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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...."

mercredi 30 juillet 2014

THE YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED ON STAGE

     BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1967                 BL 754125     



Former Ramsey Lewis Trio members Eldee Young and Isaac Red Holt 
formed together with pianist Hysear Don Walker their new trio which was
 very popular in the clubs during the 60ies, so this live LP which was 
recorded at the famous Bohemian Cavern captures the group in the
 appropriate setting, the album was released on Brunswick Records.

tracks listing:
          
A1 Mellow Yellow Written-By – D. Leitch* 5:41
   
A2Medley: The "In" Crowd - Wade In The Water
 - Ain't There Something That Money Can't Buy
Written-By – Billy Page, Isaac Red Holt*, Trad* 7:55
   
A3 Wack Wack Written-By – Eldee Young, Hysear Don Walker,
 Isaac Red Holt* 2:50   

B1Lady Godiva Written-By – Charles Mills*, Mike Leander 6:46   

B2 You Gimme Thum Written-By – Hysear Don Walker 11:32




Medley: The "In" Crowd - Wade In The Water
 - Ain't There Something That Money Can't Buy
Written-By – Billy Page, Isaac Red Holt*, Trad* 7:55


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mardi 29 juillet 2014

JACKIE HARRIS NO KIND OF MAN

SINGLE   Chess ‎– 1946

CHESS RECORDS 1965

credit:
Al Perkins Guitar

A     No Kind Of Man     



LES McCANN MORE OR LESS McCANN

WORLD PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1969        ST-20166

relaesed in 1969 but recorded between 1961/1964

credits and session recording:

Les McCann (piano, vocals) Herbie Lewis (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
with John Audino, Charlie Meeks, Ray Triscari, Jimmy Zito (trumpet)
Bob Edmondson, John Ewing (trombone) Kenny Shroyer (bass trombone)
 Buddy Collette, Charles Lloyd (alto saxophone, flute) Teddy Edwards,
Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone)
Gerald Wilson (arranger, conductor, director)
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, February 28, March 14,
 April 4, August 25, 1961
A2    Since I Fell For You
B1    Please Send Me Someone To Love

Les McCann (piano, vocals) Herbie Lewis (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
with Buddy Collette (flute) Bobby Bruce, Carl Kalash, Dan Lube,
 Ed Lustgarten, George Poole, Jerome Reisler, Darrell Terwilliger (violin)
Myron Sandler (viola) Charles Gates (cello) Dolo Coker (rhythm piano)
 Gerald Wilson (arranger, conductor, director)
B3    It's Way Past Suppertime
Les McCann (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 13 & 15, 1961
A3    Django
same personnel
"Village Gate", NYC, December 29, 1961
A1    Someone Stole My Chitlins


Les McCann (piano) Victor Gaskin (bass) Paul Humphries (drums)
with Willie Correa (bongos, congas, timbales)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, 1964
A4    Falling In Love With Love
B4    Narobi Nights


Les McCann (piano) Victor Gaskin (bass) Paul Humphrey (drums)
"After Hours Concert", "The Esquire Theater", Los Angeles,
CA, circa 1964
B2    Lavande


tracks list:

A1 Someone Stole My Chittlins 3:58
A2 Since I Fell For You 3:37
A3 Django 5:10
A4 Falling In Love With Love 5:55
B1 Please Send Me Someone To Love 2:32
B2 Lavande 5:40
B3 It's Way Past Supper Time 3:06
B4 Narobi Nights 4:45




lundi 28 juillet 2014

RINKYDINKS HOT POTATO


enjoy records 1963




TRIBUTE TO DON CORNELIUS

SAD NEWS






a tribute to Don Cornelius man who showed us so many great singers of soul music



THE RIMSHOTS   "SOUL TRAIN" 


AI RECORDS 1972                                              A-I 9002


credits:

Bass – Curtis McTeer
    Drums – Ronald Smith
    Guitar [Rhythm] – Mike Watson
    Mixed By, Guitar [Lead] – Joe Richardson
    Producer, Engineer, Mixed By, Piano [Electric], Organ, Piano, 
Other [Rhythm Arrangements] – Nate "The Gator" Edmonds*

RECORDED AT
  soul sounds studio engelwood N.J.
   by nate edmonds


tracks list:

