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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 24 juin 2017

BOBBY VALENTIN YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN

FANIA RECORDS 1965                                  SLP 332


Bobby Valentín a.k.a. "El Rey del Bajo" (King of the Bass),  
is a musician and salsa bandleader.
In 1965, he formed his own band and was signed by the
Fania Record Label. He recorded "El Mensajero"
(The Messenger) and "Young Man With a Horn".
He held his first concert in Puerto Rico
during that period of time.

tracks list:

A1 Que Pollito    
A2 Maina    
A3 Batman's Bugaloo    
A4 Amor Ciego    
A5 The Gate    
B1 Que Buena La Rumba    
B2 Song For My Father    
B3 Oyeme Bien    
B4 Geronimo    
B5 La Rumba Te Espero    
B6 Good Lovin'     




BILLY PRESTON EARLY HITS OF 1965

VEE-JAY RECORDS 1965                          VJS-1142 



credits:


Released     15 December 1965
Recorded     March-September, 1965
Producer     Steve Douglas
Compiler     Billy Preston       



tracks list:

A1     You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling     2:18
A2     Eight Days A Week     2:13
A3     Downtown     2:41
A4     Goldfinger     2:19
A5     My Girl     3:03
A6     Go Now     2:44
B1     Ferry Across The Mersey     2:51
B2     Shotgun     2:27
B3     Stop In The Name Of Love     2:23
B4     King Of The Road     2:20
B5     The Birds And The Bees     2:20
B6     Can't You Hear My Heartbeat     2:02





vendredi 23 juin 2017

BILL LESLIE DIGGIN' THE CHICK

ARGO RECORDS 1962                                      LP710


credits:

Bill Leslie tenor sax, saxella
Tommy Flanagan piano
Thornel Schwartz guitar
Ben Tucker bass 
Arthur Taylor drums

recorded at:

October 19, 1962 Van Gelder Studio, 
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Recording Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder


tracks list:

A1 Good Night Irene 5:20
A2 Angel Eyes 4:45
A3 Madge 4:30
A4 Margie 4:25
B1 Lonely Woman 4:45
B2 Got A Date With An Angel 5:20
B3 Rosetta 5:30






DONALD BYRD MUSTANG!

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1966                    BLP 4238 

  also issued on Blue Note BST 84238,


credits :

Donald Byrd - trumpet
    Sonny Red - alto saxophone
    Hank Mobley - tenor saxophone
    McCoy Tyner - piano
    Walter Booker - bass
    Freddie Waits - drums
Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1966


track list:
 
A1 Mustang     8:30    
A2 Fly Little Bird Fly     5:20    
A3 I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good     5:45    
B1 Dixie Lee     6:35    
B2 On The Trail     7:40    
B3 I'm So Excited By You


 Dixie Lee 


THE JOHNNY OTIS SHOW LIVE AT MONTEREY

           EPIC RECORDS  1970                                    EG 30473         


      
2LP  Includes Features Big Joe Turner, 
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, 
Shuggie Otis, Pee Wee Crayton And More. 
Both LPs Appear Unplayed.

recorded live at the Monterey jazz festival 


track list:

A1         Willie And The Hand Jive
    Written-By – J. Otis* 
A2         Cry Me A River Blues
    Arranged By – Little Esther Phillips*
A3         Cleanhead's Blues
    Written-By – E. Vinson*
A4         I Got A Gal
    Written-By – J. Turner*
A5         Since I Met You Baby
    Written-By – J. Hunter*
B1         Baby Don't You Know
    Written-By – R. Milton*
B2         Preacher's Blues
    Written-By – G. Connors*
B3         Good Rockin' Tonight
    Written-By – R. Brown*
B4         The Time Machine
    Written-By – S. Otis*
B5         Margie's Boogie
    Written-By – J. Otis*
      Little Esther's Blues (6:45)
C1-1         Blowtop Blues        
C1-2         T Bone Blues        
C1-3         Jelly Jelly        
C2         Kidney Stew
    Written-By – E. Vinson*, L. Blackman*
C3         The Things That I Used To Do
    Written By – E. Jones
C4         R. M. Blues
    Written-By – R. Milton*
D1         Shuggie's Boogie
    Written-By – J. Otis*, S. Otis*
D2         You Better Look Out
    Written-By – D. Evans*, J. Otis*
D3         Goin' Back To L. A.
    Written-By – D. Evans*, J. Otis*
D4         Plastic Man
    Written-By – L. Chandler*
D4         Boogie Woogie Bye Bye
    Written-By – J. Otis* 






jeudi 22 juin 2017

JOHNNY LYTLE ALBERT DAILEY CHESTER THOMPSON I Giganti Del Jazz Vol 93


CURCIO RECORDS 1970 (italy)                          GJ-93 


credits:

