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 1 août 2016


IMPULSE RECORDS 1968                                 AS 9169


 Mel Brown - guitar
    Terry Evans - guitar
    Mack Johnston - trumpet
    Clifford Solomon - tenor saxophone
    Unknown - piano, organ
    Ronald Brown - bass
    Paul Humphrey - drums
    Roy Brown - vocals

Recorded     March 21, 1968
Engineer – Eddie Brackett
Producer – Bob Thiele
Producer   Jules Chaiken 

tracks list:

A1 Ode To Billie Joe
Written-By – Bobbie Gentry
A2 Swamp Fever
Written-By – Mel Brown
A3 Blues After Hours
Written-By – A. Trub, Pee Wee Crayton
B1 African Sweets
Written-By – D. Ervin
B2 Stop
Written-By – J. Ragovoy, M. Shuman*
B3 Chunk A Funk
Written-By – Mel Brown
B4 Miss Ann
Written-By – Mel Brown
B5 W-2 Withholding
Written-By – Mel Brown


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