Radio Invicta http://www.radioinvicta.com Soul Over London Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.10 Another Invicta-classic: FRANCINE McGEE – Delirium (DG) https://youtu.be/4Zg8s00… http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/06/another-invicta-classicfrancine-mcgee-delirium-dghttpsyoutu-be4zg8s00/ Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/06/another-invicta-classicfrancine-mcgee-delirium-dghttpsyoutu-be4zg8s00/ Another Invicta-classic:
FRANCINE McGEE – Delirium (DG)
https://youtu.be/4Zg8s00u3hQ


FRANCINE MCGEE. "Delirium". 1977. 12" original version.

FRANCINE MCGEE. "Delirium". 1977. 12" original version. RCA Records by misummergrooves.

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Try and join me tonight from 10pm to relive those Invicta Days on my Choice Cuts… http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/06/try-and-join-me-tonight-from-10pm-to-relive-those-invicta-days-on-my-choice-cuts/ Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:00:04 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/06/try-and-join-me-tonight-from-10pm-to-relive-those-invicta-days-on-my-choice-cuts/ Continue reading ]]> Try and join me tonight from 10pm to relive those Invicta Days on my Choice Cuts Show on Retro Soul Radio
see you there
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Steve Chandler


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A Real Radio Invicta Anthem :)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ai-MEyQP5w http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/05/a-real-radio-invicta-anthem-httpswww-youtube-comwatchv7ai-meyqp5w/ Fri, 01 May 2015 14:11:41 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/05/a-real-radio-invicta-anthem-httpswww-youtube-comwatchv7ai-meyqp5w/ A Real Radio Invicta Anthem :)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ai-MEyQP5w


Taka Boom – Night Dancin' (1979)

From albun"Taka Boom"(Ariola 1979), Producer — John Ryan, Written-By — Lenny Macaluso, Pat Summerson

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There used to be two of these years ago at this location:)https://www.google.ie/… http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/04/there-used-to-be-two-of-these-years-ago-at-this-locationhttpswww-google-ie/ Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/04/there-used-to-be-two-of-these-years-ago-at-this-locationhttpswww-google-ie/ There used to be two of these years ago at this location:)https://www.google.ie/maps/@51.406373,-0.160023,3a,75y,90h,74.63t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s_OAo7dg18coXYL8aEDwEmw!2e0!6m1!1e1


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Do please share this link. Steve Chandler http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/04/do-please-share-this-link-steve-chandler/ Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:00:04 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/04/do-please-share-this-link-steve-chandler/ Continue reading ]]> Do please share this link. Steve Chandler


Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s | Institute of Contemporary Arts
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Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s is an archival exhibition looking back at the early tower block pirate radio movement which emerged in the UK during the 1980s, prompting a new musical phenomenon that would change the face of British music.

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Wanting to generate as much interest in this exhibition as possible, do share an… http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/04/wanting-to-generate-as-much-interest-in-this-exhibition-as-possible-do-share-an/ Sat, 04 Apr 2015 07:14:03 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/04/wanting-to-generate-as-much-interest-in-this-exhibition-as-possible-do-share-an/ Continue reading ]]> Wanting to generate as much interest in this exhibition as possible, do share and hope to see as many of you supporting the exhibit , by the way Happy Easter .Steve Chandler


Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s | Institute of Contemporary Arts
www.ica.org.uk
Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s is an archival exhibition looking back at the early tower block pirate radio movement which emerged in the UK during the 1980s, prompting a new musical phenomenon that would change the face of British music.

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an exhibition at the ICA in London. They have an upcoming exhibition in May on P… http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/03/an-exhibition-at-the-ica-in-london-they-have-an-upcoming-exhibition-in-may-on-p/ Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:05:12 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/03/an-exhibition-at-the-ica-in-london-they-have-an-upcoming-exhibition-in-may-on-p/ Continue reading ]]> an exhibition at the ICA in London. They have an upcoming exhibition in May on Pirate Radio, which will be an archival exhibition looking back at the early tower block pirate radio movement which emerged in the UK, specifically focusing on the 1980s, This would be an ideal way for us all to meet , Listeners and Presenters alike .
Post here when you are thinking of attending and we can try and co-ordinate so we all meet up , should be fun . Steve Chandler

please take a look here for more details https://www.ica.org.uk/whats-on/shout-out-uk-pirate-radio-1980s) ,


Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s | Institute of Contemporary Arts
www.ica.org.uk
Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s is an archival exhibition looking back at the early tower block pirate radio movement which emerged in the UK during the 1980s, prompting a new musical phenomenon that would change the face of British music.

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Mark Smedley

Now I know what the buzz was about… NORTHERN SOUL…Awesome film and reminded me so much of my '70's years albeit London based, listening to Greg Edwards & Robbie Vincent and of course Radio Invicta 92,4. Radio Earpierce in one ear, pen & paper in the other and the joy at hitting Groove Records, City Sounds next day and finding that magical piece of vinyl… bringing it home across London…. breaking the seal on the plastic wrap… and placing it on the turntable and BOOM !!! Kids today will never experience that magic as its just click, download, click job done!!!

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Don Covay, a soul singer who recorded genre-defining 1960s classics such as “Mer… http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/02/don-covay-a-soul-singer-who-recorded-genre-defining-1960s-classics-such-as-mer/ Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:09:51 +0000 http://www.radioinvicta.com/2015/02/don-covay-a-soul-singer-who-recorded-genre-defining-1960s-classics-such-as-mer/ Continue reading ]]> Don Covay, a soul singer who recorded genre-defining 1960s classics such as “Mercy, Mercy” and “See Saw” and who wrote the song “Chain of Fools” for Aretha Franklin, died Jan. 31 at a hospital in Franklin Square, N.Y. He was 76.

The cause was complications from a stroke, said a daughter, Ursula Covay Parkes. Mr. Covay lived in Queens.

Mr. Covay’s career traversed nearly the entire spectrum of rhythm-and-blues music, from doo-wop to funk. As a teenager, he had been a member of the Washington-based doo-wop group the Rainbows.

The Rolling Stones covered Mr. Covay’s 1964 hit “Mercy, Mercy,” credited to Don Covay and the Goodtimers and featuring a then-unknown Jimi Hendrix on lead guitar. Mick Jagger borrowed the nasal vocal phrasing and brash swagger from Mr. Covay’s original. In the song, Mr. Covay begs his woman not to leave, claiming that he will “work two jobs seven days a week and bring my money home to you.”

He later recorded the driving “See Saw” (1965) — with its memorable refrain, “your love is like a see saw, going up, down, up, down, like a see saw” — at Stax studios in Memphis with Booker T & the MGs.

Don Covay, who wrote the hit “Mercy, Mercy,” has died at age 76.
Mr. Covay, who had co-written both songs, had already found success as a songwriter. He wrote “You Can Run (But You Can’t Hide)” for singer Jerry Butler and “I’m Hanging Up My Heart for You” for singer Solomon Burke, both recorded in 1962. He also wrote “Letter Full of Tears” for Gladys Knight & the Pips in 1961.

His material remained a staple of the rock repertoire. Hard-rock band Steppenwolf had a version of Mr. Covay’s composition “Sookie Sookie” in 1968, and the J. Geils Band recorded the Covay ballad “The Usual Place” in 1971.

Most memorably, Mr. Covay wrote “Chain of Fools” (1968) for Franklin in 15 minutes when the singer needed one more piece for a recording session at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Alabama. . PstC …… Don't know how I missed this in the news but another great loss to soul music

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Disco magazine LONDON

Invicta story in Disco mag no 8, march 24, 1979

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