Northern Soul Motown is still alive today , there are many events following this trend.
This music had a particular sound and a culture behind it, Although northern soul sounded very much like the so called motown sound a lot of northern soul was on smaller labels and limited amounts were released thus becoming valuable collectors items. Its said that the Northern Soul music trend became very popular all over the North West of England, Wigan casino being a well known spot for playing those Northern Soul Classics, some of the single Vinyl now exchanges hands for high prices. Motown music however hit the UK charts and was avainlable everywhere at that time any DJ in the north of England could be playing anything from Marvin Gaye Diana Ross and The Jackson five Smokey Robinson, the temptations right down to the depths of the Northern souls roots. mainly from Detroit but a also Los Angeles, Memphis, Chicago, and New Orleans as well.