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 12 août 2015


 WORLD PACIFIC RECORDS 1968                   WPS 21874

Art Direction – Woody Woodward
Baritone Saxophone – Dan Mason
Bass [Fender], Tenor Saxophone – Wilton Felder
Drums – Donald Weaver, Kenneth Johnson
Guitar – James Daniels (tracks: A4, A6, B2, B6), Willie Torrance
Organ – Billy Larkin
Piano – Delmus Larkin (tracks: B5)
Tenor Saxophone – Dan Mason, Wilton Felder (tracks: A4, A6, B2, B6)
Vocals – Ralph Black (tracks: A1, A3, A4, A6, B2, B4, B6)

Producer – Richard Bock
Engineer – Bert Agudelo, Mike Shields

Tracks listing:

  A1 On Broadway
Written-By – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
A2 (Sitting On) The Dock Of The Bay
Written-By – Otis Redding, Steve Cropper
A3 Baby I Love You
Written-By – Ronny Shannon
A4 Way Cross Town
Written-By – Billy Larkin, Ralph Black
A5 Chain Of Fools
Written-By – Don Covay
A6 This Is Worth Fighting For
Written-By – Edgar DeLange,Sam Stept
B1 Spooky
Written-By – Harry Middlebrooks, Mike Shapiro
B2 Gone Over You
Written-By – Alan Moorhouse, Gordon Rees, Michael Julien
B3 Hear & Now
Written-By – Billy Larkin
B4 Ode To Billy Joe
Written-By – Bobby Gentry*
B5 Dr. Feelgood
Written-By – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
B6 I Got A Woman
Written-By – Ray Charles

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