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  1. Ta for the compliments folks. Thanks also for the link to the cold stores photo Steve, I forgot to mention them. I think I did some other Sheffield based sketches here and there, but not sure if I still have them or not. Sadly I never did another drawing from that rather excellent viewpoint though. I did intend to do a sketch looking the other way, up the High Street towards the hole on the road but I left C & A's in 1967 before ever doing it. In actual fact that scan is not quite the whole drawing as I never quite finished drawing the GPO building to the right of the square. Maybe I should finish it and do a rescan!
  2. Enclosed is a drawing I did of Fitzallen Square in the mid 60s. At the time I worked as Assistant Display Manager at C & A's on the High Street, and this was the view I got from the junior managers canteen window. As you can see the Sleep Shop is just getting a new delivery of Sleepeeze mattresses, while Wigfalls next door know doubt has the latest black and white TVs on sale. The Classic Cinema is still there (formerly the Cartoon Cinema) and showing was a Carry On film, and a 1956 movie 'Somebody Up There Likes Me' starring Paul Newman.
  3. King Mojo

    Hello Jsoul Some Mojo playlisting info below - Enjoy! 1964 Got my Mojo workin’ – Muddy Waters (This is where the club name came from) Everybody needs somebody to love – Solomon Burke Needle in a haystack – Velvelettes Can you jerk like me – Contours My Girl – Temptations 1-2-3 – Len Barry Soulful dress – Sugar Pie Desanto Baby I need your lovin’ – Four Tops For your precious love - Jerry Butler & the Impressions Can I get a witness – Marvin Gaye Walking the dog - Rufus Thomas High Heel Sneakers – Tommy Tucker Memphis – Lonnie Mack Every little bit hurts - Brenda Holloway Harlem Shuffle – Bob & Earl Baby love – Supremes Can you do it – Contours Heatwave – Martha Reeves & the Vandellas Be my baby – Ronettes Saturday night at the movies – Drifters Too many fish in the sea – Marvelettes Come see about me – Supremes How sweet it is – Marvin Gaye Its in his kiss – Ramona King Baby I love you – Ronettes You can have him – Dionne Warwick Green Onions – Booker T & the MGs Why do you want to make me blue – Temptations Al Capone’s guns don’t argue – Prince Buster Dancin’ in the streets – Martha Reeves & the Vandellas My Guy – Mary Wells Watermelon man – Willie Mitchell Mockingbird – Inez and Charlie Foxx Mr Pitiful – Otis Redding 1965 The In Crowd – Dobie Gray Rescue me – Fontella Bass Don’t fight it – Wilson Pickett My world is empty without you – Supremes ?? Tightrope – Inez and Charlie Foxx Agent double O soul – Edwin Starr Billy’s Bag – Billy Preston I can’t help myself – Four Tops Poppas got a brand new bag – James Brown Shake and fingerpop – Jr Walker Run baby run – Newbeats Take me in your arms – Kim Weston Nowhere to run – Martha Reeves & the Vandellas Ain’t that peculiar – Marvin Gaye She’s about a mover – Sir Douglas Quintet Come on over to my place – Drifters Shotgun wedding – Roy C Going to a Go Go – Smoky Robinson & the Miracles I feel good – James Brown 6345789 – Wilson Pickett Back in my arms again – Supremes It’s the same old song – Four Tops I’ll be doggone – Marvin Gaye Mercy Mercy – Don Covay First I look at the purse – Contours That Driving Beat – Willie Mitchell I’ve been loving you too long – Otis Redding Sitting in the Park – Billy Stewart I got you – James Brown Seesaw – Don Covay The Duck – Jackie Lee In the midnight hour – Wilson Pickett Shotgun – Jr Walker Clapping song – Shirley Ellis Uptight – Steve Wonder Have mercy baby – James Brown Ride your pony – Lee Dorsey You’ve been cheating – Impressions Satisfaction – Otis Redding Bird in the hand – Velvelettes Something about you – Four Tops Down at the club - The Drifters I take what I want – Sam & Dave Roadrunner – Jr Walker & the All Stars Down at the club – Drifters Jenny take a ride – Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels In the midnight hour – Wilson Pickett You don’t know like I know – Sam & Dave My girl – Otis Redding Summertime – Billy Stewart Tracks of my tears – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Everything is gonna be alright – Willie Mitchell Roadrunner – Jr Walker 1966 Get your backfield in motion – Pointdexter Brothers Barefootin’ – Robert Parker Soothe me – Sam & Dave Water – Geno Washington Alvin’s boo-ga-loo – Alvin Cash Out of time – Chris Farlowe Get ready – Temptations Land of a 1000 dances – Wilson Pickett Get away – Georgie Fame Guns of Navarone – Skatalites Little latin lupe lu – Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels Philly