its later days, DJs at Wigan Casino aired novelties like the theme from Joe 90 but Northern Soul was really about soul. Across the North Sea, it was and is about that jazzy rhythm.

Source: www.theartsdesk.com

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