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 2 juillet 2014


ROUNDER RECORDS 1988                   2077

Series:Ric & Ron Legacy


 Compilation of tracks from the late 50s and early 60s, most of which were originally released as singles on Ric Records.

Further info from back cover:

A1 and A2: Ric 978, rec. late 1961 or early 1962
A3: Ric 977, rec. 12/12/60
A4: Ric 981, rec. 3/19/61
A5: previously unissued, rec. 6/1/59
A6: Ric. 974, rec. 8/22/60
A7: Ric 989, rec. Spring of 1962
B1: Ric 962, rec. 6/1/59
B3: Ric 969, rec. early 1960
B4: Ric 964, rec. 8/25/59
B5: previously unissued, unknown recording date but probably 1961
B6: Ric 989, rec. Spring 1962
B7: Ric 969, rec. early 1960

All selections digitally transfered from from the original master tapes, except Tell It Like It Is, Every Dog Has His Day, Check Mr. Popeye and Now Let's Popeye, for which master tapes could not be located. These tracks were digitally transferred from 45 rpm records.

Original recordings produced by Ric Records, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 Reissue Producer, Liner Notes – Jeff Hannusch

tracks list:

A1 Check Mr. Popeye (Part 1) 2:10
A2 Now Let's Popeye (Part 2) 2:10
A3 It Must Be Love 2:08
A4 Dinky Doo 2:10
A5 I'll Do Anything For You 2:50
A6 Warm Daddy 2:03
A7 Roamin-itis 2:16
B1 Hey There Baby 2:02
B2 I Need Someone 2:24
B3 Tell It Like It Is 2:17
B4 You Got Your Mojo Working 2:21
B5 Ain't You Ashamed 2:08
B6 Baby I'm Wise 2:23
B7 Every Dog Has Its Day 2:30

4 commentaires:

  1. suddenly uptobox is not available in the US . . . any chance you could post these great albums elsewhere? thanks/merci/gracias/grazie etc.

  2. thanx 4 new link. works