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...."

vendredi 18 mars 2016


MERCURY/WING RECORDS 12300 series     WC 16338 

released in 1967 


Bass – Benjamin Taylor
    Bongos, Bells – Marcelino Valdes
    Congas – Virgilio Marti
    Drums – Julio Basabs Collazo
    Piano, Arranged By – Felipe Yanez
    Saxophone – Abraham Silverman
    Trumpet – Lewis Michael Soloff
    Vocals, Tambourine – Norma P. Schary
    Producer – Luchi De Jesus

track list:

A1 Bang, Bang
Written-By – Sabater*, Cuba*
A2 Summertime
Written-By – Heyward*, Gershwin*
A3 Fat Mama
Written-By – T. Puente*
A4 Guajiro Controversial
Written-By – Pelsman*
A5 El Pito
Written-By – Sabater*, Cuba*
B1 Hang On Sloopy
Written-By – B. Russell*, W. Farrell*   
B2 Mananate Llevo Nina
Written-By – I. Peineiro*
B3 Fuerze Cara
Written-By – J. Martinez*
B4 Dime Corazon
Written-By – N. Jimenez*
B5 Si Me Paro
Written-By – H. Alvarez*


3 commentaires:

  1. hi michael !!!.. could you post a link that works on USA?, by the way, thanks a lot to share and to teach us this wonderful kind of music, greeting from texas !!