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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...."

mercredi 15 mars 2017

IRMA THOMAS DOWN AT MUSCLE SHOALS

       CHESS RECORDS 1967                Chess - PLP 6013    

Japanese vinyl press of 1967 Muscle Shoal sessions

recorded at:
Fame Recording Studio, Muscle Shoals, Alabama,1967
Produced By Rick Hall & Staff


tracks list:

A1     We Got Something Good     2:31
A2     Good To Me     2:32
A3     Here I Am, Take Me     2:43
A4     Security     2:14
A5     Let's Do It Over     2:19
A6     Somewhere Crying     2:43
B1     A Woman Will Do Wrong     2:48
B2     Yours Until Tomorrow     3:37
B3     I Gave You Everything     2:21
B4     I've Been Loving You Too Long     3:00
B5     Don't Make Me Stop Now     2:37
B6     Cheater Man     2:28 


IKE and TINA TURNER THE SOUL OF IKE & TINA TURNER

SUE RECORDS  1961                                     LP2001 

credits:

Lead vocals by Tina Turner except for "You Can't Blame Me" 
and "You're My Baby" with lead vocals by Ike and Tina Turner
    Background vocals by The Artettes (The Ikettes)
    All instrumentation by Ike Turner and The Kings of Rhythm



track list:

A1 I'm Jealous       
A2 I Idolize You       
A3 If       
A4 Letter From Tina       
A5 You Can't LoveTwo       
A6 I Had A Notion       
B1 A Fool In Love       
B2 Sleepless       
B3 Chances Are       
B4 You Can't Blame Me       
B5 You're My Baby       
B6 The Way You Love Me   



mardi 14 mars 2017

ARETHA FRANKLIN ARETHA ARRIVES

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1967                              SD 8150 


credits and session recording:


NYC, June 20, 1967

12641    96 Tears
12643    Going Down Slow
12644    You Are My Sunshine

omit Burns, unidentified strings

NYC, June 21, 1967

12645    That's Life
12646    (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
12647    Never Let Me Go

add The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group) Ralph Burns (dir) unidentified strings

NYC, June 23, 1967

12650    Night Life
12651    I Wonder
12652    Prove It
12653    Baby, I Love You
12655    Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)

Arranged By [Strings & French Horns] – Ralph Burns

Backing Vocals [Vocal Group Backgrounds] – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B5),
CarolynFranklin (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B5), Erma Franklin (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B5)
Bass – Tom Cogbill*
Design [Cover] – Haig Adishian
Drums – Roger Hawkins
Engineer [Recording], Arranged By, Leader [Directed By]
– Arif Mardin, Tom Dowd
Guitar – Jimmy Johnson (4), Joe South
Leader [String Section Directed By] – Gene Orloff
Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
Photography By [Cover] – Jerry Schatzberg
Piano, Organ, Electric Piano – Spooner Oldham, Truman Thomas
Producer – Jerry Wexler
Tenor Saxophone – Charles "Ace" Chalmers*, King Curtis
Trombone [Bass] – Tony Studd
Trumpet – Melvin Lastie
Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ted Somers*
Vocals – Aretha Franklin         
track list:

A1        Satisfaction
Written-By – Mick Jagger, Keith Richard*   
A2        You Are My Sunshine
Written-By – Charles Mitchell (3), Jimmy Davis*
A3        Never Let Me Go
Written-By – Joe Scott*
A4        96 Tears
Written-By – Rudy Martins*
A5        Prove It
Written-By – Horace Ott, Randy Evretts*
A6        Night Life
Written-By – Willie Nelson
B1        That's Life
Written-By – Dean K. Thompson*, Kelly Gordon
B2        I Wonder
Written-By – Cecil Gant, Raymond Leveen
B3        Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)
Backing Vocals [Vocal Group Background] – Sweet Inspirations, The
Written-By – Carolyn Franklin
B4        Going Slow Down
Arranged By – Aretha Franklin 
B5        Baby, I Love You
Written-By – Ronnie Shannon


Night Life


 link


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ARETHA FRANKLIN SPIRIT IN THE DARK

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                                 SD 8265


credits :

Backing Vocals – Almeda Lattimore (tracks: A1 to A3, B3 to B6), 
Brenda Bryant (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B5), 
Evelyn Green (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6),
 Margaret Branch (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B5),
 Pat Lewis (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6), 
Wylene Ivy (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6)
    Bass – David Hood (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), 

Harold Cowart (tracks: B2, B3, B6), 
Tommy McClure (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
    Drums – Roger Hawkins (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), 

Sammy Creason (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
    Guitar – Charlie Freeman (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4),

 Cornell Dupree (tracks: B2, B5, B6),
 Eddie Hinton (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5),
 Jimmie Johnson (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5)
    Keyboards – Barry Beckett (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), 

Jim Dickinson (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4),
 Mike Utley* (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
    Mastered By – Al Brown (5)
    Organ – Dave Crawford (tracks: B2, B3, B6)
    Piano – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6)
    Producer – Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd
    Written-By – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A3, A4, A6, B2, B3)

recorded :
NYC, May 26,27, 1969,
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL,
October 3, 1969, March 10, 1970

tracks list:

A1 Don't Play That Song
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun, Betty Nelson 2:48   
A2 The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)
Written-By – Art Benson, Dale Petite   
A3 Pullin'
Written-by [Uncredited] – Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe
A4 You And Me
Backing Vocals – Sweet Inspirations, The   
A5 Honest I Do
Written-By – Ewart Abner, Jr., Jimmy Reed   
A6 Spirit In The Dark
Backing Vocals – Sweet Inspirations, The   
B1 When The Battle Is Over
Guitar – Duane Allman
Written-By – Jessie Hill, Malcolm Rebennac  
B2 One Way Ticket
Drums – Ray Lucas   
B3 Try Matty's
Drums – Tubby Ziegler
Guitar – Jimmy O'Rourke   
B4 That's All I Want From You
Written-By – Fritz Rotter, M. Rotha
B5 Oh No Not My Baby
Written-By – Carole King & Jerry Goffin
B6 Why I Sing The Blues
Drums – Ray Lucas
Written-By – B. B. King, Dave Clark



SHIRLEY SCOTT WITH THE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET MUCHO MUCHO

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1960                              PR 7182


credits:

Bass – Bill Ellington
    Congas – Juan Amalbert
    Organ – Shirley Scott
    Piano – Gene Casey
    Timbales – Manny Ramos
    Vibraphone – Phil Diaz

 Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
 July 8, 1960 New Jersey
 

 tracklisting:

A1 Walkin'   
A2 Tell Me   
A3 I Get A Kick Out Of You   
B1 Muy Azul   
B2 The Lady Is A Tramp   
B3 Mucho, Mucho




THE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET LATIN SOUL

 
 PRESTIGE RECORDS (NEW JAZZ) 1965       NJLP 8321
   

credits :

 Bass – Bill Ellington
    Drums, Timbales – Phil Newsom
    Leader, Congas – Juan Amalbert
    Piano – Artie Jenkins (tracks: A1 to B2)
    Saxophone [Alto] – Bobby Capers (tracks: A1 to B2)
    Vibraphone – Willie Coleman


Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
A) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 6, 1960
B) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961


tracks list:

A1 Blues Waltz 4:15
A2 Milestones 4:40
A3 Sunday Go Meetin' 4:45
A4 Mambo Bobbie 3:40
B1 Rip A Dip 3:40
B2 Monk's Bread Willie Coleman3:40
B3 Red Top Piano – Jose Ricci6:00
B4 Dilly Dali   piano – Jose Ricci3:30




updated link


mardi 28 février 2017

ARETHA FRANKLIN YOUNG GIFTED AND BLACK

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1972                                SD 7213


Credits:

 Billy Preston (piano, organ) Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals)
Cornell Dupree (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass)
Ray Lucas (drums) plus Margaret Branch, Carolyn Franklin,
Erma Franklin (backing vocals) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
NYC, August 12, 1970

Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals) Billy Preston (organ) Cornell Dupree (guitar)
Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Ray Lucas (drums) plus J.R. Bailey, Ronald Bright,
Sammy Turner (backing vocals) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
NYC, August 19, 1970

Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals) Donny Hathaway (organ)
 McCracken (guitar) Eric Gale (electric bass) Al Jackson (drums)
plus The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
NYC, November 2, 1970


Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals) Donny Hathaway (organ, electric piano)
Cornell Dupree (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
plus The Sweethearts Of Soul: Margaret Branch, Brenda Bryant, 
Pat Smith (backing vocals)
plus Carolyn Franklin, Erma Franklin (backing vocals) plus 
The Memphis Horns: Roger Hopps,
Wayne Jackson (trumpet) Jack Hale (trombone) Ed Logan (tenor sax) 
Andrew Love (tenor sax, flute)
Jimmy Mitchell (baritone sax)
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, January 27, 1971

Neal Rosengarden (vibes) Aretha Franklin (piano, celeste, vocals)
 Donny Hathaway (organ, electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar)
Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) plus T
he Sweethearts Of Soul: Margaret Branch, Brenda Bryant,
Pat Smith (backing vocals) plus Carolyn Franklin,
Erma Franklin (backing vocals)
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 16, 1971

Hubert Laws (flute) Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals)
Cornell Dupree (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass)
Bernard Purdie (drums) plus The Sweethearts Of Soul:
 Margaret Branch, Brenda Bryant,Pat Smith (backing vocals)
NYC, February 18 & 19, 1971



tracklisting:

A1 Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
Written-By – Jim Doris
A2 Day Dreaming
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
A3 Rock Steady
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
A4 Young, Gifted And Black
Written-By – Nina Simone
A5 All The King's Horses
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
A6 A Brand New Me
Written-By – Jerry Butler, Kenneth Gamble, Theresa Bell
B1 April Fools
Written-By – Bacharach And David
B2 I've Been Loving You Too Long
Written-By – Jerry Butler, Otis Redding
B3 First Snow In Kokomo
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
B4 The Long And Winding Road
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B5 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
Written-By – Thomas Bell*, William Hart
B6 Border Song (Holy Moses)
Written-By – Bernie Taupin, Elton John






dimanche 26 février 2017

MOSES DILLARD & TEX-TOWN DISPLAY ‎ NOW!

TEX-TOWN RECORDS 1969                               TT-921


 credits:

 Side one
Johnny Goldsmith  Bass
Jerry Charbell    Drums
Moses Dillard guitar, bass, piano  
Otis Forrest  Piano, Organ
Wayne Jackson and Andrew Lowe
horn and horns arrangement

side two
Moses Dillard  Guitar
Clayton Ivey   Piano
Jesse Boyce    Bass
Art Leo Adams  Drums

tracks list:

A1 Are You For Real   
A2 Want Somebody To Help Me   
A3 You Can't Laugh It Off   
A4 We Got A Long Way To Go   
A5 Cry Like A Baby   
A6 Bring Your Dreams To Me   
B1 Match Maker   
B2 Going Out Of My Head   
B3 By The Time I Get To Phoenix   
B4 T-bone Steak   
B5 Tribute To Wes 







SONNY STITT TORNADO

JAZZ MASTERS RECORDS 1974                     JM 1003


credits:

 Alto Saxophone – Sonny Stitt
Bass – Larry Rhodes, Ron Brooks
Congas, Drums, Percussion – Calvin Welch
Drums – Danny Spencer, Jerome Teasley
Electric Piano – Eddie Russ
Guitar – Jerry Glassel, Melvin Clark
Horns – Dan Yessarian
Organ – Doug Cook, Eddie Hollis
Percussion – Peter Joiner
Baritone Saxophone – George Austin
Tenor Saxophone – Al Benson
Trombone – Lanny Scarlet
Trumpet – Dan Stump
Flute – Larry Nozero
Vocals – Broadnax Voices

Engineer – Danny Dallas
Producer – Bob Crawford

Recorded at Cinema Sound Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Re-recorded at Sound Patterns DXM Recording Studios Farmington, Michigan.

tracklisting:

 A1 Tornado 8:43
A2 We've Only Just Begun 4:48
A3 Escanaba Beat 4:56
B1 Spinning Wheel 9:58
B2 Natural High 2:57
B3 By My Side 5:33