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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...."

mardi 30 juin 2015

LES MCCANN LTD IN SAN FRANCISCO

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1961                              PJ -16


credits:

Bass – Herbie Lewis
Drums – Ron Jefferson
Piano – Les McCann


Recorded live at the jazz workshop


tracks list:


A1 On Them Golden Gaters 3:54
A2 Red Sails In The Sunset 8:19
A3 Big Jim 6:57
B1 I Am In Love 4:45
B2 Jeepers Creepers 6:06
B3 Gone On And Get That Church 6:03
B4 We'll See Yaw'll After While, Ya Heah 1:15





LES MCCANN LTD THE SHOUT

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1961                                  PJ 07

this album was taken during working hours at 
Les's regular gig at The Bit,
The Coffee House on the sunset trip

credits:

Piano - Les McCann 
Bass – Leroy Vinnegar
Drums – Ron Jefferson

tracks list:


A1 But Not For Me 6:10
A2 A Foggy Day 8:10
A3 The Shout 4:50
A4 Set Call (Sonar) 1:03
B1 C Jam Blues 7:06
B2 Jubilation 3:25
B3 Night In Tunisia 4:50
B4 Set Call (Cute) 2:32




samedi 27 juin 2015

BROTHER JACK McDUFF DO IT NOW!

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1966                    SD1485 


credits:

     Danny Turner (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute)
Leo Johnson (tenor saxophone, flute) 
Brother Jack McDuff (organ)
Melvin Sparks (guitar)
Ray Appleton (drums)


recording sessions:

NYC, December 15, 1966
11293 Do It Now
11295 Strollin' Blues
11296 Summer Samba
11297 Mush Melon
same personnel
NYC, December 20, 1966
11333 Mutt And Jeff
11334 Pleasant Moments
Ray Lucas (drums) replaces Appleton
NYC, May 23, 1967
12484 Snap Back Jack

 Engineer - Bruce Tergesen, Phil Iehle


tracks list:

A1 Snap Back Jack
Drums – Ray Lucas
4:50
A2 Mush Melon 4:44
A3 Summer Samba 5:10
A4 Do It Now 5:35
B1 Strolling Blues 8:12
B2 Pleasant Moments 6:29
B3 Mutt & Jeff 4:35





THE LATINAIRES CAMEL WALK

FANIA RECORDS 1968                                     SLP 349


credits:

 Bass – Carlos Valle
    Bongos – Tito Palleya
    Congas – Juan Rivera
    Coro – Joe Rivera, Tito Palleya
    Flute – Vernon Walker
    Piano – Louis Small
    Saxophone [Alto] – Anthony "Tony" Jimenez
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Larry Warden
    Timbales – Carlos Crossman Jr.
    Vocals – Ray Ramirez

Producer – Harvey Averne

tracks list:

A1 Camel Walk 2:45
A2 Afro-Shingaling 3:55
A3 Milagros 4:35
A4 Creation 3:15
B1 Fuiste 2:27
B2 Chevere 4:32
B3 Guajira 4:57
B4 Ya Llegaron     2:36




THE UNDISPUTED TRUTH

GORDY RECORDS  1971                                      GS 955


The Undisputed Truth was a 1970s Motown recording act, assembled by record 
producer Norman Whitfield as a means for being able to experiment with his
psychedelic soul production techniques. Joe Harris served as main lead singer, 
with Billie Rae Calvin and Brenda Joyce Evans, formerly of The Delicates,
on additional leads and background vocals.

Arranged By,Conductor David Van DePitte (tracks: A1, A4 to B6)
Producer  Norman Whitfield


tracks list:


A1 You Got The Love I Need
Written-By  B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*
2:57
A2 Save My Love For A Rainy Day
Arranged By  Paul Riser
Written-By  N. Whitfield*, R. Penzabene*
3:50
A3 California Soul
Arranged By  Paul Riser
Written-By  N. Ashford, V. Simpson*
3:45
A4 Aquarius
Written-By  G. MacDermot*, G. Ragni*, J. Rado*
2:39
A5 Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
Written-By  B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*
10:20
B1 Smiling Faces Sometimes
Written-By  B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*
3:05
B2 We've Got A Way Out Love
Written-By  Holland, Dozier, Holland*
2:55
B3 Since I've Lost You
Written-By  B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*
3:10
B4 Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone
Written-By  C. Grant*, N. Whitfield*, S. May*
2:42
B5 I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Written-By  B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*
2:51
B6 Like A Rolling Stone
Written-By  B. Dylan*
6:30









vendredi 26 juin 2015

CLARENCE CARTER TESTIFYIN'

