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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 29 juillet 2015

THE SOULFUL STRINGS IN CONCERT

CADET RECORDS 1969                           LPS 820 



credits and session recording:

Arranged and conducted by Richard Evans
Recorded November 6th and 7th at The London House, Chicago
Recording engineer: Reice Hamel
Re-mix engineer: Stu Blck
Photos and album design: Jerry Griffith
Supervision: Dick LaPalm
Arrangements: Richard Evans (*Lennie Druss)


Lennie Druss (woodwinds)
Phil Upchurch (guitar)
Bobby Christian (vibes)
Ron Steele (first guitar on "MacArthur Park" only)        
Recorded live  November 6th & 7th at The London House, Chicago 

track list:


A1        Listen Here       
A2        I Wish It Would Rain       
A3        You're All I Need       
A4        Pavanne       
A5        There Was A Time       
B1        Oboe Flats       
B2        I'm A Girl Watcher       
B3        Claire De Lune       
B4        MacArthur Park




SHIRLEY SCOTT WITH STANLEY TURRENTINE SOUL SHOUTIN'

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1963                            PR 7312


credits:

Bass – Earl May
Drums – Grasella Oliphant
Organ – Shirley Scott
Tenor Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine

Recorded;

October 15, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
engineer Rudy Van Gelder

tracks list:

A1 Soul Shoutin'
A2 Serenata
A3 Gravy Waltz
B1 Deep Down Soul
B2 In The Still Of The Night







mardi 28 juillet 2015

GRASSELLA OLIPHANT THE GRASS IS GREENER

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1965                         SD 1494 



credits and session recording:


Artwork – Marvin Israel
Bass – Major Holley (tracks: A1, A4, B1, B3, B4)
Drums – Grassella Oliphant
Engineer – Phil Iehle
Guitar – Grant Green
Organ – John Patton
Photography By – Lee Friedlander
Producer – Arif Mardin
Tenor Saxophone – Harold Ousley 
(tracks: A1, A2, A4, B1, B3, B4)
Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trumpet [Pocket] – Clark Terry 
(tracks: A1, A2, A4, B1, B3, B4)
       
recording
NYC, March 1, 1965
Engineer – Phil Iehle


track list:
A1      Get Out Of My Life Woman    2:43   
A2        Ain't That Peculiar
Bass [Fender] – Major Holley
2:52   
A3        Soul Woman    5:21   
A4        Peaches Are Better Down The Road    5:47   
B1        The Yodel    6:35   
B2        Cantaloupe Woman    4:37   
B3        The Latter Days    3:01   
B4        Rapid Shave    3:04



BILLY PRESTON WILDEST ORGAN IN TOWN

CAPITOL RECORDS  1965                              ST2532 



credits:

 Producer    Steve Douglas
        Recorded    September 11, 1965     


track list:

A1 In The Midnight Hour
A2 Uptight
A3 A Hard Days Night
A4 Ain't Got No Time To Play
A5 Love Makes Me Do Foolish Things
A6 The Duck
B1 Advice
B2 Satisfaction (I Can't Get No)
B3 I Got You
B4 It's Got To Happen
B5 Free Funk
B6 The 'In' Crowd







lundi 27 juillet 2015

ALVIN CASH & SCOTT BROS. ORCHESTRA

TODDLIN TOWN RECORDS 1968                  TT111


credits:

 Arranged By – Bill McFarland, John Jackson
    Written-By – H. Scott, W. Scott

tracks list:

A Keep On Dancing
Written-By – A. Cash, I. Gates
B Keep On Dancing (Instrumental)


 

VARIOUS FUNKY 69'

TODDLIN TOWN RECORDS                           TTS-3001


tracks list:


A1 Alvin Cash     Funky "69" 2:35
A2 Alvin Cash     People Sure Act Funny 2:23
A3 Otis Clay     I Testify 2:44
A4 Alvin Cash     Funky Broadway     2:09
A5 Bull & The Matadors Funky Judge 2:25
B1 Alvin Cash     Keep On Dancing 2:25
B2 Alvin Cash     Funky Street 2:45
B3 Otis Clay     Flame In Your Heart 2:45
B4 Alvin Cash     Alvin's Bag 2:47
B5 Five Dutones Shake A Tail Feather 2:22






