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"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 19 août 2012

PHIL UPCHURCH COMBO YOU CAN'T SIT DOWN!


BOYD RECORDS 1961                              UAL 3162


Phil Upchurch (born 19 July 1941, Chicago, Illinois) 
is an American jazz and R&B guitarist and bassist.
Upchurch started his career working with The Kool Gents,
 The Dells, and The Spaniels before going on to work with
 Curtis Mayfield, Otis Rush and Jimmy Reed. He then returned 
to Chicago to play and record with Woody Herman, Stan Getz,
 Groove Holmes, B.B. King, and Dizzy Gillespie. In 1961, 
when billed as the Philip Upchurch Combo, his recording 
of "You Can't Sit Down" sold over one million copies,
 and was awarded a gold disc


tracks list:

1. You Can't Sit Down (part One)
2. Oop Poop Adoo
3. Honest Injun
4. Pink Lollipop
5. Pogo
6. Cha Cha Cha Blues
7. You Can't Sit Down (part Two)
8. Straw Hat
9. Running Bear
10. Nothing But The Soul
11. Evad
12. Organ Boogie
13. Cha Cha Maracas
14. The Hog
15. That's Where It Is



















2 commentaires:

  1. Oh, this is a nice one, Mr Soul. The title cut was my intro to jazz organ combos back in '61. Never seen the LP.

    Thanks very much.

    Al

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