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Press

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...."

mercredi 31 décembre 2014

2015



to all my followers I wish you the best for 2015,  
a year full of music and rarities
 
and thank you because without you 
this blog would not exist


je vous souhaite une trés bonne année 2015,
pleine de musique et de "raretés"
et encore Merci a tous car, sans 
vous ce blog n'existerais pas.

friendly,
 
Michel
Mrsoul7700

DENISE LASALLE TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE

WESTBOUND RECORDS 1972                     WB 2012



tracks list:


     A1 Trapped By A Thing Called Love     2:36   
A2 Now Run And Tell That     3:19   
A3 Heartbreaker Of The Year     2:48   
A4 Good Goody Better     3:19   
A5 Catch Me If You Can     3:03   
B1 Hung Up, Strung Up     2:37   
B2 Do Me Right     2:50   
B3 The Deeper I Go (The Better It Gets)     2:23   
B4 If You Should Loose Me     2:37   
B5 Keep It Coming     2:32   
B6 It's Too Late  Written-By – Carole King, Toni Stern 3:10   






ANN MASON & LITTLE MAC & THE BOSS SOUNDS

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1965                          45-2309


track list:

side A

You Can't Love Me (In The Midnight Hour)
Featuring – Little Mac & The Boss Sounds
 
side B


Little Mac & The Boss Sounds – 
   In The Midnight Hour (Instrumental)

updated link

zippy


SAM LAZAR TRIO PLAYBACK

ARGO RECORDS 1962                               LPS 4015

credits:

Sam Lazar - organ
Miller Brisker - tenor saxophone
Joe Diorio - guitar
Phillip Wilson - drums 

Recorded
July 1, 1962, Tel Mar Studios,
Chicago, Illinois.
Engineer – Ron Malo
tracks list:

01 Deep
02 Long Gone (Sonny Thompson)
03 Bags' Groove (Milt Jackson)
04 Fuzz Buzz
05 Just Make Love to Me (Willie Dixon)
06 S.O.S.
07 Please Send Me Someone to Love (Percy Mayfield)
08 Scootin'





mardi 30 décembre 2014

RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO AT THE BOHEMIANS GARDENS


ARGO RECORDS 1964                                     LP 741 


credits:

  Bass – Eldee Young
        Drums – Red Holt
      Piano – Ramsey Lewis

    Supervised By – Esmond Edwards
Design [Cover] – Tom Gorman (2)
       Liner Notes – Al Clarke       

Recorded by Edgewood Recording Studios, Inc., at the Bohemian Caverns
 in Washington D.C., June 4 and 6, 1964. 




 tracks list:


West Side Story Medley (11:58)
A1a         Somewhere        
A1b         Maria        
A1c         Jet Song        
A1d         Somewhere         
A2         People     5:15    
B1         Something You Got     3:30    
B2         Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)     6:00    
B3         My Babe Cello – Eldee Young 3:47    
B4         The Caves     3:10    
B5         The Shelter Of Your Arms     3:40







AL GREENE BACK UP TRAIN

HOT LINE MUSIC JOURNAL RECORDS 1967  

HLS-1500S       

Back Up Train is Al Green's debut album, released by
Hot Line Records, a label formed by Palmer James and
Curtis Rodgers, high school friends of Al Green's.
This album was released prior to signing with Hi
Records and still lists his name as "Greene".

credits:

   Producers:
     Curtis Rodgers, Palmer E. James  

tracks list:

A1 Back Up Train    
A2 Hot Wire    
A3 Stop And Check Myself    
A4 Let Me Help You    
A5 I’m Reachin’ Out    
A6 Don’t Hurt Me No More    
B1 Don’t Leave Me    
B2 What’s It All About    
B3 I’ll Be Good To You    
B4 Guilty    
B5 That’s All It Takes (Lady)    
B6 Get Yourself Together


BO DIDDLEY 500% MORE MAN

CHECKER RECORDS 1965                         LP-2996 


track list:

      A1         500% More Man       
A2         Let Me Pass       
A3         Stop My Monkey       
A4         Greasy Spoon       
A5         Tonight Is Ours       
A6         Root Hoot       
A7         Stinkey       
B1         Hey Red Riding Hood       
B2         Let The Kids Dance       
B3         He's So Mad       
B4         Soul Food       
B5         Corn Bread       
B6         Somebody Beat Me       
B7         Fireball




BONUS




  Ooh Baby


updated link

zippy

lundi 29 décembre 2014

LOU DONALDSON THE NATURAL SOUL

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1962                       BST 84108

credits:

Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
Drums – Ben Dixon
Guitar – Grant Green
Organ – John Patton
Trumpet – Tommy Turrentine
Producer – Alfred Lion
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder

  recorded at:
   
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, 
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1962


tracks listing:

A1        Funky Mama
Written-By – John Patton   
A2        Love Walked In
Written-By – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
A3        Spaceman Twist
Written-By – Lou Donaldson
B1        Sow Belly Blues
Written-By – Lou Donaldson
B2        That's All
Written-By – Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes
B3        Nice 'N' Greasy
Written-By – Johnny Acea



THE SUPREMES A' GO-GO

 MOTOWN RECORDS 1966                               MS 649    

      Released     August 25, 1966
Recorded     Fall 1965 - summer 1966    


credits:


Diana Ross - lead vocals, background on 
"Come and Get These Memories"
Mary Wilson - background vocals, lead on
 "Come and Get These Memories"
Florence Ballard - background vocals
The Andantes - background vocals on "Put Yourself in My Place"; 
additional (harmony) background vocals on 
"Come and Get These Memories"
Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier: producers, all tracks except those noted
Hal Davis and Frank Wilson - producers, "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 
"Get Ready", and "Hang On Sloopy"
The Funk Brothers - instrumentation
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra - instrumentation



tracks list:


A1 Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:53    
A2 This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:35    
A3 You Can't Hurry Love
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:49    
A4 Shake Me Wake Me (When It's Over)
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:41    
A5 Baby I Need Your Loving
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 3:03    
A6 These Boots Are Made For Walking
    Written-By – L. Hazlewood* 2:32    
B1 I Can't Help Myself
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:56    
B2 Get Ready
    Written-By – William Robinson* 2:35    
B3 Put Yourself In My Place
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland*, Thorton* 2:16    
B4 Money (That's What I Want)
    Written-By – B. Gordy Jr.*, J. Bradford* 2:04    
B5 Come And Get These Memories
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:01    
B6 Hang On Sloopy
    Written-By – B. Russell*, W. Farrell* 2:46    








dimanche 28 décembre 2014

THE DYNATONES THE FIFE PIPER

HANNA BARBERA RECORDS 1966                HST 9509  

tracks listing:

01 – The Fife Piper
02 – Hole In The Wall
03 – Slip ‘N’ Slide
04 – Bottom End
05 – How Sweet It Is
06 – Jivin’ Around
07 – Hold On I’m Coming
08 – B-A-B-Y
09 – Touch Talk
10 – Mae
11 – Rib Tips (Part 2)
12 – Baby Do The Philly Dog

Hole In The Wall
     


samedi 27 décembre 2014

LITTLE MILTON WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT

CHECKER RECORDS  1965                             LPS-2995 


credits:

    Arranged By – James Carter (7) (tracks: B1 to B6), 
Phil Wright (tracks: A1 to A6)
      Liner Notes – Robert B. Q.
    Photography [Cover] – Don S. Bronstein
    Producer – Billy Davis (2)

Engineer – Ron Malo
Recorded at Ter Mar Recording Studio,
Chicago, Illinois.   


track list:

A1 We're Gonna Make It     2:37    
A2 You're Welcome To The Club     2:45    
A3 I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town     2:59    
A4 Blues In The Night     3:08    
A5 Country Style     2:43    
A6 Who's Cheating Who?     2:56    
B1 Blind Man     3:10    
B2 Can't Hold Back The Tears     2:30    
B3 Believe In Me     2:40    
B4 Stand By Me     2:54    
B5 Life Is Like That     2:40    
B6 Ain't No Big Deal On You


AL REED SORRY ABOUT THAT


AXE RECORDS 1968                        ref 103

credits:


    Arranged By – Wardell*
    Written-By – A. Reed*


A Sorry About That

vendredi 26 décembre 2014

RAY BRYANT UP ABOVE THE ROCK

CADET RECORDS 1968                                     LPS 818 

credits :

Arranged By, Piano – Ray Bryant
Bass – Ron Carter
Drums – Grady Tate
Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Danny Moore,
Dobbie Hiques, Snookie Young*

Producer – Richard Evans 

Recording

September, 1968    RCA Recoring Studios,
New York City
Recording Engineer Ray Hall


tracks listing:

   A1        Up Above The Rock    2:59  
A2        Dag Nab It    3:33  
A3        Quizas, Quizas, Quizas    3:18  
A4        If I Were A Carpenter    2:48  
A5        Little Green Apples    3:21  
B1        I Say A Little Prayer    4:45  
B2        After Hours    3:47  
B3        Where The Wind Blows    4:33  
B4        Five, Six And Seven    3:20  
B5        Mrs. Robinson    

SAM AND DAVE DOUBLE DYNAMITE

STAX RECORDS 1966                                          S 712 

also issued on Atlantic SD 7712

credits:

Sam & Dave's Stax records also benefited from
the musicians and engineering at Stax.
The Stax house band, Booker T. & the M.G.'s,
and the Stax horn section, the Mar-Keys,

Memphis, TN, November 15, 1966


tracks listing:


A1 You Got Me Hummin'
Written-By – Hayes & Porter
A2 Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody
Written-By – Hayes & Porter
A3 That's The Way It's Gotta Be
Written By Jones & CapleWritten-By – Jones*, Caple*
A4 When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
Written-By – Hayes & Porter
A5 Soothe Me
Written-By  S. Cooke*
A6 Just Can't Get Enough
Written By  Jones & IsbellWritten-By – Isbell*, Jones*
B1 Sweet Pains
Written-By – Hayes & Porter
B2 I'm Your Puppet
Written By  Oldham & PennWritten-By – Penn*, Oldham*
B3 Sleep Good Tonight
Written By  Parker, Catron & Wells
B4 I Don't Need Nobody (To Tell Me 'Bout My Baby)
Written By – Parker, Catron & Jones
B5 Home At Last
Written-By  Toombs*
B6 Use Me
Written-By  Hayes & Porter






JULIE LONDON WATHEVER JULIE WANTS

LIBERTY RECORDS 1961                       LST 7192


credits:

Producer – Felix Slatkin


 tracks list:

 A1 Why Don't You Do Right
Written-By – Joe McCoy
A2 My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Written-By – Cole Porter
A3 Hard Hearted Hannah
Written-By – Bigelow*, Bates*, Yellen*, Ager*
A4 Do It Again
Written-By – De Sylva*, G. Gershwin*
A5 Take Back Your Mink
Written-By – F. Loesser*
A6 Diamond's Are A Girl's Best Friend
Written-By – Styne*, Robbin*
B1 Daddy
Written-By – Bobby Troup
B2 An Occasional Man
Written-By – Martin*, Blane*
B3 Love For Sale
Written-By – Cole Porter
B4 Always True To You In My Fashion
Written-By – Cole Porter
B5 There'll Be Some Changes Made
Written By – B. HigginsWritten-By – W. Overstreet*
B6 Tired
Written-By – Roberts*, Fisher*





DANELLE DARRIS LET'S DO THE SHOT GUN

COMMERCE RECORDS 1965              C-5020

 
Written By – Dixon, Fields

B     Don't Love Me And Leave Me
Written By – Chambers, Cross

mercredi 17 décembre 2014

ELDEE YOUNG & CO JUST FOR KICKS

ARGO RECORDS 1961                                LP 699 

      
credits :

Eldee Young - Bass& Cello
Leo Wright - Alto Sax & Flute
Mal Waldron - Piano
Richard Evans - Bass
Red Holt - Drums

Recorded: December 28, 1961,
Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago

Supervision: Ralph Bass
Engineer: Ron Malo
Cover: Don Bronstein

Released: November 10, 1962


tracks:

A1 When Johnny Comes Marching Home 3:08
A2 Goodbye 2:15
A3 Crazy She Calls Me 3:47
A4 Big Brother     2:16
A5 Cry Me A River 4:00
B1 Truly     2:46
B2 Mr Kicks     2:30
B3 Motherless Child 3:30
B4 Just For Kicks     3:02
B5 John Henry     1:57

 Truly

CHARLIE CHALMERS SAX & THE SINGLE GIRL

CHESS RECORDS 1967                                         LPS 1518


credits:

Arranged By – Rick Hall & Staff
Baritone Saxophone – Floyd Newman
Bass – David Hood
Drums – Roger Hawkins
Guitar – Albert Lowe, Jr.*, Jimmy Johnson 
Organ – Carl Banks
Piano – Lindon Oldham*
Tenor Saxophone  
Aaron Vernell, Andrew Love, Charlie Chalmers*
Trumpet  
Gene (Bowlegs) Miller*, Wayne Jackson

Design [Album] – Jerry Griffith
Liner Notes – Jerry Wexler
Photography By [Cover] – Don S. Bronstein*
Supervised By [Album Supervision] – Max Cooperstein