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                                 SD 8238 



credits:

        Bass – David Hood, Jesse Boyce
       Drums – Freeman Brown, Roger Hawkins
    Guitar – Albert Lowe, Jimmy Johnson (4)
    Guitar, Vocals – Clarence Carter
    Organ, Piano – Barry Beckett, Clayton Ivy*
     Saxophone [Baritone] – Ronnie Eades*
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Aaron Varnell, Joe Arnold
    Trumpet – Gene Miller, Harrison Collaway*   

Arranged By – Rick Hall & Staff
    Artwork By [Cover Illustration] – Walter Velez
     Design [Cover] – Craig Braun  
Photography [Liner] – Walter Looss Jr.

  Engineer [Recording], Producer – Rick Hall
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, October 3, 1968
15366    Back Door Santa
same personnel
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, January 6, 1969
16176    Snatching It Back
16177    Making Love (At The Dark End Of The Street)
same personnel
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2, 1969
16954    Bad News
16955    Soul Deep
16956    I Smell A Rat
16957    Doin' Our Thing
16958    You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure
16959    Instant Reaction
16960    I Can't Do Without You
same personnel
May 13, 1969
16996    The Feeling Is Right

track list:
A1 Bad News
    Written-By – John D. Loudermilk
A2 Snatching It Back
    Written-By – Clarence Carter, George Jackson (3)     
A3 Soul Deep
    Written-By – Earl Barton, Wayne Carson Thompson     
A4 I Smell A Rat
    Written-By – George Jackson (3), Melvin Leakes,
Raymond Moore, Larry Chambers*    
A5 Doin' Our Thing
    Written-By – Allyn Lee, Clarence Carter, Clemmie McCants    
A6 You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure
    Written-By – Clarence Carter, O.B. McClinton*    
B1 Instant Reaction
    Written-By – Earl Barton, Wayne Carson Thompson    
B2 Making Love (At The Dark End Of The Street)
    Written-By – Chips Moman, Clarence Carter, Dan Penn     
B3 The Feeling Is Right
    Written-By – George Jackson (3), Mickey Buckins    
B4 Back Door Santa
    Written-By – Clarence Carter, Marcus Daniel    
B5 I Can't Do Without You
    Written-By – George Jackson (3), Ronald Townsend
 
 


mercredi 24 juin 2015

ODELL BROWN and The Organ-Izers RAISING THE ROOF

CADET RECORDS 1966                                  LPS -775 

credits:

        Drums – Curtis Prince
    Organ – Odell Brown
    Saxophone [Tenor & Alto] – Artee (Duke) Payne*
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Thomas Purvis*

    Producer – Esmond Edwards

Recorded at:
July 25, 1966 Ter Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL

   tracks list:

A1 The Honeydipper
A2 Raising The Roof
A3 A Cool Senorita        
A4 Strike Up The Band    
B1 Day Tripper
B2 Maiden Voyage
B3 The Thing        
B4 Enchilada Joe
 

 



ODELL BROWN AND THE ORGAN-IZERS DUCKY

CADET RECORDS 1967                                     LPS 800 

credits:

Artee 'Duke' Payne(alto sax,tenor saxs,flug)
Tommy Purvis(tenor sax)
Odell Brown(organ)
Phil Upchurch(bass)
Curtis Prince(drumss)
Phillard Williams(conga)
Master Henry Gibson(conga)

track list:

   A1        No More Water In The Well      
A2        The Look Of Love      
A3        Tough Tip      
A4        She's Coming My Way      
A5        Mirar, Mirar      
B1        Ain't No Mountain High Enough      
B2        Where Am I Going      
B3        Get Off My Back      
B4        Anna        


