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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...."

lundi 31 août 2015

THE COMPLETE STAX-VOLT Singles 1959-1968

VOLUME 1


disc 1/9

 Triumphs burnt Biscuit


zippy 


 

dimanche 30 août 2015

DUKE PEARSON WAHOO!

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1964                          BLP 4191


 Wahoo! is an album by American pianist and arranger 
Duke Pearson, featuring performances recorded in 
1964 and released on the Blue Note label in 1965. 

credits:

Duke Pearson - piano
    Donald Byrd - trumpet (all tracks except #3)
    James Spaulding - alto saxophone, flute (all tracks except #3)
    Joe Henderson - tenor saxophone (all tracks except #3)
    Bob Cranshaw - bass
    Mickey Roker - drums

Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on November 24, 1964

tracks list:

 A1 Amanda    
A2 Bedouin    
A3 Farewell Machelle    
B1 Wahoo    
B2 ESP (Extrasensory Perception)    
B3 Fly Little Bird Fly


 

samedi 29 août 2015

THE THREE SOUNDS LIVE AT THE LIGHTHOUSE

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1967                    BST 84265

credits:

Bass – Andrew Simpkins
Drums – Donald Bailey
Organ – Gene Harris
Piano – Gene Harris

recorded at:
"Lighthouse Club", Hermosa Beach, CA, June 9 & 10, 1967

tracks listings

A1 Still I'm Sad    2:36   
A2 Crying Time    2:27   
A3 June Night (Just Give Me A June Night, The Moonlight And You)   
A4 I Thought About You    5:50   
B1 I Held My Head In Shame    2:48   
B2 Summertime    4:50   
B3 Makin' Bread Again    3:38   
B4 Here's That Rainy Day    3:20   
B5 Blues March

not live at "Lighthouse Club", Hermosa Beach, CA, June 10, 1967
Crying Time
I Held My Head In Shame

  Makin' Bread Again  


bonus on cd reissue in 2000

10 takin' it easy
11 drown in my own tears
12 why (am i treated so bad)
13 never say yes
14 river shallow
15 sunny
16 bad bad whiskey
17 c james blues

vendredi 28 août 2015

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS TOUGH TALK

 
 PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1963                                PJ-68  


credits :

Wayne Henderson (trombone)
Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone)
Joe Sample (piano, harpsichord)
Stix Hooper (drums)
Bobby Haynes (bass)

Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, 
February 13 and 19, 1963


tracks listing:

  A1 Deacon Brown   
A2 Turkish Black   
A3 Brahm's Lullaby
Arranged By – Joe Sample   
A4 Boopie   
B1 Tough Talk   
B2 No Name Samba   
B3 Lazy Canary   
B4 Lonely Horn   
B5 Brother Bernard



THE JAZZ CRUSADERS POWERHOUSE



PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1968                         ST 20136


Powerhouse is a 1969 album by The Jazz Crusaders. 
It was their fourteenth album produced by Richard Bock 
for World Pacific Jazz Records. It was the first album 
in which Joe Sample played on the Fender Rhodes 
and according Thom Jurek in his All Music review,
 would mark a turning point for the band.

credits:

Wayne Henderson - Trombone
Wilton Felder - Saxophone
Joe Sample - Keyboards
Stix Hooper - Drums
Charles "Buster" Williams - Bass

on A4,A5,B3
joe sample - electric piano
Arthur Adams Guitar

Richard Bock - Producer and liner notes
Thorne Nogar - Engineer
Woody Woodward - Art Direction

Recorded: July 9-10-11, 1968
Pacific Jazz Studios, LA,
tracks list:

A1 Promises, Promises 6:13
A2 Love And Peace 3:20
A3 Hey Jude 
Written-By – John Lennon, Paul McCartney 3:17
A4 Sting Ray 3:24
A5 Fancy Dance 4:25
B1 Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) 4:35
B2 Cookie Man 5:35
B3 Upstairs 3:12
B4 Fire Water 6:23




jeudi 27 août 2015

ANNA KING BACK TO SOUL

SMASH RECORDS 1964                            SRS 67059 



credits:
     James Brown: Audio Production Bobby Byrd: Vocals
          Clive Richardson: Liner Notes, Compilation Produce     
  
track list:

A1        Make Up Your Mind    2:46   
A2        Come On Home    2:14   
A3        Sittin' In The Dark    2:13   
A4        That's When I Cry    2:18   
A5        I Found You    2:25   
A6        I Don't Want To Cry    2:37   
B1        If Somebody Told You    2:55   
B2        Night Time Is The Right Time    3:11   
B3        Tennessee Waltz    3:02   
B4        Come And Get These Memories    2:23   
B5        If You Don't Think    1:54   
B6        Baby, Baby, Baby   




JAMES BROWN I GOT THE FEELIN'

   KING RECORDS 1968                                        KS-1031   
 

credits

Producer – James Brown
    Recorded By [Audio] – Ron Lenhoff
    Written-By – Bud Hobgood (tracks: A2, A4 to A6, B2, B3, B5, B6),
     James Brown (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6)


tracks list:
A1 I Got The Feelin'        
A2 Maybe I'll Understand (Part 1)
    Written-By – R. Lenhoff*   
A3 You've Got The Power
    Written-By – J. Terry*        
A4 Maybe Good - Maybe Bad (Part 1)        
A5 Shhhhhhh (For A Little While)        
A6 Just Plain Funk
    Written-By – T. Seals*        
B1 If I Ruled The World
    Written-By – Ornadel*, Bricusse*    
B2 Maybe I'll Understand (Part 2)
    Written-By – R. Lenhoff*
B3 Stone The Fox        
B4 It Won't Be Me
    Written-By – A. Ellis*    
B5 Maybe Good - Maybe Bad (Part 2)        
B6 Here I Go
    Written By – D. Lewis






         

MARVA WHITNEY IT'S MY THING

KING RECORDS 1969                                         KSD 1069  


credits:

Audio  Dave Harrison, Ron Linhoff
Producer – James Brown
Production Manager – Bud Hobgood



track list:

A1 It's My Thing (Part 1)
Written-By – Isley Bros.*   
A2 It's My Thing (Part 2)
Written-By – Isley Bros.*
A3 Things Got To Get Better (Get Together)
Written-By – A. Ellis*, J. Brown*
A4 What Kind Of Man
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, F. Setser*, J. Brown*
A5 If You Love Me
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*, J. Campbell*
A6 In The Middle
Written-By – A. Ellis*, B. Hobgood*
B1 Unwind Yourself
Written-By – C. Spurling*, H. Ballard*
B2 You Got To Have A Job
Written-By – J. Brown*, W. Reed*
B3 I'll Work It Out
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*, J. Crawford*
B4 Get Out Of My Life
Written-By – A. Ellis*, W. Lynn*
B5 I'm Tired, I'm Tired, I'm Tired
Written-By – J. Brown*
B6 Shades Of Brown
Written-By – B. Hobgood*




 link 



mercredi 26 août 2015

JAMES BROWN PLAYS NOTHING BUT SOUL

KING RECORDS 1968                                    LP 1034 


James Brown Plays Nothing But Soul 
is the 24th studio album  by James Brown. 
the album was released in August 1968, by King Records


track list:

A1 Soul With Different Notes 2:59
A2 Go On Now 5:55
A3 Gittin' A Little Hipper 8:10
B1 Fat Soul 9:25
B2 Little Fellow 8:15
B3 Buddy E 4:15





THE SUE RECORDS STORY NEW YORK CITY

 SUE RECORDS/EMI 1994


This four-CD, 100-song set is the best representative 
body of work ever assembled (or ever likely to be assembled) 
of the R&B and soul releases from 
Henry "Juggy Murray" Jones' Sue Records.



link 







cd3     

  link        

zippy      





mardi 25 août 2015

MR. JAMES BROWN GETTIN' DOWN TO IT

KING RECORDS 1969                                         KSD 1501

 Gatefold Sleeve

credits:

James Brown (vocals)
Marva Whitney (vocals)
Frank Vincent (piano)
Lee Tucker (bass )
Dee Felice (drums)
Guest:Kenny Poole, Lee Garrett (guitar)

Producer – James Brown
Other [Production Manager] – Bud Hobgood
Photography – John Raymond Armijo
recorded at:
King Studios, Cincinnati
december 1968, march 1969
Engineer  – Dave Harrison

tracks list:

A1 Sunny
Vocals – Marva Whitney
3:19
A2 That's Life 4:27
A3 Strangers In The Night 3:22
A4 Willow Weep For Me 4:42
A5 Cold Sweat 5:02
A6 There Was A Time 2:58
B1 Chicago 2:52
B2 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons 7:20
B3 Time After Time 2:40
B4 All The Way 3:41
B5 It Had To Be You 2:43
B6 Uncle 2:34






