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...."

dimanche 18 septembre 2011


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1966                        PR 7484 

credits and session recording:

    Don Patterson (org) Vinnie Corrao (g)
Billy James (d)

 recording at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 5, 1966

Strangers In The Night
La Bamba
Wade In The Water
Wee Dot
Love Letters
Up Tight  

tracks listing:

1. Wade in the Water  [Traditional] (5:25)
2. La Bamba  [Acosta/Belafonte] (5:00)
3. Strangers in the Night  [Kaempfert/Singleton/Snyder]  (7:35)
4. Up Tight  [Cosby/Moy/Wonder] (3:20)
5. Love Letters  [Heyman/Young] (3:20)
6. Wee Dot  [Johnson, Parker] (6:00)

2 commentaires:

  1. Greetings Mr. Soul and all those working to share this amazing music from the past!!! These Prestige sides are so fine! Thanks for all your efforts to share this music.