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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 19 avril 2017

DONALD BYRD ETHIOPIAN KNIGHTS

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1971                      BST-84380


credits:

 Donald Byrd - trumpet
Thurman Green - trombone
Harold Land - tenor saxophone
Bobby Hutcherson - vibes
Joe Sample - organ
Bill Henderson III - electric piano
Don Peake, Greg Poree (tracks 1 & 2),
David T. Walker (track 3) - guitar
Wilton Felder - electric bass
Ed Greene - drums
Bobbye Porter Hall - congas, tambourine

Recorded August 25, 1971 (#1-2)
August 26, 1971 (#3)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles
Remix at: Van Gelder Recording Studios
engineer: Rudy Van Gelder 


tracks list:

 A1 The Emperor 15:40
A2 Jamie 4:00
B1 The Little Rasti 17:44



SMOKEY ROBINSON and THE MIRACLES GOING TO A GO-GO

  TAMLA RECORDS 1965                                       TS-267 


credits:

Smokey Robinson: Lead vocals, co-writer, producer
Bobby Rogers: Background vocals, co-writer
Ronnie White: Background vocals
Pete Moore: Background vocals, co-writer, vocal arranger
Claudette Rogers Robinson: Background vocals
Marv Tarplin: Guitar, co-writer

Other Instrumentation: The Funk Brothers, featuring:
Benny Benjamin: Drums
James Jamerson: Bass
Eddie Willis: Rhythm guitar
Eddie "Bongo" Brown: Percussion
Jack Ashford: Tambourine

Producer Smokey Robinson,Frank Wilson
William "Mickey" Stevenson

Released November 1965
Recorded 1965
  
tracks list:

A1 The Tracks Of My Tears
Written-By – Tarplin*, Robinson*, Moore*
A2 Going To A Go-Go
Written-By – Tarplin*, Rogers*, Robinson*, Moore*   
A3 Ooo Baby Baby
Written-By – Robinson*, Moore*   
A4 My Girl Has Gone
Written-By – Tarplin*, Rogers*, Robinson*, Moore*   
A5 In Case You Need Love
Written-By – Robinson*   
A6 Choosey Beggar
Written-By – Robinson*, Moore*   
B1 Since You Won My Heart
Written-By – Robinson*, Stevenson*   
B2 From Head To Toe
Written-By – Robinson*   
B3 All That's Good
Written-By – Robinson*, Moore*   
B4 My Baby Changes Like The Weather
Written-By – Wilson*, Davis*   
B5 Let Me Have Some
Written-By – Rogers*, Robinson*   
B6 A Fork In The Road
Written-By – White*, Robinson*, Moore*   






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THE MIRACLES DOIN' MICKEY'S MONKEY

TAMLA RECORDS 1963                                     TM 245


credits:

Lead vocals: Smokey Robinson, Claudette
Rogers Robinson (on "The Wah-Watusi")
Backing vocals: Bobby Rogers, Ronnie White, Pete Moore,
Claudette Rogers Robinson
Guitar: Marv Tarplin

Instrumentation: The Funk Brothers

Producers
Smokey Robinson, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier: producer

Released     November 11, 1963
Recorded     1963

A1 Mickey's Monkey 2:45
A2 Dance What You Wanna 2:56
A3 The Wah-Watusi 2:46
A4 The Twist 2:39
A5 Dancin' Holiday 2:16
A6 Land Of 1000 Dances 2:33
B1 I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying 2:37
B2 The Monkey Time 2:50
B3 The Groovey Thing 2:37
B4 Twist And Shout 2:03
B5 Do You Love Me 2:48








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mardi 18 avril 2017

DON GARDNER AND DEE DEE FORD NEED YOUR LOVIN'


FIRE RECORDS 1962                                        FLP 105


Tracks List:

A1     I Need Your Lovin' 2:53
A2     Now It's Too Late 2:27
A3     Nobody But You     2:33
A4     Make The Girl Love Me     2:30
A5     You Said 2:30
A6     Tell Me     2:45
B1     I Need You 2:47
B2     I'm Coming Home To Stay 4:00
B3     What A Thrill 2:45
B4     Honey Sweet 2:30
B5     Don't You Worry     2:57







CHAIRMEN OF THE BOARD IN SESSION

INVICTUS RECORDS 1970                                   SKAO-7304


credits:

Producer – Greg Perry, Raynard Miner, William Witherspoon
Technician [Technical Supervision] – Lawrence T. Horn

tracks list:

A1 Chairmen Of The Board
Written-By – Holland-Dozier 3:34    
A2 Everything's Tuesday
Written-By – D. Dumas*, E. Wayne*, R. Dunbar* 2:48    
A3 Pay To The Piper
Written-By – Angelo Bond, G. Johnson*, G. Perry*, R. Dunbar* 3:05    
A4 Twelfth Of Never
Written-By – Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster 3:13    
A5 All We Need Is Understanding
Written-By – E. Wayne*, R. Dunbar* 2:55    
A6 Patches
Written-By – G. Johnson*, R. Dunbar* 3:22    
B1 It Was Almost Something
Written-By – Raynard Miner, William Witherspoon* 2:41    
B2 Bridge Over Troubled Water
Written-By – Paul Simon 5:19    
B3 Hanging On To A Memory
Written-By – D. Dumas*, E. Wayne*, R. Dunbar* 4:13    
B4 I Can't Find Myself
Written-By – G. Johnson*, G. Perry*, R. Dunbar*
2:33    
B5 When Will She Tell Me She Needs Me
Written-By – E. Wayne*, G. Johnson*, R. Dunbar* 3:06    
B6 Children Of Today
Written-By – William Witherspoon* 3:17    




DAVE PIKE LIMBO CARNIVAL

NEW JAZZ RECORDS 1962                           NJLP 8284 
  
credits:

 Dave Pike - vibraphone, marimba
Leo Wright - alto saxophone, flute (tracks 1, 3, 5 & 9)
Jimmy Raney - guitar (tracks 1, 3, 5 & 9)
Tommy Flanagan - piano (tracks 2, 4 & 6-8)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (tracks 2, 4 & 6-8),
George Duvivier (tracks 1, 3, 5 & 9) - bass
Willie Bobo - drums
Ray Barretto - congas


Recorded     December 12, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Producer     Elliot Mazer


A1 La Bamba 7:36
A2 My Little Suede Shoes 3:55
A3 Matilda 3:50
A4 Mambo Bounce 3:10
B1 Limbo Rock 2:28
B2 Calypso Blues 3:45
B3 Cattin' Latin' 4:45
B4 St. Thomas 3:45
B5 Jamaica Farewell 5:00








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lundi 17 avril 2017

SPOONER''S CROWD TWO IN THE MORNING

CADET RECORDS 1966                Single 5533     



Written by
Roger Hawkins, Spooner Oldham, Albert Lowe Jr.

A Two In the Morning    
B I´ll Be Your Baby

Dewey Lindon "Spooner" Oldham (born June 14, 1943) is an American
 songwriter and session musician. An organist, he recorded in Muscle Shoals, 
Alabama and at FAME Studios on such hit R&B songs as
"When a Man Loves a Woman" by Percy Sledge,
 "Mustang Sally" by Wilson Pickett and 
"I Never Loved a Man" by Aretha Franklin.







SPYDER TURNER STAND BY ME

MGM Records   1967                                     E/SE-4450

credits:

Arranged By – D. Coffey, M. Theodore
    Engineer  – Val Valentin
    Engineer  – Milan Bogdan
    Producer – Arnold Geller


tracks list:

A1 Stand By Me
A2 Hold On, I'm Coming
A3 I Can't Make It Anymore
A4 Moon River
A5 I'm Alive With A Lovin' Feeling
B1 I Can't Wait To See My Baby's Face
B2 Dream Lover
B3 Morning, Morning
B4 Don't Hold Back
B5 I Don't Want To Cry
B6 Your Precious Love






vendredi 14 avril 2017

DONALD BYRD FANCY FREE

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                        BST 84319 


credits:


    Bass – Roland Wilson
    Drums – Joe Chambers (tracks: A2, B2), Leo Morris (tracks: A1, B1)
    Electric Piano – Duke Pearson
    Flute – Jerry Dodgion (tracks: A1, B1), Lew Tabackin (tracks: A2, B2)
    Guitar – Jimmy Ponder
    Percussion – John Robinson (2), Nat Bettis
    Producer – Duke Pearson
    Tenor Saxophone – Frank Foster
    Trombone – Julian Priester
    Trumpet – Donald Byrd 
  Producer – Duke Pearson



tracks list:

A1   Fancy Free  11:50   
A2  I Love The Girl  8:35   
B1  The Uptowner 9:05   
B2 Weasil  9:50





DONALD BYRD SLOW DRAG

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1967                      BST 84292 



credits and session recording: 

 
Alto Saxophone – Sonny Red
    Bass – Walter Booker
    Drums, Vocals – Billy Higgins
      Piano – Cedar Walton
        Trumpet – Donald Byrd

  Producer – Alfred Lion
    Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
    Photography By  – Charles Keddie

     Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
 NJ, May 12, 1967  


track list:

A1     Slow Drag
    Written-By – Donald Byrd
A2     Secret Love
    Written-By – Webster*, Fain*    
A3     Books Bossa
    Written-By – Cedar Walton, Walter Booker    
B1     Jelly Roll
    Written-By – Sylvester Kyner
B2            The Loner
    Written-By – Cedar Walton, Ronnie Matthews    
B3     My Ideal
    Written-By – Robin*, Chase*, Whiting*





mardi 4 avril 2017

THE ROLLING STONES THE ROLLING STONES NOW!

LONDON RECORDS 1965                                              PS420 

The Rolling Stones, Now! is the third American studio album 
by the Rolling Stones, in 1965 by their initial American 
distributor, London Records.


credits:

Mick Jagger – lead vocals, harmonica, tambourine, percussion
Keith Richards – electric guitar, backing vocals
Brian Jones – electric and slide guitars, harmonica, backing vocals
Charlie Watts – drums, percussion
Bill Wyman – bass guitar, backing vocals
Additional personnel
Jack Nitzsche – piano, sound effects ('Nitzsche' phone), tambourine
Ian Stewart – piano

Recorded at: Chess records Chicago, RCA Hollywood 
and Regent Sound London;
Producer – Andrew Loog Oldham

tracks list:

A1 Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
Piano – Ian Stewart
Written-By – Russell*, Wexler*, Burke*
2:57
A2 Down Home Girl
Piano – Jack Nitzsche
Written-By – Butler*, Leiber*
4:15
A3 You Can't Catch Me
Written-By – Berry*
4:30
A4 Heart Of Stone
Written-By – Jagger; Richards*
2:49
A5 What A Shame
Piano – Ian Stewart
Written-By – Jagger; Richards*
2:50
A6 Mona (I Need You Baby)
Written-By – McDaniels*
3:55
B1 Down The Road Apiece
Written-By – Raye*
3:00
B2 Off The Hook
Written-By – Jagger; Richards*
2:35
B3 Pain In My Heart
Performer [Nitzsche-phone] – Jack Nitzsche
Written-By – Neville*
2:12
B4 Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin')
Written-By – Ozen*
2:06
B5 Little Red Rooster
Written-By – Dixon*
3:00
B6 Surprise, Surprise
Written-By – Jagger; Richards*
2:20





mercredi 15 mars 2017

IRMA THOMAS DOWN AT MUSCLE SHOALS

       CHESS RECORDS 1967                Chess - PLP 6013    

Japanese vinyl press of 1967 Muscle Shoal sessions

recorded at:
Fame Recording Studio, Muscle Shoals, Alabama,1967
Produced By Rick Hall & Staff


tracks list:

A1     We Got Something Good     2:31
A2     Good To Me     2:32
A3     Here I Am, Take Me     2:43
A4     Security     2:14
A5     Let's Do It Over     2:19
A6     Somewhere Crying     2:43
B1     A Woman Will Do Wrong     2:48
B2     Yours Until Tomorrow     3:37
B3     I Gave You Everything     2:21
B4     I've Been Loving You Too Long     3:00
B5     Don't Make Me Stop Now     2:37
B6     Cheater Man     2:28 


IKE and TINA TURNER THE SOUL OF IKE & TINA TURNER

SUE RECORDS  1961                                     LP2001 

credits:

Lead vocals by Tina Turner except for "You Can't Blame Me" 
and "You're My Baby" with lead vocals by Ike and Tina Turner
    Background vocals by The Artettes (The Ikettes)
    All instrumentation by Ike Turner and The Kings of Rhythm



track list:

A1 I'm Jealous       
A2 I Idolize You       
A3 If       
A4 Letter From Tina       
A5 You Can't LoveTwo       
A6 I Had A Notion       
B1 A Fool In Love       
B2 Sleepless       
B3 Chances Are       
B4 You Can't Blame Me       
B5 You're My Baby       
B6 The Way You Love Me   



mardi 14 mars 2017

ARETHA FRANKLIN ARETHA ARRIVES

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1967                              SD 8150 


credits and session recording:


NYC, June 20, 1967

12641    96 Tears
12643    Going Down Slow
12644    You Are My Sunshine

omit Burns, unidentified strings

NYC, June 21, 1967

12645    That's Life
12646    (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
12647    Never Let Me Go

add The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group) Ralph Burns (dir) unidentified strings

NYC, June 23, 1967

12650    Night Life
12651    I Wonder
12652    Prove It
12653    Baby, I Love You
12655    Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)

Arranged By [Strings & French Horns] – Ralph Burns

Backing Vocals [Vocal Group Backgrounds] – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B5),
CarolynFranklin (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B5), Erma Franklin (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B5)
Bass – Tom Cogbill*
Design [Cover] – Haig Adishian
Drums – Roger Hawkins
Engineer [Recording], Arranged By, Leader [Directed By]
– Arif Mardin, Tom Dowd
Guitar – Jimmy Johnson (4), Joe South
Leader [String Section Directed By] – Gene Orloff
Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
Photography By [Cover] – Jerry Schatzberg
Piano, Organ, Electric Piano – Spooner Oldham, Truman Thomas
Producer – Jerry Wexler
Tenor Saxophone – Charles "Ace" Chalmers*, King Curtis
Trombone [Bass] – Tony Studd
Trumpet – Melvin Lastie
Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ted Somers*
Vocals – Aretha Franklin         
track list:

A1        Satisfaction
Written-By – Mick Jagger, Keith Richard*   
A2        You Are My Sunshine
Written-By – Charles Mitchell (3), Jimmy Davis*
A3        Never Let Me Go
Written-By – Joe Scott*
A4        96 Tears
Written-By – Rudy Martins*
A5        Prove It
Written-By – Horace Ott, Randy Evretts*
A6        Night Life
Written-By – Willie Nelson
B1        That's Life
Written-By – Dean K. Thompson*, Kelly Gordon
B2        I Wonder
Written-By – Cecil Gant, Raymond Leveen
B3        Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)
Backing Vocals [Vocal Group Background] – Sweet Inspirations, The
Written-By – Carolyn Franklin
B4        Going Slow Down
Arranged By – Aretha Franklin 
B5        Baby, I Love You
Written-By – Ronnie Shannon


Night Life


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ARETHA FRANKLIN SPIRIT IN THE DARK

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                                 SD 8265


credits :

Backing Vocals – Almeda Lattimore (tracks: A1 to A3, B3 to B6), 
Brenda Bryant (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B5), 
Evelyn Green (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6),
 Margaret Branch (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B5),
 Pat Lewis (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6), 
Wylene Ivy (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6)
    Bass – David Hood (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), 

Harold Cowart (tracks: B2, B3, B6), 
Tommy McClure (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
    Drums – Roger Hawkins (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), 

Sammy Creason (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
    Guitar – Charlie Freeman (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4),

 Cornell Dupree (tracks: B2, B5, B6),
 Eddie Hinton (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5),
 Jimmie Johnson (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5)
    Keyboards – Barry Beckett (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), 

Jim Dickinson (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4),
 Mike Utley* (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
    Mastered By – Al Brown (5)
    Organ – Dave Crawford (tracks: B2, B3, B6)
    Piano – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6)
    Producer – Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd
    Written-By – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A3, A4, A6, B2, B3)

recorded :
NYC, May 26,27, 1969,
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL,
October 3, 1969, March 10, 1970

tracks list:

A1 Don't Play That Song
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun, Betty Nelson 2:48   
A2 The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)
Written-By – Art Benson, Dale Petite   
A3 Pullin'
Written-by [Uncredited] – Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe
A4 You And Me
Backing Vocals – Sweet Inspirations, The   
A5 Honest I Do
Written-By – Ewart Abner, Jr., Jimmy Reed   
A6 Spirit In The Dark
Backing Vocals – Sweet Inspirations, The   
B1 When The Battle Is Over
Guitar – Duane Allman
Written-By – Jessie Hill, Malcolm Rebennac  
B2 One Way Ticket
Drums – Ray Lucas   
B3 Try Matty's
Drums – Tubby Ziegler
Guitar – Jimmy O'Rourke   
B4 That's All I Want From You
Written-By – Fritz Rotter, M. Rotha
B5 Oh No Not My Baby
Written-By – Carole King & Jerry Goffin
B6 Why I Sing The Blues
Drums – Ray Lucas
Written-By – B. B. King, Dave Clark



