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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...."

2014-04-25

HARVEY MANDEL CRISTO REDENTOR

    PHILIPS RECORDS 1969                       PHS 600-281    



credits:

       
Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Nick (Sounds Interesting) De Caro*
    Artwork By – Alan Duffy, Greg Klein
    Bass – Art Stavro, Bob Moore
    Drums – Eddie Hoh, Kenny Buttery*
       Guitar – Harvey Mandel
    Harmonica [Harp] – Charlie Musselwhite (tracks: B3, B5)
       Organ, Electric Piano – Barry Goldberg (tracks: A3, A5)
    Organ, Piano – Steve Miller (3) (tracks: A1,B1, B2)
    Piano [With Help From, Chauffeur] – Hargus (The Sniffer) Robbins*
       Rhythm Guitar – Bob Jones (3) (tracks: A4, B3), Chip Martin
    Steel Guitar – Peter Drake*

Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Nick (Sounds Interesting) De Caro*
    Artwork By – Alan Duffy, Greg Klein
  Engineer [Amigo] – Hank (No Socks) Cicalo*
    Engineer [Assistant, Avalon Ballroom] – Bob Matthews, 
Dusty (Not So Super Chick) Street*
    Engineer [Avalon Ballroom] – Dan Healy
    Engineer [Bradley's Barn] – Charley (Psychedelic) Tallent*
    Engineer [Record Plant] – Gary Kellgren
    Engineer [Wally Heider] – Chris Hinshaw
    Engineer [Western Recorders] – Joe Sidore
  Mastered By – Eddie Kramer, Gilbert Kong
 Producer [Believed To Be Produced By] – Abe Kesh

Studios:
Los Angeles - Western Recorders, Wally Heider Studio, Amigo Studios
San Francisco - Avalon Ballroom (courtesy Cher Helms)
Nashville - Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
New York - Record Plant

tracks list:
A1 Cristo Redentor
    Harp – Catherine Gotthofer* Piano – Nick DeCaro Soprano Vocals –
Jacqueline May Allen Voice – Carolyn Willis, Edna Wright, 
Julia Tillman* Written-By – Duke Pearson    
A2 Before Six
    Congas – Carter Collins* Tenor Saxophone – Larry Easter Written-By – A. Fraiser*    
A3 The Lark
    Written-By – A.Kesh*, H.Mandel*    
A4 Snake
    Written-By – A.Kesh*    
A5 Long Wait
    Written-By – Barry Goldberg, Harvey Mandel    
B1 Wade In The Water
    Congas – Armando Peraza Written-By – A.Cooke*    
B2 Lights Out
    Written-By – H.Mandel* 2    
B3 Bradley's Barn
    Written-By – H.Mandel*     
B4 You Can't Tell Me
    Piano – Graham Bond Written-By – Dino Valente, Harvey Mandel    
B5 Nashville 1 A.M.
    Written-By – A.Kesh*, H.Mandel* 


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2014-04-23

JIMMY SMITH BACK AT THE CHICKEN SHACK

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1960                            BLP 4117



Back at the Chicken Shack is an album by Jimmy Smith. It was recorded in
1960 and released in 1963 on the Blue Note label. It was cited in the
book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Jimmy Smith - organ
Kenny Burrell - guitar
Stanley Turrentine - tenor saxophone
Donald Bailey - drums

Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, April 25, 1960

Tracks list:

A1 Back At The Chicken Shack
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
A2 When I Grow Too Old To Dream
 Written-By – Rodgers-Hammerstein*
B1 Minor Chant
 Written-By – Stanley Turrentine
B2 Messy Bessie
Written-By – Jimmy Smith


 

2014-04-18

EDDIE BO AND THE SOUL FINDERS ‎ THE HOOK AND SLING

FUNKY DELICACIES 1997                                     DEL LP 0006   

LP COMPILATION


tracks list:

A1 The Hook And Sling Part 1 2:35
A2 The Hook And Sling Part 2 2:18
A3 If It's Good To You, It's Good For You Part 1 2:25
A4 If It's Good To You, It's Good For You Part 2 2:32
A5 Eddie' Rubber Band 2:51
A6 Live It Up 2:51
B1 The Sissy Walk Part 1 2:29
B2 Check Your Bucket Part 1 2:38
B3 Check Your Bucket Part 2 2:18
B4 Funky, Yeah! 2:26
B5 We're Doin' It (The Thang) Part 1 2:48
B6 We're Doin' It (The Thang) Part 2 3:00
B7 Hey, Mama, Here Comes The Preacher 2:37



JIMMY SMITH BLUESMITH!

