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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...."

samedi 30 mars 2013

ATLANTIC R&B 1947-1974



Atlantic R&B 1947-1974 - Volume 2: 1952-1954
2-1 Clovers, The – Ting-A-Ling
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun
3:08
2-2 Ruth Brown – Daddy Daddy
Written-By – Rudolph Toombs
2:53
2-3 Ray Charles – The Midnight Hour
Written-By – Sweet Sam
2:57
2-4 Diamonds, The – A Beggar For Your Kisses
Written-By – Rosales*
2:57
2-5 Ruth Brown – Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Written-By – Herbert Lance*, John Wallace*
2:52
2-6 Clovers, The – Good Lovin'
Written-By – Danny Taylor (2), Jesmet, Leroy Kirkland
2:56
2-7 Ruth Brown – Wild Wild Young Men
Written-By – Nugetre
2:29
2-8 Ray Charles – Mess Around
Written-By – Nugetre
2:41
2-9 Joe Turner* – Honey Hush
Written-By – Lou Willie Turner
2:37
2-10 LaVern Baker – Soul On Fire
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun, Gerry Wexler*, LaVern Baker
3:02
2-11 Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters – Money Honey
Written-By – Jesse Stone
2:55
2-12 Clovers, The – Lovey Dovey
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun, Memphis Evans Curtis*
2:24
2-13 Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters – Such A Night
Written-By – Lincoln Chase
2:28
2-14 Professor Longhair – Tipitina
Written-By – Cosimo Matassa*, Roy Byrd
2:39
2-15 Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters – White Christmas
Written-By – Irving Berlin
2:38
2-16 Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters – Honey Love
Written-By – Clyde McPhatter, Gerry Wexler*
2:22
2-17 Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters – Whatcha Gonna Do
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun
2:44
2-18 Joe Turner* – Shake, Rattle And Roll
Written-By – Charles Calhoun
2:57
2-19 Chords, The – Sh-Boom
Written-By – Carl Feaster, Claude Feaster, Floyd McRae, 
James C. Keyes, James Edwards
2:13
2-20 Ruth Brown – Oh, What A Dream
Written-By – Chuck Willis
2:51
2-21 Tommy Ridgley – Jam Up
Written-By – Thomas Ridgley*
2:45
2-22 Al Hibbler – After The Lights Go Down Low
Written-By – Alan White (3), Leroy Lovett, Phil Belmont
2:39
2-23 LaVern Baker – Tomorrow Night
Written-By – Sam Coslow, Will Grosz*
3:13
2-24 LaVern Baker – Tweedle Dee
Written-By – Winfield Scott
3:06
2-25 Ray Charles – I Got A Woman
Written-By – Ray Charles
2:48
2-26 Ray Charles – Greenbacks
Written-By – Renald Richard







vendredi 29 mars 2013

ATLANTIC R&B 1947-1974


 Atlantic R&B 1947-1974 - Volume 1: 1947-1952

tracks list:

1-1 Joe Morris  – Lowe Groovin'
Written-By – Morris*
2:45
1-2 Tiny Grimes – That Old Black Magic
Written-By – Harold Arlen
2:37
1-3 Tiny Grimes – Annie Laurie
Written-By – Tiny Grimes
2:57
1-4 Tiny Grimes – Midnight Special
Written-By – Trad*
2:43
1-5 Joe Morris (2) – Applejack
Written-By – Joe Morris (2)
3:07
1-6 Frank Culley – Cole Slaw
Written-By – Jesse Albert Stone*
2:44
1-7 Stick McGhee – Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
Written-By – Buddy Kaye, J Mayo Williams*, Granville Sticks McGee*
3:12
1-8 Ruth Brown – So Long
Written-By – Irving Melsher, Remus Harris
2:37
1-9 Ruth Brown – I'll Get Along Somehow
Written-By – Buddy Fields, Gerald Marks
2:35
1-10 Professor Longhair – Hey Little Girl
Written-By – Henry Roland Byrd*
2:42
1-11 Professor Longhair – Mardi Gras In New Orleans
Written-By – Henry Roland Byrd*
2:42
1-12 Harry Van Walls – Tee Nah Nah
Written-By – Trad*
2:32
1-13 Al Hibbler – Danny Boy
Written-By – Trad*
3:09
1-14 Joe Morris (2) – Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere
Written-By – Joseph Morris*, Laurie Tate
2:59
1-15 Ruth Brown – Teardrops From My Eyes
Written-By – Rudolph Toombs
2:51
1-16 Stick McGhee – One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
Written-By – Sonny Terry
2:38
1-17 Clovers, The – Don't You Know I Love You
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun
3:12
1-18 Cardinals, The (2) – Shouldn't I Know
Written-By – Meredith Brothers, Sam Azreal
3:08
1-19 Joe Turner* – The Chill Is On
Written-By – Joe Turner*
2:44
1-20 Joe Turner* – Chains Of Love
Written-By – Nugetre
3:21
1-21 Clovers, The – Fool, Fool, Fool
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun
2:31
1-22 Clovers, The – One Mint Julep
Written-By – Rudolph Toombs
2:20
1-23 Cardinals, The (2) – Wheel Of Fortune
Written-By – Bennie Benjamin, George David Weiss
2:51
1-24 Joe Turner* – Sweet Sixteen
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun
2:54
1-25 Ruth Brown – 5-10-15 Hours
Written-By – Rudolph Toombs
3:08
1-26 Willis "Gator" Jackson* – Gator's Groove
Written-By – Willie Jackson*
2:58








