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Eddy Edmondson on Solar Radio

Eddy Edmondson

Eddy Edmondson | Taste of Soul. Northern Soul and 70s gems from those legendary clubs of yesteryear, plus all the dance floor fillers from today’s Northern and 70s scene.

Q1. What first attracted you to Soul Music, is this relevant today?

At the local youth club, one of the leaders played Otis Redding – These arms of mine, I was hooked for life.

Q2. What are your top 5 favourite soul tracks?

Rita & The Tiaras – Gone with the wind is my love ( Dore)
Eugene Record – Overdose of Joy (Mercury)
Almeta Lattimore – These memories (Mainstream)
Bobby Kline – Say something nice to me (MB Records)
Darrell Banks – I’m the one who loves you (Volt)

Q3. What are your favourite three record labels?

Ric Tic

Q4. Who are your favourite five artists?

Robert Brookins
Chuckii Booker
Maze feat. Frankie Beverly
Bobby Womack
Gary Taylor
And more…

Q5. What are your top three soul clubs of all time?

IBIS Soul Club – Kendal
Wigan Casino
Blackpool Mecca

Q6. What radio experience did you have before you joined Solar?

I was on Lakeland Radio for 5 years presenting a weekly Soul Show and filling in on breakfast and drive-time shows when needed.

Q7. What is/are your main criteria in choosing records for airplay?


Q8. Why would you recommend Solar to a listener?

We play great Soul Music that you won’t hear anywhere else.

Q9. Which other DJs do you admire and why?

Terry Jones – he’s the best

Q10. How would you like to be remembered by a listener?

By playing a good mixture of quality Soul Music.

Q11. What do you do to relax?

Play golf and bird watching.