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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...."

dimanche 31 août 2014

THE THREE SOUNDS FEELIN' GOOD

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1960                         BST 84072

credits:

Gene Harris - piano, celeste
Andrew Simpkins - bass
Bill Dowdy - drums

Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
June 28, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs

tracks list:

A1     When I Fall In Love    
A2     Parker's Pad    
A3     Blues After Dark    
A4     I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good    
B1     Straight No Chaser    
B2     I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart    
B3     It Could Happen To You    
B4     Two Bass Hit




vendredi 29 août 2014

ETTA JONES LOVE SHOUT

PRESTIGE RECORDS 19623                           PR 7272

credits:

Etta Jones - vocals
Jerome Richardson - tenor saxophone, flute (tracks 4-6)
Kenny Cox - piano (tracks 1-3 & 7-10)
Ernie Hayes (tracks 4-6), Larry Young (tracks 1-3 & 7-10) - organ
Kenny Burrell, Bucky Pizzarelli (tracks 4-6) - guitar
Sam Bruno (tracks 4-6), Peck Morrison (tracks 1-3),
George Tucker (tracks 7-9) - bass
Bobby Donaldson (tracks 4-6), Oliver Jackson (tracks 1-3),
Jimmie Smith (tracks 7-10) - drums


Recorded     November 28, 1962 and February 4 & 12, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

tracks list:

A1     Love Walked In    
A2     It's Magic    
A3     Like Someone In Love    
A4     A Gal From Joe's    
A5     Hi Lili Hi Hoe    
B1     If I Loved You    
B2     There Are Such Things    
B3     Someday My Prince Will Come    
B4     Old Folks    
B5     Some Enchanted Evening



jeudi 28 août 2014

STEVE ALLEN AND TERRY GIBBS RHYTHM AND BLUES

DOT RECORDS 1966                             DLP-3683/25683

credits:

production Randy Wood

tracks list:

01 Song For My Father
02 Watermelon Man
03 Let Go, Sloopy
04 Cloudy Monday Blues
05 Soul Stuff
06 Boss Groove
07 Wama Lama
08 Scat



mercredi 27 août 2014

THE ARTISTICS I'M GONNA MISS YOU

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1967                      BL 754123


credits:

Arranged By – Sonny Sanders
    Art Direction – Hal Wilson
    Executive-producer – Paul Tarnopol
    Producer – Carl Davis
    Vocals – Aaron Floyd, Jesse Bolian, Larry Johnson, Tommy Green 

tracks list:

A1     Sweeter Than Sugar
Written-By – Bernard Reed, Daniel Reed , Jesse Bolian
A2     Glad I Met You
Written-By – Barbara Griffin , Daniel Reed , 
Othie Wright, Tommy Green 
A3     There Is No Sadness
Written-By – Jesse Bolian, Larry Johnson
A4     Love Song
Written-By – Carl Davis, Larry Johnson
A5     Hope We Have
Written-By – William E. Butler*, Marvin Smith
A6     I'm Gonna Miss You
Written-By – Jesse Bolian, Larry Johnson*, Marvin Smith
B1     Girl I Need You
Written-By – Barbara Griffin , Daniel Reed , Tommy Green
B2     I'll Always Love You
Written-By – Carl Davis, Jesse Bolian
B3     It's Gonna Be Alright
Written-By – Carl Davis, Larry Johnson*
B4     Why, Why, Why
Written-By – Gerald Sims, Karl Tarleton
B5     You're Wonderful
Written-By – Bernard Reed, Daniel Reed , Gerald Sims
B6     On & On
Written-By – Daniel Reed , Earl Smith, Tommy Green



mardi 26 août 2014

MEL TAYLOR & THE MAGICS IN ACTION

WARNER BROS RECORDS 1966                   WS 1624 


Credits

    Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
    Drums – Mel Taylor
    Producer – Dick Glasser

track list:

