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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...."

samedi 24 juin 2017

BOBBY VALENTIN YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN

FANIA RECORDS 1965                                  SLP 332


Bobby Valentín a.k.a. "El Rey del Bajo" (King of the Bass),  
is a musician and salsa bandleader.
In 1965, he formed his own band and was signed by the
Fania Record Label. He recorded "El Mensajero"
(The Messenger) and "Young Man With a Horn".
He held his first concert in Puerto Rico
during that period of time.

tracks list:

A1 Que Pollito    
A2 Maina    
A3 Batman's Bugaloo    
A4 Amor Ciego    
A5 The Gate    
B1 Que Buena La Rumba    
B2 Song For My Father    
B3 Oyeme Bien    
B4 Geronimo    
B5 La Rumba Te Espero    
B6 Good Lovin'     




BILLY PRESTON EARLY HITS OF 1965

VEE-JAY RECORDS 1965                          VJS-1142 



credits:


Released     15 December 1965
Recorded     March-September, 1965
Producer     Steve Douglas
Compiler     Billy Preston       



tracks list:

A1     You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling     2:18
A2     Eight Days A Week     2:13
A3     Downtown     2:41
A4     Goldfinger     2:19
A5     My Girl     3:03
A6     Go Now     2:44
B1     Ferry Across The Mersey     2:51
B2     Shotgun     2:27
B3     Stop In The Name Of Love     2:23
B4     King Of The Road     2:20
B5     The Birds And The Bees     2:20
B6     Can't You Hear My Heartbeat     2:02





vendredi 23 juin 2017

BILL LESLIE DIGGIN' THE CHICK

ARGO RECORDS 1962                                      LP710


credits:

Bill Leslie tenor sax, saxella
Tommy Flanagan piano
Thornel Schwartz guitar
Ben Tucker bass 
Arthur Taylor drums

recorded at:

October 19, 1962 Van Gelder Studio, 
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Recording Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder


tracks list:

A1 Good Night Irene 5:20
A2 Angel Eyes 4:45
A3 Madge 4:30
A4 Margie 4:25
B1 Lonely Woman 4:45
B2 Got A Date With An Angel 5:20
B3 Rosetta 5:30






DONALD BYRD MUSTANG!

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1966                    BLP 4238 

  also issued on Blue Note BST 84238,


credits :

Donald Byrd - trumpet
    Sonny Red - alto saxophone
    Hank Mobley - tenor saxophone
    McCoy Tyner - piano
    Walter Booker - bass
    Freddie Waits - drums
Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1966


track list:
 
A1 Mustang     8:30    
A2 Fly Little Bird Fly     5:20    
A3 I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good     5:45    
B1 Dixie Lee     6:35    
B2 On The Trail     7:40    
B3 I'm So Excited By You


 Dixie Lee 


THE JOHNNY OTIS SHOW LIVE AT MONTEREY

           EPIC RECORDS  1970                                    EG 30473         


      
2LP  Includes Features Big Joe Turner, 
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, 
Shuggie Otis, Pee Wee Crayton And More. 
Both LPs Appear Unplayed.

recorded live at the Monterey jazz festival 


track list:

A1         Willie And The Hand Jive
    Written-By – J. Otis* 
A2         Cry Me A River Blues
    Arranged By – Little Esther Phillips*
A3         Cleanhead's Blues
    Written-By – E. Vinson*
A4         I Got A Gal
    Written-By – J. Turner*
A5         Since I Met You Baby
    Written-By – J. Hunter*
B1         Baby Don't You Know
    Written-By – R. Milton*
B2         Preacher's Blues
    Written-By – G. Connors*
B3         Good Rockin' Tonight
    Written-By – R. Brown*
B4         The Time Machine
    Written-By – S. Otis*
B5         Margie's Boogie
    Written-By – J. Otis*
      Little Esther's Blues (6:45)
C1-1         Blowtop Blues        
C1-2         T Bone Blues        
C1-3         Jelly Jelly        
C2         Kidney Stew
    Written-By – E. Vinson*, L. Blackman*
C3         The Things That I Used To Do
    Written By – E. Jones
C4         R. M. Blues
    Written-By – R. Milton*
D1         Shuggie's Boogie
    Written-By – J. Otis*, S. Otis*
D2         You Better Look Out
    Written-By – D. Evans*, J. Otis*
D3         Goin' Back To L. A.
    Written-By – D. Evans*, J. Otis*
D4         Plastic Man
    Written-By – L. Chandler*
D4         Boogie Woogie Bye Bye
    Written-By – J. Otis* 






jeudi 22 juin 2017

JOHNNY LYTLE ALBERT DAILEY CHESTER THOMPSON I Giganti Del Jazz Vol 93


CURCIO RECORDS 1970 (italy)                          GJ-93 


credits:

Bongos, Congas – Kwasi Jayourba
Drums – Chester Thompson
Piano, Organ – Albert Dailey
Vibraphone, Marimba, Written-By – Johnny Lytle
Producer – Sonny Lester

recorded end of 70's

 Producer – Sonny Lester


tracks list:

A1 Memphis To K.C 3:55    
A2 Mine 7:11    
A3 Walk A Soul Mile 3:05    
A4 Bag A Bones     3:26    
B1 Babo 5:38    
B2 One For Carter 5:30    
B3 Big Wheel 3:23    
B4 Save Your Love For Me 4:53







THE JOHNNY OTIS SHOW COLD SHOT

KENT RECORDS 1968                                  KST534

     Featuring Mighty Mouth Evans & Shuggie Otis –   

track list:


A1         The Signifyin' Monkey        
A2         Country Girl        
A3         I Believe I'll Go Back Home        
A4         High Heel Sneakers        
A5         Sittin' Here All Alone        
B1         C. C. Rider        
B2         You Better Look Out        
B3         Goin' Back To L.A.        
B4         Bye Bye Baby (Until We Meet Again)




JOHNNY OTIS THE HASH

KING RECORDS 1963                                 45-5790

The good old days of Groove

Tracks List:

A Bye, Bye, Baby (I'm Leaving You)     



B The Hash




jeudi 15 juin 2017

JOHNNY LYTLE THE SOULFUL REBEL

MILESTONES RECORDS 1972                       MSP 9036


credits:

         Congas – Ray Barretto
    Drums – Jozell Carter
    Electric Bass – Ron Carter
    Guitar – David Spinozza
    Organ – Billy Nunn
        Vibraphone – Johnny Lytle   
  
producer – Orrin Keepnews

 Recorded at Decca Sound Studios (New York); July 15, 1971
 Engineer: Elvin Campbell


tracks list:

A1 Gunky 4:31
A2 The New Village Caller 4:48
A3 Didn't We? 3:51
A4 Lela 3:43
    The Soulful Rebel Suite    
B1.1 he Soulful Rebel 4:26
B1.2 High Treason 3:34
B1.3 The Struggle 3:35
B1.4 Inner Peace 4:24
B2     Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? 4:19