DJ http://kalw.org en Now Playing: KALW's Northern Soul on NPR.org http://kalw.org/post/now-playing-kalws-northern-soul-nprorg <p class="p1">It's been 40 years since the first all-night R&amp;B party at the Wigan Casino nightclub outside Manchester, England. The doors didn't open until 2 a.m., and its 1,200-capacity ballroom was packed until dawn with dance-crazy (possibly amphetamine-fueled) soul fans. They called the uptempo vibe Northern Soul, after the region of England that fell in love with rare '60s R&amp;B.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:12:49 +0000 Ashleyanne Krigbaum 36182 at http://kalw.org Now Playing: KALW's Northern Soul on NPR.org