Bongos, Congas – Kwasi Jayourba
Drums – Chester Thompson
Piano, Organ – Albert Dailey
Vibraphone, Marimba, Written-By – Johnny Lytle
Producer – Sonny Lester

recorded end of 70's

 Producer – Sonny Lester


tracks list:

A1 Memphis To K.C 3:55    
A2 Mine 7:11    
A3 Walk A Soul Mile 3:05    
A4 Bag A Bones     3:26    
B1 Babo 5:38    
B2 One For Carter 5:30    
B3 Big Wheel 3:23    
B4 Save Your Love For Me 4:53







THE JOHNNY OTIS SHOW COLD SHOT

KENT RECORDS 1968                                  KST534

     Featuring Mighty Mouth Evans & Shuggie Otis –   

track list:


A1         The Signifyin' Monkey        
A2         Country Girl        
A3         I Believe I'll Go Back Home        
A4         High Heel Sneakers        
A5         Sittin' Here All Alone        
B1         C. C. Rider        
B2         You Better Look Out        
B3         Goin' Back To L.A.        
B4         Bye Bye Baby (Until We Meet Again)




JOHNNY OTIS THE HASH

KING RECORDS 1963                                 45-5790

The good old days of Groove

Tracks List:

A Bye, Bye, Baby (I'm Leaving You)     



B The Hash




jeudi 15 juin 2017

JOHNNY LYTLE THE SOULFUL REBEL

MILESTONES RECORDS 1972                       MSP 9036


credits:

         Congas – Ray Barretto
    Drums – Jozell Carter
    Electric Bass – Ron Carter
    Guitar – David Spinozza
    Organ – Billy Nunn
        Vibraphone – Johnny Lytle   
  
producer – Orrin Keepnews

 Recorded at Decca Sound Studios (New York); July 15, 1971
 Engineer: Elvin Campbell


tracks list:

A1 Gunky 4:31
A2 The New Village Caller 4:48
A3 Didn't We? 3:51
A4 Lela 3:43
    The Soulful Rebel Suite    
B1.1 he Soulful Rebel 4:26
B1.2 High Treason 3:34
B1.3 The Struggle 3:35
B1.4 Inner Peace 4:24
B2     Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? 4:19






mercredi 14 juin 2017

JOHNNY LYTLE SWINGIN' AT THE GATE

  
PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1967                     ST-20129 


 credits:

     Jimmy Foster: organ
Larry Gales: bass
Josell Carter: drums
Johnny Lytle: vibes
Carlos "Patato" Valdes: conga
   
recorded: 
Live at “Top Of The Gate”, New York City: 
August-November 1967
Producer: Irv Bagley
    Engineer: Reece Hammel

tracks list:

A1  Minor Soul        
A2 Gonna Get That Boat        
A3 Cherish        
A4  Mongo        
B1 Blues Time        
B2 Just A Feelin' Good        
B3  When I Fall In Love        
B4 Jugee Boogie






mardi 13 juin 2017

BOBBY HUTCHERSON HAPPENINGS

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1966                    BLP 4231


Happenings is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson,
released in 1967 on the Blue Note label. The album features six compositions
by Hutcherson, and one by Herbie Hancock, "Maiden Voyage".


credits:

Bass – Bob Cranshaw
Drums – Joe Chambers
Liner Notes – Leonard Feather
Piano – Herbie Hancock
Vibraphone, Marimba – Bobby Hutcherson
Written-By – Bobby Hutcherson (tracks: A1 to A3, B2 to B4)

Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 8, 1966

tracks list:

A1 Aquarian Moon 7:45
A2 Bouquet 8:10
A3 Rojo 6:03
B1 Maiden Voyage
Written-By – Herbie Hancock 5:51
B2 Head Start 5:17
B3When You Are Near 3:51
B4 The Omen 7:00







mercredi 7 juin 2017

RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO CHOICE

ARGO RECORDS 1965                       LP 755


credits:

Bass – Christopher White (tracks: B1), 
Richard Evans (2) (tracks: A4)
    Bass, Cello – Eldee Young
    Drums – Red Holt
    Piano – Ramsey Lewis

tracks list:


A1 Something You Got 3:15
A2 Little Liza Jane 2:55
A3 Memphis In June 3:05
A4 Travel On 2:35
A5 Delilah 3:10
A6 CC Rider 2:25
B1 Lonely Avenue 2:50
B2 Look-A-Here 3:02
B3 My Bucket's Got A Hole In It. 1:56
B4 Hello, Cello! 3:17
B5 Blue Spring 2:55
B6 Carmen 2:46
B7 Blues For The Night Owls 3:35







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mardi 6 juin 2017

LITTLE SONNY JONES NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM AND BLUES

CSA RECORDS 1975                             CLPS 1017


credits:


 Lead Vocals – Little Sonny Jones
 Piano - Dave " fat man" Williams and vocal on track 6 and 10
    Acoustic Bass – Frank Fields
    Drums – Bob French
    Guitar – Justin Adams
    Tenor Saxophone – Clarence Ford, David Lastie

recorded :
March 28, 1975 at Jazz City Studios in New Orleans
and April 15, 1975 at Edegran studio

track list:

A1     I Would If I Could    
A2     Further Up The Road    
A3     Don't You Hear Me Calling You    
A4     Is Everything Allright    
A5     Do You Really Love Me Baby    
B1     She's My Desire    
B2     I Called You Baby    
B3     I'm Loaded    
B4     Here I Stand With My Heart In My Hand    
B5     Certainly All    
B6     Worried Blues




HERBIE MANN THE BEAT GOES ON

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1967                   SD 1485


credits and session recording:

Herbie Mann (fl) Dave Pike (vib) Don Friedman (p) Attila Zoller (g)
 Jack Six (b) Bobby Thomas (d) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (conga) 
Willie Bobo (timbales)
NYC, April 6, 1964
7728 Dream Garden
Clark Terry (tp) Herbie Mann (fl) Dave Pike (vib) and others
NYC, May 6, 1964
7798 Soul Montuno
Herbie Mann (fl) unidentified large band
NYC, May 8, 1964
7819 West African High Life
Herbie Mann (fl) Joe Zawinul (p) Tamiko Jones (vo) Jimmy Wisner (arr) and others
NYC, September 29, 1966
10875 Swingin' Shepherd Blues
10876 Theme From "Is Paris Burning"
Herbie Mann (fl) King Curtis (ts) and others
NYC, December 15, 1966
11299 The Honeydripper
Herbie Mann (fl) Roy Ayers (vib) Jimmy Wisner (p) Reggie Workman (b)
 Bruno Carr (d) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (per) Gene Orloff (dir) unidentified strings
NYC, December 16, 1966
11315 No Matter What Shape
11316 More Rice Than Peas, Please
11317 Hey Ho
Herbie Mann (fl) and others
NYC, March 16, 1967
11888 The Beat Goes On


tracks list:

A1 No Matter What Shape 3:25
A2 More Rice Than Peas, Please 3:30
A3 Hey Ho 2:45
A4 The Honeydripper 2:45
A5 The Beat Goes On 2:50
B1 Swingin´ Shepherd Blues 3:05
B2 West African High Life 2:40
B3 Dream Garden 4:37
B4 Soul Montuno 2:58
B5 Is Paris Burning? 2:37 




samedi 3 juin 2017

FUNK INC. HANGIN' OUT

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1972                         PR 10059


credits :

Gene Barr - Tenor saxophone
    Cecil Hunt - Conga
    Jimmy Munford - Drums, Vocals
    Bobby Watley - Organ, Vocals
    Steve Weakley - Guitar
 
Recorded:

December 1, 1972 at Van Gelder Studio, 
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
 Producer  Ozzie Cadena
 Engineer  Rudy Van Gelder
 
tracks list:

A1     Smokin' At Tiffany's 5:30
 Electric Bass – Gordon Edwards
A2     Give Me Your Love     5:35
A3     We Can Be Friends 5:15
Vocals – Bobby Watley, Jimmy Mumford
B1     Dirty Red 6:05
Electric Bass – Gordon Edwards
B2     I Can See Clearly Now     6:00
B3     I'll Be Around 4:55
Electric Bass – Gordon Edwards





mercredi 31 mai 2017

THE MAR-KEYS THE GREAT MEMPHIS SOUND

STAX RECORDS 1966                                 ST  707 

also issued on Atlantic SD 7707

credits and session recording:

Wayne Jackson (tp) unknown (tb) Andrew Love (ts) 
 Floyd Newman (bars) Isaac Hayes (org) Steve Cropper (g) 
Donald "Duck" Dunn (el-b) Al Jackson (d)

