Celebrating Birmingham's Popular Music History
Managed Maxi Priest, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Carol Thompson and General Levy and Sly and Robbie (to be expanded upon).
Presenter on BRMB Radio (to be expanded upon).
Worked in The Diskery record shop (to be expanded upon).
Erskine asked me to dance at various clubs he saw me dance at the warick in Redditch his friend had a jag and he was lottsa fun and very kind I had lottsa work Inc the elbow room
I worked for Erskine at various clubs in bham inc the metro and elbow room as a dancer and also big bear
I used to go into Snobs when it first opened and Erskine was the DJ there on a Tuesday evening. I would stand a chat to him during the evening and buy him the odd drink. He had an amazing knowledge of music and when I went into the Diskery he would always have something new in the way of imports for me. I was so sad to here he had passed away and will always remember him as one of the best DJ’s in the Birmingham area.
I worked with Erskine and his wife Sue Thompson (then Proudlove) at WEA Records. I have been searching for Sue ever since I heard of his very sad passing. Would love to find and connect again. Beautiful Erskine. Beautiful soul xx
GOOD OLD DAYS.R.I.P.ERSKIN T.DJ,SOULMAN.YOUR PAL FOREVER BOBBY POUNTNEY.
Saddened to hear of Erskine’s passing 🙁 He was a really sweet guy. I recall dropping by the Diskery one day and he greeted me with, ‘It’s your birthday, John!’ The shop had literally just acquired a suitcase full of soul vinyl containing many Northern Soul rarities, which I was the first to dip into! Top bloke RIP x
Erskine was a Fantastic disc jockey.. Remember listening to his shows on BRMB and he was responsible for getting me into so much soul music his knowledge and professional style was unsurpassed. I remember him as the D.J who opened Liberty’s Nightclub and he was resident at Polyanna’s club in Newhall Street. I would be interested if anyone has any of his old radio shows on tape.Please contact me if you have any ? ..The radio shows were Great. Definetly one of Birminghams Greatest Disc Jockeys..RIP Erskine You are very missed !
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