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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, lovers of blues and soul music
and tourists, 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...."

vendredi 18 mai 2018

ALBERT KING BORN UNDER A BAD SIGN

STAX RECORDS 1966                                         S 723 

** also issued on Atlantic SD 7723.


credits :

Albert King – lead guitar and vocals
    Steve Cropper – rhythm guitar
    Booker T. Jones – organ, piano
    Isaac Hayes – piano
    Donald "Duck" Dunn – bass guitar
    Al Jackson, Jr. – drums
    Wayne Jackson – trumpet
    Andrew Love – tenor saxophone
    Joe Arnold – baritone saxophone, flute

Recorded
Stax Studios, Memphis Tennessee

Memphis, TN, March 25, 1966
Memphis, TN, August 3, 1966
Memphis, TN, November 2, 1966
Memphis, TN, May 17, 1967


tracks listing:

 A1 Born Under A Bad Sign 2:45  
A2 Crosscut Saw    2:31    
A3 Kansas City    2:29    
A4 Oh, Pretty Woman    2:45  
A5 Down Don't Bother Me    2:13  
A6 The Hunter    2:43    
B1 I Almost Lost My Mind    3:25  
B2 Personal Manager    4:28    
B3 Laundromat Blues    3:19  
B4 As The Years Go BY    3:43  
B5 The Very Thought Of You    3:45





jeudi 17 mai 2018

BARBARA ACKLIN SOMEONE ELSE'S ARMS

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1970                     BL 754156


Credits:

vocal: Barbara Acklin
Arranged By – Sonny Sanders (tracks: A1 to A3, A4, B1, B5),
"Tom Tom" Thomas Washington* (tracks: A4, A6, B2, B3)
Co-producer – Carl Davis (tracks: A1, A2, B4)
Directed By – Willie Henderson
Producer – Eugene Record



tracks listing

 A1 Someone Else's Arms
Written-By – Barbara Acklin, Eugene Record 4:10
A2 After You
Written-By – Barbara Acklin, Eugene Record 2:26
A3 Is It Me
Written-By – Barbara Acklin, Eugene Record 3:37
A4 Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
Written-By – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees 3:35
A5 What's It Gonna Be
Written-By – Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman 3:29
A6 More (Theme From "Mondo Cane")
Written-By – Nino Oliviero, Riz Ortolani 3:07
B1 He's Just A Little Guy
Written-By – Barbara Acklin, Eugene Record 4:55
B2 More Today Than Yesterday
Written-By – Pat Upton 3:14
B3 The Spinning Wheel
Written-By – D. C. Thomas 3:25
B4 More Ways Than One
Written-By – Carl Davis, Eugene Record 3:34
B5 You've Been In Love Too Long
Written-By – Paul Clarence*, Ivy Hunter*, William Stevenson 3:02







dimanche 13 mai 2018

JACK CONSTANZO & GERRIE WOO LATIN PERCUSSION WITH SOUL

TICO RECORDS 1968                                       SLP-1177 



credits:

  Percussion – Jack Costanzo
  Vocals – Gerrie Woo
      Trumpet – Marcus Cabuto 
Producer – Pancho Cristal

    
track list: 

A1 Recuerdos
    Written-By – Hector Rivera    
A2 Hey Boy (Hey Girl)
    Written-By – Goffin And King
A3 Green Onions
    Written-By – L. Jackson*, Booker T. Jones, L. Steinberg*, S. Cropper*    
A4 Words
    Written-By – Robin Gibb, Barry Gibb & Maurice Gibb    
A5 Mambo Jack
    Written-By – Hector Rivera    
B1 Que Vengo Acabando
    Written-By – Hector Rivera    
B2 Some Kind-A Wonderful
    Written-By – Goffin And King    
B3 Mantequilla
    Written-By – Hector Rivera    
B4 Don't Squeeze The Peaches
    Written-By – Hector Rivera    
B5 Jive Samba
    Written-By – Cannonball Adderley 





JACK COSTANZO LATIN FEVER

LIBERTY RECORDS 1958                     LRP-3093           


credits:

Bass – Tony Reyes
    Bongos – Jack Costanzo
    Drums – Eddie Aparicio, Ray Rivera
    Flute – Augie Alcaraz
    Piano [Guest Artist] – Eddie Cano
    Tenor Saxophone – Jay Corre
    Trumpet – Paul Lopez


  Producer – Ray Stanley
 Engineer – Ted Keep


tracks list:

A1 Sax Con Ritmo  
A2 Peanut Vendor  
A3 Bajo Numero Uno
A4 Taboo  
A5 Malaguena  
B1 Latin Fever  
B2 Cumbanchero
B3 Hornacopia  
B4 La Paloma
B5 Oye Negra  
B6 Mama Yo Quiero
B7 Drum-A-Mania



 Peanut Vendor




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jeudi 10 mai 2018

JIMMY HUGHES WHY NOT TONIGHT?

    ATCO RECORDS 1967                                 SD 33-209   



FAME RECORDS SERIES



tracks list:
     
A1 Why Not Tonight     2:55    
A2 I'm A Man Of Action     2:14    
A3 I Worship The Ground You Walk On  2:24    
A4 Neighbor, Neighbor     2:38    
A5 It Was Nice     2:35    
B1 Slippin' Around With You     2:48    
B2 Midnight Affair     2:35    
B3 It's A Good Thing     2:25    
B4 I'm The Loving Physician     2:19    
B5 I Stand Accused     2:32





another version of 




JIMMY HUGHES STEAL AWAY

VEE JAY RECORDS 1964                                 VJS 1102 




    track list:


A1     Lovely Ladies        
A2     There Is Something On Your Mind        
A3     A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues        
A4     Neighbor, Neighbor        
A5     Everybody Let's Dance        
A6     Steal Away        
B1     Try Me        
B2     I'm Gonna Rise Again        
B3     I Tried To Tell You        
B4     I'm Getting Better        
B5     Stormy Monday Blues        
B6     I Want Justice




           

mardi 8 mai 2018

LOU DONALDSON POSSUM HEAD

ARGO RECORDS 1964                               LPS 734 

Possum Head is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded 
for the Argo label in 1964 and performed by Donaldson with Bill Hardman, 
Big John Patton, Ray Crawford, Ben Dixon, and Cleopas Morris.


credits:


Lou Donaldson - alto saxophone
Bill Hardman - trumpet
Ray Crawford - guitar
Big John Patton - organ
Ben Dixon - drums
Cleopas Morris - percussion

recorded at:

January 28, 1964, United Recording Studio, Los Angels, CA
Engineer: Ron Malo

tracks list:


A1 Possum Head
A2 Secret Love
A3 Midnight Soul
A4 Bye Bye Blackbird
B1 Laura
B2 Persimmon Tree
B3 Frenesi
B4 Man With A Horn







LOU DONALDSON COLE SLAW

ARGO RECORDS 1964                                      LP  749


credits:


 Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
Bass – Earl May
Congas – Ray Barretto
Drums – Bruno Carr
Piano – Herman Foster

session recording:
Producer – Esmond Edwards
Engineer – Ray Hall
Recorded at:
 RCA Recording Studio, New York, N.Y., on June19, 1964

tracks list:

A1 There Is No Greater Love 4:17   
A2 Poinciana 5:15   
A3 Cole Slaw 3:36   
A4 People Will Say We'Re In Love 4:10   
B1 Li'L Miss Fine 5:53   
B2 O Sole Mio 4:25   
B3 Skylark 3:55   
B4 Soul Gumbo 2:50







LOU DONALDSON AT HIS BEST

CADET RECORDS 1966                                  LPS-815 


credits and session recording:
          
Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
    Drums – Grady Tate
    Guitar – Calvin Newborn
    Organ – William Gardner
    Trumpet – Bill Hardman

Recorded: RCA Studios, New York City, August, 1966
Recording Engineer    Ray Hall

    Design [Album] – Jerry Griffith
    Photography [Cover] – Ray Klein
    Producer – Esmond Edwards, Richard Evans
    Recording Supervisor – Dick LaPalm

track list: 

A1 Greasy Papa     6:25    
A2 Tangerine     3:02    
A3 Wig Blues     3:53    
A4 Blues      5:54    
B1 Win, Lose Or Draw     6:08    
B2 Be Anything But Be Mine     4:53    
B3 Day By Day