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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...."

lundi 23 janvier 2017

JACKIE WILSON & COUNT BASIE MANUFACTURERS OF SOUL

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1968                          BL 754134 


credits:

Jackie Wilson - vocals
   Count Basie - piano
   Al Aarons - trumpet
   Oscar Brashear - trumpet
   Gene Goe - trumpet
   Sonny Cohn - trumpet
   Richard Boone - trombone
   Steve Galloway - trombone
   Grover Mitchell - trombone
   Bill Hughes - trombone
   Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis - saxophone
   Eric Dixon - saxophone
   Charlie Fowlkes - saxophone
   Bobby Plater - saxophone
   Marshall Royal - saxophone
   Freddie Green - guitar
   Herb Ellis - guitar
   Harold Jones - drums
   Earl Palmer - drums
    Arranged By – Benny Carter
    Producer – Nat Tarnopol, Teddy Reig

Recorded January 3,4, 1968


tracks list:

A1         Funky Broadway       
A2         For Your Precious Love       
A3         In The Midnight Hour       
A4         Ode To Billy Joe       
A5         Chain Gang       
A6         I Was Made To Love Her       
B1         Uptight       
B2         I Never Loved A Woman       
B3         Respect       
B4         Even When You Cry       
B5         My Girl 


            In The Midnight Hour   


       
    

vendredi 20 janvier 2017

THE IKETTES SOUL THE HITS

MODERN RECORDS 1965                          MST 102 


tracks list:

A1        I'm So Thankful
Written-By – Wilson*, Gordon*
A2        Da Do Ron Ron
Written-By – Spector, Greenwich, Barry*
A3        Camel Walk
Written-By – Turner*
A4        Can't Sit Down
Written-By – Frank Wilson
A5        Lonely For You
Written-By – Turner*
A6        Not That I Recall
Written-By – Turner*
B1        Peaches 'N Cream
Written-By – Venet*, Boice*
B2        Sally Go Round The Roses
Written-By – Stevens*, Sanders*
B3        Don't Feel Sorry For Me
Written-By – Beasley*
B4        He's Gonna Be Fine
Written-By – Venet*, Boice*, Wine*
B5        Nobody Loves Me
Written-By – Turner*
B6        It's Been So Long
Written-By – Turner*


      Don't Feel Sorry For Me         
 





mardi 17 janvier 2017

BOOKER T AND THE MG'S THE BOOKER T SET

STAX RECORDS 1969                            STS 2009 



credits:

       Arranged By – Booker T & The MG's
    Engineer – Ron Capone, Steve Cropper
    Liner Notes – Phyl Garland
    Producer – Booker T & The MG's

track list:

 A1 The Horse
    Written-By – Jesse James (4)    
A2 Love Child
Written-By – Deke Richards, Frank Wilson, Pam Sawyer, R. Dean Taylor   
A3 Sing A Simple Song
    Written-By – Harry Stephen Pepper, John E. Watt    
A4 Lady Madonna
    Written-By – McCartney/Lennon*
A5         Mrs. Robinson
    Written-By – Paul Simon
B1 This Guy's In Love With You
    Written-By – Burt Bacharach
B2 Light My Fire
    Written-By – Jim Morrison, John Densmore, Ray Manzarek
B3 Michelle
    Written-By – McCartney/Lennon*   
B4 You're All I Need To Get By
    Written-By – Ashford & Simpson   
B5 I've Never Found A Girl
    Written-By – Al Bell, Booker T. Jones, Eddie Floyd   
B6 It's Your Thing
    Written-By – O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley      






lundi 16 janvier 2017

BOOKER T and THE MG'S SOUL LIMBO

STAX RECORDS 1968                                      STS-2001 


Soul Limbo is the eighth album by Booker T. & the MGs, released in 1968
on Stax Records. The album was the first Stax LP issued after
 the label severed its ties with former distributor Atlantic Records in 1968.

credits:

Engineer – Ronnie Capone
    Mixed By – Steve Cropper
    Producer – Booker T & The MG's
    Written-By – Al Jackson Jr. (tracks: A5, A6, B2), Booker T. Jones
   (tracks: A5, A6, B2, B4), Donald "Duck" Dunn (tracks: A5, A6, B2),
   Steve Cropper (tracks: A5, A6, B2)

track list:

A1 Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
Written-By – Cobb*, Whitley
A2 La La Means I Love You
Written-By – T. Bell*, W. Hart*
A3 Hang 'Em High
Written-By – D. Frontiere
A4 Willow Weep For Me
Written-By – Ronnell*, Bourn
A5 Over Easy
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*,
Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
A6 Soul Limbo
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*,
Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
B1 Eleanor Rigby
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B2 Heads Or Tails
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*,
Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
B3 (Sweet, Sweet, Baby) Since You've Been Gone
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
B4 Born Under A Bad Sign
Written-By – Booker Jones*, William Bell
B5 Foxy Lady
Written-By – Jimmy Hendrix*



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vendredi 13 janvier 2017

CHRIS STEVENS AND THE VAL-TONES THIS GUYS IN LOVE WITH YOU

AUDIO FIDELITY 1969                                   AFSD 6216
 
 
credits:
 
produced by Brad Connolly
arranged and conducted by Chris Stevens
recorded at Bruno Dean Studios New Rochelle N.Y.
engineer: William Hamilton
 
 
tracks listing:
 
 A1 Sunny 2:48
A2 Watermelom Man 2:46
A3 Summertime 4:16
A4 Do You Know The Way To San Jose 2:46
A5 A Man And A Woman 2:36
A6 Nautilius 3:17
B1 Ode To Billie Joe 3:50
B2 This Guy's In Love With You     2:46
B3 Bag's Groove 3:06
B4 The Look Of Love 2:04
B5 By The Time I Get To Phoenix 2:22
B6 Meditation 4:05
 