A1         Drums A-Go-Go
    Written-By – P. Buff*  
A2         From Russia With Love
    Written-By – L. Bart*    
A3         The "In" Crowd
    Written-By – B. Page*  
A4         Bullseye
    Written By – D. Hamilton
A5         Bongo Rock
    Written-By – Egnoian*, Epps*
 A6         Skokiaan
    Written-By – Msarurgwa*, Glazer*
B1         Watermelon Man
    Written-By – H. Hancock*
B2         Harlem Nocturne
    Written BY Robin – Hagen*
B3         A Taste Of Honey
    Written-By – Scott*, Marlow*
B4         The Creeper
    Written-By – Wilson*, Taylor*, Edwards*, Bogle*
B5         No Exit
    Written By – D. Hamilton
B6 Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
    Written-By – Louiguy, David* 
   

lundi 25 août 2014

ARTIE CHRISTOPHER STONED SOUL

ATLANTIC RECORD 1968                    SINGLE 45-2573

TRACKS LIST:

A     Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham   
 
B     Stoned Soul



RUFUS THOMAS THE MEMPHIS TRAIN

ATLANTIC RECORDS1968    
SINGLE 45-250

credits:
Producer – Steve Cropper

A     The Memphis Train
Written-By – R. Thomas, B. Rice, W. Sparks
B     I Think I Made A Boo Boo
 Written-By – Harold Beane, William Bell



dimanche 24 août 2014

EDDIE HARRIS PLUG ME IN

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                             SD 1506

credits:

 Eddie Harris - tenor saxophone, varitone
Melvin Lastie, Joe Newman, Jimmy Owens - trumpet
Garnett Brown (tracks 3, 4 & 6),
Tom McIntosh (tracks 1, 2 & 5) - trombone
Haywood Henry - baritone saxophone
Jodie Christian - piano
Ron Carter (tracks 3, 4 & 6),
Melvin Jackson (tracks 1, 2 & 5) - bass
Chuck Rainey - electric bass
Richard Smith, Grady Tate - drums

recorded at:
NYC, March 14 & 15, 1968
Engineer: Bruce Tegersen

tracks list:

 A1     Live Right Now     6:56
A2     It's Crazy     3:11
A3     Ballad (For My Love)     3:19
B1     Lovely Is Today     4:23
B2     Theme In Search Of A T.V. Commercial     4:06
B3     Winter Meeting     4:46



samedi 23 août 2014

SOCIETY'S BAG LET IT CRAWL

SINGLE WARNER BROS 1972                        WB 7622

Credits:

    Producer – Fred Smith

Tracks List:

A     Let It Crawl

    Written-By – Robert Relf*, Earl Nelson, Fred Smith , Gene Page

B     Patchwork

    Written-By – Fred Smith

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THE WATTS 103rd STREET RHYTHM BAND TOGETHER

WARNER BROS RECORDS 1968              WS 1764

credits:
        Originally an instrumental group known as the Soul Runners, 
the original line up consisted of:
-Bernard Blackman (guitar)
-Raymond Jackson (trombone)
-John Rayford (b.1943, tenor saxophone)
-Melvin Dunlap (bass)
-Al McKay (guitar)
-and James Gadson (drums)
-Charles Wright is a singer, pianist, guitarist,
and leader of the eight-member band.

The group were from Watts area in Los Angeles.

tracks list:

A1 sorry Charlie        
A2 Something You Got        
A3 65 Bars And A Taste Of Soul        
A4 Papa's Got A Brand New Bag        
A5 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction        
A6 Dance, A Kiss And A Song        
A7 Phuncky Bill        
B1 Get Ready        
B2 Stormy Monday        
B3 Giggin' Down 103rd        
B4 My Summer's Gone        
B5 Knock On Wood        
B6 I Wake Up Crying        
B7 Do Your Thing


   


