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 2 novembre 2015


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1967                      PR 7542   

 Recorded     October 6, 1965 April 10, 1967 and May 4, 1967
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

    Freddie McCoy - vibraphone
    Wilbur "Dud" Buscomb, Edward David Williams -
 trumpet (tracks 2, 3 & 5-7)
    JoAnne Brackeen (tracks 1-8), Charles L. Wilson (track 9) - piano
    Wally Richardson - guitar (tracks 2, 3 & 5-7)
    Steve Davis - bass (track 9)
    Eustis Guillemet - electric bass, bass (tracks 1-8)
    Rudy Lawless (track 9), Ray Lucas (tracks 2, 3 & 5-7), 
Kalil Madi (tracks 1, 4 & 8) - drums
    Dave Blume - arranger, conductor (tracks 2, 3 & 5-7)

tracks list:

 A1 Beans & Greens 4:30
A2 Tony's Pony     3:40
A3 A Whiter Shade Of Pale 4:04
A4 I Was Made To Love Her 2:05
A5 You Keep Me Hanging On 3:00
B1 Take My Love (And Shove It Up Your Heart) 3:20
B2 Sixth Avenue Stroll     5:20
B3 Making Whoopie 4:20
B4 Doxy 2:50

2 commentaires:

  1. Thanks a lot for the reupload of the other gems by Freddie McCoy
    Great and timeless groves
    This one is still missing
    It would be wonderful if you could
    reupload this album