Wednesday, April 22

Keb Darge – The Man Who Sold His Soul (and funk, and r&b Records)

"The name Keb Darge has been a synonym for vinyl record culture for the past four decades. The outspoken Scotsman, responsible for starting more than his share of music scenes for the past 40 years, knows all too well the ups and downs of a record collector. Having owned and sold many of the world’s rarest records in his lifetime, he has seen the many of these leave his record box more than once, without regrets. Credited for discovering unknown records and bringing them to the public, Mr. Darge has been adamant about one thing: the music. A Northern soul boy at heart, he started dancing at Wigan Casino, the Mecca for Northern soul music and its culture in England. ..."
Dust and Grooves
Interview: Keb Darge
Music More Than Myself: Keb Darge and the History of Northern Soul
1960s darge -- All Categories
YouTube: Keb Darge vol.1/2/3, Keb Darge Interview August 2011 Part 1/3, Part 2/3, Part 3/3