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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...."

dimanche 30 octobre 2011

MARY WELLS SERVIN'UP SOME SOUL

JUBILEE RECORDS 1968                         JGS 8018 


credits :
   Lead vocals by Mary Wells
Background vocals by The Valentinos: Bobby Womack, Cecil Womack,
Harry Womack, Friendly Womack, Jr. and Curtis Womack and Mary Wells
Produced by Cecil D. Womack and Mary Wells Womack    
track list:

A1        Soul Train    2:35  
A2        Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie    2:30  
A3        Stag-O-Lee    3:25  
A4        Make Me Yours    1:50  
A5        Two Lovers History    3:05  
A6        Can't Get Away From Your Love    2:40  
B1        The Doctor    2:20  
B2        Don't Look Back    3:07  
B3        Sunny    2:20  
B4        Woman In Love    3:13  
B5        500 Miles    3:30  
B6        Bye Bye Baby    2:43




MONTEGO JOE !ARRIBA! CON MONTEGO JOE

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1964                         PR 7336 


credits and sessions recording:


NYC, February 15, 1964

Personnel:
Leonard Goines (tp)
Al Gibbons (ts, fl)
Chick Corea (p)
Eddie Gomez (b)
Milford Graves (d, tim)
Montego Joe (cga)
Robert Crowder (per)
Rudy Stevenson (cond)

            
track list:

1. Fat Man  [Stevenson] 4:02
2. The Jinx  [Ashby] 6:17
3. Too Much Sake  [Silver] 7:43
4. Maracatu  [Goines/Sanders] 5:35
5. Dakar  [Goines/Sanders] 7:12
6. Calling For The Angels In The Water  [Goines/Sanders] 8:58




dimanche 23 octobre 2011

THE MARVELETTES PLAYBOY

TAMLA RECORDS 1962                                        TM231


credits:

    Producer – Brian Van Holland*, William Stevenson
Vocals – Georgeanna Tillman, Katherine Anderson,
Wanda Young, Juanita Cowart
Vocals [Lead] – Gladys Horton
     

track list:

A1        PlayBoy
Written-By – Holland*, Horton*, Bateman*, Stevenson*
A2        Mix It Up
Written-By – Stevenson*
A3        Beechwood
Written-By – Gordy*, Gaye*, Stevenson*
A4        I'm Hooked
Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*
A5        I Think I Can Change You
Written-By – Wm. Robinson*
B1        Forever
Written-By – Holland*, Gorman*, Dozier*
B2        Someday, Someway
Written-By – Holland*, Gorman*, Dozier*
B3        Goddess Of Love
Written-By – Holland*, Gorman*, Dozier*
B4        You Should Know
Written-By – Holland*, Gorman*, Dozier*
B5        (I've Got To) Cry Over You
Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*




MONTEGO JOE WILD & WARM

PRESTIGE RECORDS  1965                         PR 7413 



credits and session recording:
   Leonard Goines (tp) Al Gibbons (ts) Arthur Jenkins (p)
Ed Thompson (b) Milford Graves (d, tim) 
Montego Joe (cga) Sonny Morgan (per)


NYC, May 21, 1965


Same Old Same Old
Haitian Lady
Capricious
Happy Joe
No Tears
Ouch!
Give It Up
Bata Blues
Concumba
        Lexington Avenue Line  
    









mardi 18 octobre 2011

BETTY EVERETT YOU'RE NO GOOD

VEE JAY RECORDS 1963           VJS 1077 

Original release - 3 Months later re-issued as "It'S In His Kiss".
   
track list



A1        It's In His Kiss (The Shoop-Shoop Song)       
A2        Hands Off       
A3        You're No Good       
A4        June Night       
A5        Hound Dog       
A6        With You I Stand       
B1        It Hurts To Be In Love       
B2        Until You Were Gone       
B3        The Prince Of Players       
B4        I Need You So       
B5        Chained To Your Love       
B6        Down In The Country







dimanche 16 octobre 2011

MONTY ALEXANDER MEETS SLY AND ROBBIE

TELARC RECORDS 1999  

 
credits and session recording:

Recorded at Bridge Sound Studios, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
between August and December 1999. Includes liner notes by Dermot Hussey.

