Viva La Tamla Motown / Main Chance Various Artists (Measured Mile)


Ace Records
Catalogue Id:
NW 512

Our next instalment on Bob Stanley’s Measured Mile label is a De Wolfe Library double header. Basil Kirchin and Jack Nathan’s Viva La Tamla Motown is pulled from the rare “The Wild One” LP they recorded for De Wolfe in 1966 and, instrumentally, celebrates Berry Gordy’s classic Detroit label. The flip is taken from the equally collectable 1972 De Wolfe library LP called “Hogan The Hawk & Dirty John Crown” where Main Chance is described as “moody, beaty – featuring synthesiser.” It’s a stone-cold rhythmic beauty well worth a spin on anybody’s turntable – so, give both a chance.


Track listing


Side 1

  • 01 Preview Viva La Tamla Motown - Basil Kirchin & Jack Nathan

Side 2

  • 01 Preview Main Chance - Alan Parker & William Parrish

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