SHIRLEY SCOTT WITH THE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET MUCHO MUCHO

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1960                              PR 7182


credits:

Bass – Bill Ellington
    Congas – Juan Amalbert
    Organ – Shirley Scott
    Piano – Gene Casey
    Timbales – Manny Ramos
    Vibraphone – Phil Diaz

 Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
 July 8, 1960 New Jersey
 

 tracklisting:

A1 Walkin'   
A2 Tell Me   
A3 I Get A Kick Out Of You   
B1 Muy Azul   
B2 The Lady Is A Tramp   
B3 Mucho, Mucho




THE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET LATIN SOUL

 
 PRESTIGE RECORDS (NEW JAZZ) 1965       NJLP 8321
   

credits :

 Bass – Bill Ellington
    Drums, Timbales – Phil Newsom
    Leader, Congas – Juan Amalbert
    Piano – Artie Jenkins (tracks: A1 to B2)
    Saxophone [Alto] – Bobby Capers (tracks: A1 to B2)
    Vibraphone – Willie Coleman


Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
A) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 6, 1960
B) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961


tracks list:

A1 Blues Waltz 4:15
A2 Milestones 4:40
A3 Sunday Go Meetin' 4:45
A4 Mambo Bobbie 3:40
B1 Rip A Dip 3:40
B2 Monk's Bread Willie Coleman3:40
B3 Red Top Piano – Jose Ricci6:00
B4 Dilly Dali   piano – Jose Ricci3:30




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mardi 28 février 2017

ARETHA FRANKLIN YOUNG GIFTED AND BLACK

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1972                                SD 7213


Credits:

 Billy Preston (piano, organ) Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals)
Cornell Dupree (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass)
Ray Lucas (drums) plus Margaret Branch, Carolyn Franklin,
Erma Franklin (backing vocals) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
NYC, August 12, 1970

Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals) Billy Preston (organ) Cornell Dupree (guitar)
Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Ray Lucas (drums) plus J.R. Bailey, Ronald Bright,
Sammy Turner (backing vocals) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
NYC, August 19, 1970

Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals) Donny Hathaway (organ)
 McCracken (guitar) Eric Gale (electric bass) Al Jackson (drums)
plus The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
NYC, November 2, 1970


Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals) Donny Hathaway (organ, electric piano)
Cornell Dupree (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
plus The Sweethearts Of Soul: Margaret Branch, Brenda Bryant, 
Pat Smith (backing vocals)
plus Carolyn Franklin, Erma Franklin (backing vocals) plus 
The Memphis Horns: Roger Hopps,
Wayne Jackson (trumpet) Jack Hale (trombone) Ed Logan (tenor sax) 
Andrew Love (tenor sax, flute)
Jimmy Mitchell (baritone sax)
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, January 27, 1971

Neal Rosengarden (vibes) Aretha Franklin (piano, celeste, vocals)
 Donny Hathaway (organ, electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar)
Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) plus T
he Sweethearts Of Soul: Margaret Branch, Brenda Bryant,
Pat Smith (backing vocals) plus Carolyn Franklin,
Erma Franklin (backing vocals)
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 16, 1971

Hubert Laws (flute) Aretha Franklin (piano, vocals)
Cornell Dupree (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass)
Bernard Purdie (drums) plus The Sweethearts Of Soul:
 Margaret Branch, Brenda Bryant,Pat Smith (backing vocals)
NYC, February 18 & 19, 1971



tracklisting:

A1 Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
Written-By – Jim Doris
A2 Day Dreaming
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
A3 Rock Steady
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
A4 Young, Gifted And Black
Written-By – Nina Simone
A5 All The King's Horses
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
A6 A Brand New Me
Written-By – Jerry Butler, Kenneth Gamble, Theresa Bell
B1 April Fools
Written-By – Bacharach And David
B2 I've Been Loving You Too Long
Written-By – Jerry Butler, Otis Redding
B3 First Snow In Kokomo
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
B4 The Long And Winding Road
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B5 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
Written-By – Thomas Bell*, William Hart
B6 Border Song (Holy Moses)
Written-By – Bernie Taupin, Elton John