dog – Olympics Boogaloo party – Flamingos Sock it to ‘em JB part 1 – Rex Garvin & the Mighty Cravers Hold On I’m Coming – Sam & Dave This old heart of mine – Isley Brothers Summertime – Billy Stewart S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (The Letter Song) – Joe Tex Don Covay – See Saw Its alright – J J Jackson River deep mountain high – Ike & Tina Turner Ain’t to proud to beg – Temptations I’ve passed this way before – Jimmy Ruffin Satisfaction – Otis Redding Knucklehead – Bar Kays (67?) Just a little Misunderstanding – The Contours Mustang sally – Wilson Pickett Get out my life woman – Lee Dorsey Shake a tail feather – 5 Du-tones Look at granny run run - Howard Tate Devil with a blue dress – Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels Beauty is only skin deep - Temptations Shake me wake me – Four Tops You keep me hanging on – Supremes It’s alright – J J Jackson I guess I’ll always love you – Isley Brothers Function at the junction – Shorty Long One more heartache – Marvin Gaye You can’t hurry love –Supremes Take some time out for love – Isley Brothers Can’t turn you loose – Otis Redding Knock on wood – Eddie Floyd What becomes of the broken hearted - Jimmy Ruffin I know I’m losing you – Temptations Philly dog – Olympics I get the sweetest feeling – Jackie Wilson (67?) Shotgun – Jr Walker My world is empty without you – Supremes ?? Take some time out for love – Isley Brothers Reach out I’ll be there – Four Tops I spy for the FBI – Jamo Thomas Workin’ in a coal mine – Lee Dorsey I’ve passed this way before – Jimmy Ruffin Cool jerk – Capitols Headline News – Edwin Starr I’m gonna miss you – Artistics (last record ever played at the Mojo) Philly freeze – Alvin Cash Heard it through the grapevine – Gladys Knight & the Pips Out on the floor - Dobie Grey (67-68?) Wade in the Water – Ramsey Lewis Trio Don’t walk away Renee – Four Tops A love like yours – Ike & Tina Turner Standing in the shadows of love – Four Tops Can’t sit down pt 1 – Phil Upchurch Combo When a man loves a woman – Percy Sledge Blowin’ in the Wind – Stevie Wonder Never like this before – William Bell Things get better – Eddie Floyd Love a-go-go – Steve Wonder 1967 I got a feeling – Jimmy Cliff Respect – Aretha Franklin I’m wondering – Stevie Wonder I was made to love her – Stevie Wonder Turn on your lovelight – Oscar Toney Jr Soul time – Shirley Ellis All I need – Temptations Bernadette – Four Tops It takes two – Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston Tell mama – Etta James Train to Skaville – Ethiopians 40 Days and 40 nights – Don Covay Judy in Disguise – Amboy Dukes I’m a Man – Wynder K Frog Higher & higher – Jackie Wilson When you’re young and in live - Marvelettes What is soul – Ben E King Shake – Otis Redding Eloise hang on in there – William Bell Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin Let the good times roll – Bunny Sigler Show Me – Joe Tex Message to you Rudy – Locomotion or Dandy Livingston? Try a little tenderness – Otis Redding I got what it takes – Brooks & Jerry Ain’t nothin’ but a houseparty – Showstoppers (66?) Save me – Aretha Franklin Gonna fix you good – Alan Bown Set I take what I want – James & Bobby Purify Ain’t no mountain high enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Things get better – Eddie Floyd Pucker up Buttercup – Jr Walker & the All Stars Open the door to your heart – Darrel Banks Some kinda’ wonderful – Soul Brothers Six Bert’s apple crumble – The Quik Sittin’ in the park – Billy Stewart Shake – Otis Redding Funky Broadway – Wilson Pickett Hurt by love – Inez & Charlie Foxx (?) You’re my everything – Temptations Soul man – Sam & Dave Sugar lets shing-a-ling – Shirley Ellis High life in Whitley Wood part 1 – Amboy Dukes It takes two – Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston Sweet soul music – Arthur Conley Everlasting love – Robert Knight I was made to love her – Stevie Wonder I know I’m losing you – Temptations I get the sweetest feeling – Jackie Wilson Gimme little sign – Brenton Wood 60 minutes of your Love – Homer Banks Soulfinger – Bar-Kays I want a love I can see – Temptations Tramp – Otis Redding & Carla Thomas A little bit hurt – Julian Covey & the Machine Funky broadway – Wilson Pickett Eloise hang on in there – William Bell 007 (Shanty Town) – Desmond Dekker Shake a tail feather – James and Bobby Purify Tramp – Otis Redding & Carla Thomas 1967 ‘Flower Power/West Coast’ selection Let’s go to San Francisco – Flowerpot Men Whiter shade of pale – Procol Harum Flowers in your hair – Scott Mckenzie Aries – Zodiac album Orange Skies – Love Break on through – Doors
  4. The Penthouse Nightclub Sheffield

