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You Got Soul: Norman Jay's Favourite Singles
Yousif Nur , January 20th, 2016 10:42

After releasing his latest Good Times compilation last year, the DJ talks Yousif Nur through the early musical experiences that shaped his taste, from northern soul nights to crate-digging for 7"s, in picking his top 13 records


The Marvelettes ‎– 'Please Mr. Postman'
I loved the Marvelettes on the northern genre, but back then I didn't really know what northern soul was or sounded like. But I used to play a lot of Marvelettes records, like 'Mr Postman' and 'When You're Young And In Love'. I also used 'Here I Am Baby' as a sample for a Young Disciples track later on, too. I loved the band with a passion and the song as well. Such, such a big tune. But I didn't buy it when it was brand new, I bought the song much, much later on.