BULL & THE MATADORS FUNKY JUDGE

TODDLIN TOWN RECORDS 1968                        TT108



 Credits
Written-By – A. Williams, L. Hutton



A The Funky Judge 2:25
B The Funky Judge (Instrumental) 2:25


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OTIS CLAY I'M SATISFIED / I TESTIFY





ONE-DERFUL RECORDS 1966

tracks list:

A  I'm Satisfied

Producer – Jones, Dollison
Written-By – Maurice Dollison*

B I Testify

Producer, Written-By – Jones, Hayes




dimanche 26 juillet 2015

ALVIN CASH & THE REGISTERS SWEATIN'

Mar-v-lus Records ‎– SSR -2004 Secret Stash Records



Tracks list

 A Alvin Cash & The Registers Sweatin' (Do What You Want To)     2:23

B The Registers,  Sweatin' (Do What You Want To) (Instrumental) 2:36






samedi 25 juillet 2015

MARVIN HOLMES OOH-OOH THE DRAGON AND OTHERS MONSTERS

UNI RECORDS 1969                                     LP 73046

credits:
  
Marvin Holmes and the Uptight    
Arranged By – John Parrish
Producer – Clarence Brow
  tracks listing:

A1 Ooh Ooh The Dragon 3:10   
A2 I've Never Found A Girl 3:20   
A3 Grab This Thing 3:15   
A4 Ride Your Mule - Part 1 2:24   
A5 Grazing In The Grass    3:15   
A6 There Was A Time 3:45   
B1 Who's Making Love 2:25   
B2 Don't Be Afraid 2:35   
B3 It Takes A Lot Of Good Loving 2:19   
B4 Lonely Too Long 2:38   
B5 The Horse 2:08   
B6 Scratch 3:09










THE MARVELETTES SING (Smash Hits Of 1962)

TAMLA RECORDS 1962                                        TM 229

Notes:
 Originally released in April '62, the album was
initially titled "Smash Hits Of 1962" but was
retitled in 1963 as "Sing". Also worth noting
is the typographical error which occurred on
the front cover; "Marveletts" is missing an 'e



tracks list:

 A1 Mashed Potato Time    
A2 Love Letters    
A3 The One Who Really Loves You    
A4 Twistin' The Night Away    
A5 Hey Baby    
B1 Twistin' Postman    
B2 Good Luck Charm    
B3 Slow Twist    
B4 Lover Please    
B5 Dream Baby




 

THE SOULFUL STRINGS ANOTHER EXPOSURE

CADET RECORDS 1968                                    LPS 805 


credits and sessions recording:

Arranged By – Richard Evans
(tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B6)
Artwork By [Album Design] – Jerry Griffith
Engineer [Recording] – Doug Brand
Liner Notes – Johnny Magnus
Photography [Cover] – Ruyell Ho
Producer – Richard Evans
Supervised By [Album] – Dick LaPalm

Recorded at:
Ter mar Studios, Chicago, March 1968


track list:
    A1        The Stepper       
A2        Hello, Goodbye       
A3        Since You've Been Gone
Arranged By – Charles Stepney
A4        On The Dock Of The Bay       
A5        The Who Who Song       
A6        Soul Message       
B1        Inner Light       
B2        Alice Blue Gown       
B3        It Ain't Necessarily So       
B4        Lady Madonna       
B5        Minor Adjustment       
B6        Jericho


  The Stepper   


THE MARVELETTES " THE PINK ALBUM "

           TAMLA RECORDS 1967                                   TS-274         



credits:

Gladys Horton- Lead and background vocals.
    Wanda Young- Lead and background vocals.
    Katherine Anderson- background vocals.
    The Andantes- background vocals
    Smokey Robinson- Producer
    Norman Whitfield- Producer
    Brian Holland- Producer
    Lamont Dozier- Producer
    James Dean- Producer
    William Weatherspoon- Producer
    The Funk Brothers- Instrumentation

