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 6 janvier 2016


ARGO RECORDS 1962                              LPS 693 

credits and sessions recording:

Bass – Eldee Young
Drums – Isaac (Red) Holt*
Piano – Ramsey Lewis
Producer – Ruth Brown

Recording Supervisor – Leonard Chess (tracks: A1 to A5)

Strings :
Alexander Neiman (tracks: A1 to A5), Darrel Terwillinger* (tracks: A1 to A5),
Emmet Sargeant (tracks: A1 to A5), Irving Lipshultz (tracks: A1 to A5),
Irving Weinper (tracks: A1 to A5), Israel Baker (tracks: A1 to A5),
Leonard Marlarsky (tracks: A1 to A5), Lou Raderman (tracks: A1 to A5),
Ralph Schaeffer (tracks: A1 to A5), Robert Barene (tracks: A1 to A5),
Sidney Sharp (tracks: A1 to A5), William Kurasch (tracks: A1 to A5)
Arranged By, Conductor – Riley Hampton
Artwork By [Cover] – Don Bronstein
Producer – Ruth Brown

Recorded February 14, 15, 1962 at United Recordings Studio,
Hollywood, California.
tracks listing:

A1        Sound Of Spring
Written-By – Ramsey Lewis  
A2        Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Written-By – Tommy Wolf   
A3        Blue Spring
Written-By – Ramsey Lewis   
A4        Spring Is Here
Written-By – Hart*, Rodgers*  
A5   Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
Written-By – Frank Loesser  
B1        Spring Fever
Written-By – Ramsey Lewis  
B2        It Might As Well Be Spring
Written-By – Hammerstein*  
B3        Soft Winds
Written-By – B. Goodman*   
B4        There'll Be Another Spring
Written By – Lee
Written-By – Wheeler*  
B5        Truly, Truly Spring
Written-By – Eldee Young

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