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...."

samedi 9 juin 2012


MOTOWN RECORDS 1969                   MS 694

Cream of the Crop is a 1969 album recorded by Diana Ross & the Supremes 
for the Motown label, the final regular Supremes studio album to feature lead 
singer Diana Ross. The album was released in November 1969, 
after the release and rising success of the
hit single "Someday We'll Be Together."


Diana Ross – Lead vocals
Mary Wilson – background vocals
Cindy Birdsong – background vocals
Florence Ballard – background vocals on "Blowin' In The Wind."
Syreeta Wright – background vocals on "The Beginning of the End."
Julia Waters – background vocals on "Someday We'll Be Together."
Maxine Waters – background vocals on "Someday We'll Be Together."
The Andantes – background vocals
The Funk Brothers - instrumentation
Various Los Angeles area session musicians – instrumentation
Arranged By – David Van DePitte, Paul Riser, Tom Baird, Wade Marcus

Released November 3, 1969
Recorded 1966 (Blowin' in the Wind), 1969 (All other tracks)

tracks list:

A1 Someday We'll Be Together 3:15
A2 Can't You See It's Me 2:33
A3 You Gave Me Love 2:40
A4 Hey Jude 2:59
A5 The Young Folks 3:05
A6 Shadows Of Society 2:59
B1 Loving You Is Better Than Ever 2:45
B2 When It's To The Top (Still I Won't Stop Giving You Love) 2:56
B3 Till Johnny Comes 2:57
B4 Blowin' In The Wind 2:57
B5 The Beginning Of The End 2:13

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