  A3 Love, True Love! (Please Pass My Way)
    Written By – Joe Richardson 3:50   
A4 In Cold Blood
    Written-By – N. Edmonds* 3:35
     A5)   Dance Girl
B1 Soultrain Part 1     2:13   
B2 Soultrain Part 2     2:50   
B3 Born Funky
    Written-By – Joe Richardson 3:15   
B4 Coastin' And Crashin' Part 1
    Written-By – N. Edmonds* 3:16   
B5 Coastin' And Crashin' Part 2
    Written-By – N. Edmonds* 3:14
  

  Soultrain Part 2     

dimanche 27 juillet 2014

JERRY-O SINGLES

SHOUT RECORDS                                   S 217

Producer – Jerry Murray
    Written-By – J. Murray*, S. Kaplan*

A     Karate-Boo-Ga-Loo     2:20

B     The Pearl     2:25

and some singles of Jerry-O



samedi 26 juillet 2014

JUNIOR PARKER DRIVING WHEEL

DUKE RECORDS 1962                                        DLP 76

 Junior Parker was an American Memphis blues singer and musician.
 He is best remembered for his unique voice, which has been
described as "honeyed," and "velvet-smooth".
He was posthumously inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001.
One music journalist noted, "For years Junior Parker deserted
downhome harmonica blues for uptown blues-soul music".

 tracks list:

A1     Driving Wheel    
A2     I Need Love So Bad    
A3     Foxy Devil    
A4     Someone Broke This Heart Of Mine    
A5     How Long Can This Go On    
A6     Yonders Wall    
B1     Annie Get Your Yo-Yo    
B2     Tin Pan Alley    
B3     Someone Somewhere    
B4     Seven Days    
B5     The Tables Have Turned    
B6     Sweet Talking Woman




JAMO THOMAS and THA PARTY BROTHERS JIVE MOTHER IN LAW

SOUND STAGE 7 RECORDS 1967                     45-2584

credits:


 Producer – Chips Moman
    Written-By, Producer – J. Thomas

tracks list:

A     Jive Mother-In-Law    

B     Nassau Daddy



JAMO THOMAS & HIS PARTY BROTHERS ORCHESTRA

THOMAS RECORDS 1966                                     303


credits:

   Producer – B. Gardner, M. Higgins

tracks list:

 
Written-By – H. Kelly, R. Wylie   

B     Snake Hip Mama



EL CHICLES

POLYDOR RECORDS 1970                          2411 002


credits:

Credits

Recorded At – Studio Madeleine
Producer – Roland Kluger

Production: Roland Kluger for R.K.M.
Studio Madeleine
13, Rue De La Madeleine, Brussels 

 tracks list:

A1     Viva Tirado (Part I)
 Composed By – Gerald Wilson   
A2     Ode To Billy Joe
Composed By – Bobby Gentry*
A3     Caravan
 Composed By – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol   
A4     At Nee-Ko
Composed By – John Sluzny*   
A5     Como Estas
Composed By – Garcia Morales, Ralph Benatar   
B1     Drug Bay
Composed By – John Sluzny*   
B2     In The Summertime
Composed By – Ray Dorset   
B3     Nuts
Composed By – John Sluzny*   
B4     I'm A Man
Composed By – Steve Winwood   
B5     Viva Tirado (Part II)
Composed By – Gerald Wilson



vendredi 25 juillet 2014

PRIMES MATES HOT TAMALES

SANSU RECORDS 1967                     Sansu ‎– 465

The Prime Mates only released one single 'Hot Tamales'.
They were a group of Sansu studio musicians possibly
including Allen Toussaint on piano and Art Neville on organ.

Members:
Al Fayard

Credits

    Producer – A. Toussaint*, M. Sehorn
    Written-By – Al D. F. Fayard

A     Hot Tamales - Part 1     2:37

B     Hot Tamales - Part 2     2:50



PRINCE VALIANT And THE KNIGHTS

ST.  CLAIR RECORDS1966                             STC 777

a real groovy music!