mardi 26 mars 2013

THE MG'S THE MG'S

STAX RECORDS 1973                                   STS-3024


The MG's is a 1973 album recorded by The MG's for Stax Records. 
Both frontman Booker T. Jones and guitarist Steve Cropper were 
estranged from Stax by 1973. Remaining members Donald "Duck" Dunn 
and Al Jackson, Jr. recruited Bobby Manuel to replace Cropper and 
Carson Whitsett to replace Jones.



credits:


Bass, Producer – Duck Dunn
Drums, Percussion, Producer – Al Jackson*
Guitar – Bobby Manuel
Piano, Organ – Carson Whitsett


Engineer, Engineer [Re-mix] – Pete Bishop





tracks list:


A1 Sugarcane 3:08
A2 Neckbone 3:26
A3 Spare Change 3:52
A4 Leaving The Past 7:42
B1 Left Overs (Bucaramanga) 2:52
B2 Blackside 3:59
B3 One Of A Kind (Love Affair) 3:52
B4 Frustration 6:30









lundi 25 mars 2013

MARVIN GAYE THAT'S THE WAY LOVE IS

TAMLA RECORDS 1969                                    TS 299

That's the Way Love Is is an album by soul musician Marvin Gaye, 
released on January 8, 1970 on the Tamla (Motown) label



credits:


Lead vocals by Marvin Gaye
Background vocals by The Andantes: Marlene Barrow, Jackie Hicks and 
Louvain Demps; and The Originals: Freddie Gorman, Walter Gaines, 
Henry Dixon and C.P. Spencer
Instrumentation by The Funk Brother




Recorded 1969
Producer Norman Whitfield



tracks list:


A1 Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got
Written-By – N. Whitfield, B. Strong*
3:10
A2 Yesterday
Written-By – Lennon & McCartney*
3:17
A3 Groovin'
Written-By – E. Brigati*, F. Cavaliere*
2:56
A4 I Wish It Would Rain
Written-By – R. Penzabene*, N. Whitfield, B. Strong*
2:49
A5 That's The Way Love Is
Written-By – N. Whitfield, B. Strong*
3:25
A6 How Can I Forget
Written-By – N. Whitfield, B. Strong*
2:04
B1 Abraham, Martin And John
Written-By – D. Holler*
4:30
B2 Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love
Written-By – N. Whitfield, B. Strong*
2:46
B3 No Time For Tears
Written-By – E. Holland*, N. Whitfield*
2:26
B4 Cloud Nine
Written-By – N. Whitfield, B. Strong*
3:05
B5 Don't You Miss Me A Little Bit Baby
Written-By – R. Penzabene*, N. Whitfield, B. Strong*
2:13
B5 So Long
Written-By – E. Holland*, N. Whitfield*, R. Dean Taylor
2:27








IKE QUEBEC SOUL SAMBA

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1962                         BLP 4114

also issued on Blue Note BST 84114

Soul Samba (aka Bossa Nova Soul Samba) is an album by American 
saxophonist Ike Quebec recorded in 1962 and released on 
the Blue Note label.[1] It was Quebec's final recording before 
his death in January 1963.

credits:

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell (guitar) 
Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) 
Garvin Masseaux (chekere)

recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 5, 1962
engineer :Rudy Van Gelder 

tracks list:

A1 Loie 3:10
A2 Lloro Tu Despedida 3:00
A3 Goin' Home 5:50
A4 Me 'n You 6:00
B5 Liebestraum 3:42
B6 Shu Shu 3:30
B7 Blue Samba 6:00
B8 Favela 4:00
B9 Linda Flor 3:30



jeudi 21 mars 2013

GRANT GREEN LIVE AT CLUB MOZAMBIQUE

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 2006                            CD  0946


Live at Club Mozambique is a live album by American jazz guitarist 
Grant Green featuring performances recorded at the Club Mozambique 
in Detroit on January 6th and 7th, 1971, 
but not released on the Blue Note label until 2006.


credits:

Grant Green - guitar
Clarence Thomas - soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Houston Person - tenor saxophone
Ronnie Foster - organ
Idris Muhammad - drums

Recorded live on January 6 & 7, 1971 at Club Mozambique, Detroit, MI
Tape transfers and mastering at the Malcolm Addey Studio, New York City

Engineer [Recording] – Ed Greene 
Producer – Francis Wolff


tracks list:

1 Jan Jan
Written-By – M. Davis*9:30
2 Farid
Written-By – Clarence Thomas11:39
3 Bottom Of The Barrel
Written-By – Unknown Artist9:36
4 Walk On By
Written-By – B. Bacharach-H. David*7:07
5 More Today Than Yesterday
Written-By – Patrick N. Upton*12:21
6 One More Chance
Written-By – Corporation, The (2)6:08
7 Patches
Written By – G. Johnson-R. Dunbar
Written-By – G. Johnson*, R. Dunbar*9:28
8 I Am Somebody
Written-By – Arthur Snyder9:07





mardi 19 mars 2013

THE LARRY WILLIAMS SHOW

FEATURING JOHNNY 'GUITAR' WATSON WITH THE STORMSVILLES SHAKERS

EDSEL RECORDS 1965                                     ED 119
 Album, Mono, Reissue, LP

The Larry Williams Show" was released by Decca records and the front
sleeve pictured Larry and Johnny at the Ricky Tick Club, Guildford.
The duo toured the UK which is drawn a live album, 
"The Larry Williams Show" (Decca LK 4691) recorded in London on 5 April 1965. 
Engineer – Bill Price
Producer – Michael Vernon


credits:


Bass – Kirk Fiddle
Drums – Dick Forcey
Electric Piano – Phillip Goodhand-Tait
Guitar – Ivor Shackleton
Saxophone – Dave Sheridan, Tony Hurley
Written-By – Watson* (tracks: A4, B3 to B6),
 L. Williams* (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5)



tracks list:


A1 Slow Down
A2 Louisiana Hannah
A3 Two Hours Past Midnight
Written-By – Josea*, Davis*
A4 Baby
A5 Out Of Tears
A6 For Your Love
Written-By – Gould*
B1 Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On
Written-By – D. Williams*, David*
B2 Hootchy-Koo
B3 Sweet Little Baby
B4 Looking Back
B5 Stormsville Groove
B6 Trust In Me












LOWELL FULSOM I'VE GOT THE BLUES

JEWEL RECORDS 1973                                  LPS 5009

Jewel Records was a record label founded in 1963 by Stan Lewis 
and based in Shreveport, Louisiana. It had two subsidiary labels, 
Paula and Ronn. The first of many retail record stores, 
called Stan's Record Shop, was opened in 1948. Later, Stan Lewis 
purchased and reissued the catalogues of Cobra Records, Chief Records, 
and JOB Records.Among the artists for Jewel/Paula/Ronn were Buster Benton, 
Frank Frost, Lowell Fulson, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins, John Fred 
and his Playboy Band, The Uniques, Jerry McCain, Memphis Slim, 
Little Johnny Taylor, and Justin Wilson.
For a short time, the Paula label was distributed by Chess.




tracks list:

A1 Teach Me
A2 I've Got The Blues
A3 Every Second A Fool Is Born
A4 Don't Leave Me
A5 Change Of Heart
B1 Fed Up
B2 Searchin' Out
B3 Crying Won't Help
B4 Too Soon
B5 Stoned To The Bone
B6 The Last One To Know







lundi 18 mars 2013

THE PRESTIGE ALL STARS ALL NIGHT LONG

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1956                     LP 7073
first cover 

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1963                   PRST 7289

All Night Long is an album by the Prestige All Stars nominally led by 
guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.


credits:


Kenny Burrell - guitar
Donald Byrd - trumpet
Hank Mobley - tenor saxophone
Jerome Richardson - tenor saxophone, flute
Mal Waldron - piano
Doug Watkins - bass
Art Taylor - drums

Production
Bob Weinstock - supervisor
Rudy Van Gelder - engineer


recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 28, 1956


tracks list:


 A1 All Night Long
B1      Boo Lu
B2      Flickers
B3      Lil' Hankie











dimanche 17 mars 2013

JOHNNY HAMMOND SMITH ALL SOUL

NEW JAZZ RECORDS 1959                            LP 8221


credits:

Bass – George Tucker
Drums – Leo Stevens
Guitar – Thornel Schwartz
Organ – Johnny "Hammond" Smith


recoded at:


Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 
September 11, 1959

tracks list:

A1 Goin' Places
A2 Sweet Cookies
A3 The Masquerade Is Over
B1 Pennies From Heaven
B2 Easy Luke
B3 Secret Love
B4 All Soul








vendredi 15 mars 2013

FREDDIE KING MY FEELING FOR THE BLUES

COTILLION RECORDS 1970                             SD9016


credits:

Freddie King : Lead Guitar, Vocals
Cornell Dupree : Rythm Guitar
George Stubbs : piano
Jerry Jemmot : Bass
Kenneth Rice : Drums
King Curtis : Tenor Sax, Marimba
George Coleman, Frank Weiss : Tenor Sax
Trevor Lawrence, Willie Bridges : Tenor & Baritone Sax
Ernie Royal, Martin Banks : Trumpets
Hugh McCracken : Harmonica


Producer – King Curtis


tracks list:

A1 Yonder Wall 3:18
A2 Stumble 3:32
A3 I Wonder Why 3:18
A4 Stormy Monday 4:24
A5 I Don't Know 3:04
B1 What'd I Say 2:58
B2 Ain't Nobody's Business What We Do 3:37
B3 You Don't Have To Go 2:26
B4 Woke Up This Morning 3:10
B5 Things I Used To Do 3:47
b6 My Feeling For The Blues 2:07