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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 30 novembre 2012

OTIS REDDING PAIN IN MY HEART

ATCO RECORDS 1964                                     33-161

lp mono on Atlantic records 587042


Written-By – Redding (tracks: A4, B1, B3 to B5)

tracks list:


A1 Pain In My Heart
Written-By – Neville*
2:22
A2 The Dog
Written-By – Thomas*
2:30
A3 Stand By Me
Written-By – King*, Glick*
2:45
A4 Hey Hey Baby 2:15
A5 You Send Me
Written-By – Cooke*
3:10
A6 I Need Your Lovin'
Written-By – Robinson*, Gardner*
2:45
B1 These Arms Of Mine 2:30
B2 Louie Louie
Written-By – Berry*
2:05
B3 Something Is Worrying Me
Written-By – Walden*
2:25
B4 Security 2:30
B5 That's What My Heart Needs 2:35
B6 Lucille
Written-By – Richard*
2:25





jeudi 29 novembre 2012

THE SUPREMES & THE FOUR TOPS THE MAGNIFICENT 7

MOTOWN RECORDS 1970                             MS 717 

The Magnificent 7 is a collaborative album combining Motown's premier vocal groups,
 The Supremes and The Four Tops. Issued by Motown in 1970, it followed 
two collaborative albums the group did with The Temptations in the late 1960s.



credits:





Jean Terrell: vocals
Mary Wilson: vocals
Cindy Birdsong: vocals
Levi Stubbs: vocals
Abdul "Duke" Fakir: vocals
Lawrence Payton: vocals
Renaldo "Obie" Benson: vocals
Frank Wilson: producer, executive producer
Various Los Angeles area session musicians: instrumentation



tracks listing:


A1 Knock O My Door 2:15
A2 For Your Love 2:54
A3 Without The One You Love 3:10
A4 Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand) 4:20
A5 Stones Soul Picnic 3:10
A6 Baby, (You've Got What It Takes) 2:59
B1 River Deep-Mountain High 4:15
B2 Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing 2:29
B3 Everyday People 2:52
B4 It's Got To Be A Miracle (This Thing Called Love) 3:55
B5 A Taste Of Honey 2:57
B6 Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music 2:59













lundi 26 novembre 2012

PRINCE BUSTER I FEEL THE SPIRIT

BLUE BEAT RECORDS 1963                   BBLP 802


I Feel the Spirit was Prince Buster's first studio album. The album 
includes many well known songs such as "Madness", "They Got to Come",
 "Wash You Troubles Away" and "Black Head Chinaman". The musical 
accompaniment was by the Drumbago All Stars, Les Dawson Blues Unit
 and Rico Rodriguez Blues Band.




Producer – Siggy Jackson
Written-By – Prince Buster


1st Pressing on Blue Beat, later issued on Fab with a different track list 

tracks list:


A1 I Feel The Spirit
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Drumbago All Stars
3:21
A2 Madness
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Drumbago All Stars
2:37
A3 Don't Make Me Cry
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Les Dawson Blues Unit
3:41
A4 They Got To Come
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Drumbago All Stars
2:47
A5 All Alone
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Drumbago All Stars
2:29
A6 Soul Of Africa
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Rico Rodriguez Blues Band
2:48
B1 Wash Your Troubles Away
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Les Dawson Blues Unit
3:23
B2 Jealous
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Les Dawson Blues Unit
2:56
B3 Black Head Chinaman
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Drumbago All Stars
3:07
B4 Beggars Are No Choosers
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Les Dawson Blues Unit
3:14
B5 Run Man Run
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Drumbago All Stars
2:31
B6 Just You
Music By [Musical Accompaniment] – Les Dawson Blues Unit
2:42













vendredi 16 novembre 2012

QUINCY JONES QUINCY'S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG

MERCURYRECORDS 1965                            MG21063


credits:

Bass – Ben Tucker (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5),
 Carol Kay (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Bongos – Ray Barretto (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Congas – Ray Barretto (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Drums – Grady Tate (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Flute – Jerome Richardson (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Guitar – Arthur Knight (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6),
Rene Hall (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Percussion – Gary Coleman (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Piano – Bobby Scott (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Piano, Organ – Michael Rubini* (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6),
 Ray Charles (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Saxophone [Alto] – Jackie Kelso (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Saxophone [Baritone] – Jewel Grant (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Saxophone [Tenor] – Jerome Richardson (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Trombone – Erbie Green* (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Trombone [Bass] – Kenny Schroyer (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Trumpet – Bobby Bryant (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6),
 Joe Newman (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)


Recorded at RPM International Studios, Los Angeles,

California, November 22, 24 and 27, 1965
Engineer – Joe Adams, Ray Charles, Rudy Hill 



tracks list:


Ain't That Peculiar 2:47
I Got You (I Feel Good) 3:46
I Hear A Symphony 3:06
A Lovers Concerto 2:39
Baby Cakes 4:02
Mohair Sam 2:11
Something About You 2:52
Boss Bird 3:19
Hang On Sloopy 2:12
Fever 2:23
Harlem Nocturne 2:35
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag 2:07















mercredi 7 novembre 2012

JIMMY SMITH STAY LOOSE

VERVE RECORDS 1968                                    V6-8745

Gatefold Sleeve

credits:

Arranged By, Conductor [Orchestra] – Tom McIntosh 
(tracks: A1, A2, A3, B1)
Art Direction – Acy R. Lehman*
Bass – James Tyrell*, Jimmy Merritt* (tracks: A4, B2, B3)
Drums – Grady Tate
Guitar – Carl Lynch, Phil Upchurch (tracks: A4, B2, B3)
Liner Notes – Sidney Eden
Organ, Vocals – Jimmy Smith
Percussion – Johnny Pacheco
Reeds – Hubert Laws, Jerome Richardson, Joe Farrell,
 Pepper Adams
Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine (tracks: A4, B2, B3)
Trombone – Alan Ralph*, Garnett Brown, Jimmy Cleveland
Trumpet – Ernie Royal, Snookie Young*, Joe Newman
Vocals – Carline Ray (tracks: A2, B2), Eileen Gilbert
 (tracks: A2, B2), Melba Moorman (tracks: A2, B2)



Recorded at A&R Recording Studios,  

NYC, January 29, 1968

Engineer – Phil Ramone
Engineer [Director Of Engineering] – Val Valentin
Photography By – Howell Conant
Producer – Esmond Edwards


tracks list:

A1 I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
Written-By – William Weldon
4:42
A2 Stay Loose
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
3:53
A3 If You Ain't Got It
Written-By – Tom McIntosh
3:28
A4 One For Members
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
6:40
B1 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Written-By – Billy Austin, Louis Jordan
3:32
B2 Chain Of Fools
Written-By – Don Covay
5:00
B3 Grabbin' Hold
Written-By – Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine
9:32