B.B. KING THE BOSS OF THE BLUES


 KENT RECORDS 1965                                        KST 529


Compilation of years 1955 to 1959


tracks list:

A1 Bad Breaks    
A2 You Don´t Know    
A3 Worry Worry Worry    
A4 The Blues Has Got Me    
A5 Please Accept My Love    
B1 I Had A Woman (Ten Long Years)    
B2 You Know I Go For You    
B3 That´s How Much You Mean To Me    
B4 Days Of Old    
B5 Why Do Everything Happen To Me





TOUSSAINT McCALL NOTHING TAKES THE PLACE OF YOU

RONN RECORDS 1967                                    LPS 7527


credits:

Producer – Scotty Moore,
Stan Lewis (tracks: A3, B3) 


tracks list: 

A1 I'll Do It For You
Written-By – T. McCall  – P. Robinson
A2 The Toussaint Shuffle
Written-By – T. McCall
A3 Nothing Takes The Place Of You
Written-By – T. McCall  – P. Robinson
A4 The Title Escapes Me
Written-By – T. McCall
A5 (I Left My Heart) In San Francisco
Written-By – D. Cross, G. Cory
A6 La Rea
Written-By – T. McCall
B1 Step By Step
Written-By – T. McCall
B2 Perhaps I Love You
Written-By – T. McCall – P. Robinson*
B3 Shimmy
Written-By – T. McCall
B4 I'm Undecided
Written-By – T. McCall
B5 All For A Love Like You
Written-By – T. McCall – P. Robinson*
B6 Summertime
Written-By – Heyward , Gershwin



lundi 24 août 2015

RICHARD GROOVE HOLMES GROOVE

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1961                         PJ3083 

also released as "That Healin' Feelin' "


credits:

Drums – Ron Jefferson
Guitar – George Freeman
Organ – Richard "Groove" Holmes
Piano – Les McCann
Saxophone [Tenor] – Ben Webster
Trombone – Lawrence "Tricky" Lofton

tracks list:

A1 Them That's Got 4:34
A2 That Healin' Feelin' 2:55
A3 Seven Come Eleven 4:11
B1 Deep Purple 4:06
B2 Good Groove 5:14




LES MCCANN SPANISH ONIONS

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1964                       PJ-10097

credits:

Double Bass – Victor Gaskin
Drums – Paul Humphrey
Piano – Les McCann
Producer – Richard Bock

Recorded 'Live' at an After-Hours Concert 
at the Esquire Theater, Los Angeles, Calif. - sleeve
All songs by Les McCann except B2

tracks list

A1 El Soulo 3:16
A2 Lavande 6:40
A3 Spanish Onions 8:50
B1 Get Them Grits 4:30
B2 I Am In Love
Songwriter – Cole Porter
5:30
B3 Arabella 5:43
B4 Maxie's Farewell 5:15







dimanche 23 août 2015

ALBERT KING LOVEJOY

STAX RECORDS 1970/71                               ST- 2040 


credits:

Recorded At – Muscle Shoals Sound Studios
Engineer – Larry Hamby, Marlin Greene, Steve Smith

Recorded at Skyhill Studios, Hollywood,
California in December 1970 & January 1971. 
Engineer Peter Nichols

Producer, Arranged By – Don Nix

Personnel:
Albert King (vocals, guitar);
Art Direction – David Krieger, Graffiteria, The
Artwork [Supervision] – Larry Shaw
Backing Vocals  – Jeanne Greene, The Mt. Zion Singers,
Bass – David Hood (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B3, B4),
Donald "Duck" Dunn (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2)
Drums – Jim Keltner (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2),
Rodger Hawkins (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B3, B4)
Keyboards – Barry Beckett (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B3, B4),
John Gallie (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2)
Percussion – Sandy Konikoff (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2)
Rhythm Guitar – Jesse Edwin Davis (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2),
Tippy Armstrong (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B3, B4),
Wayne Perkins (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B3, B4)


tracks list:

A1 Honky Tonk Woman
Written-By – Mick Jagger-Keith Richards*
A2 Bay Area Blues
Written-By – Don Nix, Donald "Duck" Dunn
A3 Corina Corina
Written-By – Don Nix
A4 She Caught The Katy & Left A Mule To Ride
Written-By – Taj Mahal, Yank Rachel*
A5 For The Love Of A Woman
Written-By – Don Nix
B1 Lovejoy, ILL.
Written-By – Don Nix
B2 Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven
Written-By – Don Nix
B3 Going Back To Iuka
Written-By – Don Nix
B4 Like A Road Leading Home