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jeudi 21 août 2014

LITTLE HANK Mr BANG BANG

Sound Stage 7 Recors-ds 1966 ‎        45-2566

tracks 

A     Mister Bang Bang Man

    Written-By – Chuck Taylor

    2:36
B     Don't You Know    
 
   Written- By -- Taylor, Garrett


EDDIE HARRIS and LES MCCANN SECOND MOVEMENT

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1971                              SD 1583

Second Movement is an album by American jazz saxophonist
Eddie Harris and pianist/vocalist Les McCann recorded in 1971
and released on the Atlantic label. The album was a follow-up
to the duo's highly successful live collaboration
Swiss Movement (Atlantic, 1969).

credits:

Eddie Harris - tenor saxophone
    Les McCann - electric piano, vocals
    Cornell Dupree - electric guitar
    Jimmy Rowser - bass
    Jerry Jemmott - electric bass (tracks 1-3)
    Donald Dean - drums
    Buck Clarke - African drums, percussion
    Bernard Purdie - tambourine, drums
    Judy Clay, Cissy Houston, Rennelle Stafford, Deidre Tuck - vocals
    Unidentified string section arranged by Arif Mardin (track 2)
    Unidentified horns and woodwinds (tracks 4 & 5)

 Producer – Arif Mardin
Recorded     January 25, 1971
Atlantic Studios, New York City

tracks list:

A1     Shorty Rides Again    
A2     Universal Prisoner    
A3     Carry On Brother    
B1     Set Us Free    
B2     Samia



EDDIE HARRIS THE ELECTRIFYING EDDIE HARRIS

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                             SD 1495


credits:

Eddie Harris - tenor saxophone, varitone
Melvin Lastie, Joe Newman - trumpet (track 4)
King Curtis - tenor saxophone (track 4)
David Newman - tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone (track 4)
Haywood Henry - baritone saxophone (track 4)
Jodie Christian - piano
Melvin Jackson - bass
Richard Smith - drums
Ray Barretto, Joe Wohletz - percussion
Unnamed string section (track 1)
Arif Mardin - arranger (tracks 1 & 4)


recorded:
NYC, March 20, 1967
Producer – Arif Mardin
Engineer Recording – Phil Iehle

tracks list:

A1     Theme In Search Of A Movie
A2     Listen Here
A3     Judie's Theme
B1     Sham Time
B2     Spanish Bull
B3     I Don't Want No One But You




mercredi 20 août 2014

CAL TJADER LIVE AT THE FUNKY QUARTERS

 FANTASY RECORDS 1972                             F-9409     

credits and session recording:

recorded live  at the Funky Quarters  San Diego Ca

  Bass - John Heard
Congas - Michael Smithe
Drums - Dick Berk
Electric Piano - Al Zulaica
Engineer [Live] - Gary Stauffer
Engineer [Remix] - Jim Stern
Producer - Ed Bogas
Vibraphone, Percussion - Cal Tjader      

track list:

01 A1   Leyte (6:30)
02 A2   Mother And Child (5:40)
03 A3   Cubano Chant (4:54)
04 A4   Soul Sauce III (5:48)
05 B1   Philly Mambo (7:00)
06 B2   Davito (4:10)
07 B3   Manteca Theme (7:00) 

 Leyte


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mardi 19 août 2014

CHARIE PALMIERI LATIN BUGALU

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                             SD8166

credits
 Bass – Edward Rivera
Piano – Charlie Palmieri
Timbales – Louis Ramirez
Trombone – Julian Priester
Trumpet – Albert Demercado,
David Lee Tucker, Louis M. Laurita
 
Recorded at:

NYC, November 2,7, 1966 and
NYC, December 15, 1966
   Producer – Herbie Mann

tracks list:

A1     Mambo Show     5:51
A2     Uptight (Everything's Alright)     2:22
A3     Bugalu     2:31
A4     Bitter Sweet     4:36
B1     Cote Pa La Cola     5:31
B2     Panama's Boogaloo     4:00
B3     Clusters     4:11
B4     A Night To Remember     3:40




GERALD WILSON ORCHESTRA YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT!