     Get Off My Back 


SIR MACK RICE MUSTANG SALLY

BLUE ROCK RECORDS 1965                               B-4014


credits:

Arranged By – Dale Warren
    Producer – Andre Williams
    Written-By – M. Rice

tracks list

A Mustang Sally 3:06
B Daddy's Home To Stay 2:14



mardi 23 juin 2015

ROOSEVELT GRIER SOUL CITY

RECORDING INDUSTRIES CORP. 1964             ST1008


credits:

Arranged By – Jack Nitzsche
Baritone Saxophone – Jay Migliori
Bass – Lyle Ritz
Drums – Hal Blaine, Jack Spurling*
Guitar – Tom Tedesco*
Piano – Ray Johnson
Tenor Saxophone – Plas Johnson, Steve Douglas
Trombone – Lew McCreary, Lou Blackburn
Trumpet – Ollie Mitchell, Roy Caton

Liner Notes – Bobby Darin


Roosevelt ( Rosey) Grier's "Soul City " was produced 
by Bobby Darin in two sessions (May 21 and May 22, 1964) 
at the RCA Victor Recording Studios in Hollywood, CA.

Engineer – Dave Hassinger


tracks list:

A1 In My Tenement 2:40
A2 I (Who Have Nothing) 2:50
A3 Up On The Roof
Written-By – Goffin And King
A4 On Broadway     3:00
A5 Fool, Fool, Fool 2:10
A6 Spanish Harlem 2:48
B1 Soul City
Written-By – Bobby Darin
B2 Uptown 2:12
B3 Down So Long
Written-By – Bobby Darin 2:20
B4 In The Park     2:23
B5 Since You've Been Gone 1:54
B6 To Her Terrace     3:00




JAMES BROWN SLAUGHTER'S BIG RIP-OFF

POLYDOR RECORDS 1973                            PD 6015 



credits:

  Arranged By – Dave Matthews (3) (tracks: A3, B1, B2),
Fred Wesley (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, A7, B3 to B6),
James Brown (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A7, B3 to B6)
    Mixed By – Bob Both

      
tracks list:

A1         Slaughter Theme        
A2         Tryin' To Get Over        
A3         Transmograpfication        
A4         Happy For The Poor        
A5         Brother Rap        
A6         Big Strong        
A7         Really, Really, Really        
B1         Sexy, Sexy, Sexy        
B2         To My Brother        
B3         How Long Can I Keep It Up        
B4         People Get Up And Drive Your Funky Soul        
B5         King Slaughter        
B6         Straight Ahead




JOHNNIE TAYLOR RAW BLUES

STAX RECORDS 1969                                  STS 2008 


track list:

 A1        Where There's Smoke There's Fire      
A2        Hello Sundown      
A3        Pardon Me Lady      
A4        Where Can A Man Go From Here      
A5        That Bone      
B1        That's Where It's At      
B2        Part Time Love      
B3        If I Had It To Do Over Again      
B4        You're Good For Me      
B5        You Can't Keep A Good Man Down      
B6        You Can't Win With A Losing Hand



         



OTIS RUSH HOMEWORK

DUKE RECORDS 1962                                      356


credits:

 A I Have To Laugh
Written-By – D. Clark*, O. Rush*

B Homework
Written-By – A. Perkins*, D. Clark*


lundi 22 juin 2015

LEON HAYWOOD It's Got To Be Mellow / Cornbread And Buttermilk

DECCA RECORDS 1967                                      32164


tracks list:
 A It's Got To Be Mellow
Written-By – Leon Haywood

B Cornbread And Buttermilk
Written-By – Leon Haywood




dimanche 21 juin 2015

THE YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED MELLOW DREAMIN'

       COTILLION RECORDS 1970                             SD18001        


credits:

Eldee Young: string bass, electric bass, 8 string & electric cello
Isaac "Redd" Holt: drums - Kenneth Channey: piano & organ
Franck Gordon: trumpet, fluegelhorn
Richard Evans (arr, cond) unidentified strings


Chicago, IL, July 27, 1970


tracks listing:

A1 The Devil Made Me Do Dat       
A2 Going In Circles       
A3 Witchita Lineman       
A4 Mellow Dreamin'       
A5 Trippin'       
B1 Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head       
B2 The Creeper       
B3 There'll Be A Greater Day       
B4 Black And White       
B5 Midnight Cowboy 



THE YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED FUNKY BUT!

