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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 29 mai 2014

FREDDY ROBINSON THE COMING ATLANTIS

WORLD PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1969       ST 20162

 The Coming Atlantis (later entitled Black Fox)

Abu Talib (born as Fred Leroy Robinson and previously
known as Freddie or Freddy Robinson; February 24,
 was an African American blues and
jazz guitarist, singer, and harmonica player.

credits:

Bass [Fender & Upright] – Bob West
Bass, Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone – Ernest Williams*
Bongos, Congas – King Errison*
Featuring [Drums], Drums – Paul Humphrey
Featuring [Piano], Piano – Joe Sample
Flute – Allen Butler
Guitar – Fred L. Robinson*
Organ – Monk Higgins
Percussion – Dee Ervin
Producer – Higgins & Ervin*, Higgins & Ervin*
Strings [Section] – Sid Sharp
Tenor Saxophone – Plas Johnson
Trumpet – Allen Brisbois*
Vibraphone – Alan C. Estes*
Vocals [Background] – Adrienne Williams,
Alexandra Brown, Difosco Ervin*, Mamie Galore

Art Direction, Photography By – Ron Wolin
Liner Notes – Bob Hatchett

tracks listing:

A1       Before Six    4:25   
A2        The Coming Atlantis    3:34   
A3        (I'm A) Fool For You    2:55   
A4        Freddy's Sermon    6:05   
B1        Black Fox    5:15   
B2        The Oggum Boogum Song    3:34   
B3        Rita    3:39   
B4        Monkin' Around    4:28

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2 commentaires:

  1. Great version of "Black Fox" more jazzy than the Monk Higgins versions "Black fox" and "Creatix did it".

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