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"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...."

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






dimanche 26 février 2017

MOSES DILLARD & TEX-TOWN DISPLAY ‎ NOW!

TEX-TOWN RECORDS 1969                               TT-921


 credits:

 Side one
Johnny Goldsmith  Bass
Jerry Charbell    Drums
Moses Dillard guitar, bass, piano  
Otis Forrest  Piano, Organ
Wayne Jackson and Andrew Lowe
horn and horns arrangement

side two
Moses Dillard  Guitar
Clayton Ivey   Piano
Jesse Boyce    Bass
Art Leo Adams  Drums

tracks list:

A1 Are You For Real   
A2 Want Somebody To Help Me   
A3 You Can't Laugh It Off   
A4 We Got A Long Way To Go   
A5 Cry Like A Baby   
A6 Bring Your Dreams To Me   
B1 Match Maker   
B2 Going Out Of My Head   
B3 By The Time I Get To Phoenix   
B4 T-bone Steak   
B5 Tribute To Wes 







SONNY STITT TORNADO

JAZZ MASTERS RECORDS 1974                     JM 1003


credits:

 Alto Saxophone – Sonny Stitt
Bass – Larry Rhodes, Ron Brooks
Congas, Drums, Percussion – Calvin Welch
Drums – Danny Spencer, Jerome Teasley
Electric Piano – Eddie Russ
Guitar – Jerry Glassel, Melvin Clark
Horns – Dan Yessarian
Organ – Doug Cook, Eddie Hollis
Percussion – Peter Joiner
Baritone Saxophone – George Austin
Tenor Saxophone – Al Benson
Trombone – Lanny Scarlet
Trumpet – Dan Stump
Flute – Larry Nozero
Vocals – Broadnax Voices

Engineer – Danny Dallas
Producer – Bob Crawford

Recorded at Cinema Sound Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Re-recorded at Sound Patterns DXM Recording Studios Farmington, Michigan.

tracklisting:

 A1 Tornado 8:43
A2 We've Only Just Begun 4:48
A3 Escanaba Beat 4:56
B1 Spinning Wheel 9:58
B2 Natural High 2:57
B3 By My Side 5:33




BUNKY GREEN PLAYIN' FOR KEEPS

CADET RECORDS 1966                                             LP 766


credits:

Recording Date    
December, 1965 6,8 Ter Mar Recording Studio, Chhicago, IL

Bunky Green leader, Bunky Green alto sax,
Kenny Soderblom tenor sax, Warren Kime, Paul Serrano trumpet,
John Avant trombone, Charles Stepney piano,
Cleveland Eaton bass, Marshall Thompson drums,
Eli Gutierrez congas 

January 18, 1966 1-5,7 Ter Mar Recording Studio, Chhicago, IL

Bunky Green leader, Bunky Green alto sax,
Willie Pickens piano,
Cleveland Eaton bass,
Harold Jones drums


tracks list:

A1 Playin' For Keeps       
A2 Yesterday       
A3 What Can I Do       
A4 Mi Compasion       
B1 My Man's Gone Now       
B2 The Shadow of Your Smile       
B3 Brazilano       
B4 Mama Looka Boo Boo







samedi 25 février 2017

SONNY STITT & BUNKY GREEN SOUL IN THE NIGHT

CADET RECORDS 1966                                   LPS 770 



credits:

 Alto Saxophone – Bunky Green, Sonny Stitt
    Drums – Maurice White
    Guitar – Bryce Roberson
    Organ – Odell Brown

Recorded:
     April 15, 1966
Ter Mar Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois
Recording Engineer:   
Ron Malo

tracklisting 

 A1 Soul In The Night 4:04
A2 It's Awfully Nice To Be With You 3:44
A3 Hot Line 3:47
A4 Home Stretch 4:46
B1 The Spies 6:12
B2 One Alone 5:46
B3 Sneakin' Up To You 5:35




