Customer Reviews


17 Reviews
5 star:
 (11)
4 star:
 (3)
3 star:
 (1)
2 star:
 (1)
1 star:
 (1)
 
 
 
 
 
Average Customer Review
Share your thoughts with other customers
Create your own review
 
 

The most helpful favourable review
The most helpful critical review


18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 25 Motown Northern Soul Floorshakers
Billed as the follow up to 2012's Motown Floorshakers, this is another impressive budget release. There are dozens of Northern Soul compilations of variable quality released every year but anything bearing the Motown logo never fails to satisfy. Clocking in at 68:52 and featuring 25 tracks, this is no exception.

Tammi Terrell sings the superb mid-tempo 'Tears...
Published 2 months ago by OMG! It's got a plug!

versus
2.0 out of 5 stars Some nice tracks but not a patch on Motown Floor shakers
Some nice tracks but not a patch on Motown Floor shakers.
Published 12 days ago by Normal Norman


‹ Previous | 1 2 | Next ›
Most Helpful First | Newest First

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 25 Motown Northern Soul Floorshakers, 14 July 2014
By 
OMG! It's got a plug! - See all my reviews
(TOP 100 REVIEWER)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
Billed as the follow up to 2012's Motown Floorshakers, this is another impressive budget release. There are dozens of Northern Soul compilations of variable quality released every year but anything bearing the Motown logo never fails to satisfy. Clocking in at 68:52 and featuring 25 tracks, this is no exception.

Tammi Terrell sings the superb mid-tempo 'Tears at the End of a Love Affair' perfectly with some beautifully arranged backing vocals drifting in and out of the mix. As acknowledged in the sleeve notes, Brenda Holloway at last sings about a misery free love affair on 'Keep on Rolling' and The Monitor's 'Crying in the Night' is a joyous dance floor filler (despite the lyrics!). Motown in-house band Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers provide an instrumental take of 'I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)' (commonly known as The Funk Brothers, they were credited as The Soul Brothers on this 1965 single release) and Diana Ross & The Supremes close the album with the cool and elegant 'Stormy'.

There are some overlaps, but if you enjoy this then the Cellarful of Motown and Tamla Motown Connoisseurs budget compilations also are well worth checking out too.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Motown Northern Soul is a great CD to have in your Northern Soul & Motown ..., 19 Aug 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
Motown Northern Soul is a great CD to have in your Northern Soul & Motown collection. This CD contains some great hits from the 60's and 70's and will keep you dancing all night long. 5 out of 5! It's great value for money, too. I recommend it.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Motown Northern soul Reviewed By StefC c/o Leek sSul Club, 15 Aug 2014
By 
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
A Great compilation of the 'newer' finds. A bargain. We need more of these new finds and less of the same old tunes. StefC c/o Leek Soul Club home of soul since 1993
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding Northern Soul Motown style, 12 Aug 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
Fantastic compilation, a great introduction to Northern soul motown style plus one or two previously unheard gems (in these versions) superb value!!!
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great release!, 26 Aug 2014
By 
A. Lombardi "Eastleighsoulboy" (Hampshire, U.K.) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
Jo Wallace strikes Motown Gold with this compilation. Not all Northern Connoisseurs will totally love it but us Motown Connoisseurs certainly will!
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 31 July 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
5 star rating says it all.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars motown northern soul, 25 Aug 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
jo wallace with a well put together set of motown tunes, when's the next one coming out.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 19 Sep 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
A good mix of well known and rarer gems. Frances Nero being included was a big bonus.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 19 Sep 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
very good value for money mixture of well known tracks and lesser known tracks
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars If you're a Motown fan I highly recommend this, 23 Aug 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Motown Northern Soul (Audio CD)
Worth every Cent! If you're a Motown fan I highly recommend this album
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


‹ Previous | 1 2 | Next ›
Most Helpful First | Newest First

This product

Motown Northern Soul
Motown Northern Soul by Various Artists (Audio CD - 2014)
Add to basket Add to wishlist
Only search this product's reviews