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1961                           PJ34

credits:

Alto Saxophone [Soloist] – Joe Maini (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3)
Bass – Jimmy Bond
Drums – Mel Lewis
Guitar – Gene Edwards (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3)
Organ – Richard Holmes*
Reeds – Buddy Collette, Don Raffell (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3),
 Harry Klee (tracks: A1, A4, B1), Jack Nimitz (tracks: A1, A4, B1)
Tenor Saxophone [Soloist] – Harold Land (tracks: A1, A4, B1),
 Teddy Edwards, Walter Benton (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3)
Trombone – Bob Edmonson*, Frank Strong (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3),
 John Ewing, Kenny Shroyer, Lester Robinson (tracks: A1, A4, B1)
Trumpet – Al Porcino (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3), Gerald Wilson,
 Jack Trainor* (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3), Jimmy Zito* (tracks: A1, A4, B1),
 Johnny Audino*, Ray Triscari (tracks: A1, A4, B1)
Trumpet [Soloist] – Carmell Jones

recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood,
CA, September 9, 1961

tracks list:

A1 Blues For Yna Yna
Written-By – Gerald Wilson
6:51
A2 Jeri
Written-By – Gerald Wilson
3:40
A3 Moody Blue
Written-By – Gerald Wilson
3:05
A4 Straight Up And Down
Written-By – Gerald Wilson
3:49
B1 The Wailer
Written-By – Gerald Wilson
7:16
B2 You Better Believe It
Written-By – Gerald Wilson, Richard "Groove" Holmes
5:16
B3 Yvette
Written-By – Gerald Wilson
3:33




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LES MCCANN LTD. BUT NO REALLY

LIMELIGHT RECORDS 1964                            LS 86016

Gatefold
Liner Notes, Photography By – Fred Schnell

credits:
Bass – Victor Gaskin
Drums – Paul Humphrey
Piano – Les McCann
   
Recording: December 1964 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood
Production: Jack Tracy

tracks list:

A1     But Not Really
Written-By – Les McCann
A2     A Little Three-Four
Written-By – Les McCann
A3     Our Delight
Written-By – Tadd Dameron
A4     Sweetie
Written-By – Ernie Freeman
B1     We're On The Move Now
Written-By – Les McCann
B2     Jack V. Schwartz
Written-By – Les McCann
B3     Little Freak
Written-By – Les McCann
B4     Yours Is My Heart Alone
 Written-By – Lehar*, Lohner*, Smith*, Herzer*




lundi 18 août 2014

FREDDIE HUBBARD A SOUL EXPERIMENT

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                              SD 1526 


    A Soul Experiment is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard.
It was his third release on the Atlantic label and features
performances by Hubbard, Carlos Garnett, Kenny Barron,
Gary Illingworth,Billy Butler, Eric Gale, 
Jerry Jemmott, and Grady Tate. 

      
credits:

Bass [Fender] – Jerry Jemmott
    Drums – Bernard Purdie (tracks: A1, A2, B5),

 Grady Tate (tracks: A3, B2, B4)
      Guitar – Billy Butler (3) (tracks: A3, B2, B4), Eric Gale

(tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, B1, B3, B5)
    Organ – Gary Illingworth
    Piano – Kenny Barron
       Saxophone [Tenor] – Carlos Garnett (tracks: A3 to A5, B1 to B4)
    Trumpet – Freddie Hubbard


Producer – Gil Fuller, Joel Dorn
Engineer – Don Hahn, Roy Cicala

A&R Studios, NYC, December 11, 1968
15851    South Street Stroll
15852    Soul Turn Around
15853    Good Humor Man
Eric Gale (g) replaces Garnett, Butler
A&R Studios, NYC, December 13, 1968
15854    A Soul Experiment
15855    Clap Your Hands
add Carlos Garnett (ts)
A&R Studios, NYC, January 21, 1969
16165    Lonely Soul
16166    Hang 'Em Up
16167    No Time To Lose


tracks list:

A1 Clap Your Hands     3:27    
A2 Wichita Lineman     3:18    
A3 South Street Stroll     4:29    
A4 Lonely Soul     3:04    
A5 No Time To Lose     4:33    
B1 Hang 'Em Up     3:09    
B2 Good Humor Man     3:44    
B3 Midnite Soul     5:20    
B4 Soul Turn Around     4:02    
B5 A Soul Experiment     3:58






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MONGO SANTAMARIA STONE SOUL

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1969                    CS 9780

credits:

Arranged By – Marty Sheller (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B1, B2, B4, B5),
Rodgers Grant (tracks: A4), William Allen (tracks: B3)
Bass – William Allen
Congas, Bongos – Mongo Santamaria
Drums – Bernard Purdie
Engineer – Fred Catero, Roy Segal
Percussion – Julito Collazo*, Osualdo Martinez*
Piano – Rodgers Grant
Producer – David Rubinson
Saxophone [Alto] – Sonny Fortune
Saxophone [Baritone] – Art Kaplan*
Saxophone [Tenor] – Hadley Caliman, Hubert Laws
Timbales – Steve Berrios
Trumpet – Louis Gasca*    

tracks listing:
A1        See-Saw      
A2        Son-Of-A-Preacher Man      
A3        Love Child      
A4        Where Are We      
A5        Hitchcock Railway      
B1        Stoned Soul Picnic      
B2        Who's Making Love      
B3        The Now Generation      
B4        Little Green Apples      
B5        Cloud Nine




updated link

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dimanche 17 août 2014

WILLIE MITCHELL OOH BABY YOU TURN ME ON

HI RECORDS 1967                                               HL 12039

LP ALSO RELEASED AS THE "SOUL SERENADE"

on
HI RECORDS  Ref  SHL  32039

 credits:

      Engineer – Ray Harris 
               Producer – Joe Cuogh      


track list:

A1        Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On       
A2        Soul Finger       
A3        Cleo's Mood       
A4        Slippin' & Sliddin'       
A5        Soul Serenade       
A6        Willie's Mood       
B1        Sunny       
B2        Pearl Time       
B3        Papa's Got A Brand New Bag       
B4        Respect       
B5        Have You Ever Had The Blues       
B6        Toddlin'



 
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jeudi 14 août 2014

GENE LUDWIG THE EDUCATED SOUND OD GENE LUDWIG

TRAVIS RECORDS 1965                                    LP 707

credits

Gene Ludwig, organ
Randy Gelispie, drums
Jerry Byrd, guitar

recorded 1965 in Pittsburg, 
PA/USA

tracks list:

A1 The Vamp
A2 Deep Purple
A3 Well You Needn't
B1 Blues And Boogie
B2 Like Someone In Love
B3 Somewhere Over The Rainbow
b4 Something You Got



 

mercredi 13 août 2014

QUINCY JONES GOLDEN JONES

MERCURY RECORDS 1964                         MG 20938

credits:

Quincy Jones (leader),
George Dessinger, William J. Slapin, Stanley Webb (ww),
Jerome Richardson (ss, ts), Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis (ts),
Jim Buffington, Morris Secon (frh), Don Elliott (vib, mar, v),
 Jim Hall (g), Art Davis, Milt Hinton (b), Ed Shaughnessy (d),
Theodore Israel, Archie Levin, Harry Lookofsky (vn),
Julien Barber, Alfred Brown, Harold Coletta, David Mankowitz,
David Schwartz, Karen Tuttle (vl),
Maurice Bialkin, Selwart Clarke,
Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, George Ricci (vc),
Margaret Ross (hrp), Quincy Jones (con)

Strings personnel is based on LP sleeve, which may
or may not refer to session on September 15, 1964 or,
more likely, a collective listing for both sessions.
Don Elliott plays bass marimba on Seaweed.

Golden Boy is listed as (string version) to distinguish
from big band version recorded September 15, 1964.