Written-By – Dan Penn, Don Nix




RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO BACH TO THE BLUES

ARGO RECORDS 1964                                            LP-732

credits:

Bass – Richard Evans  (tracks: A5, B4)
Bass, Cello – Eldee Young
Drums – Red Holt
Piano – Ramsey Lewis
   
Recorded at Ter Mar Recording Studio,
Chicago, Illinois on January 31st, 1964
Producer  – Esmond Edwards
Engineer – Ron Malo

tracks list:

A1 For The Love Of A Princess
    Written-By – R. Lewis*
A2 Why Don't You Do Right
    Written-By – L. Green*
A3 Misty Days, Lonely Nights
    Written-By – R. Lewis*
A4 Bach To The Blues
    Written-By – E. Edwards*
A5 Travel On
    Written-By – E. Young*
B1 Dance Mystique
    Written-By – R. Lewis*
B2 Sadness Done Come
    Written-By – R. Lewis*
B3 You'll Love Me Yet
    Written-By – R. Lewis*
B4 Peace And Tranquility
    Written-By – E. Young*






samedi 22 août 2015

LOREZ ALEXANDRIA WITH THE RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO EARLY IN THE MORNING

 ARGO RECORDS 1960                                         LPS-663


credits:

Arranged By – Frank Foster (tracks: Side B),
 Kirk Stuart (tracks: Side A)
Bass – Eldee Young
Drums – Red Holt
Flute, Saxophone [Tenor Sax] – Frank Wess (tracks: Side B)
Guitar – Freddie Green (tracks: Side B), Johnny Gray*
Piano – Ramsey Lewis
Saxophone [Tenor] – Frank Foster (tracks: Side B)
Trombone – Al Grey (tracks: Side B)
Trumpet – Joe Newman (tracks: Side B)


recorded at:

March 15,16 & 17, 1960 Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
Engineer Ron Malo



A1 Early In The Morning 2:56
A2 Don't Explain 3:10
A3 So Long 3:25
A4 Good Morning, Heartache 3:15
A5 Trouble Is A Man 2:42
B1 I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues 2:20
B2 Baby Don't You Cry 2:13
B3 Rocks In My Bed 2:42
B4 I'm Just A Lucky So & So 3:02
B5 I Almost Lost My Mind 3:00







vendredi 21 août 2015

B.B. KING LET ME LOVE YOU

KENT RECORDS 1965                                        KST 513



tracks list

A1 Let Me Love You    
A2 Driving Wheel    
A3 Troubles Don't Last    
A4 Did You Ever Love A Woman    
A5 Whole Lot Of Lovin    
A6 Hold That Train    
B1 You're Gonna Miss Me    
B2 I'm Gonna Quit My Baby    
B3 Come By Here    
B4 I've Got A Right To Love My Baby    
B5 I Can't Explain    
B7 Walkin Dr. Bill








jeudi 20 août 2015

Z.Z. HILL THE SOUL STIRRING

KENT RECORDS 1965                                       KST 518



tracks listing:

 A1 Happiness Is All I Need    
A2 Hey Little Girl    
A3 Someone To Love    
A4 You Don't Love Me    
A5 If I Could Do It All Over    
A6 Everybody Has To Cry    
B1 That What More    
B3 Oh Darling    
B4 Have Mercy Someone    
B5 I Found Love    
B6 Set Your Sights Higher







lundi 17 août 2015

BILLY PRESTON THE MOST EXCITING ORGAN EVER

VEE JAY RECORDS 1964                                      VJ 1123 


The Most Exciting Organ Ever is the first album by Billy Preston. 
The fully instrumental album was released in 1965, several weeks 
before Preston's nineteenth birthday. Extra songs recorded during 
the sessions of The Most Exciting Organ Ever were released 
in the next album.

Released August 20, 1965
Recorded September 1964
Producer Steve Douglas
            

track list:

A1 If I Had A Hammer       
A2 Low Down       
A3 Slippin' & Slidin'       
A4 Drown In My Own Tears       
A5 I Am Coming Through       
A6 The Octopus       
B1 Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'       
B2 Soul Meetin'       
B3 Let Me Know       
B4 Billy's Bag       
B5 The Masqerade Is Over       
B6 Steady Gettin' It