How / I'm Gonna Make It

La Beat : P 6606

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  • Artist: Masqueraders
  • A Side: How
  • B Side: I'm Gonna Make It
  • Label: La Beat
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: M-
  • Label Condition: M-
  • Sleeve Condition: M-

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From the desk of Curtis Trusel & Johnny Mills, two unsung writer/producing heroes of an alternative Detroit Sound. The same pairing who concocted the haunting backdrop for Lester Tipton's This Won't Change. Add the same evocative ingredients into this inspirational Northern Soul flipside from The Masqueraders.

Not a hint of the crisp, jingling Detroit Motown ingenuity that paved the Motor City streets with gold during the 60's, just inspired individualist creativity for melancholic Soul that has stood the test of time, haunting Northern Soul nights for decades. Curtis Trusel & Johnny Mills carried this atmospheric style to all their work. With the cultured harmony of this dynamic group, the whole thing radiates proper Soul.

The original a-side, that the Northern DJ's relegated to the flipside "I'm Gonna Make It" is a more traditional stomper that is also a potent NS dancer, but just completely pales into insignificance, when you listen and compare to the brilliance of "How".

Top-drawer vocal group Northern Soul that just ticks all the boxes.

Condition Report

Two totally clean label, full gloss vinyl revealing only the merest soft sleeve storage hairlines under light. A top, top copy!

A Side

  • Title: How

    B Side

  • Title: I'm Gonna Make It
  • Year: 1966
  • City: Detroit, Michigan