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1969                       BL 754141

tracks listing:

A1 The Funky Duck    3:15   
A2 Lady Madonna    2:52   
A3 Country Slicker Joe    3:04   
A4 Orient    3:56   
A5 Theme From "Valley Of The Dolls"    4:00   
B1 The Look Of Love    5:34   
B2 Sombrero Sam    4:54   
B3 Eleanor Rigby    4:32   
B4 Honey    3:58    
B5 Secret Love 






THE MIRETTES WHIRLPOOL

UNI RECORDS 1969                                              73062


credits:

produced by Clarence Paul,Ernie Shelby,and Dick Cooper
Arranged by David Blumberg
engineered by Jim Saunders


tracks list:

A1 Sister Warch Yourself 2:40
A2 Somethin's Wrong 2:22
A3 Whirlpool 2:59
A4 So Lonely 2:35
A5 At Last (I Found A Love) 2:37
B1 Heart Full Of Gladness 3:05
B2 Ain't You Tryin' To Cross Over 2:53
B3 If Everybody'd Help Somebody 2:40
B4 Stand By Your Man 2:53
B5 I Miss You Baby (How I Miss You) 2:35





vendredi 19 juin 2015

THE MIRETTES IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR

 REVUE RECORDS 1968                                      RS-7205  


credits:

 The Mirettes were the formally known as the Ikettes,
this is their 1st Lp after leaving Ike Turner.

 Arranged By – Jerry Goldstein
    Producer – Jerry Goldstein
    Vocals – Jessie Smith, Robbie Montgomery, Vanetta Fields
track list:

     A1  Take Me For A Little While (2:56)
A2  The Real Thing (3:14)
A3   I'm A Whole New Thing (3:14)
A4   On The Good Ship Lollipop (2:28)
A5   Somewhere (3:02)
B1   Keep On Running (2:40)
B2   First Love (2:40)
B3   Tweedle Dee (3:18)
B4   To Love Somebody (3:28)
B5   In The Midnight Hour (3:25)






zippy      

FANTASTIC JOHNNY C BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY

PHIL L.A. OF SOUL RECORDS  1968            SPLP 4000 



credits:
Arranged By – Bobby Martin, Leon Mitchell
Producer – Jesse James 


track list:

 A1 Boogaloo Down Broadway      
A2 Cool Broadway      
A3 Barefootin'      
A4 The Bounce      
A5 Land Of 1000 Dances      
A6 Shout Bamalama      
B1 Got What You Need      
B2 Baby I Need You      
B3 (She's) Some Kind Of Wonderful      
B4 Stand By Me      
B5 New Love      
B6 Warm & Tender Love





         
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JERRY BUTLER MR. DREAM MERCHANT

MERCURY RECORDS 1968                           SR 61146


tracks list:

A1 Mr. Dream Merchant
Written-By – J. Butler*, L. Weiss*
A2 (Nobody Ever Loved Anybody) The Way I Love You
Written-By – J. Butler*
A3 Mr. Dee Jay (I Got A Heartache)
Written-By – J. Diggs*, M. Robinson*, R. Dunbar*
A4 I Come To You
Written-By – J. Holiday*
A5 When A Woman Loves A Man (When A Man Loves A Woman)
Written-By – A. Wright*, C. Lewis*
A6 Alfie
Written-By – H. David, B. Bacharach*
B1 Lost
Written-By – Gamble, Huff*, J. Butler*
B2 Beside You
Written-By – Gamble, Huff*, J. Butler*
B3 To Make A Big Man Cry
Written-By – L. Reed*, Callander*
B4 100 Lbs. Of Clay
Written-By – B. Elgin*, K. Rogers*, L. Dixon*
B5 Yesterday
Written-By – J. Lennon, P. McCartney*