Motown Murphy

Pat “Motown” Murphy - aka “Mo” is one of the newest Chuck Taylor approved members of the Nacho Men family.

Among his career highlights, Pat has shared the concert stage with recording artists ranging from Fleetwood Mac, Marshall Tucker and Kenny Loggins to The Coasters, The Platters and even Donna Summer! He was a primary writer, co-producer and performer in the Halftime Show at Super Bowl XX … and has performed in such prestigious venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall and The Royal Albert Hall in London England. No stranger to the international scene, his compositions have been performed in concert in many countries around the world via the world renowned UP WITH PEOPLE organization (for whom he wrote songs for many years). Among his many lifetime highlights, Pat has had an audience with the late Holy Father Pope Paul VI and actually had the pleasure of meeting with the God Father of Soul – James Brown chatting with the musical legend about his career experiences! Pat has recorded with RCA records as bassist and songwriter under the production of Australian born record producer David MacKay (Among Mr. MacKay’s credits are his work with the Bonnie Tyler hit song “It’s A Heartache” and the old Coca-Cola jingle “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing as well as recent shows in London’s West End theatre district) Having worked with some of the greatest studio musicians on the planet including Niel Wilkinson (AWB), Tim Rennick (Bee Gees), Geoff Whitehorn (Billy Ocean), Richard and Lawrence Cottle (Seal), Terry Britton (responsible for many of Tina Turners comeback hits including "We Don't Need Another Hero")

Pat continues his own career ambitions with the release of his first ever solo CD "the Paul Howard Project" ( containing 12 all new original tracks! Pat’s energetic stage presence and soulfully hard-hitting vocal stylings make him a welcome addition to the band!

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