VERVE RECORDS 1972                                              V6-8809 

         
credits:

Bass – Leroy Vinnegar
Congas – Victor Pantoja
Drums – Donald Dean
Guitar – Ray Crawford
Organ – Jimmy Smith
Tenor Saxophone – Teddy Edwards

recorded at:
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1972
Art Direction – Derek Church
Engineer – Ed Greene , Louis Peters
Producer – Eric Miller

tracks list:
A1 Straight Ahead 5:25    
A2 Absolutely Funky 9:12    
A3 Lolita 6:24    
B1 Mournin' Wes 10:02    
B2 Blues For 3 + 1 4:55    
B3 Bluesmith 6:43



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2014-04-17

REUBEN WILSON A GROOVY SITUATION

               BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1970                                  BST 84365               

   
credits
Drums – Harold White
Guitar – Eddie Diehl
Organ – Reuben Wilson
Saxophone [Alto] – Earl Turbinton

Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, 
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18,25, 1970
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Producer – Francis Wolff

tracks list:
A1 While The World Lis Waiting 5:10
A2 Sweet Tooth 6:50
A3 If You Let Me Make Love To You Then Why Can't I Touch You 6:15
B1 A Groovy Situation 7:40
B2 Happy Together 5:30
B3 Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours 5:30

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2014-04-16

BARBARA ACKLIN SEVEN DAYS OF NIGHT

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1969                                   BL754148 


credits:

Arranged By – Sonny Sanders
Artwork By – Hal Buksbaum
Producer – Carl Davis, Eugene Record
Written By – Carl Davis (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B1, B4, B5)
     Eugene Record (tracks: A1, A3, A4, A6, B1, B3 to B5) 

          
tracks listing:

A1        A Raggedy Ride    2:32   
A2        Go With Love    2:14   
A3        Seven Days Of Night    2:37   
A4        Just Ain't No Love    2:47   
A5        Where Would I Go    2:41   
A6        Am I The Same Girl    3:02   
B1        Until You Return    3:06   
B2        This Girl's In Love With You    4:26   
B3        Here Is A Heart    2:40   
B4        Mr. Sunshine    2:37   
B5        Love Had Come To Stay    3:06


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JIMMY SMITH HOOCHIE COOCHE MAN

VERVE RECORDS 1966                                          V/V6 8667 


credits and session recording:

Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson
Bass – Richard Davis (2)
Bass [Fender] – Bob Cranshaw
Bongos, Percussion – Bobby Rosengarden
Design [Cover] – Acy R. Lehman*
Drums – Grady Tate
Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin
Engineer [Recording] – Rudy Van Gelder
French Horn – Donald Corrado, Willie Ruff
Guitar – Barry Galbraith, Bill Suyker, Billy Butler (3), Kenny Burrell
Harmonica – Buddy Lucas
Organ – Jimmy Smith
Photography By [Cover] – Charles Stewart*
Producer – Creed Taylor
Reeds – Jack Agee, Jerome Richardson, Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods, Bob Ashton*
Trombone – Britt Woodman, Melba Liston, Quentin Jackson, Tom McIntosh
Trumpet – Ernie Royal, Gene Young*, Joe Newman, Dick Williams*
Tuba – Don Butterfield


track list:

A1        I'm Your Hoochie Cooche Man
Written-By – Willie Dixon   
A2        One Mint Julep
Written-By – Ray Charles
A3        Ain't That Just Like A Woman
Written-By – Claude Demitrius*, Fleecie Moore
B1        Boom Boom
Written-By – John Lee Hooker
B2        Blues And The Abstract Truth
Written-By – Oliver Nelson
B3        TNT
Written-By – Ben Tucker, Grady Tate           

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GRANT GREEN GREEN IS BEAUTIFUL

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1970                                     BST 84342


credits:

Grant Green - guitar
Blue Mitchell - trumpet
Claude Bartee - tenor saxophone
Neal Creque (track 3),
Emmanuel Riggins (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - organ
Jimmy Lewis - electric bass
Idris Muhammad - drums
Candido Camero - conga
Richie "Pablo" Landrum - bongos

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, January 30, 1970

tracks list:

A1 Ain't It Funky Now
Written-By – J. Brown*
A2 A Day In The Life
Written-By – J. Lennon - P. McCartney*
B1 The Windjammer
Written-By – E. N. Creque*
B2 I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Written-By – B. Bacharach - H. David*
B3 Dracula
Written-By – E. N. Creque*


2014-04-14

MARVIN GAYE & MARY WELLS TOGETHER

MOTOWN RECORDS 1963                                           MT 613


Together was the first and only studio album released by 
the duo team of American Motown artists Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells. 
It was released on Motown's Tamla label on April 15, 1964. 


credits:

Released April 15, 1964
Recorded February – April 1963 at Hitsville U.S.A. (Detroit, Michigan)

Lead (and additional background) vocals by Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells

Background vocals by The Love Tones and The Andantes
Instrumentation by The Funk Brothers

Producer William "Mickey" Stevenson, Clarence Paul


tracks list:

A1 Once Upon A Time
Written By – Barney Ales, Clarence Paul, Dave Hamilton, Mickey Stevenson
A2 Deed I Do
Written By – Fred Rose, Walter Hirsch
A3 Until I Met You
Written By – Donald Wolf, Freddie Greene
A4 Together
Written By – Buddy G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
B1 The Late Late Show
Written By – Murray Berlin, Roy Alfred
B2 After The Lights Go Down Low
Written By – Alan White, Leroy Lovett
B3 Just Squeeze Me (Don't Tease Me)
Written By – Duke Eliington, Lee Gaines
B4 What's The Matter With You, Baby
Written By – Barney Ales, Clarence Paul, Mickey Stevenson
B5 You Came A Long Way From St. Louis
Written By – Bob Russell, John Brooks




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