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...."

mardi 22 décembre 2015


FANIA RECORDS 1974                                    SLP 470 


 Bass – Bobby Valentin
    Bongos – Roberto Roena
    Congas – Mongo Santamaria, Ray Barretto
    Drums – Billy Cobham
    Engineer – Alan Manger
        Leader [Musical Director], Guiro, Chimes,
Percussion – Johnny Pacheco
    Organ [Hammond] – Jan Hammer
    Piano – Ricardo Ray
    Piano, Organ – Larry Harlow
    Producer – Jerry Masucci, Larry Harlow
    Saxophone – Manu Dibango
    Timbales – Nicky Marrero
    Tres – Yomo Toro
    Trombone – Barry Rogers, Lewis Kahn, Willie Colon*
    Trumpet – Lou Soloff*, Luis Ortiz*, Ray Maldonado, Victor Paz
    Vocals – Bobby Cruz, Cheo Feliciano, Hector Lavoe, Ismael Miranda,
Ismael Quintana, Justo Betancourt, Pete "Conde" Rodriguez*, Santos Colon*

Engineer – Alan Manger
    Engineer [Mix] – Alan Manger, Bernie Fox*, Jon Fausty

Recorded at:
Yankee Stadium, New York;
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico;
Good Vibrations Sound Studios, New York City.
Mixed at:
Good Vibrations. 

tracks list:

A1         Viva Tirado     5:17    
A2         Chanchullo     5:34    
A3         Smoke     4:04    
A4         There You Go     3:06    
A5         Mama Guela     3:06    
B1         El Raton     7:51    
B2         Soul Makossa     5:44     

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