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 20 septembre 2016


  TAMLA RECORDS  1962                                    TM -239  

That Stubborn Kinda Fellow is an album by Marvin Gaye, released on the
 Tamla label in 1962. The LP yielded several hit singles including 
"Stubborn Kind of Fellow", "Hitch Hike" and"Pride and Joy" and helped
 to establish Marvin as a rising star on the R&B music scene.An unreleased single,
 "Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)", became a popular
standard and was later covered by British singer Paul Young and his version 
became a hit in the UK in 1982.

Recorded 1962, Hitsville USA, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Producer William "Mickey" Stevenson

Lead vocals by Marvin Gaye
Background vocals by Martha and the Vandellas, The Rayber Voices, 
The Love Tones, The Temptations, The 

Supremes, and The Andantes
Instrumentation by The Funk Brothers
Produced by William "Mickey" Stevenson

tracks listing:

A1     Stubborn Kinda Fella
Written-By – Berry Gordy, Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson   
A2     Pride & Joy
Written-By – Gaye*, Whitfield*, Stevenson*   
A3     Hitch Hike
Written-By – Paul*, Gaye*, Stevenson*   
A4     Get My Hands On Some Lovin'
Written-By – Gaye*, Stevenson*   
A5     Wherever I Lay My Hat
Written-By – Gaye*, Whitfield*   
B1     Soldier's Plea
Written-By – Williams*, Gordy*, Stevenson*   
B2     It Hurt Me Too
Written-By – Gaye*, Stevenson*   
B3     Taking My Time
Written-By – Gordy*, Stevenson*   
B4     Hello There Angel
Written-By – Gordy*, Stevenson*
B5     I'm Yours, You're Mine
 Written-By – Berry Gordy, Stevenson*

1 commentaire:

  1. Merci, je ne connaissais pas bien le jeune Marvin Gaye. Bon album.