Mister Good Times: The enthralling life story of a legendary DJ

November 28, 2020
Mister Good Times: The enthralling life story of a legendary DJ

'Norman Jay's contribution to club culture is immeasurable . . .He brought new life to undiscovered classics and in doing so turnedon a whole new generation' David Rodigan**Mister Good Times is the enthralling story of a blackkid growing up in a (largely white) working class world; of vivid,often violent experiences on the football terraces; of the emergingclub scene growing out of a melting pot of styles; of how Jay, withhis contemporaries, took the music of Black America, gave it adistinctly London twist, and used the marriage of styles to forge ahugely successful career as a trailblazing DJ and broadcaster,becoming an inspiration to a whole generation of dance music fans,black and white, without ever compromising his integrity.Along the way are tales of adventures across the countryfollowing Spurs; of Northern Soul nights, warehouse parties andillegal raves; of sound systems, the good and bad times of theNotting Hill carnival, the heady days of pirate radio, Rare Grooveand the burgeoning British dance music scene.Mister Good Times is the story of a man who has livedhis life on his own terms, helping to define a new Britishculture.