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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...."

samedi 30 janvier 2016

THE YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED SOULFUL STRUT

     BRUWNSWICK RECORDS 1968                 BL 754144    

     credits:
Arranged By – Sonny Sanders
Bass, Cello, Vocals – Eldee Young
Drums – Red Holt
Piano – Ken Chaney
Producer – Carl Davis, Eugene Record


tracks listing:
       
A1   Who's Making Love
Written By – Homer Banks-Betty Crutcher
Donald Davis-Raymond Jackson   
A2   Please Sunrise, Please
Written By – Eugene Record-Barbara Acklin 
A3   Be By My Side
Written By – Eugene Record-Barbara Acklin  
A4   What Now My Love (Et Maintenant)
Other [Directed By] – Gerald Sims
Written By – Becaud-Delanoe-Sigman   
A5  Baby Your Light Is Out
Vocals [Directed By] – Gerald Sims
Written By – Hysear Don Walker-
Eldee Young-Isaac Red Holt  
A6   Soulful Strut
Written By – Eugene Record-Sonny Sanders   
B1 Just Ain't No Love
Written By – Eugene Record-Carl Davis 
B2   Little Green Apples
Written-By – Bobby Russell  
B3   Funky Is As Funky Does
Written By – Hysear Don Walker-
Eldee Young-Isaac Red Holt 
B4  Love Makes A Woman
Arranged By – William Sanders*
Other [Directed By] – Gerald Sims
Written By – Eugene Record-William
Sanders-Carl Davis-Gerald Sims  
B5  Ain't There Something Money Can't Buy
Vocals [Directed By] – Gerald Sims
Written-By – Isaac Red Holt*




vendredi 29 janvier 2016

CRASH THE DOCTOR IS IN

CELLAR LIVE  2003


Crash is a Canadian band, working in Vancouver. They have released 
two previous CD's. The self titled CD in 1998 and Candyshop
 released in 2002 on Maximum Jazz. This is their aptly named third release
 "The Doctor Is In" as Dr. Lonnie Smith is on board on the Hammond B-3.


Personnel:
Alto Saxophone – Cory Weeds
    Bass – Mark Humeniuk
    Drums – Bernie Arai
    Guitar – Dave Sikula
    Organ [Hammond B3] – Dr. Lonnie Smith*
    Tenor Saxophone – Jerry Cook
    Fender Rhodes,Piano - Tilden Webb


Recorded live at the Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver, B.C.: September 6, 2003
Producer: Cory Weeds and Jerry Cook
Engineer: Chris Gestrin


Tracks list :


01. Nick's Kick (Cory Weeds/Jerry Cook) - 12:02
02. Lonnie Commentary - 0:26
03. Lonnie's Blues (Lonnie Smith) - 16:01
04. Lonnie Commentary - 0:30
05. Play It Back (Lonnie Smith) - 12:57
06. Your Mama's Got A Complex (Lonnie Smith) - 10:12
07. Scream (Lonnie Smith) - 7:11
08. Sideman (Lonnie Smith) - 7:21
09. Love Bowl (Lonnie Smith) - 10:32





jeudi 28 janvier 2016

WILLIS JACKSON SWIVEL HIPS

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1968                                PR 7602 


credits :

Willis Jackson - tenor saxophone, gator horn
Jackie Ivory - organ
Bill Jennings - guitar
Ben Tucker - bass, electric bass
Jerry Potter - drums
Ralph Dorsey - congas

Producer – Bob Porter
Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder

recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
 September 9, 1968

SONNY COX THE WAILER

CADET RECORDS 1965/66                               LPS 765 


credits and sessions recording :


Sonny Cox - Alto Sax
Ken Prince - Organ
John Howell - Trumpet
Arthur Hoyle - Trumpet
Paul Serrano - Trumpet
John Avant - Trombone
Rubin Cooper or Lenard Druss? - Baritone Sax
Bobby Robinson or Roland Faulkner? - Guitar
Cleveland Eaton - Bass
Maurice White - Drums 

