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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, lovers of blues and soul music
and tourists, 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 24 septembre 2018

LOWELL FULSOM IN A HEAVY BAG

JEWEL RECORDS 1969                                  LPS 5003 




credits:

 guitar - Lowell Fulson
    Bass – David Hood
    Drums – Roger Hawkins
    Guitar – Eddie Hinton
    Organ – Barry Beckett
    Piano – Barry Beckett

 recorded at:
 Fame studios Muscle Shoals, Alabama
engineer: Jimmy Johnson


tracks list:

A1  Look At You Baby        
A2 Why Don't We Do It In The Road        
A3 Sleeper        
A4 Lady In The Rain        
A5 My Baby        
B1 Man On The Run        
B2 Don't Destroy Me        
B3 This Feeling        
B4 Trouble Everywhere        
B5  Cheating Woman        
B6   Man Of Motion


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dimanche 23 septembre 2018

FREDDIE ROACH MO'GREENS PLEASE!

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1963                     BST 84128


credits :

Freddie Roach - organ
    Conrad Lester - tenor saxophone (1, 4-5, 9-10)
    Kenny Burrell (2-3, 6-8), Eddie Wright (1, 4-5, 9-10) - guitar
    Clarence Johnston - drums

Recorded:
January 21 & March 11, 1963
Studio    Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

tracks listing:

 A1 Googa Mooga        
A2 Baby Don't You Cry        
A3 Party Time        
A4 Nada Bossa        
A5 Mo' Greens Please        
B1 Blues In The Front Room        
B2 I Know        
B3 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby        
B4 Unchained Melody        
B5 Two Different Worlds




samedi 22 septembre 2018

FREDDIE ROACH DOWN TO EARTH

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1962                       BST 84113


Down to Earth is the debut album by American organist 
Freddie Roach recorded in 1962 and released on the Blue Note label

credits:

Drums – Clarence Johnston
Guitar – Kenny Burrell
Organ – Freddie Roach
Tenor Saxophone – Percy France

recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 23, 1962
Producer – Alfred Lion
Recorded By  – Rudy Van Gelder


tracks list:

A1 De Bug
A2 Ahm Miz
A3 Lujon
B1 Althea Soon
B2 More Mileage
B3 Lion Down






vendredi 21 septembre 2018

THE DON CARRINGTON TRIO MAKIN' IT HAPPEN

PARAGON RECORDS 1969                                 ALS 310


credits:

 Tenor Saxophone – Don Carrington
    Vocals, Drums – Cookie Edwards
    Vocals, Organ [Hammond] – Ricky Day

track list:

A1     If I Were A Carpenter
Written-by [Uncredited] – Tim Hardin
A2     Dansero     3:30
A3     MacArthur Park
Written-by [Uncredited] – Jimmy Webb
A4     A Song For My Father
Written-by [Uncredited] – Horace Silver
B1     Higher     3:20
B2     Dingus
Written By – Carrington-Holley
B3     Breaking Up Is Hard To Do     6:36
B4     Make Me Smile     3:21






FREDDIE ROACH MY PEOPLE (SOUL PEOPLE)

     PRESTIGE RECORDS 1967                         PR 7521        

    

credits:

Freddie Roach - organ, flute (#2, 6), vocals (#5), piano (#4)
    James Anderson - soprano sax
    Roland Alexander, Conrad Lester - tenor sax
    Harry White - flugelhorn
    Kiane Zawadi - euphonium, trombone
    Eddie Wright - guitar
    Eddie Gladden - drums  
Recorded :  
June 22 & 29, 1967
Studio    Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ



tracks list:

A1 Prince Street     3:35    
A2 Straight Ahead     3:00    
A3 Mas Que Nada     4:15    
A4 Drunk     4:30    
B1 My People (Soul People)     3:10    
B2 I'm On My Way     3:45    
B3 Respectfully Yours     2:50    
B4 Freddie






vendredi 14 septembre 2018

RAY BRYANT IN THE CUT

CADET RECORDS 1974                            LP CA 50052


credits:


Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Charles Stepney
Bass – Stanley Clarke (tracks: A3, B1 to B3)
Congas – Montego Joe
Drums – Jimmy Johnson (2)
Flute, Tenor Saxophone:
 Oboe – George Marge (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)
Guitar – John Tropea
Harp – Margaret Ross (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)
Piano, Electric Piano – Ray Bryant
Producer – Esmond Edwards
Synthesizer [Moog] – Charles Stepney (tracks: A1 to A3, B1)
Trumpet – Joe Wilder (tracks: A1, A3 to B3), 
Marvin Stamm (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)
Viola – Alfred Brown (tracks: A1, A3 to B3), 
Emanuel Vardi (tracks: A1, A3 to B3), 
Julian Barber* (tracks: A1, A3 to B3),
 Selart Clarke* (tracks: A1, A3 to B3), 
Theodore Israel (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)
Violin – Diana Halprin (tracks: A1, A3 to B3),
 Emanuel Green (tracks: A1, A3 to B3),
 Harry Glickman (tracks: A1, A3 to B3),
 Max Polikoff* (tracks: A1, A3 to B3), 
Paul Gershman (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)


recorded at:

Sound Exchange Studios, New York City

sessions:

January 1974 1, 2-5, 6, 7
Recording   Engineer Skip Juried;Don Hahn


tracks list:

A1 I'll Be There
Bass – Richard Davis
A2 Andalusan Nights
Acoustic Guitar – John Tropea
Bass – Ron Carter
Guitar Soloist – Jimmy Ponder
A3 Stop, Look & Listen To Your Heart / You Are Everything    
A4 Cool Struttin'
Bass – Ron Carter
B1 Land Of Make Believe    
B2 In The Cut    
B3 Watermelon Man







mercredi 12 septembre 2018

BRIAN AUGER, JULIE DRISCOLL, AND THE TRINITY OPEN

MARMALADE RECORDS 1967 (UK Cover)      lp 607002

 credits:

Arranged By – Brian Auger, Richard Hill
Bass Guitar – David Ambrose
Drums – Clive Thacker
Lead Guitar – Gary Boyle
Vocals  – Julie Driscoll
Vocals, Organ, Piano – Brian Auger

Producer – Giorgio Gomelsky
recorded at:
Chappell's Studio London
Engineer – John Timperly

      
tracks listing

A1        In And Out
Written-By – Wes Montgomery  
A2        Isola Natale
Written-By – Auger*  
A3        Black Cat
Written-By – Auger*  
A4        Lament For Miss Baker
Written-By – Auger*  
A5        Goodbye Jungle Telegraph
Written-By – Auger   
B1        Tramp
Written-By – Jimmy McCracklin, Lowell Fulsom  
B2        Why (Am I Treated So Bad)
Written-By – Staple Singers, The   
B3        A Kind Of Love In
Written-By – Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll  
B4        Break It Up
Written-By – Brian Auger, Sutton*  
B5        Season Of The Witch
Written-By – Donovan Leitch*    



  In And Out




Isola Natale


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lundi 10 septembre 2018

JIMMY McGRIFF GROOVE GREASE

GROOVE MERCHANT RECORDS 1971            GM 503

credits:

Jimmy McGriff – organ
Murray Watson – trumpet
Cliff Davis – tenor saxophone, flute
Johnny Beard – baritone saxophone, flute
Horace Ott – electric piano
Everett Barksdale, Wayne Bennett – guitar
Richard Davis, Richard Evans – bass
Marion J. Booker – drums
Lawrence Killian – percussion



Recorded    1971
Studio    New York City
Producer – Sonny Lester
Engineer: Malcolm Addey



tracks list:
A1 Groove Grease 3:35
A2 The Bird 3:13
A3 Plain Brown Bag 3:37
A4 There Will Never Be Another You 4:47
A5 Canadian Sunset 3:30
B1 Mr. Lucky 3:39
B2 Moonglow 3:23
B3 Red Sails In The Sunset 3:02
B4 Secret Love 4:32



 
Groove Grease



JIMMY McGRIFF BLUE TO THE BONE

MILESTONES RECORDS 1988                    M-9163


credits:

Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Bill Easley
Art Direction – Phil Carroll
Drums – Bernard Purdie
Guitar – Melvin Sparks
Organ – Jimmy McGriff
Trombone – Al Grey

Producer  Bob Porter
Mastered By  George Horn
engineer Rudy Van Gelder
Recorded At:
Van Gelder Studio,19,20 july 1988
 Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Mastered At  Fantasy Studios


tracks list:

A1 Ain't That Funk For You
Written-By  Al Grey6:27   
A2 For All We Know
Written-By  Coots*, Lewis 5:11   
A3 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Written-By  Duke Ellington 10:18   
B1 Secret Love
Written-By  Webster*, Fain 9:06   
B2 Hangin' In
Written-By McGriff*, Sparks 7:44   
B3 After The Dark
Written-By  Reggie Marks 5:35