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Added 17th June 2016 by Abigail

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Les Cokell
Hero's
1984

This is a Les Cokell and Ian Wilmot chart from 1984. It was published in the Mancunian Gay - a gay man's magazine edited and published independently in Manchester.

Les Cokell was a hero of the hi-NRG scene, and a leading light at Hero's off John Dalton Street. Prior to this era he was a celebrated Northern Soul DJ.

As well as these regular charts for Mancunian Gay, I believe Les also wrote a column called Castro Connection for Disco Mix Mag, an earlier name for Mixmag. Would like to track these down!

Archives+ in Central Library, Manchester hold many copies of the Mancunian Gay, which is where I found this.

If you would like to use the collections please search the detailed catalogue at gmlives.org.uk and make an appointment to view material at:

www.manchester.gov.uk/thesearchroom.

If you cannot find what you are looking for please email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

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