A Tamla Motown Collection – Part 38

Kim Weston – Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While) – TMG 538

After some wobbles in October 1965, EMI records got it’s Tamla Motown label on track. Although not every subsequent release would be a huge hit, it’s excursions back in time to the vanishing world of the crooner was over.

Kim Weston was the flag-bearer for a series of strong releases during the rest of 1965 and on into the following year.

The song has long been a staple of the UK Motown and Northern Soul scene and deservedly so. Written and produced by the legendary Holland-Dozier-Holland team, this was their first record with Kim Weston and turned out to be breakthrough her career needed.

 

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