Basil Kirchin, Jack Nathan, Alan Parker, William Parish Viva La Tamla Motown / Main Chance

Measured Mile
27th February 2023

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New 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.