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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 30 janvier 2017

GENE DOZIER and THE BROTHERHOOD BLUES POWER

MINIT RECORDS 1967                                     LP 40100

credits:

Engineer – Charles Underwood
    Producer, Arranged By – Gene Dozier

Tracks listing:

A1     A Hunk Of Funk     2:50
A2     Soul Man     2:30
A3     I Wanna Testify     2:40
A4     Cold Sweat     2:30
A5     Funky Broadway     2:48
A6     How Sweet It Is     2:50
B1     Soul Stroll     2:07
B2     Mustang Sally     2:53
B3     Watermelon Man     2:50
B4     One For Bess     2:55
B5     Hold On ! I'm Comin'     2:37


           

samedi 28 janvier 2017

REX GARVIN & THE MIGHTY CRAVERS SINGLES

LIKE RECORDS 1966                                     301


credits:

 Organ – Rex Garvin
    Producer – William Shephard, James Johnson
    Saxophone – Clayton Dunn
    Written-By – Dunn, Holman, Garvin


B Sock It To 'Em J.B. - Part 2     3:00




THE CRAVENS Featuring REX GARVIN

SABRE RECORDS 1963                                         101

 credits:

Written-By – C. Dunn, B. Holman, R. Garvin


A Look Up And Laugh 2:34





B Searchin' 2:37



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jeudi 26 janvier 2017

REX GARVIN & THE MIGHTY CRAVERS RAW FUNKY EARTH


       TOWER RECORDS 1968                              ST 5130  


tracks:
A1 Raw Funky       
A2 Screaming For Your Love   
A3 Boogaloo Down Broadway   
A4 The Other Man
A5 By The Time I Get To Phoenix   
B1 Don't Fight It   
B2 Something's Wrong With My Baby   
B3 Funky Broadway
B4 Sugar Baby   
B5 Stop - Who Goes There

Arranged By – Clayton Dunn, Larry Lucy, Rex Garvin
Producer – James Johnson (10) (tracks: A4), Sammy Vargas



COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA BASIE'S IN THE BAG

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1967                        BL 754127

credits:

Bass – Norman Keenan
Drum – Irv Cottler (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B4),
Louis Bellson (tracks: A1, A2, A5 to B3, B5, B6)
Guitar – Freddie Green
Organ – Count Basie
Piano – Count Basie
Reeds – Bobby Plater, Charlie Fowlkes, Lockjaw Davis,
Eric Dixon, Marshall Royal
Trombone – Bill Hughes , Grover Mitchell,
Harlan Floyd, Richard Boone
Trumpet – Al Aarons, Gene Goe, Harry Edison, Sonny Cohn

Directed By – Chico O'Farriel
Producer – Teddy Reig

Track A1 to A5, B1, B2 & B4 Recorded in Los Angeles, 15 Aug 1967.
Track A6, B3, B5, B6 Recorded Los Angles 17 Aug 1967.

tracks list:

A1 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy 2:31
A2 Hang On Sloopy 2:40
A3 Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' 2:02
A4 Ain't Too Proud To Beg 2:10
A5 Goin' Out Of My Head 2:08
A6 In The Heat Of The Night 2:12
B1 Green Onions 3:51
B2 Knock On Wood 1:54
B3 Let The Good Times Roll 2:15
B4 Bright Lights, Big City 2:44
B5 Reach Out I'll Be There 2:15
B6 Memphis Tennessee 2:32


lundi 23 janvier 2017

JACKIE WILSON & COUNT BASIE MANUFACTURERS OF SOUL

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1968                          BL 754134 


credits:

Jackie Wilson - vocals
   Count Basie - piano
   Al Aarons - trumpet
   Oscar Brashear - trumpet
   Gene Goe - trumpet
   Sonny Cohn - trumpet
   Richard Boone - trombone
   Steve Galloway - trombone
   Grover Mitchell - trombone
   Bill Hughes - trombone
   Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis - saxophone
   Eric Dixon - saxophone
   Charlie Fowlkes - saxophone
   Bobby Plater - saxophone
   Marshall Royal - saxophone
   Freddie Green - guitar
   Herb Ellis - guitar
   Harold Jones - drums
   Earl Palmer - drums
    Arranged By – Benny Carter
    Producer – Nat Tarnopol, Teddy Reig

Recorded January 3,4, 1968


tracks list:

A1         Funky Broadway       
A2         For Your Precious Love       
A3         In The Midnight Hour       
A4         Ode To Billy Joe       
A5         Chain Gang       
A6         I Was Made To Love Her       
B1         Uptight       
B2         I Never Loved A Woman       
B3         Respect       
B4         Even When You Cry       
B5         My Girl 


