Many Thanks to everyone who came along & made our 10th Anniversary in December such a brilliant night. Packed, great music, great atmosphere & great people of course. Many thanks to our 2 guests, Paul Cross who had people dancing from the off with a great opening spot & of course Ted Massey, what can you say ? Quality rarity after quality rarity kept the dance floor heaving & with our 4 residents delivering brilliant sets of 60s Northern a great night was had by all.
Ok into 2015 & our first night of the year is on Friday 20th February & we are delighted to have Irish Greg as our Special Guest DJ. Greg of course is very well known on the London scene being a former resident at the 100 Club Allniters & of course being part of my favourite ever soul nite, the Capital Soul Club as well as many guest appearences hither & tither. Greg seems to have cut back on DJing a bit in recent years so we’re really happy that he agreed to do a guest spot at Solid Hit & if you haven’t seen him for a while I managed to find this recent playlist below which gives an idea of the kind of quality that we can expect on the 20th.
Judy Freeman – Hold On – Unissued extend version ( RCA test pressing ).
Ducky & The Glowlighters – Over Over – Uptown Acetate
Gwen Owens – Mystery Man – Oncore
Appreciations – -I can’t hide it – Aware
Debonaires – Loving you takes all of my time – Solid Hit
Cleveland Robinson – Love is a trap – Nosnibor
Clarence Reid – I’m your yes man – Wand
Informers – A hard way to go – Blackjack
Johnny Gillingham – Find yourself another- Bo-Mar
Ron Baxter – This is it – Ole 9
Jesse Davis – There’s room for me – Revere
Connie van dyke- Words won’t come – Wheelsville
Silky Hargraves – I’ll keep on trying – Wheelsville
Steve Mancha – Did my baby call – Wheelsville
Monclairs – Hey you – Arch
Joe Matthews – Ain’t nothing you can do – Kool Kat
Honey and the bees- two can play the same game too- Academy
Martha Starr- love is the only solution – Thelma
Rotations – put a nickel on d9 – Frantic
Purple mundi – Stop hurting me bay – Cat
Lewis Clark – I need your loving so bad- Tigertown
Four sonics – easier said than done – Sport
Grier brothers – weeping baby all the time – Melody disc
Turley Richards – I feel alright – Columbia
Cleveland Robinson – Boy – Nosnibor (blue)
Because of a change to the licence at The Shooting Star we will in future be closing half an hour earlier at 12.30 & the bar will close at midnight so make sure that you get your last round in early !
Look forward to seeing many of you on the 20th for another night of superb 60s Northern with residents Des Parker, Stuart Tyler, Shane Cox & me Dave Greenhill + Irish Greg playing a mix of Semi Knowns, under played, current niter tunes & some quality classic oldies.
All the best