Recorded June 1964  New York City

tracks list:

A1     Theme From Golden Boy     2:47
A2     The Witching Hour     3:40
A3     Seaweed     2:24
A4     Golden Boy     3:10
A5     Django     4:58
B1     Soul Serenade     3:44
B2     Theme From Golden Boy     3:54
B3     Hard Day's Night     3:24
B4     The Sidewinder     3:40
B5     The Midnight Sun Will Never Set     3:08




mardi 12 août 2014

JOHNNY GUITAR WATSON A REAL MOTHER FOR YA

DJM RECORDS 1977                                       DJLPA-7

 credits:

 Art Direction – David Krieger
 Drums, Co-producer [Production Assistant] – Emry Thomas
Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer, Guitar, Organ [Hammond],
Vocals, Bass [Moog], Voice [Voice Box] – Johnny G. Watson*
Producer, Arranged By, Written-By, Liner Notes – Johnny Guitar Watson
Saxophone – Knud Jensen
Trombone – Tommy Robertson*
Trumpet – Walt Fowler

Recorded at Paramount Recording Studios, Hollywood.
 Engineer – Kerry McNabb

tracks list:

 A1     A Real Mother For Ya     5:00
A2     Nothing Left To Be Desired     5:42
A3     Your Love Is My Love     4:38
A4     The Real Deal     5:53
B1     Tarzan     4:58
B2     I Wanna Thank You     6:05
B3     Lover Jones     5:23




THE SOUL FINDERS SWEET SOUL MUSIC

 RCA CAMDEN RECORDS 1967                   CAS-2170

credits:

drums - bernard Purdie
Fender Bass - Charles Rainey
Guitar - Eric Gale
tenor & alto sax - Seldon Powell
Baritone Sax - Buddy Lucas
tenor sax& piccolo - Zane Paul Zacharoff
trumpets - Ernest Royal , James Sedler
piano & organ - Paul Griffin, Geoge Butcher
vocal - Ella Winston, Valerie Simpson, Lesley Miller

 Arranged By, Conductor – Bert DeCoteaux

recorded at:
RCA Victor's Studio A New York City
Engineer - Bob Simpson


tracks list:

A1     Sweet Soul Music
Written-By – Redding*, Connelly*
A2     Respect
 Written-By – Redding*
A3     Dead End Street
Written-By – Raleigh*, Axelrod*
A4     Tomorrow Night
Written-By – Coslow*, Grosz*
A5     Passion Flower
Written-By – Strayhorn*, Raskin*
B1     The Happening
Written-By – Holland-Dozier*
B2     Why Don't You Do Right
Written-By – McCoy*
B3     Soul American
Written-By – DeCoteaux*
B4     Raindrops
Written-By – Clark*
B5     Oh How I Need You
Written-By – Jerome*




THAD JONES & MEL LEWIS JAZZ ORCHESTRA CENTRAL PARK NORTH

SOLID STATE RECORDS 1969                     SS 18058

credits:

Thad Jones – flugelhorn
    Mel Lewis – drums
    Roland Hanna – piano
    Richard Davis – bass
    Barry Galbraith – guitar
    Sam Brown – guitar
    Jerome Richardson – alto saxophone
    Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone
    Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone
    Eddie Daniels – tenor saxophone
    Joe Temperly – baritone saxophone
    Snooky Young – trumpet
    Richard Williams – trumpet
    Danny Moore – trumpet
    Jimmy Nottingham – trumpet
    Jimmy Knepper – trombone
    Bennie Powell – trombone
    Eddie Bert – trombone
    Cliff Heather – trombone

Recorded     1969 June 17, 18,
A&R Studios, New York City


tracks list:

A1     Tow Away Zone
Written-By – T. Jones*
A2     Quietude
Written-By – T. Jones*
A3     Jive Samba
Written-By – N. Adderley*
B1     The Groove Merchant
Written-By – J. Richardson*
B2     The Big Dipper
Written-By – T. Jones*
B3     Central Park North
Written-By – T. Jones*