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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...."

jeudi 17 novembre 2016

MOSE ALLISON TAKES TO THE HILL

  EPIC RECORDS 1962                                     BA 17031 
   

This album was re-issued in 1966 as V-8 Ford Blues.


credits:

Tracks 3 and 9 previously released on Transfiguration of Hiram Brown
(recorded December 21, 1959 - January 11, 1960):
Mose Allison - piano, vocals
Addison Farmer - bass
Jerry Segal - drums

Tracks 5, 6, 11, and 12 previously released on I
Love the Life I Live (recorded June 30, 1960):
Mose Allison - piano, vocals
Henry Grimes - bass
Paul Motian - drums
Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, and 10 (recorded May 16, 1961):
Mose Allison - piano, vocals
 Aaron Bell - bass
 Osie Johnson - drums

Recorded    
December 21, 1959 - January 11, 1960;
June 28 - September 9, 1960; May 16, 1961
New York
producer and engineering  Teo Macero
 

Tracklisting

A1     V-8 Ford Blues
Written-By – W. Love*
A2     Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Written-By – S. H. Stept*, S. Clare*
A3     Baby, Please Don't Go
Written-By – J. Williams*
A4     Hey, Good Lookin'
Written-By – H. Williams*
A5     I Live The Life I Live
Written-By – W. Dixon*
A6     I Ain't Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares For Me)
Written-By – R. Graham*, S. Williams*
B1     Back On The Corner
Written-By – M. Allison*
B2     Life Is Suicide
Written-By – P. Mayfield*
B3     'Deed I Do
Written-By – F. Rose*, W. Hirsch*
B4     Ask Me Nice
Written-By – M. Allison*
B5     You're A Sweetheart
Written-By – H. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
B6     Mad With You
Written-By – L. Hopkins





MOSE ALLISON SINGS

TRIBUTE TO  MOSE

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1963                         PRST 7279

Compilation

Credits and recording:

Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Taylor LaFargue (bass)
 Frank Isola (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 7, 1957
1128    Back Country Suite: Blues (A Young Man)
1138    One Room Country Shack
Mose Allison (piano, trumpet, vocals) Addison Farmer (bass)
Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 8, 1957
1390    Lost Mind
1391    Parchman Farm
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 24, 1958
1442    Don't Get Around Much Anymore
1443    I Hadn't Anyone Till You
1447    Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
Mose Allison (piano, trumpet, vocals) Addison Farmer (bass)
Ronnie Free (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 18, 1958
1506    I Got A Right To Cry
Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Addison Farmer (bass)
Ronnie Free (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 15, 1958
1562    If You Live
1563    The Seventh Son
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 13, 1959
1720    That's All Right
1721    Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
 

tracklisting:

A1 The Seventh Son
Written-By – Willie Dixon
A2 Eyesight To The Blind
Written-By – Sunny Boy Williamson*   
A3 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Written-By – Duke Ellington   
A4 Lost Mind
Written-By – Mayfield*   
A5 I Got A Right To Cry
Written-By – Joe Liggins   
A6 Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
Written-By – Ray Charles   
B1 Parchman Farm
Written-By – Mose Allison   
B2 If You Live
Written-By – Mose Allison   
B3 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Written-By – Duke Ellington   
B4 One Room Country Shack
Written-By – Mercy Dee Walton
B5 I Hadn't Anyone Till You
Written-By – Ray Noble   
B6 Young Man
Written-By – Mose Allison   
B7 That's All Right
Written-By – Jimmy Rogers
 







CHUCK JACKSON MR. EVERYTHING

WAND RECORDS 1964                                      WDS 667



 Tracklisting


A1     Since I Don't Have You    
A2     I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself    
A3     I Need You    
A4     I'm Your Man    
A5     Human    
A6     Love Is A Many Splendored Thing    
B1     The Work Song    
B2     If I Didn't Love You    
B3     Something You've Got    
B4     D-5    
B5     Somebody New    
B6     Tears Of Joy








dimanche 13 novembre 2016

SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE STAND

EPIC RECORDS 1969                                   BN 26456

gatefold


credits:

 Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica, 
vocoder, bass guitar on "You Can Make it if You Try"
Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
Larry Graham: vocals, bass guitar (except on "You Can Make it if You Try")
Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboard
Cynthia Robinson: trumpet, vocal ad-libs, background vocals on "I Want to Take You Higher"
Jerry Martini: saxophone, background vocals on "I Want to Take You Higher"
Greg Errico: drums, background vocals on "I Want to Take You Higher"
Little Sister (Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): background vocals on "Stand!",
 "Sing a Simple Song", "Everyday People", and "I Want to Take you Higher"

Recorded     1968–1969
Pacific High Recording Studios
(San Francisco, California)
Engineers: Don Puluse, Brian Ross-Myring, Phil Macey


tracklisting:

A1     Stand!     3:08
A2     Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey     5:59
A3     I Want To Take You Higher     5:22
A4     Somebody's Watching You     3:19
A5     Sing A Simple Song     3:55
B1     Everyday People     2:20
B2     Sex Machine     13:48
B3     You Can Make It If You Try     3:39






SLY & THE FAMILY STONE DANCE TO THE MUSIC

EPIC RECORDS 1967                                      BN 26371



credits:

  Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica, and more
    Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
    Larry Graham: vocals, bass guitar
    Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboards
    Cynthia Robinson: trumpet, vocal ad-libs
    Jerry Martini: saxophone
    Greg Errico: drums
    Little Sister (Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): backing vocals

Recorded     September 1967
 Engineer – Brian Ross-Myring, Don Puluse

 Tracklisting

A1     Dance To The Music     2:58
A2     Higher     2:46
A3     I Ain't Got Nobody (For Real)     4:24
    Dance To The Medley     (12:13)
A4a     Music Is Alive    
A4b     Dance In    
A4c     Music Lover    
B1     Ride The Rhythm     2:46
B2     Color Me True     3:08
B3     Are You Ready     2:48
B4     Don't Burn Baby     3:12
B5     Never Will I Fall In Love Again     3:24



samedi 12 novembre 2016

PUCHO AND THE LATIN SOUL BROTHERS JUNGLE FIRE!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1970                          PR 7765 

          
credits:

Bass [Fender] – Seaborn Westbrook
    Bongos – Norberto Appellaniz
    Congas – Joe Armstrong
    Drums – Bernard Purdie
    Electric Piano – Earl Neal Creque*
    Guitar – Billy Butler (3)
    Leader, Timbales – Pucho
      Saxophone [Tenor - Varitone], Flute – Seldon Powell
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Eddie Pazant
    Trumpet – Al Pazant*
    Vibraphone, Percussion – Billy Bivins*

Producer – Bob Porter
    Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
 recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, 
NJ, January 12, 1970


tracks list:

A1  Friendship Train  5:10    
A2   Got Myself A Good Man  5:45    
A3  The Spokerman  5:25    
B1 Cloud 9  8:50    
B2   Jamilah 6:15




vendredi 11 novembre 2016

PUCHO AND THE LATIN SOUL BROTHERS BIG STICK

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1967                              PR 7555


credits:

 Arranged By [Violin Parts] – Bill Fisher* (tracks: A2, A3, B2)
    Bass – Jimmy Phillips
    Bongos – Norberto Appellaniz
    Chorus – Cecil Jackson (tracks: A2, B1, B3), Jackie Soul (tracks: A2, B1, B3),
    Unknown Artist (tracks: A2, B1, B3), William Bivens, Jr.(tracks: A2, B1, B3)
    Congas – Cecil Jackson
    Piano, Clavinet, Organ – Neal Creque
    Timbales, Congas – Pucho
    Vibraphone, Clavinet, Piano, Drums [Traps], Cowbell – William Bivens, Jr.
    Violin – Alfred Brown (tracks: A2, A3, B2), Matthew Raimondi (tracks: A2, A3, B2),
    Sanford Allen (tracks: A2, A3, B2)
    Vocals – Jackie Soul

Producer – Don Schlitten
    Producer, Design, Photography By – Don Schlitten
    Recorded By – Richard Alderson

This album was recorded on three separate days during
 December at Impact Sound Studios on West 65th Street.
NYC, December , 1967

tracklisting:

 A1     Swamp People
Congas – Pucho
A2     No One Knows    
A3     Here Comes The Rainy Day    
A4     Sunny
Clavinet – Neal Creque
B1     Left In The Cold
Clavinet – Neal Creque
B2     Cold Shoulder    
B3     Big Stick
Clavinet – Neal Creque
Congas – Pucho
Piano – William Bivens, Jr.
B4     Yesterday/Going Out Of My Head
Clavinet – William Bivens, Jr.
Piano – Neal Creque







jeudi 10 novembre 2016

ERNIE FREEMAN CONQUEST

IMPERIAL RECORDS 1961                                  X5769 


A1     Conquest
Written-By – Ernie Freeman


B1  The Swingin' Preacher
Written-By – Ralph Dollimore 



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mercredi 9 novembre 2016

ERNIE FREEMAN COMBO COMIN' HOME BABY

LIBERTY RECORDS 1963                        LRP 3331 

also avaliable on LST 7331               


credits:
the Ernie freeman Combo 
featuring Ernie Freeman at the organ

tracks listing:

A1     Comin' Home Baby     2:28
A2     Stone Rocker     2:09
A3     Gravy Waltz     2:47
A4     Fever     3:37
A5     Jivin' Around (Part I & II)     2:43
A6     Drown In My Own Tears     2:26
B1     Rockhouse     3:51
B2     The Walk     2:24
B3     Mountain Greenery     2:48
B4     'Gator Bite     3:20
B5     Cool Play     2:23