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...."

vendredi 12 octobre 2012


ATCO RECORDS 1968                             SD-33-260

My First Time Around is the 1968 debut LP by Betty Wright. 
The album was recorded when Wright was 14 years old.
It includes the Top 40 hit single "Girls Can't Do What the Guys Do".


Arranged By – Brad Shapiro, Steve Alaimo
Backing Vocals – Reid Singers, The
Bass – David Brown 
Drums – Butch Trucks, Eddie Martinez
Guitar – Joey Murcia
Organ – Bobby Birdwatcher
Piano – Arnold Albury, Clarence Reid
Producer – Brad Shapiro, Steve Alaimo

tracks list:

A1 Girls Can't Do What The Guys Do 2:04
A2 Funny How Love Grows Cold 2:51
A3 I'm Gonna Hate Myself In The Morning 2:11
A4 Circle Of Heartbreak 2:58
A5 Sweet Lovin' Daddy 2:25
A6 Cry Like A Baby 2:34
B1 Watch Out Love 2:41
B2 He's Bad, Bad, Bad 2:22
B3 I Can't Stop My Heart 3:24
B4 I'm Thankful 2:03
B5 The Best Girls Don't Always Win 3:08
B6 Just You 3:06

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