Recorded     Hitsville USA; 1966-1967 
track list:
 A1 Barefootin'       
A2 Message To Michael
    Written-By – Bacharach And David
A3 The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson*
A4 When You're Young And In Love
    Written-By – V. McCoy*
A5 I Know Better
    Written-By – N. Whitfield*, R. Dean Taylor
A6 I Can't Turn Around
    Written-By – F. Wilson*
B1 He Was Really Sayin' Somthin'
    Written-By – E. Holland*, N. Whitfield*, Wm. Robinson*
B2 The Day You Take One (You Have To Take The Other)
    Written By – Wm. Robinson*
B3 When I Need You
    Written-By – C. Paul*, L. Broadnax*
B4 Keep Off, No Trespassing
    Written By – F. Gordy
    Written-By – J. Bristol*
B5 This Night Was Made For Love
    Written-By – R. Staunton*, T. Jones*
B6 I Need Someone


  

vendredi 24 juillet 2015

THE MARVELETTES PLEASE MR POSTMAN

   TAMLA RECORDS 1961                                     TM 228 


credits:

   Gladys Horton – Lead and background vocals
Wanda Young – Background vocals
Georgeanna Tillman – Background vocals
Wyanetta ("Juanita") Cowart – Background vocals
Katherine Anderson – Background vocals

The Funk Brothers – Instrumentation (including)
Marvin Gaye – Drums
Benny Benjamin – Drums
James Jamerson – Bass
Richard "Popcorn" Wylie – Piano
Eddie "Bongo" Brown – Percussion

Berry Gordy - Producer
Smokey Robinson - Producer
Eddie Holland - Producer
Raynoma Liles Gordy - Musitron and Ondoline

Recorded Hitsville USA; April–July 1961


tracklist:

A1 Angel
Written-By – Leverett*, Bateman*, Saunders*
A2 I Want A Guy
Written-By – Gordy*, Holland*, Gorman*
A3 Please Mr. Postman
Written-By – Brian Bert*, Dobbins*, Garrett*
A4 So Long Baby
Written-By – Brian Bert*, Young*, Bateman*
A5 I Know How It Feels
Written-By – Brian Bert*, Bradford*, Wylie*, Bateman*
B1 Way Over There
Written-By – Gordy*, Robinson*
B2 Happy Days
Written-By – Knight*, Gordy*
B3 You Don't Want Me No More
Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*
B4 All The Love I Got
Written-By – Gordy*, Bradford, Holland*
B5 Whisper
Written-By – Gordy*, Johnson*
B6 I Apologize
Written-By – Gordy*, Robinson*






jeudi 23 juillet 2015

KOKO TAYLOR KOKO TAYLOR

CHESS RECORDS 1969                                      LP 1532 



 credits: 

     Produced by Willie Dixon 
(who can intermittently be heard as a duet partner)

Top-flight session musicians on Taylor's 1965-1969 output included
 guitarists Buddy Guy, Matt Murphy, and Johnny Shines
 and saxman Gene "Daddy G" Barge. 


track list: 

 A1 Love You Like A Woman     2:06   
A2 I Love A Lover Like You     2:43   
A3 Don't Mess With The Messer     2:42   
A4 I Don't Care Who Knows     2:10   
A5 Wang Dang Doodle     2:58   
A6 I'm A Little Mixed Up     2:39   
B1 Nitty Gritty     2:42   
B2 Fire     2:28   
B3 Whatever I Am You Made Me     2:25   
B4 Twenty Nine Ways     3:09   
B5 Insane Asylum     4:15   
B6 Yes, It's Good For You




vendredi 17 juillet 2015

HANK JACOBS SO FAR AWAY

SUE  RECORDS 1964                                  lp 1023


tracks listing:

A1        Hank's Groove    2:35   
A2        Out Of Sight    2:30   
A3        So Far Away    2:23   
A4        Moaner's Bench    3:38   
A5        Summertime    2:35   
A6        Gonzo    2:30   
B1        Monkey Hips And Rice    2:18   
B2        Heide    2:20   
B3        Sinkersville    2:08   
B4        Mustang    2:35   
B5        Playboy's Penthouse    2:27   
B6        Bacon Fat    2:05

GERALD WILSON ORCHESTRA PORTRAITS

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1963                          ST-80


credits:

Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Woods
Bass – Dave Dyson (tracks: A2, B2, B4), Leroy Vinnegar
Bongos – Modesto Duran (tracks: A3, B1)
Drums – Chuck Carter
Flute – Bud Shank (tracks: A2)
Guitar – Joe Pass
Leader – Gerald Wilson
Liner Notes – Eliot Tiegel
Piano – Jack Wilson
Producer – Albert Marx
Reeds – Harold Land, Jack Nimitz, Jimmy Woods, 
Joe Maini, Teddy Edwards
Tenor Saxophone – Harold Land, Teddy Edwards
Trombone – Bob Edmondson, Don Switzer, John Ewing,
 Lester Robertson, Lew McCreary (tracks: A2, B2, B4)
Trumpet – Al Porcino, Carmell Jones (tracks: A2, B2, B4),
 Freddie Hill (tracks: A2, B2, B4),
 Jules Chaikin (tracks: A2, B2, B4), Nathaniel Meeks (tracks: A2, B2, B4),
 Ray Triscari (tracks: A2, B2, B4)
Written-By – Gerald Wilson (tracks: A2 to B2, B4)

Recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 2, 1963

tracks list:

A1 So What Written-By – Miles Davis 5:55
A2 Caprichos 6:55
A3 Paco 6:10
B1 Ravi 5:53
B2 Aram 3:43
B3 'Round Midnight Written-By – Thelonious Monk 5:10
B4 Eric 3:11






mardi 14 juillet 2015

GERALD WILSON ORCHESTRA ON STAGE

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1965                            ST-88


credits:

On Los Moros de España, Musette, Lighthouse Blues and Perdido:
Trumpets: Al Porcino, Jules Chaikin, Freddie Hilll,
 Nat Meeks, Mel Moore and Gerald Wilson
Trombones: Bob Edmondson, Les Robertson, 
John Ewing and Don Switzer
Reeds: Teddy Edwards, Harold Land, Curtis Amy,
 Jack Nimitz and Anthony Ortega
Piano: Phil Moore Jr.
Guitar: Joe Pass
Vibes: Roy Ayers
Bass: Herbie Lewis
Drums: Chuck Carter


Recorded on January 13th, 1965 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Calif.


On Who Can I Turn To, In the Limelight, El Viti, Ricardo and Lately:

Trumpets: Jules Chaikin, Bobby Bryant, Freddie Hilll, 
Nat Meeks, Mel Moore and Gerald Wilson
Trombones: Bob Edmondson, Les Robertson, 
John Ewing and Earnie Tack
Organ and piano: Jack Wilson
Piano: Phil Moore Jr.
Guitar: Joe Pass
Vibes: Roy Ayers
Bass: Victor Gaskin
Drums: Chuck Carter
Reeds and flutes: Bud Shank, Anthony Ortega, Teddy Edwards,
 Harold Land and Jack Nimitz


Recorded on March 10th, 1965 at Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, Calif.


tracks list:


A1 Los Moros De Espana 3:05
A2 Who Can I Turn To 2:50
A3 Ricardo 4:30
A4 Musette 2:34
A5 In The Limelight 5:47
B1 Lighthouse Blues 7:25
B2 El Viti 3:50
B3 Lately 3:42
B4 Perdido 4:26





lundi 13 juillet 2015

JOHNNY WATSON BAD

OKEH RECORDS 1967                                    OKS 14118


credits:

A&R – Stu Phillips
Arranged By – Arthur Wright
Producer – Johnny Watson, Larry Williams 


tracks list:
A1 Hold On, I'm Comin'       
A2 Fever       
A3 Coke       
A4 Knock On Wood       
A5 Unchain My Heart       
B1 Comin' Home Baby       
B2 Skate Key       
B3 Summertime       
B4 Wolfman       
B5 Reach Out, I'll Be There








IRMA THOMAS TAKE A LOOK

IMPERIAL RECORDS 1966                              LP-12302


credits:

Design [Cover] – Woody Woodward
Photography By – Ken Kim



tracks list:


A1 Take A Look 2:57
A2 Teasing, But You're Pleasing 1:42
A3 I Haven't Got Time To Cry 2:38
A4 You Don't Miss A Good Thing (Untill It's Gone) 2:20
A5 Some Things You Never Get Used To 2:40
A6 Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand) 2:58
B1 It's Starting To Get To Me Now 2:21
B2 Times Have Changed 2:28
B3 He's My Guy 2:35
B4 Baby, Don't Look Down 2:30
B5 What Are You Trying To Do 2:14
B6 Wait, Wait, Wait