DON PATTERSON SOUL HAPPENING!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1966                        PR 7484 


credits :

   Drums – Billy James
    Guitar – Vincent Corrao
    Organ – Don Patterson

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 5, 1966
    Producer – Cal Lampley
    Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder


tracks listing:

A1 Wade In The Water    
A2 La Bamba    
A3 Strangers In The Night    
B1 Up Tight    
B2 Love Letters    
B3 Wee Dot











vendredi 24 février 2017

SONNY STITT STITT GOES LATIN

ROOST RECORDS 1963                                   SLP 2253


credits:

Sonny Stitt - alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
Thad Jones - trumpet
Chick Corea - piano
Larry Gales - bass
Willie Bobo - drums
Carlos "Patato" Valdes - congas, bongos
Osvaldo "Chihuahua" Martinez - cowbell, maracas, jawbone


Recorded:

November 6, 1963
A & R Studios, New York City



tracks list:


A1 Are You Listening
Written-By – Sonny Stitt
3:30
A2 Amigos
Written-By – Sonny Stitt
4:36
A3 Little Red Suede Shoes
Written-By – Sonny Stitt
4:04
A4 Ritmo Bobo
Written-By – Sonny Stitt
6:02
B1 I Told You So
Written-By – Sonny Stitt
5:20
B2 Chic
Written-By – Sonny Stitt
5:13
B3 Senor Jones
Written-By – Sonny Stitt
5:10
B4 Autumn Leaves
Written-By – Johnny Mercer
5:32





DON PATTERSON with SONNY STITT and BILLY JAMES THE BOSS MEN

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1965                            PR 7466   



credits and session recording   

Alto Saxophone – Sonny Stitt
Drums – Billy James
Organ – Don Patterson
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell
     
Producer – Cal Lampley
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, 
NJ, December 28, 1965

track list:

A1 Diane 5:40
A2 Someday My Prince Will Come 8:15
A3 Easy To Love 5:40
B1 What's New?     5:30
B2 Big C's Rock 3:09
B3 They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful 7:45





jeudi 23 février 2017

IKE AND TINA TURNER DYNAMITE!

SUE RECORDS 1962                                       LP 2004

credits:

Written By – M. Steward (tracks: B5)
Written-By – Ike Turner (tracks: A1, A3 to B4, B6), 
J. Lee* (tracks: A2), J. Seneca* (tracks: A2, B5)


vocal: Tina Turner, Ike Turner

backing vocals : the Ikettes


tracks list:


A1 You Should'a Treated Me Right 3:38
A2 It's Gonna Work Out Fine 3:02
A3 A Fool In Love 2:52
A4 Poor Fool 2:33
A5 I Idolize You 2:48
A6 Tra La La La La 2:41
B1 Sleepless 2:48
B2 I'm Jealous 2:10
B3 Won't You Forgive Me 2:40
B4 The Way You Love Me 1:50
B5 I Dig You 2:20
B6 Letter From Tina 2:37







mercredi 22 février 2017

IKE & TINA TURNER RIVER DEEP MOUNTAIN HIGH

A&M RECORDS 1969                                     SP-4178 


credits:

   Engineer – Larry Levine
    Producer – Phil Spector
Tina Turner - vocals
Carol Kaye - bass
James Bond - upright bass
Earl Palmer - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Barney Kessel - guitar
Don Peake - guitar
Frank Capp - percussion
Gene Estes - percussion
John Ewing - trombone
Robert Gerstlauer
Harold Battiste - piano
Larry Knechtel - piano
Jim Horn - saxophone
Plas Johnson - saxophone
Roy Caton - trumpet
         
tracks list:

A1 River Deep - Mountain High 3:30    
A2 I Idolize You 2:51    
A3 A Love Like Yours 2:55    
A4 A Fool In Love 2:49    
A5 Make 'Em Wait 2:07    
A6 Hold On Baby 2:38    
B1 I'll Never Need More Than This 3:15    
B2 Save The Last Dance For Me 3:30    
B3 Oh Baby! 2:33    
B4 Every Day I Have To Cry 2:30    
B5 Such A Fool For You     2:19    
B6 It's Gonna Work Out Fine 2:40









lundi 20 février 2017

WES MONTGOMERY The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery

RIVERSIDE RECORDS                                   RLP 12-320 


credits:

    Wes Montgomery- electric guitar
    Tommy Flanagan - piano
    Percy Heath - bass
    Albert Heath - drums

Recorded:   
January 26 & 28, 1960 at Reeves Sound Studios, 

New York City
    Orrin Keepnews - producer
    Jack Higgins - engineer

tracks list:

A1 Airegin 4:24
A2 D-Natural Blues 5:18
A3 Polka Dots And Moonbeams 4:38
A4 Four On Six 6:10
B1 West Coast Blues 7:20
B2 In Your Own Sweet Way 4:45
B3 Mister Walker 4:28
B4 Gone With The Wind     6:13








vendredi 17 février 2017

WES MONTGOMERY TEQUILA

VERVE RECORDS 1966                            V6-8653

lp gatefold


credits:

Arranged By – Claus Ogerman (tracks: A2 to B2, B4)
Bass – Ron Carter
Cello – Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci,
 Harvey Shapiro
Congas – Ray Barretto
Drums – Grady Tate
Guitar – Wes Montgomery
Vibraphone – George Devens
Violin – Arnold Eidus, Bernard Eichen, Emanuel Green, 
Gene Orloff,Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Julius Held,
 Paul Gershman

Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin
Engineer, Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder
Producer – Creed Taylor

Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
on March 17, 21, & May 18, 1966.


tracks list:


A1 Tequila 3:00
A2 Little Child (Daddy Dear) 2:23
A3 What The World Needs Now Is Love 4:55
A4 The Big Hurt 4:30
B1 Bumpin' On Sunset 4:45
B2 How Insensitive (Insensatez) 3:45
B3 The Thumb 4:30
B4 Midnight Mood 5:20







WES MONTGOMERY CALIFORNIA DREAMING

VERVE RECORDS 1966                                   V6-8672


credits :

Wes Montgomery – guitar
    Herbie Hancock – piano
    Bucky Pizzarelli – guitar
    Ray Barretto – percussion
    Grady Tate – drums
    Al Casamenti – guitar
    Richard Davis – bass
    Bernie Glow – trumpet
    Mel Davis – trumpet
    Jimmy Nottingham – trumpet
    Wayne Andre – trombone
    Johnny Messner – trombone
    Bill Watrous – trombone
    Stan Webb – clarinet, English Horn, saxophone
    Raymond Beckenstein – flute, piccolo, saxophone
    James Buffington – French Horn
    Jack Jennings – castanets, scratching, vibraphone
    Don Butterfield – tuba

Recorded:
     September 14 – 16, 1966 at Van Gelder Studio, 
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Rudy Van Gelder – engineer


tracks list:

A1 California Dreamin'
A2 Sun Down
A3 Oh You Crazy Moon
A4 More, More Amor
A5 Without You
B1 Winds Of Barcelona
B2 Sunny
B3 Green Peppers
B4 Mr. Walker
B5 South Of The Border




WES MONTGOMERY BUMPIN'

VERVE RECORDS 1965                              V/V6 8625 


credits

Arranged By, Conductor – Don Sebesky
Bass – Bob Cranshaw
Bongos, Congas – Candido Camero
Cello – Charles McCracken, George Ricci
Drums – Grady Tate, Helcio Milito
Guitar – Wes Montgomery
Harp – Margaret Ross
Piano – Roger Kellaway
Viola – David Schwartz, Harold Coletta
Violin – Arnold Eidus, Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky,
Jos. Malignaggi*, Julius Held, Lewis Eley, Louis Haber,
Paul Gershman, Sol Shapiro