Side A 
Side  B

jeudi 24 juillet 2014

JIMMY McCRACKLIN THE STINGER MAN

MINIT RECORDS 1969                                   LP-24017 


 credits:

 Alto Saxophone – Thomas Scott
    Backing Vocals – Big Dee Irwin
    Baritone Saxophone – William Green
    Bass – Bob West
    Drums – Paul Humphrey, Pete Depoe
    Lead Guitar, Harmonica – Freddy Robinson*
    Piano, Organ – Monk Higgins
    Rhythm Guitar – Al Vescovo*
    Tenor Saxophone – Jack Nimitz
    Trombone – Bohanon*, Randy Aldcroft
    Trumpet – Fred Koyen
    Vibraphone, Percussion – Alan Estes

tracks list:

A1     Stinger     2:23
A2     You Ain't Nothing But A Devil     2:42
A3     I've Been Trying     2:43
A4     You're In My Book First     2:40
A5     Drown In My Own Tears     3:35
A6     I Had To Get With It     2:58
B1     What's Going On?     2:29
B2     You Know Who To Turn To     3:12
B3     I Likes Ya     3:10
B4     I Know You Know I Know     2:43
B5     How About That?     2:16
B6     Knock On Wood     3:02





mercredi 23 juillet 2014

FREDDY KING LET'S HIDE AWAY AND DANCE AWAY WITH FREDDY KING

KING RECORDS 1963                                                773 

Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddy King
is a 1961 instrumental album by blues guitarist
and singer Freddie "The Texas Cannonball" King.
Released on King Records,

ALL tracks are Instrumentals
See also King 856 – it is the King 773 LP reissued in 1963 

credits:

 Fred Jordan – guitar, rhythm guitar
    Freddie King – guitar, vocals
    Phillip Paul – drums
    Gene Reid – saxophone
    Clifford Scott – saxophone
    Sonny Thompson – piano
    Willis Williams – bass guitar

Recorded     Aug 25, 1960-Apr 5, 1961

tracks list:

A1     Hide Away    
A2     Butterscotch    
A3     Sen-Sa-Shun    
A4     Side Tracked    
A5     The Stumble    
A6     Wash Out    
B1     San-Ho-Zay    
B2     Just Pickin'    
B3     Heads Up    
B4     In The Open    
B5     Out Front    
B6     Swooshy    


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FREDDIE McCOY LISTEN HERE

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1968                                PR 7582

 Listen Here is the seventh album by American
jazz vibraphonist Freddie McCoy which was
 recorded in 1968 for the Prestige label.

credits:

Freddie McCoy - vibraphone
    Wilbur Buscomb, Edward Williams - trumpet (tracks 1 & 5)
    Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston - trombone (track 1 & 5)
    Gene Walker - alto saxophone, varitone (tracks 1 & 5)
    JoAnne Brackeen - electric piano, organ
    Wally Richardson - guitar (tracks 1 & 5)
    Raymond McKinney - bass (tracks 2-4 & 6)
    Jimmy Lewis - electric bass (tracks 1 & 5)
    Bernard Purdie (tracks 1 & 5), Al Dreares (track 2-4 & 6)
    Montego Joe - congas (tracks 1 & 5)

Arranged and Conducted by Dave Blume
Produced by Cal Lampley

Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder    June 10, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,

tracks list:

A1     Don't Tell Me That 5:00
A2     Short Circuit     6:50
A3     Love For Sale 5:30
B1     Listen Here 7:40
B2     Mac Arthur Park 8:00
B3     Stone Wall 3:20



LEROY VINNEGAR JAZZ'S GREAT WALKER

VEE JAY RECORDS 1964                               VJLP 2502

Leroy Vinnegar was an American jazz bassist.
He recorded extensively as both a leader and sideman. 
He came to public attention in the 1950s as a result 
of recording with Lee Konitz, André Previn, Stan Getz, 
Shorty Rogers, Chet Baker, Shelly Manne, Joe Castro 
and Serge Chaloff.[1] He played bass on Previn and 
Manne's My Fair Lady album, one of the most successful 
jazz records ever produced. He also performed on another 
of jazz's biggest hit albums, 
Eddie Harris and Les McCann's Swiss Movement, released in 1969.

credits:

Leroy Vinnegar bass, 
Bill Goodwin drums, 
Mike Melvoin piano


tracks list:

A1 Doing That Thing
A2 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
A3 If I Should Lose You
A4 Love Nest
B1 Kick, Laugh, Crawl
B2 Persuasion
B3 They Say It's Wonderful
B4 Bees Sees





lundi 21 juillet 2014

HERBIE MANN and TAMIKO JONES A MANN and A WOMAN

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1966                             SD 8141 


credits and sessions recording:

Herbie Mann (fl) Joe Zawinul (p) Tamiko Jones (vo)
 Jimmy Wisner (arr) and others
NYC, September 27, 1966
10871 1-2-3
10872 It's Time That You Settled Down
10873 Sidewinder
10874 A Man And A Woman
Herbie Mann (fl, cond) Roy Ayers (vib) Joe Zawinul (p) Victor Gaskin (b)
 Everett Barksdale (bag) Roy McCurdy (d) 
Carlos "Patato" Valdes (per) Tamiko Jones (vo)
NYC, November 23, 1966
11212 Day Tripper
11214 Come Back To Me
11215 Good Thing (Is Hard To Come By)
Herbie Mann (fl) Gary Burton (vib) Reggie Workman (b) Bruno Carr (d) 
Carlos "Patato" Valdes (cga d) Tamiko Jones
 (vo) Jimmy Wisner (arr, cond) unidentified strings
NYC, December 28, 1966
11362 Little Boat
11363 Only Yesterday
11365 How Insensitive (Insensatez)
11366 Sunny


tracks list:


A1 A Man And A Woman
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Francis Lai, Jerry Keller, Pierre Barough*
2:23
A2 Day Tripper
Arranged By – Joe Zawinul
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
2:30
A3 Come Back To Me
Arranged By – Joe Zawinul
Written-By – Alan Jay Lerner*, Burton Lane
2:42
A4 Little Boat
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Buddy Kaye, Roberto Menescal, Rolando Poscoli*
2:31
A5 It's Time That You Settled Down
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Neil Sheppard, Ray Fox
2:08
A6 A Good Thing (Is Hard To Come By)
Arranged By – Joe Zawinul
Written-By – Tamiko Jones
2:13
B1 1-2-3
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – David White (5), John Madara, Leonard Borisoff
2:12
B2 Only Yesterday
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Jimmy Wisner
2:31
B3 Sunny
Arranged By – Melba Liston
Written-By – Bobby Hebb
2:25
B4 How Insensitive
Arranged By – Melba Liston
Written-By – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norman Gimbel, Vinicius De Moraes
2:35
B5 Sidewinder
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Lee Morgan
2:20
      

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THE DON CARRINGTON TRIO MAKIN' IT HAPPEN

PARAGON RECORDS 1969                                 ALS 310


credits:

 Tenor Saxophone – Don Carrington
    Vocals, Drums – Cookie Edwards
    Vocals, Organ [Hammond] – Ricky Day

track list:

A1     If I Were A Carpenter
Written-by [Uncredited] – Tim Hardin
A2     Dansero     3:30
A3     MacArthur Park
Written-by [Uncredited] – Jimmy Webb
A4     A Song For My Father
Written-by [Uncredited] – Horace Silver
B1     Higher     3:20
B2     Dingus
Written By – Carrington-Holley
B3     Breaking Up Is Hard To Do     6:36
B4     Make Me Smile     3:21



 

CAL CARTER TWIST ALONG

VEE JAY RECORDS 1962                                  LP-1041


tracks list:

A1     What'd I Say    
A2     The Twist    
A3     Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go    
A4     Mother-In-Law    
A5     Mashed Potatoes    
A6     Quarter To Three    
B1     The Roach    
B2     Wimeweh    
B3     Watusi    
B4     Wabash Blues    
B5     Back Home In Indiana    
B6     Mack The Knife




samedi 19 juillet 2014

THE IMPRESSIONS KEEP ON PUSHING

 ABC-Paramount RECORDS 1964                   ABCS-493

credits:

Arranged By – Johnny Pate
Bass Vocals – Samuel Gooden
Tenor Vocals – Fred Cash
Vocals – Curtis Mayfield
Written-By – Curtis Mayfield (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6)

Recorded June, 1964
 ABC-Paramount Records, Inc.

tracks list:

A1     Keep On Pushing     2:30
A2     I've Been Trying     2:45
A3     I Ain't Supposed To     2:28
A4     Dedicate My Song To You
 Written-By – Alice Beard1:52
A5     Long, Long Winter     2:48
A6     Somebody Help Me     3:15
B1     Theme From Lillies Of The Field (Amen)
Written-By – Jerry Goldsmith3:25
B2     I Thank Heaven     2:30
B3     Talking About My Baby     2:33
B4     Don't Let It Hide     2:20
B5     I Love You (Yeah)     2:07
B6     I Made A Mistake     2:31




vendredi 18 juillet 2014

LONNIE SMITH MOVE YOUR HAND

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                       BST 83426 

credits:

