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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...."

dimanche 22 juin 2014

MERL SAUNDERS FIRE UP

FANTASY RECORDS 1973                                   F-9421


credits and session recording:

A1 After Midnight
Bass [Fender Bass] – John Kahn
Drums – Bill Vitt
Electric Piano, Organ – Merl Saunders
Guitar, Vocals – Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar – Tom Fogerty
A2 Expressway (To Your Heart)
Bass [Fender Bass] – John Kahn
Congas – Gaylord Birch
Drums – Bill Vitt
Guitar – Jerry Garcia
Organ – Merl Saunders
Rhythm Guitar – Tom Fogerty
A3 Charisma
Bass [Fender Bass] – Chuck Rainey
Drums – Gaylord Birch
Electric Piano, Synthesizer [Arp (Flute)], 
Organ – Merl Saunders
Guitar – Mike Howell
Percussion – Ken Nash
Rhythm Guitar – Tom Fogerty
Vocals [Background Vocals] – Walter Hawkins & 
Sisters (Tramaine, Lynette & Feddie)*
A4 Soul Roach
Drums – Christopher Parker
Electric Piano – John Kahn
Guitar – Jerry Garcia
Organ, Synthesizer [Arp (Band)] – Merl Saunders
Rhythm Guitar – Mike Howell, Tom Fogerty
B1 Chock-Lite Puddin´
Bass [Fender Bass] – Chuck Rainey
Drums, Tambourine [Tamborine] – Gaylord Birch
Electric Piano, Organ, Synthesizer 
[Arp (Flute)] – Merl Saunders
Guitar – Mike Howell
Percussion – Bill Sommers, Ken Nash*
Rhythm Guitar – Tom FogertY
B2 Benedict Rides
Bass [Fender Bass] – John Kahn
Drums – Bill Vitt
Electric Piano, Clavinet – Merl Saunders
Guitar – Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar – Tom Fogerty
Vocals – Walter Hawkins
B3 The System
Bass [Fender Bass] – John Kahn
Drums – Bill Vitt
Guitar – Jerry Garcia
Piano, Organ, Synthesizer [Arp (Band)], 
Vocals – Merl Saunders
Rhythm Guitar – Tom Fogerty
B4 Lonely Avenue
Bass [Fender Bass] – John Kahn
Drums – Bill Kruetzman*
Guitar, Vocals – Jerry Garcia
Organ, Piano – Merl Saunders
Vocals [Background Vocals] – Walter Hawkins & 
Sisters (Tramaine, Lynette & Feddie)*


Recorded at Fantasy Studios Berkeley except "Lonely Avenue" 

from live KSAN broadcast, Pacific High(Alembic) Studios.
Engineer – Brian Gardner
Engineer [Asst. Engineer] – Eddie Harris




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