Producer – Creed Taylor
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
March 16, 1965, May 18,19,20, 1965
       
track list:

A1 Bumpin'
Written-By – Wes Montgomery 6:40
A2 Tear It Down
Written-By – Wes Montgomery 3:10
A3 A Quiet Thing
Written-By – Fred Ebb - John Kander 3:27
A4 Con Alma
Written-By – Dizzy Gillespie 3:25
B1 Love Theme From "The Sandpiper" (The Shadow Of Your Smile)
Written-By – Johnny Mandel, Paul F. Webster 2:15
B2 Mi Cosa
Written-By – Wes Montgomery 3:15
B3 Here's That Rainy Day
Written-By – James Van Heusen - Johnny Burke 4:50
B4 Musty
Written-By – Don Sebesky 4:12



 Bumpin' 










jeudi 16 février 2017

BRIAN AUGER & THE TRINITY DEFINITELY WHAT!

COVER UK

     MARMALADE RECORDS                                  608003        




COVER US
ATCO RECORDS                                           SD 33-273

credits:
 Arranged By – Brian Auger, Richard Hill
    Producer – Giorgio Gomelsky
Brian Auger/ vocals, keyboards
Dave Ambrose/ bass guitar
Clive Thacker/ drums, percussion

Additional personnel:
Gary Boyle /guitar
Ray Swinfield/ flute

     
A1   Day In The Life     5:04    
A2   George Bruno Money     4:06    
A3  Far Horizon     5:10    
A4  John Brown's Body     3:00    
B1   Red Beans And Rice     5:40    
B2  Bumpin' On Sunset     4:55    
B  If You Live     3:48    
B4  Definitely What!     7:55




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mercredi 15 février 2017

PROFESSOR LONGHAIR LIVE ON THE QUEEN MARY

HARVEST RECORDS 1978                             SW-11790


credits:

 Recorded 24 March 1975 on the Queen Mary (former flagship of the Cunard Line),
 Long Beach, California, USA at a private party hosted by Paul and Linda McCartney. 


tracks list:

 A1 Tell Me Pretty Baby    
A2 Mess Around    
A3 Everyday I Have The Blues    
A4 Tipitina    
B1 I'm Movin' On    
B2 Mardi Gras In New Orleans    
B3 Cry To Me    
B4 Gone So Long    
B5 Stagger Lee




PROFESSOR LONGHAIR NEW ORLEANS PIANO

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1972                              SD 7225


credits and sessions recording:


Roy Byrd (piano, vocals) Robert Parker (bass, alto saxophone) 
John Woodrow (drums)
Atlanta, GA, 1949
335 Hey Now Baby
Charles Burbeck (tenor saxophone) Roy Byrd (piano, vocals) 
Robert Parker (bass, alto saxophone) Al Miller (drums)
New Orleans, LA, 1949
338 Hey Little Girl
339 Willie Mae
341 Walk Your Blues Away
342 Professor Longhair Blues
343 Boogie Woogie
344 Longhair's Blues-Rhumba
345 Mardi Gras In New Orleans
346 She Walks Right In
Lee Allen (tenor saxophone) Red Tyler (baritone saxophone) 
Roy Byrd (piano, vocals) Edgar Blanchard (bass) Earl Palmer (drums)
New Orleans, LA, November, 1953
1173 In The Night
1174 Tipitina (LP version)
1175 Ball The Wall
1176 Who's Been Fooling You


tracks list:

A1 In The Night 2:23
A2 Tipitina 2:29
A3 Hey Now Baby 2:47
A4 Walk Your Blues Away 2:46
A5 Hey Little Girl 2:52
A6 Willie Mae 2:38
A7 Professor Longhair Blues 2:19
B1 Ball The Wall 3:09
B2 Who's Been Fooling You 2:03
B3 Boogie Woogie 2:31
B4 Longhair's Blues-Rhumba 3:02
B5 Mardi Gras In New Orleans 2:42
B6 She Walks Right In 2:40




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