Recorded at Bridge Sound Studios, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 
in August & December 1999. Includes liner notes by Dermot Hussey.

Personnel includes: Monty Alexander (melodica, piano); Jay Davidson (saxophone); 
Steve Jankowski (trumpet); Handel Tucker (keyboards); Robbie Shakespeare (bass); 
Sly Dunbar, Desmond Jones (drums).

Producers: Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare, Glen Browne.

Engineers: Mikey "Bones" Malak, Robert Friedrich.

Personnel:

 Monty Alexander (piano, melodica); Jay Davidson (saxophone); 
Steve Jankowski (trumpet); Handel Tucker (keyboards);
 Robbie Shakespeare (bass); Sly Dunbar (drums, programming);
 Desmond Jones (drums).


track list:


01 - Chameleon
02 - Monty's Groove
03 - Soulful Strut
04 - The In Crowd
05 - Sidewinder
06 - People Make The World Go 'Round
07 - (Do The) Kool Step
08 - Moanin'
09 - Mercy. Mercy. Mercy
10 - Hot Milk 


samedi 15 octobre 2011

JIMMY SMITH RESPECT


VERVE RECORDS 1967                         V6-8705 


credits and session recording:

    Bass – Bob Bushnell, Ron Carter
Design [Cover] – Jack Anesh
Drums – Bernard Purdie, Grady Tate
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin
Guitar – Eric Gale, Thornel Schwartz
Liner Notes – A. B. Spellman*
Organ – Jimmy Smith
Photography By [Cover] – Irv Elkin
Producer – Creed Taylor


recorded at:
    
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 2 & 14, 1967


track list:


A1        Mercy, Mercy, Mercy    6:30   
A2        Respect    2:12   
A3        Funky Broadway    6:35   
B1        T-Bone Steak    7:15   
B2        Get Out Of My Life





DOCS & SOUNDTRACK




FOR BLUES MUSIC FANS




lundi 10 octobre 2011

MONGO SANTAMARIA FEELIN' ALRIGHT

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                               SD 8252  


credits and session recording:

     Charles Owens (ts) Mongo Santamaria (per) Marty Sheller (arr) and others

NYC, September 11, 1969

17718    I Can't Get Next To You
17719    Heighty-Hi

same personnel

Wally Heider Sound Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1969

17896    Feelin' Allright
17897    On Broadway
17903    Hip Hug-Her

17904    In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
17905    Hold On, I'm Coming
17912    Fever

same personnel

Wally Heider Sound Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1969

17898    Sunshine Of Your Love
17899    Tracks Of My Tears

same personnel

Wally Heider Sound Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1969

17909    By The Time I Get To Phoenix       
track list:

A1        Feelin' Alright    2:31  
A2        Fever    3:02  
A3        Hip-Hug-Her    2:50  
A4        Hold On, I'm Comin'    2:18  
A5        I Can't Get Next To You    2:39  
A6        Sunshine Of Your Love    3:21  
B1        Heighty-Hi    2:43  
B2        In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida    3:34  
B3        On Broadway    3:14  
B4        Tracks Of My Tears    2:51  
B5        By The Time I Get To Phoenix    4:07









dimanche 9 octobre 2011

LlOYD GLENN AFTER HOURS

ALADDIN RECORDS 1983 (reedition)


Tracks list

1. Chicka-Boo
2. Tiddly-winks
3. Sunrise
4. Still Waters
5. Nite Flite
6. Old Time Shuffle
7. Southbound Special
8. After Hours part 1
9. After Hours part 2
10. Rompin’ Rhumba
11. Strollin’
12. Blue Ivories
13. Love for Sale
14. Petite Fleur








 



samedi 8 octobre 2011

DELLA REESE ONE MORE TIME!

