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...."

samedi 7 décembre 2013


BATTLE RECORDS 1963                                          BM 6120 


Bass – Victor Venegas
Congas, Drums, Bongos – Mongo Santamaria
Drums – Ray Lucas
Flute – Mauricio Smith
Percussion – Osvaldo Martinez
Piano – Rodgers Grant
Saxophone – Bobby Capers, Pat Patrick
Trumpet – Marty Sheller

Producer – Larry Maxwell, Orrin Keepnews
Recorded By – Ray Fowler

Recorded At – Plaza Sound Studios

tracks list:

A1 Watermelon Man 2:21
A2 Funny Money 2:11
A3 Cut That Cane! 2:24
A4 Get The Money 3:28
A5 The Boogie Cha Cha Blues 2:14
A6 Don't Bother Me No More 2:26
B1 Love, Oh Love 2:06
B2 Yeh-Yeh! 3:05
B3 The Peanut Vendor 3:44
B4 Go Git It! 1:58
B5 Bayou Roots 3:03
B6 Suavito 2:42

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