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 5 février 2012


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1967                                  PR 7551 


    Baritone Saxophone – Haywood Henry
    Drums – Lawrence Wrice
    Guitar – Wally Richardson
    Organ – Carl Wilson
    Tenor Saxophone – Willis Jackson
    Trumpet – Wilbur Bascomb*

 Producer – Cal Lampley
    Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder

recording sessions:

Wilbur Bascomb, Sammy Lowe (tp) Willis Jackson (ts)
Heywood Henry (bars)Carl Wilson (org) Lloyd Davis, 
Wally Richardson (g) Bob Bushnell (el-b) Lawrence Wrice (d)

NYC, October 20, 1967
    Ode To Billie Joe
    I Dig Rock And Roll Music
    The Song Of Ossanha
    These Boots Are Made For Walking

omit Henry
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 25, 1967
    Rhode Island Red
    Girl Talk        

tracks list:

 A1         The Song Of Ossahna     2:30   
A2         Sunny     6:30   
A3         Girl Talk     5:20   
A4         Ode To Billie Joe     2:30   
A5         Sometimes I'm Happy     5:10   
B1         Soul Grabber     2:00   
B2         Rhode Island Red     3:30   
B3         Alfie     8:20   
B4         I Dig Rock And Roll Music     2:45   
B5         These Blues Are Made For Walking     5:40

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