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...."

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ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                                  SD 8212 


Arranged By, Conductor – Arif Mardin
    Alto Saxophone – Frank Wess, George Dorsey
        Backing Vocals  – Aretha Franklin, Evelyn Greene*, Wyline Ivy*
    Baritone Saxophone – Pepper Adams
    Bass – Jerry Jemmott (tracks: A2, B1), 
Ron Carter (tracks: A1, A3, A5, A6, B2, B6)
        Drums – Bruno Carr (tracks: A1, A3, A5, A6, B2, B6), 
Grady Tate (tracks: B4, B5), Roger Hawkins (tracks: A2, B1)
    Electric Piano – Joe Zawinul (tracks: A6, B6)
    Flute [Solo] – David Newman*
    Guitar – Kenny Burrell (tracks: A1, A3, A5, A6, B2)
    Lead Guitar – Tommy Cogbill (tracks: A2, B1)
        Organ – Joe Zawinul (tracks: A5), Spooner Oldham (tracks: A2, B1)
    Percussion [Latin] – Louie Goicdecha, Manuel Gonzales
    Photography By [Cover Photo] – Jean-Pierre Leloir
    Piano – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A2, B1, B3), 
Junior Mance (tracks: A1, A3, A5, A6, B2)
        Rhythm Guitar – Jimmy Johnson (4) (tracks: A2, B1)
    Saxophone [Solo] – David Newman* (tracks: A1 to A3, A5 to B6),
 King Curtis (tracks: A4)
    Tenor Saxophone – David Newman*, King Curtis, Seldon Powell
    Trombone – Benny Powell, Jimmy Cleveland, Thomas Mitchell, Urbie Greene*
    Trumpet – Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Snookie Young*,
 Joe Newman, Richard Williams
    Trumpet [Solo] – Joe Newman
    Vibraphone [Vibes] – Jack Jennings      

Recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York.NYC,
April 17,18, and September 23,24,25,26,27 1968
Producer – Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd
Recorded By – Tom Dowd
tracks list:

A1 Ramblin'
    Written-By – Maybelle Smith* 3:07    
A2 Today I Sing The Blues
    Written-By – Curtis Lewis (3) 4:22    
A3 River's Invitation
    Written-By – Percy Mayfield 2:38    
A4 Pitiful
    Written-By – Charlie Singleton*, Rose Marie McCoy 3:01    
A5 Crazy He Calls Me
    Written-By – Bob Russell, Carl Sigman 3:24    
A6 Bring It On Home To Me
    Written-By – Sam Cooke 3:39    
B1 Tracks Of My Tears
    Written-By – Tarplin*, Robinson*, Moore* 2:53    
B2 If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody
    Written-By – Rudy Clarke* 3:06    
B3 Gentle On My Mind
    Written-By – John Hartford 2:26    
B4 So Long
    Written-By – Melcher*, Harris*, Morgan* 4:33    
B5 I'll Never Be Free
    Written-By – Bernie Benjamin*, George Weiss* 4:11    
B6 Elusive Butterfly
    Written-By – Bob Lind 2:44

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1 commentaire:

  1. Michel...thank you for updating the link. Very nice...keep the Groove On!