 Arranged and Conducted by Richard Evans
Album Production & Supervision - Esmond Edwards
Engineer - Ron Malo
Cover Photo & Cover Design - Don Bronstein

Recording Dates

  1)    December 10, 1965 1,3,4,6Ter Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL
2)    January 7, 1966 2,5,7,8    Ter Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL

track list:

 A1 Come Rain Or Come Shine 3:44
A2 I'm Just A Lucky So And So 4:16
A3 Soulero 4:51
A4 The Retreat Song (Jikele Maweni) 4:26
B1 Berimbau (The Girls From Bahia) 5:22
B2 The Wailer 4:32
B3 For Sentimental Reasons 4:10
B4 Hoggin'     2:44

 The Wailer     



KING CURTIS SOUL SERENADE

CAPITOL RECORDS 1964                                ST 2095  

credits:

Producer – Dave Cavanaugh

tracks  list:

A1 Tequila
Written-By – Chuck Rio
2:00
A2 Night Train
Written-By – Jimmy Forrest
2:31
A3 Java
Written By – Friday, Toussaint, Tyler
2:15
A4 Harlem Nocturne
Written-By – Earle Hagen
2:26
A5 Honky Tonk
Written By – Butler, Doggett, Scott, Shepard
2:49
A6 Soul Twist
Written-By – Curtis Ousley
2:35
B1 Memphis
Written-By – Chuck Berry
2:52
B2 Watermelon Man
Written-By – Herbie Hancock
2:34
B3 Soul Serenade
Written-By – Curtis Ousley, Luther Dixon
2:58
B4 Swingin' Shepherd Blues
Written By – Jacobson, Koffman, Roberts
2:00
B5 My Last Date (With You)
Written By – Bryant, Cramer, Davis
2:34
B6 Wiggle Wobble
Written-By – Les Cooper
2:17




mercredi 27 janvier 2016

PRETTY PURDIE & THE PLAYBOYS STAND BY ME

MEGA RECORDS 1971                                  M51-5001 



credits:

Bongos, Congas – Norman Pride
    Design – Haig Adishian
    Drums – Pretty Purdie*
    Electric Bass – Chuck Rainey
    Guitar – Billy Nichols, Cornell Dupree
    Harpsichord, Tambourine – Neal Rosengarden*
    Horns [Reeds] – Billy Mitchell, Don Ashworth, Lou Delgatto*
, Seldon Powell, Warren Daniels
              Trumpet – Snooky Young*, Gerry Thomas
    Vocals – Carl Hall, Hilda Harris, Norma Jenkins, Tasha Thomas


   Producer – Bob Thiele
        Mixed By – Gene Paul      
Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios
New York - August 12 & 13, 1971.
     Flying Dutchman Productions, Ltd.


tracks list:

A1 Stand By Me   
A2 Modern Jive   
A3 Spanish Harlem   
A4 Artificialness        
A5 Never Can Say Goodbye
B1 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get   
B2 It's Too Late   
B3 Funky Mozart
B4 You've Got A Friend




THE MAR-KEYS LAST NIGHT

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1961                                   8055

(mono edition reissued in stereo on SD 8055 IN 1966)

credits:

Wayne Jackson (trumpet) 
Charles Axton (tenor saxophone) 
Don Nix (baritone saxophone) 
Booker T. Jones (organ) 
Steve Cropper (guitar) 
Donald "Duck" Dunn (electric bass) 
Terry Johnson (drums)

Memphis, TN, September, 1961


tracks list:

01 Morning After
Written-By – Earl Forest, Robert Talley
2:12
02 Diana
Written-By – Paul Anka
1:56
03 Alright, O.K. You Win
Written-By – Mamie Watts*, Sid Wyche*
2:54
04 Sticks & Stones
Written-By – T. Turner*
1:57
05 Misty
Written-By – Erroll Garner
2:31
06 Night Before
Written-By – Mar-Keys, The
2:10
07 About Noon
Written-By – Mar-Keys, The
2:31
08 One Degree North
Written-By – Mar-Keys, The
2:13
09 Sack O Woe
Written-By – Julian Adderley*
2:25
10 Hold It
Written-By – Billy Butler (3), Clifford Scott
2:03
11 Ebb Tide
Written-By – Carl Sigman, Robert Maxwell
3:40
12 Last Night
Written-By – Mar-Keys, The
2:35




