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...."

dimanche 10 août 2014


ATCO RECORDS 1972                                      SD 33-386


Bass – Willie Weeks
Congas – Earl DeRouen
Drums – Fred White
Guitar – Mike Howard 
Guitar [Lead] – Cornell Dupree (tracks: B1 to B4),
 Phil Upchurch (tracks: A1 to A4)
Vocals, Electric Piano, Piano, Organ, Arranged By – Donny Hathaway

Design [Album Design, Art Direction] – Jeffrey Blue*

Design [Hand Lettering] – Terry Dale 
Photography By [Backliner] – Merrill A. Roberts, Jr.*
Photography By [Front Cover] – Jim Cummins 

Producer – Jerry Wexler (tracks: B1 to B4)

Producer, Mixed By – Arif Mardin

Engineer – Ray Thompson (tracks: A1 to A4),

 Tom Fly* (tracks: B1 to B4)

A side recorded at the Troubadour in Hollywood. 

B side recorded at the Bitter End in New York.
Bass solo during "Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)"
is taken from a performance recorded at the Troubadour in Hollywood.

tracks list:

A1 What's Goin' On
Written-By – Alfred Cleveland*, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
A2 The Ghetto
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
A3 Hey Girl
Written-By – Earl DeRouen
A4 You've Got A Friend
Written-By – Carole King
B1 Little Ghetto Boy
Written-By – Earl DeRouen, Edward Howard
B2 We're Still Friends
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Glenn Watts
B3 Jealous Guy
Written-By – John Lennon
B4 Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)
Written-By – Philip Upchurch*, Ric Powell, Richard Evans (2)

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