Lonnie Smith - organ, vocals
Rudy Jones - tenor saxophone
Ronnie Cuber - baritone saxophone
Larry McGee - guitar
Sylvester Goshay - drums

recorded at:
Live at Club Harlem, Atlantic City,
New Jersey: August 9, 1969

 Producer – Francis Wolff
Recorded By – Ed Greene
Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder

tracks listing:

A1 Charlie Brown
Written-By – J. Leiber-M.Stoller*
A2     Layin' In The Cut
 Written-By – Lonnie Smith
B1     Move Your Hand
Written-By – Lonnie Smith
B2     Sunshine Superman
Written-By – Donovan

      Bonus:
  recorded on the same day but present
on the album "The Lost Grooves" track
Blue Note - B1 7243 8 31883 1 4
Issued in 1995

" Dancin' In An Easy Groove "

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JAMES BROWN and HIS FAMOUS FLAMES TOUR THE USA

      KING RECORDS 1962                                            LP 804         

The Famous Flames were an American rhythm and blues
vocal group founded in Toccoa, Georgia, in 1953 by Bobby Byrd.
James Brown began his career as a member of The Famous Flames,
 emerging as the lead singer by the time of their first professional
recording, "Please, Please, Please", in 1956.

line up
James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Johnny Terry,
Sylvester Keels, Nash Knox, Nafloyd Scott,
Bobby Bennett, "Baby Lloyd" Stallworth, Willie Johnson,
Troy Collins, Troy Pulliam, Roy Scott, Doyle Oglesby,
Bill Hollings, Robert Gram, JW Archer, Louis Madison

Written-By – James Brown (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6) 
Recorded By KING Cincinatti


tracks list:

 A1     Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.         
A2     Choo-Choo (Loco-Motion)         
A3     Three Hearts In A Tangle Written By  Thompson/Starr     
A4     Doin' The Limbo         
A5     I Don't Care Written By  Roberts         
A6     Joggin' Along         
B1     I've Got Money         
B2     Sticky  Written By  Brown/Davis         
B3     Like A Baby  Written By  Stone         
B4     Every Beat Of My Heart Written By  Otis         
B5     In The Wee Wee Hours (Of The Nite)         
B6     Cross Firing





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jeudi 17 juillet 2014

MEL BROWN CHICKEN FAT

ABC/IMPULSE RECORDS 1967                       AS 9152   



credits and sesssions recording:
          
Hollywood, CA, May 31, 1967
Personnel:
Gerald Wiggins (org)
Mel Brown, Herb Ellis (g)
Ronald Brown (b)
Paul Humphrey (d)

90799    Chicken Fat
90800    Home James
90801    Sad But True
90802    I'm Goin' To Jackson
90803    Greasy Spoon, Pt. 1

Hollywood, CA, June 1, 1967
Personnel:
Gerald Wiggins (org)
Mel Brown, Arthur Wright (g)
Ronald Brown (b)
Paul Humphrey (d)

90805 Shanty
90806 Slalom
90807 Anacrusis (Blues For Big Bob)
90808 Hobo Flats

track list:

A1     Chicken Fat     4:11
A2     Greasy Spoon     5:52
A3     Home James     6:31
A4     Anacrusis
Arranged By – Oliver Nelson 2:30
B1     Hobo Flats
Arranged By – Oliver Nelson 2:16
B2     Shanty     4:40
B3     Sad But True
Guitar [12 String Acoustic] – Herb Ellis 5:01
B4     I'm Goin' To Jackson
Guitar [12 String Acoustic] – Herb Ellis 4:23
B5     Slalom     4:26


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WILLIS JACKSON BOSSA NOVA PLUS

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1962                          PRST 7260

Bossa Nova Plus (also released as Shuckin')
is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which
was recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label.

credits:

Willis Jackson - tenor saxophone
Tommy Flanagan - piano
Kenny Burrell - guitar
Eddie Calhoun - bass
Roy Haynes - drums
Juan Amalbert, Montego Joe - congas
Jose Paulo - congas, timbales

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, October 30, 1962

tracks list:

A1 Cachita
 Written-By – Hernandez*
A2I Left My Heart In San Francisco
 Written-By – Cross*, Cory*   
A3 Amor
Written By – James*Written-By – Ruiz*, Mendez*   
B1 Mama Inez
Written-By – Grenet*, Gilbert*   
B2 What Kind Of Fool Am I
Written-By – Newley*, Bricusse*
B3 Shuckin'
Written-By – Willis Jackson