Memphis, TN, November 5, 1965

9473    Grab This Thing, Pt. 1
9474    Grab This Thing, Pt. 2
Wayne Jackson (tp) Gene Parker (ts -1) Andrew Love (ts -2)
Floyd Newman (bars) Isaac Hayes (org) Steve Cropper (g)
Donald "Duck" Dunn (el-b) Al Jackson (d)

Memphis, TN, January 15, 1966

1. 9838    Philly Dog
2. 9839    Honey Pot

Newman plays (bars, fl). omit Parker
Memphis, TN, February 7, 1966

10566    Plantation Inn
10567    I've Been Loving You Too Long
10568    Cleo's Back
10569    Walking With The Duke
10570    The Girl From Ipanema
10571    In The Mood
10572    "Dear James" Medley: I'll Go Crazy
10573    "Dear James" Medley: Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
10574    "Dear James" Medley: I Got You
10575    "Dear James" Medley: Good Loving
10576    "Dear James" Medley: Night Train

tracks listing:

Honey Pot       
Plantation Inn       
Loving You Too Long       
Cleo's Back       
Grab This Thing       
Philly Dog       
Walking With The Duke       
The Girl From Ipanema       
In The Mood       
"Dear James" Medley (Night Train, Papa's Got A Brand New Bag,
I Got You, Good Loving, I'll Go Crazy)



lundi 29 mai 2017

THE TEMPTATIONS TEMPTIN' TEMPTATIONS


GORDY RECORDS 1965                              GLP-914


crédits: 

David Ruffin: vocals (baritone/tenor/falsetto)
Eddie Kendricks: vocals (tenor/falsetto)
Paul Williams: vocals (tenor/baritone)
Melvin Franklin: vocals (bass)
Otis Williams: vocals (tenor/baritone)
The Andantes: additional background vocals on
 "Just Another Lonely Night"
Jimmy Ruffin: additional background vocals on
 "Born To Love You"

Producers

Smokey Robinson: "Since I Lost My Baby", "The Girl's Alright with Me",
 "My Baby", "You've Got to Earn It", "Don't Look Back",
 "I'll Be in Trouble","You're the One I Need", Executive Producer (Album)
Norman Whitfield: "The Girl's Alright with Me", "Everybody Needs Love",
 "Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)", "I Gotta Know Now"
William "Mickey" Stevenson & Ivy Jo Hunter: "Just Another Lonely Night",
 "Born to Love You"

musicians:
the funk brothers


 Released    November 1, 1965
Recorded    1965


tracks list:

A1 Since I Lost My Baby    2:56   
A2 The Girl's Alright With Me    2:49   
A3 Just Another Lonely Night    2:57   
A4 My Baby    3:00   
A5 You've Got To Earn It    2:34   
A6 Everybody Needs Love    2:54   
B1 Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)    2:17   
B2 Don't Look Back    2:50   
B3 I Gotta Know Now    2:34   
B4 Born To Love You    2:36   
B5 I'll Be In Trouble    2:54   
B6 You're The One I Need    2:23   



dimanche 28 mai 2017

EDWIN STARR WAR & PEACE

GORDY RECORDS 1970                               GS948


credits:

 Arranged By – David Van De Pitte, Henry Cosby, 
Paul Riser, Wade Marcus, Willie Shorter
Art Direction, Design – Curtis McNair
Mastered By  – Randy Kling
 Mastered At – RCA Studios, Chicago
Record Company – Motown Record Corporation


tracks listing:

 A1     War
Written-By – N. Whitfield - B. Strong*
A2     Running Back And Forth
Written-By – E. Starr*, R. Wylie*
A3     Adios Senorita
Written-By – H. Cosby*, S. Moy*
A4     All Around The World
Written-By – T. Turner*
A5     I Can't Escape Your Memory
Written-By – I. Hunter*, J. Goga*
A6     At Last (I Found A Love)
Written-By – A. Gaye*, E. Stover*, M. Gaye*
B1     I Just Wanted To Cry
Written-By – E. Starr*, J. Bristol*
B2     Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
Written-By – B. Bacharach, H. David*
B3     Time
Written-By – E. Starr*, R. Wylie*
B4     California Soul
Written-By – N. Ashford, V. Simpson*
B5     I Can't Replace My Old Love
Written-By – A. Scott*, H. Fuqua*, V. Williams*
B6     She Should Have Been Home
Written-By – D. McNeil*, J. Bristol*


 War