Engineer [Recording], Producer – Rick Hall


tracks list:

A1 Take Me (Just As I Am)
Written By – Penn & Oldham
4:10
A2 Satisfaction
Written By – Jagger & Richard
2:16
A3 Groovin'
Written By – Cavaliere & Brigati
2:34
A4 Two In The Morning
Written By – Oldham, Hawkins & Lowe
2:36
A5 Velvet Soul
Written By – Miller
2:43
A6 Night Rumble
Written By – Thompson
2:03
B1 A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Written By – Reed & Brooker
2:39
B2 Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon
Written By – Diamond
2:16
B3 Poppin'
Written By – Love, Newman & Miller
2:20
B4 The Sidewinder
Written By – Morgan
2:37
B5 Wooley Bulley
Written By – Samudio
2:17
B6 Soulin'
Written By – Ch





lundi 8 décembre 2014

JAMES BROWN AND HIS FAMOUS FLAMS SINGS CHRISTMAS SONGS

KING RECORDS 1966                            KING 1010 

another cover

 
track list:

A1 Let's Make Christmas Mean Something This Year     6:30    
A2 Sweet Little Baby Boy (Part 1)     2:40    
A3 Sweet Little Baby Boy (Part 2)     2:35    
A4 Merry Christmas, I Love You     2:30    
A5 Signs Of Christmas     4:38    
A6 The Christmas Song (Version 2)     2:45    
B1 Merry Christmas Baby     3:54    
B2 The Christmas Song (Version 1)     2:40    
B3 Please Come Home For Christmas     3:20    
B4 This Is My Lonely Christmas (Part 1)     3:00    
B5 This Is My Lonely Christmas (Part 2)     4:45    
B6 Christmas In Heaven




WILLIE MITCHELL THE HIT SOUNDS OF WILLIE MITCHELL

 
HI RECORDS 1967                                       HL 12034 

 tracks:

   A1     Mercy
Written-By – Ray Harris (3)
A2     Treat Her Right
Written-By – R. Head*
A3     When A Man Loves A Woman
Written-By – Wright*, Lewis*
A4     Land Of 1000 Dances
Written-By – C. Kenner*
A5     So Rare
Written-By – J. Sharpe*, J. Herst*
A6     Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
Written-By – Louiguy
B1     Searching For My Love
Written-By – Robert Moore
B2     Barefootin'
Written-By – R. Parker*
B3     Winchester Cathedral
Written-By – G. Stephens*
B4     Shotgun
Written-By – DeWalt*
B5     Misty
Written-By – E. Garner*, Burke*
B6     Sticks And Stones
Written-By – T. Turner*
    

   Mercy 


RUSTY BRYANT RETURNS

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                          PR 7626 

credits :

Drums – Herbie Lovelle
    Electric Bass – Bob Bushnell
    Guitar – Grant Green
    Organ – Sonny Phillips
    Producer – Bob Porter
    Saxophone – Rusty Bryant

recorded at:

  Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, February 17, 1969
 Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Producer – Bob Porter
        
track list:

A1        Zoo Boogaloo    7:19   
A2        The Cat    7:49   
A3        Ready Rusty?    4:46   
B1        Streak O'Lean    5:56   
B2        Night Flight    7:53   
B3        All Day Long    9:39    



vendredi 28 novembre 2014

JAMES BROWN PLAY THE REAL THINGS

SMASH RECORDS 1967                             S67093 

recorded in 1966/ 1967 

 credits:

 Arranged By – Alfred Ellis
    Organ, Producer – James Brown


track list:

A1     Jimmy Mack        
A2     What Do You Like        
A3     PeeWee's Groove In "D"        
A4     Bernadette        
B1     Mercy, Mercy, Mercy        
B2     I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You        
B3     Funky Broadway        
B4     "D" Thing







lundi 24 novembre 2014

WILLIS JACKSON MORE GRAVY

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1963                         PRLP 7317 


credits:

Willis Jackson - tenor saxophone
Frank Robinson - trumpet
Carl Wilson - organ
Pat Martino - guitar
Sam Jones - bass
Joe Hadrick - drums

Recorded at :
Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, 
New Jersey on October 24, 1963

track list:

A1     Pool Shark 3:50
A2     Somewhere Along The Way 4:15
A3     Stuffin' 7:20
B1     Nuther'n Like Thuther'n 7:30
B2     More Gravy 4:05
B3     Fiddlin' 5:05