    I remember a small Penthouse go-go dancer called Baby Jane. She was very energetic! There used to be a long LP track 'I'm a Man' by Chicago that she 'freaked out' to onstage! I had one or two dates with her. Nice lady.
  5. Joe- I remember seeing press images of the view down the hill towards Orgreave from the bridge area. Copies must be around in books, newspaper archives or online somewhere. Thylacine - At the time (1984) I dont think Orgreave as a place was at the hearts and minds of so many. Its where the government/miners conflict took them to. Thatcher had turned the midlands into a police state by then in her determination - at all costs to put down the miners and their union. By device and fate the battle lines ended up being drawn at Orgreave and the rest is history. Its only since the time that Orgeave has taken a place, for better or worse, in the hearts and minds of many who were there or witnessed it in the media.
  6. King Mojo

    Hi Greenhopper, Tried to send you a PM but the link didn't seem to work. Send me a PM with your email on it or leave it on this thread and I will send you a Mojo playlist. Regards Paul Norton
  7. Hello there, I'm interested in your images of the Sheffield Gale (hurricane). I work for the BBC. Is there any chance you could contact me via email: Cheers.

  8. Lady Arbella Stuart

    Arbella Stuart was the child from an arranged marriage, partly orchestrated by the well known social climber, Bess of Hardwick. The wedding took place in 1574 at the chapel of Rufford Abbey, now part of Rufford Abbey Country Park, Notts where I work. It was between one of Bess's daughters, Elizabeth Cavendish and Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox. As Lennox was only 5th in line from the throne, you can see where Bess was coming from. However this fact along with other fact that they didnt inform Queen Elizabeth about the marriage, meant a very upset queen. The two mothers were put into the Tower of London for a while. Sadly Lennox died in 1576 leaving Bess a widow with the child Arbella. As Bayleaf's above info shows because of this close tie with the throne, Arbella's life was never completely her own and she died miserably on the Tower. There is a portrait of her as a young girl of 12 wearing a white dress. The White Lady, one of Rufford's ghosts, is said to be Arbella, perhaps returning to a place of more happier times for her.
  9. The Leadmill

    I agree with the above commments of Vox and NHP on Martin's posterbook. Really good work. If you like the 60s US west coast posters of Freas, Kelly, and Family Dog etc you will also love these. I think Martin plans to do a reprint and a relaunch of the book sometime in the future.
  10. Mojo Club Pic

    Hi 'andys274' Glad you came to the book launch. Hope you enjoyed yourselves. My co-author Dave Manvell had tried to let Dave Senior know about the book launch. I did have a short meet with Dave Senior when he got his book signed, nice to see him again. I had to recreate some of his work using what little visual material and memory we had of his paintings. I hope he feels we did justice to his murals in the Mojo Regards Paul Norton
  11. Miners Strike

    Maybe there will be a reshowing of the TV docdrama 'The Battle of Orgreave' that I was in a few years back. That was certainly an eye opener as it uncovered some of the dirt that the BBC, police, central government and others swept under the carpet at the time.
  12. Sheffield History Calendar

    Sheffiel history calendar a great idea. Well done
  13. Memories Of The Mojo Club

    Hi David, Good to hear from you. If you yet haven't, check out the rest of the Mojo links for some photos and info from me and others. Clapping Song oh yeah! The rest of the verse you quoted is '...the monkey threw tobacco on the streetcar line, the line broke, the monkey got choked, and we all got together in a little row boat, clap hands.....' I think !!! Do you also remember Shirley Ellis's Do the Shingaling? I've sent you an personal message, please drop me line. Myself and Dave Manvell keen to get in touch and swop Mojo info and photos. Regards, Paul Norton
  14. Mojo Club Pic

    Hi Sando, I'm completely screwing up names in my memory! Nothing to do with Dave Godin! The photo was done by a guy called Art Glover (ex Mojo) in Australia ect. Also ran a short-lived club called Blind Melon Jefferson in Rotherham with Dinky Dawson for a while.
  15. Mojo Club Pic

    Hi Admin, Ah yes. this photo is from a website blog by an ex Mojo-ite Dave Grodin (I think), who is now in Australia. Its slightly misleading as he has put the Mojo lettering on the building. The building is old peoples flats I believe, which are built on the top of where the Mojo was. So the building and steps are as near as you can get to the entrance to the old club. Sheffield Corporation wouldnt even let the road be called Mojo Mews!