 




 

dimanche 25 décembre 2016

DIONNE WARWICK SOULFUL

SCEPTER RECORDS 1969                         SPS 573 




credits:
   
Arranged By [Strings] – Micheal Leach*
    Bass – Tommy Cogbill
    Drums – Gene Chrissman*
     Guitar – Reggie Young
    Piano – Bobby Emmons

    Producer – Burt Bacharach - Hal David*, Chips Moman, Dionne Warwic

Recorded at American Sound Studios, Memphis, TN.
Engineer – Chips Moman


tracks list: 


A1 You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
    Written-By – B. Mann*, C. Wheil*, P. Spector*     
A2 I'm Your Puppet
    Written-By – D. Penn*, L. Oldham*    
A3 People Got To Be Free
    Written-By – E. Brigati*, F. Cavaliere*    
A4 You're All I Need To Get By
    Written-By – N. Ashford-V. Simpson*    
A5 We Can Work It Out
    Written-By – J. Lennon-P. McCartney*     
B1 A Hard Day's Night
    Written-By – J. Lennon-P. McCartney*    
B2 Do Right Woman-Do Right Man
    Written-By – D. Penn*, L. Moman*    
B3 I've Been Loving You Too Long
    Written-By – J. Butler*, O. Redding*    
B4 People Get Ready
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*    
B5 Hey Jude
    Written-By – J. Lennon-P. McCartney*



vendredi 23 décembre 2016

CHRISTMAS GIFT'RAP : MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM MOTOWN

Motown records 1968                                               MS-725


credits:

various artists

A1 Diana Ross & The Supremes* – Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Written-By – Gillespie*, Coots*
2:40
A2 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles* – Christmas Everyday
Written-By – WM Robinson*
2:38
A3 Stevie Wonder – What Christmas Means To Me
Written-By – Story*, Gaye*, Gordy*
2:25
A4 Temptations, The – Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
Written-By – J. Marks*
2:55
A5 Diana Ross & The Supremes* – My Christmas Tree
Written-By – J. Webb*
3:10
A6 Temptations, The – White Christmas
Written-By – I. Berlin*
4:22
B1 Stevie Wonder – Ave Maria
Written-By – F. Schubert*
3:53
B2 Temptations, The – Silent Night
Written By – Traditional
2:22
B3 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles* – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Written By – Traditional
3:08
B4 Diana Ross & The Supremes* – Silver Bells
Written-By – Livingston, Evans*
3:58
B5 Stevie Wonder – One Little Christmas Tree
Written-By – B. Wells*, Ron Miller*
2:45
B6 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles* – Christmas Lullaby
Written-By – Verdi*, Johnson*, Moore*
3:56







THE FOUR TOPS FOUR TOPS

MOTOWN RECORDS  1964                                    S-622  


      Four Tops is the 1964 self-titled debut album by The Four Tops.
 The album written and produced by the Motown's main
writing/producing team Holland-Dozier-Holland. 


 credits:

 Renaldo Benson – vocals
    Abdul Fakir – vocals
    Lawrence Payton – keyboard, vocals
    Levi Stubbs – lead vocals
    instrumentation by the Funk Brothers
   
Producer – Holland & Dozier
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B4, B5),
 Hunter* (tracks: B1, B2), Marv Johnson (tracks:
B3), Stevenson* (tracks: A4, A6, B1, B2)
tracks list:

 A1 Baby I Need Your Loving
    Producer – Holland & Dozier Songwriter – Holland-Dozier-Holland
A2 Without The One You Love (Life's Not Worthwile)
    Producer – Holland & Dozier Songwriter – Holland-Dozier-Holland        
A3 Where Did You Go
    Producer – Holland & Dozier Songwriter – Holland-Dozier-Holland        
A4 Ask The Lonely
    Producer, Songwriter – Ivy Jo Hunter, William Stevenson        
A5 Your Love Is Amazing
    Producer – Holland & Dozier Songwriter – Holland-Dozier-Holland        
A6 Sad Souvenirs
    Producer, Songwriter – Ivy Jo Hunter, William Stevenson        
B1 Don't Turn Away
   Producer, Songwriter – Ivy Jo Hunter, William Stevenson    
B2 Tea House In China Town
    Producer, Songwriter – Ivy Jo Hunter, William Stevenson
B3 Left With A Broken Heart
    Producer, Songwriter – Marv Johnson
B4 Love Has Gone
    Producer – Holland & Dozier Songwriter – Holland-Dozier-Holland    
B5 Call On Me
    Producer – Holland & Dozier Songwriter – Holland-Dozier-Holland 





CLIFTON CHENIER BLACK SNAKE BLUES

ARHOOLIE RECORDS 1967                                       1038


credits:

 Clifton Chenier Vocal and accordion
Cleveland Chenier  Rubboard
Robert St. Judy      drums
Joe Morris   Bass


Recorded at Sierra Sound Laboratories in Berkley, Calif.
On October 10, 1967
Engineer – Bob DeSusa
Producer – Chris Strachwit


tracklisting

 A1     Black Snake Blues 4:25
A2     Let's Talk It Over     3:00
A3     Walking To Louisiana 3:55
A4     Key To The Highway 2:40
A5     Things Ain't What They Used To Be 4:20
A6     I Got A Little Girl     3:00
B1     Monifique 4:30
B2     Johnny Can't Dance 2:20
B3     I Lost My Baby (In French)     3:25
B4     Pepper In My Shoe 3:25
B5     Can't Go Home No More     3:10
B6     Wrap It Up Zydeco 3:05