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read an article on a post Bob Stanley on Guardian

"In the summer, the scene would move en masse to Ostend, Belgium's equivalent to Blackpool. DJ Freddy Cousaert played at the Groove, a late night downstairs bar frequented by US marines, tourists and prostitutes – it was Cousaert who later looked after Marvin Gaye during his 80s sejourn in Ostend. The music he played at the Groove included ska, Latin jazz and even Broadway songs such as Stranger in Paradise, or Whatever Lola Wants from Damn Yankees...."

2014-09-29

JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH BLACK FEELING!


 PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                                 PR  7736   


credits: 
 Johnny "Hammond" Smith - organ
    Virgil Jones - trumpet
    Rusty Bryant, Leo Johnson - tenor saxophone
    Wally Richardson - guitar
    Jimmy Lewis - electric bass
    Bernard Purdie - drums

    Bob Porter - producer
    Rudy Van Gelder - engineer

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
December 22, 1969

track list:

A1     Black Feeling    
A2     Kindra    
A3     Johnny Hammond Boogaloo    
B1     Dig On It    
B2     When Sunny Gets Blue    
B3     Soul Talk-1970



WALLY RICHARDSON SOUL GURU

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1968                          PR 7569 



credits :

Arranged By – Wally Richardson
Bass – Jimmy Lewis  (tracks: A2, A4, B4),
Richard Davis(2) (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Bass [Fender] – Orville Mason (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Clarinet [Bass] – Zane Zacharoff (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Congas, Percussion [Israeli Drum] – Montego Joe (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to
Drums – Bobby Donaldson
Guitar – Wally Richardson
Guitar [12 String] – Everett Barksdale (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Piano – Ernest Hayes (tracks: A2, A4, B4)

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
February 5, 1968,February 7, 1968
engineer Rudy Van Gelder


      track list:

      A1 Senor Boogaloo
Written-By – Wally Richardson  
A2 Elbow Blues
Written-By – Wally Richardson  
A3 Monday Monday
Written-By – Phillips*
A4 Surf Side Shuffle
Written-By – Wally Richardson  
B1 Soul Guru
Written-By – Richardson*  
B2 Lonely Rider
Written-By – Raksin*
B3 Khyber Pass Boogaloo
Written-By – Richardson*  
B4 Square Heels, White Stockings
Written-By – Richardson*

2014-09-27

GENO WASHINGTON AND THE RAM JAM BAND SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER

PYE RECORDS 1967                    HTSLP 340038  

Former members

    Geno Washington, lead vocals
    Pete Gage, guitar
    Lionel Kingham, saxophone
    Buddy Beadle, saxophone
    Geoff Pullum aka Jeff Wright, organ
    John Roberts, bass
    Pete Carney, bass
    Herb Prestidge, drums
    Clive Burrows, saxophone
    Paul Turner, bass guitar

Early Les Blues-line-up;

    Tony Coe, Double bass
    later replaced by John Game, bass guitar
    Colin Gilbert, Piano/Keyboards
    Morton Lewis,Guitar
    Gerry Gillings,Drums

credits:

Producer – John Schroeder

tracks list:

A1     Raise Your Hand
Written-By – Floyd*, Cropper*   
A2     You Get Me Hummin'
Written-By – Porter / Hayes*   
A3     Three Time Loser
Written-By – Covay*, Miller*   
A4     Tell It Like It Is
Written-By – Chapel*   
A5     Use Me
Written-By – Porter / Hayes*   
A6     Understanding
Written-By – Nash*, Garry*   
B1     Knock On Wood
Written-By – Floyd*, Cropper*
B2     Bonie Moronie
Written-By – Williams*   
B3     Never Like This Before
Written-By – Jones*, Hayes*   
B4     I'm Your Puppet
Written-By – Penn*, Oldham*   
B5     (I Gotta) Hold On To My Love
    Written-By – Washington*, Gage



2014-09-26

JACKIE ROSS FULL BLOOM

CHESS RECORDS 1964                                      LP 1489


credits:

Written-By – B. Davis* (tracks: A4, B1 to B5), 
C. Smith* (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B4, B5), 
C. Jones* (tracks: A3, A5),
 Du Bose Heyward* (tracks: A6), 
Errol Garner* (tracks: B6), 
G. Gershwin* (tracks: A6), 
Johnny Burke (tracks: B6), 
L. Caston* (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B3), 
W. McKinley* (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B4, B5)
vocal: Jackie Ross


tracks list:

A1 Selfish One 2:55
A2 Everything But Love 2:45
A3 Wasting Time 3:30
A4 I Had A Talk With My Man 3:30
A5 Be Sure You Know 2:53
A6 Summertime 3:35
B1 I've Got The Skill 2:49
B2 Change Your Ways 2:59
B3 Don't Take My Love 2:45
B4 Haste Makes Waste 2:15
B5 (I Wanna Hear It) From You 2:25
B6 Misty 3:58





THE HIDEAWAYS

MIRWOOD RECORDS 1966        SINGLE 5516

SIDE A



SIDE B



2014-09-25

JAMES BROWN SLAUGHTER'S BIG RIP-OFF

POLYDOR RECORDS 1973                            PD 6015 



credits:
  Arranged By – Dave Matthews (3) (tracks: A3, B1, B2),
Fred Wesley (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, A7, B3 to B6),
James Brown (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A7, B3 to B6)
    Mixed By – Bob Both

      
tracks list:

A1         Slaughter Theme        
A2         Tryin' To Get Over        
A3         Transmograpfication        
A4         Happy For The Poor        
A5         Brother Rap        
A6         Big Strong        
A7         Really, Really, Really        
B1         Sexy, Sexy, Sexy        
B2         To My Brother        
B3         How Long Can I Keep It Up        
B4         People Get Up And Drive Your Funky Soul        
B5         King Slaughter        
B6         Straight Ahead




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JAMES BROWN NIGHT TRAIN

KING RECORDS 1961                                 LP 771 


track list:

 A1    James Brown –    Hold It      
A2    James Brown –    Scratch      
A3    James Brown –    Night Train      
A4    Wobblers, The –    The Wobble      
A5    James Brown –    Night Flying      
A6    Herb Hardesty –    Just A Little Bit Of Everything      
B1    Henry Moore –    Doin' Everything      
B2    James Brown –    Suds      
B3    Hank Marr –    Tonk Game      
B4    Henry Moore –    Switch-A-Roo      
B5    Clifford Scott –    Bushy Tail      
B6    James Brown –    Cross Firing




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SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE THERE'S A RIOT GOIN' ON

EPIC RECORDS 1971                                      KE 30986


credits

Larry Graham – bass, backing vocals
    Greg Errico – drums
    Gerry Gibson – drums
    Bobby Womack – guitar
    Freddie Stone – guitar
    Ike Turner – guitar
    Sly Stone – arrangements, drums, drum programming,
    keyboard programming, synthesizers,
    guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals
    Billy Preston – keyboards
    Jerry Martini – tenor saxophone
    Cynthia Robinson – trumpet
    Rose Stone – vocals, keyboards
    Little Sister – backing vocals

Recorded     1970–71;
The Record Plant, Sausalito

    Sly Stone – producer

    Engineers

        Chris Hinshaw
        Jack Ashkinazy
        James Conniff
        James Greene
        Robert Gratts
        Willie Greer
        Rich Tilles

tracks list:

A1     Luv N' Haight     4:01
A2     Just Like A Baby     5:12
A3     Poet     3:01
A4     Family Affair 3:06
A5     Africa Talks To You "The Asphalt Jungle" 8:45
A6     There's A Riot Goin' On 0:00
B1     Brave & Strong     3:28
B2     (You Caught Me) Smilin' 2:53
B3     Time 3:03
B4     Spaced Cowboy     3:57
B5     Runnin' Away 2:51
B6     Thank You For Talking To Me Africa 7:14




2014-09-24

AVERAGE WHITE BAND AWB

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1974                               SD 7308


credits

Arranged By – AWB
Arranged By [Horns] – Roger Ball
Backing Vocals – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1),
Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1)
Backing Vocals, Guitar – Onnie McIntyre
Bass – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1)
Congas, Percussion [Additional] – Ralph MacDonald
Drums, Percussion – Robbie McIntosh (2)
Engineer – Gene Paul, Howard Albert, Karl Richardson, Lew Hahn, Ron Albert, Steve Klein
Guitar [Solo] – Hamish Stuart (tracks: B1, B4), Onnie McIntyre (tracks: A5)
Keyboards, Saxophone [Alto, Baritone], Arranged By [Horns] – Roger Ball
Lead Guitar – Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1)
Lead Vocals – Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)
Lead Vocals, Design [Logo Concept] – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1, A5 to B3, B5)
Tenor Saxophone – Malcolm (Molly) Duncan*, Michael Brecker
Trombone – Glenn Ferris

RecordeD at:
Atlantic Studios, NYC, April 13,17,24, 1974

Producer – Arif Mardin
Engineers
Gene Paul, Howard Albert, Karl Richardson,
Lew Hahn, Ron Albert, Steve Klein

tracks list:

A1     You Got It
A2     Got The Love
A3     Pick Up The Pieces
A4     Person To Person
A5     Work To Do
B1     Nothing You Can Do
B2     Just Wanna Love You Tonight
B3     Keepin' It To Myself
B4     I Just Can't Give You Up
B5     There's Always Someone Waiting



BONUS

pick up the pieces (the atlantic family live at montreux)
Alto Saxophone – Joe FarrellAlto Saxophone, Soloist – Sonny FortuneAlto Saxophone, Synthesizer – Roger BallArranged By – Arif MardinBaritone Saxophone – Jaroslav JakubovicBass – Alan GorrieDrums – Steve FerroneElectric Piano, Soloist – Richard TeeFlute, Soloist – Herbie MannGuitar – Hamish Stuart, Jim Mullen, Onnie McIntyrePercussion – Raphael Cruz, Sammy FigueroaTenor Saxophone – Dick MorrisseyTenor Saxophone, Soloist – Michael Brecker, Molly DuncanTrombone – Alan Kaplan, Barry RogersTrumpet – Gilman Rathel, Lew SoloffTrumpet, Soloist – Don Ellis, Randy BreckerWritten-By – AWB*, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball