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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...."

2016-09-24

JUNIOR WALKER AND THE ALL STARS SOUL SESSION

SOUL RECORDS 1966                                      SS 702


credits:

The original line up consisted of
Jr. Walker tenor sax
Willie Woods bass,
Vic Thomas organ,
Billy Nix drums.

Producer – Harvey Fuqua


tracks list:

A1 Good Rockin'    2:55   
A2 Hewbie Steps Out    2:58   
A3 Shake Everything    2:57   
A4 Everybody Get Together    4:28   
A5 Mark Anthony (Speaks)    2:48   
A6 Us    2:23   
B1 Moonlight In Vermont    3:30   
B2 Decidedly    2:15   
B3 Eight Hour Drag    3:07   
B4 Brainwasher    2:45   
B5 Three Four Three    2:47   
B6 Satan's Blues    4:21






JUNIOR WALKER & THE ALL STARS WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO WIN YOUR LOVE

FIRST COVER

SS-721 - Gotta Hold on to This Feeling
Jr. Walker & All Stars [11/69]
Original title was Gotta Hold on to This Love, but the
album was reissued with a new title and cover when
 "What Does It Take to Win Your Love" became a hit
Lead vocals and tenor sax solos by Junior Walker
 written by Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua,
and Vernon Bullock and featuring The Originals
 and The Andantes on background vocals
Other instrumentation by The All-Stars with members of
The Funk Brothers and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra


SOUL RECORDS                                                       SS 721 

   Arranged By – Paul Riser, Willie Shorter
    Producer – Johnny Bristol  

  
track list: 

A1 What Does It Take(To Win Your Love) 2:58   
A2 These Eyes    3:34   
A3    Proud Mary    3:17   
A4    Ame Cherie (Soul Darling)    4:09   
A5    Clinging To The Thought That She's Coming Back    3:09   
A6    Cleo's Mood    2:42   
B1    Hot Cha    3:01   
B2    I've Got To Find A Way To Win Maria Back    3:23   
B3    Sweet Soul    2:58   
B4    Gotta Hold On To This Feeling    3:35   
B5    How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)    3:02   
B6    San Ho Zay    3:20
 






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MARVIN GAYE HOW SWEET IT IS TO BE LOBED BY YOU

TAMLA RECORDS 1965                                             TS-258 

How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You is the sixth studio album
released by soul music artist Marvin Gaye, released in 1965

credits:

 Lead vocals by Marvin Gaye
 Background vocals by Martha and the Vandellas,
The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops and The Andantes
 Instrumentation by The Funk Brothers

Recorded 1964, Hitsville, USA, Detroit, Michigan
track list:

      A1        You're A Wonderful One
Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland 2:42   
A2        How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:57   
A3        Try It Baby
Written-By – Berry Gordy, Jr.* 2:54   
A4        Baby Don't You Do It
Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:33   
A5        Need Your Lovin' (Want You Back)
Written-By – Paul*, Gaye* 2:22   
A6        One Of These Days
Written-By – Wm. Stevenson* 2:56   
B1        No Good Without You
Written-By – Wm. Stevenson* 2:37   
B2        Stepping Closer To Your Heart
Written-By – Fuqua*, Gaye* 2:46   
B3        Need Somebody
Written-By – Wm. Stevenson* 2:50   
B4        Me And My Lonely Room
Written-By – Norman Whitfield 2:50   
B5        Now That You've Won Me
Written-By – Wm. Stevenson* 2:33   
B6        Forever
Written-By – Holland*, Gorman*, Dozier*

    

2016-09-23

LOWELL FULSOM IN A HEAVY BAG

JEWEL RECORDS 1969                                  LPS 5003 




credits:

 guitar - Lowell Fulson
    Bass – David Hood
    Drums – Roger Hawkins
    Guitar – Eddie Hinton
    Organ – Barry Beckett
    Piano – Barry Beckett

 recorded at:
 Fame studios Muscle Shoals, Alabama
engineer: Jimmy Johnson


tracks list:

A1  Look At You Baby        
A2 Why Don't We Do It In The Road        
A3 Sleeper        
A4 Lady In The Rain        
A5 My Baby        
B1 Man On The Run        
B2 Don't Destroy Me        
B3 This Feeling        
B4 Trouble Everywhere        
B5  Cheating Woman        
B6   Man Of Motion


  Sleeper  




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LOWELL FULSOM NOW!

KENT RECORDS 1969                                 KST 531 

credits:

produced by : Mike Akopoff
engineers: BillLazerus and Wally Heider
recorded at studio Custom Records MFG. co.


tracks listing:
                 
A1 I'm A Drifter       
A2 Funky Broadway       
A3 Let's Go Get Stoned       
A4 Push Me       
A5 The Letter       
A6 I Cried       
B1 Feel So Bad       
B2 Everyday I Have The Blues       
B3 Mellow Together       
B4 Going To Chicago       
B5 Confessin' The Blues       
B6 Tomorrow






2016-09-22

CHARLES EARLAND BLACK TALK!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                              PRS7758 


 credits:

Virgil Jones (trumpet) 
Houston Person (tenor saxophone) 
Charles Earland (organ) 
Melvin Sparks (guitar) 
Idris Muhammad (drums) 
Buddy Caldwell (congas)

Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, 
NJ, December 15, 1969.
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder


tracks list:


A1 Black Talk
Written-By – Earland
A2 The Mighty Burner
Congas [Conga] – Buddy Caldwell
Written-By – Earland
A3 Here Comes Charlie
Written-By – Earland
B1 Aquarius
Written-By – MacDermot, Ragni, Rado
B2 More Today Than Yesterday
Congas [Conga] – Buddy Caldwell
Written-By – Upton








BILLY LARKIN & THE DELEGATES HOLE IN THE WALL

 
WORLD PACIFIC  RECORDS                       WPS 21837


credits:

Congas – Ernest Nabetoo
    Drums – Jesse Kilpatrick, Mel Brown (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B4)
    Guitar – Hank Swarn (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B4), James Daniels
    Organ – Billy Larkin
    Producer, Engineer – Richard Bock

tracks list:

A1 Hole In The Wall
A2 Little Mama
A3 Soul Beat
A4 And I Love Her
A5 A Taste Of Honey
A6 The "In" Crowd
B1 Hot Sauce
B2 In The Midnight Hour
B3 Blue Satin
B4 Dallas Blues
B5 Hot Toddy
B6 Agent Double-O-Soul




THE PACKERS HOLE IN THE WALL

PURE SOUL RECORDS 1965           Pure Soul 1001       


credits:

The Packers were an American soul group formed
by tenor saxophonist Charles "Packy" Axton,
who was the son of Stax Recordspart-owner
Estelle Axton. Axton was a former member of the Mar-Keys;
Leon Haywood (on organ) was among
those who played on the group's records.

Producer – Magnificent Montague
Recorded By – Calvin Harrison, Ralph Mouton

tracks listing:


A1        Hole In The Wall
Written-By – Jackson*, Jones*, Nathan*, Cropper*
A2        There's No Tomorrow
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A3        Pure Soul
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A4        Goodness, Goodness
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A5        Headin' Home
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A6        Sweet Grapes, Part I
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B1        Hollywood Baby
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B2        Go Head On
Written-By – C. Paxton*, L. Haywood*, N. Nathan*
B3        Hoppin' John
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B4        I'm Converted
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B5        Sweet Grapes, Part II
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B6        Cherio O
Written-By – N. Nathan*


THE PACKERS HITCH IT UP


IMPERIAL RECORDS 1968                             LP-12409 


The Packers were an American soul group formed by tenor saxophonist
 Charles "Packy" Axton, who was the son of Stax Records part-owner 
Estelle Axton. Axton was a former member of the Mar-Keys;and
Al Jackson Jr., Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper  
Leon Haywood (on organ) was among those who played on the group's records.

Arranged By, Producer, Liner Notes – Magnificent Montague
Art Direction – Woody Woodward


tracks list:


A1 Soul Concerto No. 1
Written-By – N. Nathan*
2:27
A2 Ta Ta Baby
Written-By – N. Nathan*
2:43
A3 A Tear And A Smile
Written By – T. Martin
2:02
A4 Come Here My Love
Written-By – R. Roker*
2:34
A5 Amore D'Estate (Summer Love)
Written By – T. Martin
2:28
A6 Chili Of Soul
Written By – T. Martin
2:00
B1 Endless Memories
Written-By – N. Nathan*
2:16
B2 Unborn Tomorrow
Written-By – R. Roker*
2:48
B3 Tresa
Written By – T. Martin
2:26
B4 Mia Cara, Mia Cara (My Dear, My Dear)
Written By – T. Martin
3:30
B5 Enchillada Soul
Written-By – B. Womack*, R. Grier*
2:25
B6 Soul Serenade
Written-By – T. Catalon*
2:35