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 23 juin 2015


RECORDING INDUSTRIES CORP. 1964             ST1008


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

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