NAT ADDERLEY SAYIN' SOMETHIN'

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1966                                   LP 1460


Sayin' Somethin' is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley
released on the Atlantic label featuring four performances
by Adderley with an 11-piece orchestra and four by
Adderley's Quintet with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock,
Bob Cranshaw, and Roy McCurdy.

credits:

  Nat Adderley – cornet
    Joe Henderson (tracks 3, & 6-8) - tenor saxophone
    Ernie Royal (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - trumpet
    Artie Kaplan, Seldon Powell (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - saxophones
    J.J. Johnson (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - trombone
    Herbie Hancock (tracks 6-8), John Asbury (track 3),
    Paul Griffin (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - piano
    Bob Cranshaw (tracks 3, & 6-8), George Duvivier
    (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - bass
    Herb Lovelle (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5),
    Roy McCurdy (tracks 3, & 6-8) - drums
    Al Gorgoni, Billy Suyker (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - guitar
    George Devens (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5) - percussion


Recorded in
New York City on December 20, 1965 (tracks 1, 2, 3 & 4)
and January 16, 1966 (tracks 3, & 6-8) 

tracks list:

A1 Man Child     2:46    
A2 Call Me     3:03    
A3 Walls Of Jericho     6:49    
A4 Gospelette     3:04    
A5 Satin Doll     2:39    
B1 Cantaloupe Island     7:17    
B2 Hippodelphia     3:43    
B3 The Other Side     




mardi 26 janvier 2016

BERNARD PURDIE SHAFT

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1973                              PR 10038 


credits:
                 

    Bass [Fender] – Gordon Edwards
    Congas – Norman Pride
    Drums – Bernard Purdie
    Electric Piano – Neal Creque
    Guitar – Billy Nichols, Lloyd Davis (tracks: A1)
      Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Brown (9),
Houston Person (tracks: A1), Willy Bridges*
    Trumpet – Danny Moore, Gerry Thomas


recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 11, 1971
   Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder

 tracks list:

A1 Shaft
A2 Way Back Home
A3 Attica
B1 Changes
B2 Summer Melody
B3 Butterfingers






CURTIS AMY MUSTANG

VERVE RECORDS 1966                                      V6-8684


credits:

Baritone Saxophone – Leroy Cooper
Bass – Edgar Willis
Drums – Bruno Carr
Engineer – Val Valentin
Guitar – Carl Lynch
Piano – Kenny Barron
Producer – Jack Shaw, Joel Dorn
Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Curtis Amy
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Jimmy Owens
Vocals – Eva Harris


tracks list:


A1 Mustang 3:20
A2 Shaker Heights 11:56
A3 Enojo 3:37
B1 Mustang 5:14
B2 Please Send Me Someone To Love 3:26
B3 Old Devil Moon 6:04





WILLIE HENDERSON AND SOUL EXPLOSION

     BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1970                         BL 754163      

 
  
credits:

Arranged By – Willie Henderson (tracks: A1, A3 , A4, B1 to B4)


track list:

A1 Soulful Football    
A2 Oo Wee Baby, I Love You   
A3 Can I Change My Mind
A4 Funky Chicken - Part 1   
B1 Sugar Sugar
B2 Off Into A Black Thing
B3 Is It Something You've Got
B4 Funky Chicken - Part 2






dimanche 24 janvier 2016

FUNKADELIC MAGGOT BRAIN

WESTBOUND RECORDS 1971                    WB-2007

GATEFOLD


credits:

George Clinton, Raymond Davis, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon,
Grady Thomas, Garry Shider, Hot Buttered Soul – vocals
Eddie Hazel – guitar, vocals
Tawl Ross – guitar, vocals
Bernie Worrell – keyboards, vocals
Billy Nelson – bass guitar, vocals
Tiki Fulwood – drums

