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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 octobre 2016

HOUSTON PERSON BLUE ODYSSEY

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1968                           PRST-7566


credits:

Houston Person - tenor saxophone
    Curtis Fuller - trombone
    Pepper Adams - baritone saxophone
    Cedar Walton - piano
    Bob Cranshaw - bass
    Frank Jones - drums

Recorded :March 12, 1968
New York City
Producer, Design, Photography By Don Schlitten
Recorded By – Richard Alderson 

tracks list:

A1 Blue Odyssey
Written-By – Cedar Walton
A2 Holy Land
Written-By – Cedar Walton
A3 I Love You Yes I Do
Written-By – Glover*, Nix*
B1 Funky London
Written-By – Bob Ford, Calvin Massey*
B2 Please Send Me Someone To Love
Written-By – Percy Mayfield
B3 Starrburstt
Written-By – Ellen Starr






MITCH RYDER AND THE DETROIT WHEELS TAKE A RIDE...

NEW VOICE RECORDS 1966                              2000-S


credits:

Engineer – Gordon Clark, Harry Yarmark
Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – Bob Crewe

Recorded At – Stea-Phillips
Recorded At – Bell Sound Studios


tracks list:

A1 Shake A Tail Feather
Written-By – A. Williams*, O. Hayes*, V. Rice*
A2 Come See About Me
Written-By – E. Holland-L. Dozier-B.Holland*
A3 Let Your Lovelight Shine
Written-By – D. Nickson*, Jackie Robinson , J. Smalls*, J. Blackett*, R. Burton*
A4 Just A Little Bit
Written-By – Washington*, Thorton*, Brown, Bass
A5 I Hope
Written-By – Bob Crewe
A6 Jenny Take A Ride
Written-By – E. Johnson*, R. Penniman*, B. Crewe*
B1 Please, Please, Please
Written-By – J. Brown*, J. Terry*
B2 I'll Go Crazy
Written-By – J. Brown*
B3 I Got You
Written-By – J. Brown*
B4 Sticks And Stones
Written-By – H. Glover*, T. Turner*
B5 Bring It On Home To Me
Written-By – S. Cooke*
B6 Baby Jane (Mo-Mo Jane)
Written-By – B. Crewe*, W. Levise, Jr.*









vendredi 28 octobre 2016

RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO SWINGIN'

CADET RECORDS 1966                    LP 771

Reissue of Argo LP 611 entitled 'Ramsey Lewis And His Gentle-Men Of Swing



recorded in 1956 at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL



track list:


A1  Carmen    4:30  
A2   I'll Remember April    4:07  
A3    The Wind    4:00  
A4   Bei Mir Bist Du Schon    3:13  
A5  My Funny Valentine    3:10  
B1  Fantasia For Drums    5:45  
B2   Dee's New Blues    5:45  
B3        Tres    4:45  
B4        Limelite

  


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mercredi 26 octobre 2016

CHUCK JACKSON & MAXINE BROWN HOLD ON WE'RE COMING!!

WAND RECORDS 1967                                   WDS 678




    tracks list:

A1 Hold On I'm Coming
    Written-By – David Porter, Isaac Hayes
A2 Something You Got
    Written-By – K. Kenner*
A3 Shake A Tail Feather
    Written-By – Williams*, Hayes*, Rice*
A4 C.C. Rider
    Adapted By – Chuck Jackson, Paul Vance
A5 Maybe
    Written-By – Richard Barrett
A6 I Need You So
    Written-By – Ivory Joe Hunter
B1 Daddy's Home
    Written-By – Charles Baskerville,
Clarence Bassett, James Sheppard 
B2 Tennessee Waltz    
B3 Never Had It So Good
    Written-By – Ashford & Simpson, Jo Armstead
B4 Let It Be Me
    Written-By – Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë
B5 Love Is A Hurtin' Thing
    Written-By – Ben Raleigh, David Linden
B6 Let's Go Get Stoned
    Written-By – Ashford & Simpson, Jo Armstead






mardi 25 octobre 2016

THE MAR-KEYS MEMPHIS EXPERIENCE

STAX RECORDS 1971                                   STS 2036



credists:

 Arranged By – Allen Jones, Henry Bush, Mickey Gregory
Engineer – Henry Bush, William Brown
Mixed By – Henry Bush, Ron Capone
Producer – Henry Bush (tracks: A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, B4), 
William Brown (tracks: A3, B4)


tracklisting:

A1 Cloud Nine
A2 After The Affair
A3 Reach Out I'll Be There
B1 Angel Dust
B2 Hummingbird
B3 Let It Be
B4 Creeper's Funkatrations











lundi 24 octobre 2016

THE MAR-KEYS Whot's Happenin'! / You Got It

STAX RECORDS 1962          SINGLE S124


credits:

Steve Cropper: guitar
Lewie Steinberg or Duck Dunn: bass
Marvell Thomas, Booker T. Jones and 
Wayne Jackson, Floyd Newman, Gilbert Caple, 
Packy Axton , Andrew Love: horns
Al Jackson Jr..: drums 


Tracklisting:

A Whot's Happenin'! 2:25

B You Got It 2:05






samedi 22 octobre 2016

OSCAR BROWN JR SIN & SOUL

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1960                      CS 8377


credits:

 Bass – Frank Carroll, George Duvivier, Joe Benjamin
    Drums – Bobby Rosengarden, George Devens, Osie Johnson, Panama Francis
    Guitar – Al Chernet, Don Arnone, Everett Barksdale
    Piano – Alonzo Levister, Bernie Leighton, Floyd Morris
    Saxophone – Joe Soldo, Phil Bodner, Walt Levinsky
    Trumpet – Billy Butterfield, Joe Wilder
    Written-By – Bobby Bryant (tracks: B5), Bobby Timmons (tracks: B2), 
Mongo Santamaria (tracks: B6), Nat Adderley (tracks: A1),
 Norman Curtis (tracks: B1), Oscar Brown Jr. (tracks: A1 to B6)


tracks list:

A1     Work Song    
A2     But I Was Cool    
A3     Bid 'Em In    
A4     Signifyin' Monkey    
A5     Watermelon Man    
A6     Somebody Buy Me A Drink    
B1     Rags And Old Iron    
B2     Dat Dere    
B3     Brown Baby    
B4     Humdrum Blues    
B5     Sleepy    
B6     Afro-Blue






vendredi 21 octobre 2016

JIMMY MCGRIFF THE BIG BAND

SOLID STATE RECORDS 1966                     SM 17001  


credits:

 Bass – Richard Davis
    Drums – Grady Tate, Mel Lewis
    Guitar – Barry Galbraith, Kenny Burrell
    Leader – Manny Albam
    Organ – Jimmy McGriff
    Other – Morty Trautman
    Saxophone – Billy Mitchell, Bud Johnson, Frank Foster,
Frank Wess, Jerome Richardson, Seldon Powell
    Trombone – Eddie Bert, Jay Jay Johnson,
Paul Faulise, Dick Hixson*, Tom McIntosh, Tony Studd, Wayne Andre
    Trumpet – Bert Collins*, Ernie Royal, Jimmy Nottingham,
Joe Newman, Markie Markowitz*, Richard Williams

Producer – Sonny Lester
Directed By – Phil Ramone

Recorded at A & R Studios, New York City, N.Y. 


tracks list:

A1     Hob Nail Boogie
Written By – B. Harding 2:25
A2     Cherry Point
Written By – N. Hefti 3:52
A3     Swinging The Blues
Written By – C. Basie, E. Durham, J. Hendricks 3:44
A4     Cute
Written By – N. Hefti, S. Styne 3:25
A5     Every Day
Written By – W. York 4:02
B1     Blues Go Away
Written By – E. Wilkins 3:27
B2     Avenue C
Written By – B. Clayton, J. Hendricks, D. Lambert 2:54
B3     Lil Darlin'
Written By – N. Hefti 4:28
B4     Splanky
Written By – N. Hefti 3:17
B5     Slow But Sure
Written By – M. Albam 4:30






BILLY STEWART UNBELIEVABLE

CHESS RECORDS 1966                                  LPS-1499


LP/LPS-1499 - Unbelievable  Original Title 
was changed to Summertime after the song hit


tracks list:


A1 Summertime 4:12
A2 Foggy Day 4:15
A3 Teach Me Tonight 4:58
A4 Canadian Sunset 2:48
A5 Time After Time 2:37
A6 Misty 3:15
B1 Moon River 3:55
B2 My Funny Valentine 3:59
B3 Love Is Here To Stay 2:52
B4 That Old Black Magic 3:10
B5 Almost Like Being In Love 2:18
B6 Over The Rainbow 3:48




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samedi 15 octobre 2016

MAXINE WELDON RIGHT ON

MAINSTREAM RECORDS 1971                   MRL 319


credits:

Arranged By, Conductor, Keyboards – Artie Butler
Bass – Carol Kaye, Joe Osborn
Bass [Fender] – Wilton Felder
Congas – King Errison*
Design [Cover] – Art Department, The
Drums – Earl C. Palmer*, Paul Humphrey
Guitar – David Cohen, Jerry Cole
Harmonica – Tommy Morgan
Liner Notes – Leonard Feather
Photography By [Cover] – Dick Sandres
Piano – Joseph Sample*, Lawrence Knechtel*
Producer – Bobby Shad*
Saxophone – James Horn*
Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – Clifford Solomon
Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Flute – William Green
Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Plas Johnson
Trombone – Lew McCreary
Trumpet – Anthony Terran
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – John Audino, Paul Hubinon
Vibraphone, Percussion – Victor Feldman
Vibraphone, Tambourine, Shaker – Gary Coleman


tracks list:

A1 It Ain't Me Babe Written-By – Bob Dylan 
A2 Johnny One Time Written-By – A. L. Owen*, D. Frazier
A3 Feeling All Right Written-By – Dave Mason
A4 Right On Written By – R. Randolph/R. Batchelor
B1 Grits Ain't Groceries (All Around The World)Written-By – Titus Turner
B2 Like A Rolling Stone Written-By – B. Dylan
B3 Tomorrow On My Mind Written By – R. Randolph/R. Batchelor
B4 Lodi Written-By – J. C. Fogerty*
B5 Make It With You Written-By – D. Gates





B.B. KING MY KIND OF BLUES

CROWN RECORDS 1960                                  CLP 5188


credits:

 B.B. King - guitar, vocals
Lloyd Glenn - piano
Ralph Hamilton - bass
Jessie Sailes - drums

recording session  March 3, 1960
Producer     John Broven


tracks list:

A1     You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now    
A2     Mr. Pawn Broker    
A3     Understand    
A4     Someday Baby    
A5     Driving Wheel    
B1     Walking Dr. Bill    
B2     My Own Fault, Baby    
B3     Cat Fish Blues    
B4     Hold That Train    
B5     Please Set The Date






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vendredi 14 octobre 2016

ANDRE WILLIAMS and THE EL DORADOS GREASY

NORTON RECORDS 1995                              ED-248 

credits:

Acoustic Bass [String Bass] – Dan Simon
    Backing Vocals – Huffy Wright, Larry Johnson , 
Norman Palm, Pirkle Lee Moses, Jr., Rufus Hunter
    Baritone Saxophone – Tim McNamara
    Design [Cover] – Pete Ciccone
    Drums – Twist Turner
    Harp – Studebaker John
    Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Dick Taylor
    Piano – Carl Snyder, Rokko Jans
    Producer – George Paulus
    Tenor Saxophone – Ron DeWar
    Vocals – Andre Williams


 Recorded By [Recording Engineer] – Reza
 Producer – George Paulus
 Mixed By [Mixing Engineer] – Mike Konopka

    Recorded At – Acme Studios Chicago June 1995
    Mixed At – Thundertone Audio


track list:

A1        Jail Bait      
A2        Daddy Rolling Stone      
A3        Lemon Squeezin' Daddy      
A4        Down Home Girl      
A5        Back In Tihuana      
A6        I'm So High      
B1        The Bells      
B2        Mother Fuyer      
B3        Put A Chain On It      
B4        I Got Eyes      
B5        Riot In Cell Block #9         




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ANDRE WILLIAMS MOVIN' ON WITH ANDRE WILLIAMS

VAMPI SOUL RECORDS  2005                   VAMPI 073 

compilation of singles


track list: 
          
A1 & His New Group – Bacon Fat       
A2  With Joe Weaver Orchestra,I Just Want A Little Lovin'       
A3  With Ted Walker Orchestra Greasy Chicken       
A4  With Charli Morris Orchestra* –Jail Bait       
A5  With Five Dollars, M-M-Movin'       
A6 Andre Williams I'm Movin' On       
A7 & Lancers, The Bassology       
B1 & Lancers, The Jivin' Around       
B2 & Lancers, The Black Bull       
B3 & His Orchestra Loose Juice       
B4 & His Orchestra Sweet Little Pussycat       
B5 & His Orchestra Rib Tips (Parts 1 & 2)       
B6 & His Orchestra Soul Party A Go-Go       
B7 & His Orchestra –Soul Groove       
C1 Jomo* –(Uhuru) African Twist       
C2 Rudibaker* Chicken Thighs       
C3 & His Orchestra Hard Hustling       
C4 Humpin' Bumpin' And Thumpin'       
C5 The Stroke       
C6 You Got It, I Want It       
C7 Cadillac Jack       
D1 & The Quality Controls I Heard It Through The Grapevine       
D2 Do It       
D3 Gridle Up (Vocal)       
D4 It's Gonna Be Fine In '69       
D5 Do The Popcorn       
D6 Andre Williams I Wanna Be Your Show       
D7 Andre Williams Andre's Thang




jeudi 13 octobre 2016

JIMMY MCGRIFF & JUNIOR PARKER THE DUDES DOIN' BUSINESS

CAPITOL RECORDS 1970                                   ST-569


credits:
organ Jimmy McGriff
vocal Junior Parker
 Arranged By, Conductor – Horace Ott
    Engineer [Recording] – Malcolm Abbey
    Producer – Sonny Lester

 
tracks listing:

A1     Drownin' On Dry Land 3:03
A2     Good Things Don't Happen Every Day  3:07
A3     Ain't That A Shame  2:45
A4     A Losing Battle  3:16
A5     It Ain't What'cha Got 2:47
B1     In The Heat Of The Night 4:41
B2     Workin' 3:43
B3     Oh! Darling 3:34
B4     The Inner Light 3:50








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mercredi 12 octobre 2016

JUNIOR PARKER YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE BLACK TO LOVE THE BLUES

GROOVE MERCHANT RECORDS 1971             GM 502


credits:

Producer  Sonny Lester
Recorded By, Engineer – Malcolm Addey

tracks list:

A1 Five Years Long
Written-By – John Lee Hooker
A2 Tin Pan Alley
Written-By – Geddins*
A3 Blue Shadows Falling
Written-By – H. Junior Parker
A4 That's Alright
Written-By – H. Junior Parker*
A5 Way Back Home
Written-By – Wilton Felder
B1 I Need Love So Bad
Written-By – Percy Mayfield
B2 Look On Yonders Wall
Written-By – H. Junior Parker*
B3 Man Or Mouse
Written-By – H. Junior Parker*
B4 Sweet Home Chicago
Written-By – H. Junior Parker*
B5 I Like Your Style
Written-By – Smith*, Williams*








mardi 11 octobre 2016

JIMMY MCGRIFF ORGAN AND BLUES BAND ‎ STEP 1

SOLID STATE RECORDS 1968                          SS 18053 


credits:

Jimmy McGriff organ
 Larry Frazier guitar
 Jesse Kilpatrick, Jr. drums
 Richard 'Blue' Mitchell trumpet
 Danny Turner alto sax
 Arthur 'Fats' Theus el -tenor sax
Bob Ashton bariton sax
unknown f (background vcl, tracks 1 and 2)

 Producer – Sonny Lester
recorded:
New York: December 17 and 19, 1968


tracks list

 A1     Step One
Written-By – J. McGriff 3:34
A2     South Wes
Written-By – L. Frazier 3:36
A3     Easter Parade
Written-By – I. Berlin 2:54
B1     Jimmy's Blues
Written-By – J. McGriff 8:10
B2     For Once In My Life
Written-By – O. Murden*, R. Miller 4:52
B3     Motoring Along
Written-By – J. McGriff 3:50






 

lundi 10 octobre 2016

CHARLES WILLIAMS CHARLES WILLIAMS

     MAINSTREAM RECORDS 1971                           MRL 312  


credits:

    Alto Saxophone – Charles I. Williams
    Bass – Gordon Edwards
    Drums – Bill Curtis
    Guitar – Earl Dunbar, Jr.
    Organ – Don Pullen
    Tenor Saxophone – David "Bubba" Brooks

Recorded     1971 in NYC
 Producer – Bobby Shad


tracks list:

 A1     You Got Me Running     7:53
A2     Please Send Me Someone To Love     7:51
A3     Bacon Butt Fat     5:33
B1     Country Mile     3:50
B2     Catfish Sam'ich     5:05
B3     There Is No Greater Love     8:39






CHARLES WILLIAMS TREES AND GRASS AND THINGS

MAINSTREAM RECORDS 1971                      MRL 345 



credits:

      Bass – Jimmy Lewis
    Drums – William Curtis*
       Guitar – Cornell Dupree
    Percussion – Montego Joe
    Piano, Organ – Don Pullen
      Saxophone [Alto] – Charles Williams
    Saxophone [Tenor] – David "Bubba" Brooks* 
     

  Producer – Bob Shad
Engineer – Carmine Rubino
NYC, 1971



tracks list:


     A1  Trees And Grass And Things 4:33    
    A2  Chop! Chop!  4:34    
    A3  Cracklin' Bread 7:37    
B1   Exactly Like You  4:40    
B2   Booger Bear 4:48    
B3  Moving Up 5:42    
B4   Song From The Old Country 6:17