            In The Midnight Hour   


       
    

vendredi 20 janvier 2017

THE IKETTES SOUL THE HITS

MODERN RECORDS 1965                          MST 102 


tracks list:

A1        I'm So Thankful
Written-By – Wilson*, Gordon*
A2        Da Do Ron Ron
Written-By – Spector, Greenwich, Barry*
A3        Camel Walk
Written-By – Turner*
A4        Can't Sit Down
Written-By – Frank Wilson
A5        Lonely For You
Written-By – Turner*
A6        Not That I Recall
Written-By – Turner*
B1        Peaches 'N Cream
Written-By – Venet*, Boice*
B2        Sally Go Round The Roses
Written-By – Stevens*, Sanders*
B3        Don't Feel Sorry For Me
Written-By – Beasley*
B4        He's Gonna Be Fine
Written-By – Venet*, Boice*, Wine*
B5        Nobody Loves Me
Written-By – Turner*
B6        It's Been So Long
Written-By – Turner*


      Don't Feel Sorry For Me         
 





mardi 17 janvier 2017

BOOKER T AND THE MG'S THE BOOKER T SET

STAX RECORDS 1969                            STS 2009 



credits:

       Arranged By – Booker T & The MG's
    Engineer – Ron Capone, Steve Cropper
    Liner Notes – Phyl Garland
    Producer – Booker T & The MG's

track list:

 A1 The Horse
    Written-By – Jesse James (4)    
A2 Love Child
Written-By – Deke Richards, Frank Wilson, Pam Sawyer, R. Dean Taylor   
A3 Sing A Simple Song
    Written-By – Harry Stephen Pepper, John E. Watt    
A4 Lady Madonna
    Written-By – McCartney/Lennon*
A5         Mrs. Robinson
    Written-By – Paul Simon
B1 This Guy's In Love With You
    Written-By – Burt Bacharach
B2 Light My Fire
    Written-By – Jim Morrison, John Densmore, Ray Manzarek
B3 Michelle
    Written-By – McCartney/Lennon*   
B4 You're All I Need To Get By
    Written-By – Ashford & Simpson   
B5 I've Never Found A Girl
    Written-By – Al Bell, Booker T. Jones, Eddie Floyd   
B6 It's Your Thing
    Written-By – O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley      






lundi 16 janvier 2017

BOOKER T and THE MG'S SOUL LIMBO

STAX RECORDS 1968                                      STS-2001 


Soul Limbo is the eighth album by Booker T. & the MGs, released in 1968
on Stax Records. The album was the first Stax LP issued after
 the label severed its ties with former distributor Atlantic Records in 1968.

credits:

Engineer – Ronnie Capone
    Mixed By – Steve Cropper
    Producer – Booker T & The MG's
    Written-By – Al Jackson Jr. (tracks: A5, A6, B2), Booker T. Jones
   (tracks: A5, A6, B2, B4), Donald "Duck" Dunn (tracks: A5, A6, B2),
   Steve Cropper (tracks: A5, A6, B2)

track list:

A1 Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
Written-By – Cobb*, Whitley
A2 La La Means I Love You
Written-By – T. Bell*, W. Hart*
A3 Hang 'Em High
Written-By – D. Frontiere
A4 Willow Weep For Me
Written-By – Ronnell*, Bourn
A5 Over Easy
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*,
Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
A6 Soul Limbo
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*,
Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
B1 Eleanor Rigby
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B2 Heads Or Tails
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*,
Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
B3 (Sweet, Sweet, Baby) Since You've Been Gone
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
B4 Born Under A Bad Sign
Written-By – Booker Jones*, William Bell
B5 Foxy Lady
Written-By – Jimmy Hendrix*



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vendredi 13 janvier 2017

CHRIS STEVENS AND THE VAL-TONES THIS GUYS IN LOVE WITH YOU

AUDIO FIDELITY 1969                                   AFSD 6216
credits:
produced by Brad Connolly
arranged and conducted by Chris Stevens
recorded at Bruno Dean Studios New Rochelle N.Y.
engineer: William Hamilton
tracks listing:
 A1 Sunny 2:48
A2 Watermelom Man 2:46
A3 Summertime 4:16
A4 Do You Know The Way To San Jose 2:46
A5 A Man And A Woman 2:36
A6 Nautilius 3:17
B1 Ode To Billie Joe 3:50
B2 This Guy's In Love With You     2:46
B3 Bag's Groove 3:06
B4 The Look Of Love 2:04
B5 By The Time I Get To Phoenix 2:22
B6 Meditation 4:05