ABC RECORDS 1966                                  ABC- 589 


credits:

Arranged By – Bobby Bryant
Drums – Carl Lott
Flugelhorn – Bobby Bryant
Organ – Henry Cain
Tenor Saxophone – Hadley Caliman, Herman Riley
Trumpet – Bobby Bryant
 Recorded Live At The Playboy Club      

tracks list:

A1        Sunny    2:40   
A2        Monologue       
A3        That's Life    3:28   
A4        Monologue       
A5        Funny What Love Can Do    2:00   
A6        Monologue       
A7        So Nice (Summer Samba)    2:25   
A8        Monologue       
A9        It Was A Very Good Year    5:35   
B1        Good Times    2:20   
B2        Monologue       
B3        Big City    4:20   
B4        What Now My Love?    5:30   
B5        Don't You Know    1:15   
B6        Monologue       
B7        One More Time    3:50   
 







vendredi 7 octobre 2011

WILLIS JACKSON THUNDERBIRD

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1962                         pr 7232  


credits and session recording:
Willis Jackson (ts)
Freddie Roach (org)
Bill Jennings (g)
Wendell Marshall (b)
Frank Shea (d)
Ray Barretto (cga)
  Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 31, 1962 


tracks list:

1. Thunderbird  [Jackson[    
2. California Sun  [Glover/Levy[    
3. Back & Forth  [Jackson/Jennings[    
4. Body & Soul  [Eyton/Green/Heyman/Sour]
5. A Penny Serenade  [Halifax/Weersma]    
6. Oh, Lady Be Good  [Gershwin/Gershwin]  





jeudi 6 octobre 2011

GRANT GREEN HIS MAJESTY KING FUNK

VERVE RECORDS 1965                          V/V6 8627 
credits and session recording:

Harold Vick (ts) Larry Young (org) Grant Green (g) 
Ben Dixon (d) Candido Camero (bgo, cga)

NYC, May 26, 1965

65VK342    The Cantaloupe Woman
65VK343    That Lucky Old Sun
65VK344    Daddy Grapes
65VK345    The Selma March
65VK346    Willow Weep For Me


tracks list:

A1        The Selma March
Written-By – Green*   
A2        Willow Weep For Me
Written-By – Ronell*   
B1        The Cantaloupe Woman
Written-By – Dixon*   
B2        That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
Written By – Smith-Gillespie
Written-By – Smith*, Gillespie   
B3        Daddy Grapes
Written-By – Graham*








dimanche 2 octobre 2011

DARRELL NULISH I LIKE IT THAT WAY









SEVERN RECORDS 2000                  CD-0007


Texas blues singer covers a variety of styles on the follow-up 
to his critically acclaimed album "The Whole Truth," 
focusing on emotional, expressive & powerful soul/blues music.

credits and session recording:

Recorded at My Generation, Somerville, Massachusetts &
Omega Studios, Rockville, Maryland.

Personnel: Darrell Nulisch (vocals, harmonica); Jon Moeller (guitar);
Scott Young (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone);
Scott Silbert (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone);
Chris Walker , Tom Williams (trumpet); John Jensen (trombone); 
Benjie Porecki (keyboards); Rob Stupka (drums);
Alejandro Lucini (percussion); Jesse Yawn, Big Joe Maher (background vocals).

Recording information: My Generation, Somerville, MA; Omega Studios, MD.

Personnel includes: Darrell Nulisch (vocals, harmonica); Jon Moeller (guitar);
Scott Silbert (tenor & baritone saxophones); Benjie Porecki (keyboards); 
Steve Gomes (bass); Robb Stupka (drums); Joe Maher, Jessie Yawn (background vocals).

Producers: Darrell Nulisch, David Earl, Steve Gomes.
         

tracks:


1    You Tore My Playhouse Down           
2    Getaway Place           
3    After All           
4    Love Changes Things           
5    Worried Dream           
6    I Like Your Style           
7    Where My Baby Is           
     8    Once In a Lifetime Love           
     9    Mean Old World           
10    Trick or Treat 





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