Recorded
Late 1970–early 1971 at Universal Studios, Detroit
 
tracks list:

 A1 Maggot Brain
Written-By – E. Hazel, G. Clinton
A2 Can You Get To That
Written-By – E. Harris, G. Clinton
A3 Hit It And Quit It
Written-By – B. Nelson*, G. Shila, G. Clinto
A4 You And Your Folks, Me And My Folks
Written-By – B. Worrell*, G. Clinton*, J. Jones
B1 Super Stupid
Written-By – B. Nelson*, E. Hazel*, G. Clinton*, L. Ross*
B2 Back In Our Minds
Written-By – C. Haskins*
B3 Wars Of Armageddon
Written-By – B. Worrell*, G. Clinton*, L. Ross*, R. Fulwood





NEW YORK CITY THE SOUND OF SOUL disc 4










NEW YORK CITY THE SOUND OF SOUL disc 3









NEW YORK CITY THE SOUND OF SOUL disc 2







NEW YORK CITY THE SOUND OF SOUL DISC1



EMI (America)
Orig Year 1994
Release Date Sep 06, 1994








vendredi 22 janvier 2016

HAROLD JOHNSON SEXTET HOUSE ON ELM STREET

REVUE RECORDS  1968                                     RS 7201 


credits:

     Alto Saxophone – Alfred Patterson
Arranged By, Alto Saxophone – Eddie Synigal
Bass – Jimmy Nash
Drums – Ronald Rutledge
Flute – David Crawford
Percussion [Conga Drums] – Billy Jackson
Piano, Arranged By – Harold Johnson
Producer – H. Mitchell*, S. Topley*
Tenor Saxophone – Mike Shaw 
  
tracks listing:

A1        House On Elm Street    7:10  
A2        Have You Got Good Religion?    3:00  
A3        Delores    3:15  
A4        Watts '67    3:45  
B1        Alfie    2:45  
B2        Sunny    2:50  
B3        Something Mellow    2:45  
B4        Yeh Uh Huh    2:40  
B5        Moses    7:10
 


mercredi 20 janvier 2016

FUNK INC. SUPERFUNK

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1973                            PR 10071 


credits:

        Bass [Electric] – Johnny "guitar" Watson
    Congas – Cecil Hunt
    Drums – Jimmy Munford
      Guitar – Don Peake, Steve Weakley
    Organ – Bobby Watley
    Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – David Axelrod
    Saxophone [Tenor And Baritone] – Jackie Kelso
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Gene Barr*
    Trombone – George Bohanon
    Trumpet – Allen De Rienzo, Ollie Mitchell

Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – David Axelrod     
Art Direction, Design, Photography – Tony Lane (2)
    Artwork By [Lettering] – Phil Carroll

recorded at: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, July 1973.
Engineer – Jim Stern
    Engineer [Second Engineer] – Eddie Harris*


tracks list:

A1 Message From The Meters
    Written-By – Leo Nocentelli 6:09    
A2 Goodbye, So Long
    Written-By – Watley*, Hunt*, Munford* 4:26    
A3 The Hill Where The Lord Hides
    Written-By – Chuck Mangione 8:00    
B1 Honey, I Love You
    Written-By – Bobby Watley 3:23    
B2 Just Don't Mean A Thing
    Written-By – Watley*, Hunt*, Munford* 5:02    
B3 I'm Going To Love You
    Written-By – Barry White 9:34




SYL JOHNSON DRESSES TOO SHORT

TWINIGHT RECORDS 1968                          LSPS 1001 



track list:


 A1 Dresses Too Short     2:44   
A2 I Can Take Care Of Business     3:00   
A3 Different Strokes     2:20   
A4 Soul Drippin'     2:24   
A5 Fox Hunting On The Weekend     2:32   
A6 Ode To Soul Man     2:30   
B1 Come On Sock It To Me     2:26   
B2 I'll Take Those Skinny Legs     1:57   
B3 Try Me     2:02   
B4 Same Kind Of Thing     2:21   
B5 I've Got The Real Thing     2:40   
B6 Sorry 'Bout Dat!