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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...."

mercredi 14 juillet 2021

WILLY DEVILLE BIG EASY FANTASY

WOTRE MUSIC 1995                                       122151 


 Big Easy Fantasy is an album by Willy DeVille and the Mink DeVille Band. It was released in Europe on the French New Rose label in 1995. The album is a mixture of studio tracks and concert recordings made in New York and Paris. The "big easy" of the album's title refers to New Orleans. As the album cover says, the inspiration for the album was "Jump City, the Crescent City, the city that care forgot, New Orleans...The Big Easy!" All songs on the album are standards by New Orleans musicians or are original compositions by Willy DeVille about some aspect of New Orleans.


 credits:

  The Brass Attack Horns
        Louis Cortelezzi - saxophone
        Steve Madaio - trumpet
        Tom "Bones" Malone - troBig Easy Fantasy is an album by Willy DeVille and the Mink DeVille Band. It was released in Europe on the French New Rose label in 1995. The album is a mixture of studio tracks and concert recordings made in New York and Paris. The "big easy" of the album's title refers to New Orleans. As the album cover says, the inspiration for the album was "Jump City, the Crescent City, the city that care forgot, New Orleans...The Big Easy!" All songs on the album are standards by New Orleans musicians or are original compositions by Willy DeVille about some aspect of New Orleans.mbone, baritone saxophone
    Mario Cruz - saxophone, percussion
    Willy DeVille - vocals, guitar, dobro
    Seth Farber - keyboards, accordion
    David Keyes - bass guitar, double bass
    Boris Kinberg - percussion
    Freddy Koëlla - guitar, violin, mandolin
    Shawn Murray - drums
    The Valentines (Valentine Brothers) - background vocals
        Billy Valentine
        Johnny "Briz" Valentine

Other musicians

    Jeff "Skunk" Baxter - guitar ("Voodoo Charm")
    Wayne Bennett - guitar ("Beating Like A Tom-Tom")
    Eddie Bo - vocals, piano
    Isaac Bolden - piano ("Teasing You")
    Kerry Brown - drums ("Just Off Decatur Street," "Teasing You")
    René Coman - bass guitar
    Luis Conte - percussion ("Voodoo Charm")
    Steve Croes - sudra drum ("Beating Like A Tom-Tom")
    Dr. John - piano ("Just Off Decatur Street")
    John "Streamline" Ewing - trombone ("Voodoo Charm")
    Freebo - tuba ("Voodoo Charm")
    James Gilstrap - background vocals ("Beating Like A Tom-Tom," "Who Shot the La-La")
    Bill Gregory - guitar ("Who Shot the La-La")
    Porgy Jones - tambourine ("Who Shot the La-La")
    Kate Markowitz - background vocals ("Just Off Decatur Street," "Beating Like A Tom-Tom")
    Valerie Mayo - background vocals ("Just Off Decatur Street")
    Reggie McBride - bass ("Voodoo Charm")
    Leo Nocentelli - guitar ("Just Off Decatur Street")
    Joel Peksin - baritone saxophone ("Voodoo Charm")
    George Porter - bass ("Just Off Decatur Street")
    Lon Price - tenor saxophone
    Bonnie Sheridan - background vocals ("Voodoo Charm")
    Chris Spedding - dobro ("Just Off Decatur Street")
    Fred Staehle - drums, wingertree ("Voodoo Charm")
    Allen Toussaint - piano ("Beating Like A Tom-Tom")
    Johnny Vidacovich - drums ("Beating Like A Tom-Tom," "Who Shot the La-La")
    The Wild Magnolias ("Iko Iko," "Meet the Boys [on the Battlefront])"
        Chief Joseph "Monk" Boudreaux - vocals, tambourine
        Chief Theodore "Bo" Dollis - vocals, tambourine
        Norwood "Gitchie" Johnson - vocals, bass drum
    Dorene Wise – background vBig Easy Fantasy is an album by Willy DeVille and the Mink DeVille Band. It was released in Europe on the French New Rose label in 1995. The album is a mixture of studio tracks and concert recordings made in New York and Paris. The "big easy" of the album's title refers to New Orleans. As the album cover says, the inspiration for the album was "Jump City, the Crescent City, the city that care forgot, New Orleans...The Big Easy!" All songs on the album are standards by New Orleans musicians or are original compositions by Willy DeVille about some aspect of New Orleans.ocals
 ("Beating Like A Tom-Tom," "Who Shot the La-La")
    YaDonna Wise - background vocals ("Beating Like A Tom-Tom," "Who Shot the La-La")


Recorded:
 The Bottom Line, New York City
Olympia Theatre, Paris
Sea Saint Studio, New Orleans
Westlake Studio, Los Angeles
Track Studio, Los Angeles


tracks list:

1 Jump City 5:41
2 Every Dog Has It.s Day 2:10
3 Hello My Lover 3:44
4 Key To My Heart 4:31
5 Bamboo Road 4:56
6 Iko Iko 5:13
7 Meet The Boys ( On The Battlefront)     3:03
8 Just Of Decatur Street 4:22
9 Teasing You 3:30
10 Beating Like A Tom-Tom 4:17
11 Who Shot The La-La 2:56
12 Voodoo Charm   
 

 




samedi 10 juillet 2021

BILL BLACK'S COMBO PLAYS THE BLUES

 

HI RECORDS 1964                                           HL12015


credits:

Recorded At – Royal Recording Studios, Memphis
Mastered At – Bell Sound Studios
 Mastered By – Sam Feldman
Supervised By [Supervision] – Joe Coughi


tracklist:

A1 I'll Never Be Free
Written-By – Benjamin*, Weiss
A2 Birth Of The Blues
Written-By – DeSylva; Brown; Henderson
A3 Midnight
Written-By – Bryant*, Atkins*
A4 Blues In My Heart
Written-By – Carson*, Foley*
A5 Blues In The Night
Written-By – Arlen; Mercer*
A6 Basin Street Blues
Written-By – Williams*
B1 Comin' On
Written-By – Mitchell*
B2 St. Louis Blues
Written-By – Handy*
B3 Got You On My Mind
Written-By – Biggs*, Thomas*
B4 Wabash Blues
Written-By – Ringle*, Meinkin*
B5 Peter Gunn
Written-By – Mancini*
B6 Weary Blues
Written-By – Matthews*, Cates*, Greene*

 


 

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BILL BLACK'S COMBO TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT

HI RECORDS 1968                                       SHL 32044  

 

In 1959 Black joined a group of musicians which became Bill Black's Combo.
The lineup was Black (bass), Joe Lewis Hall (piano), Reggie Young (guitar),
Martin Wills (saxophone), and Jerry Arnold (drums). There were several
personnel changes. While Young was in the army, his position was filled
by Hank Hankins, Chips Moman and Tommy Cogbill. Ace Cannon replaced Wills
on sax. Carl McVoy replaced Hall in the studio, while Bobby Emmons
replaced him on tour.


credits:

arrangements:carl McVoy
engineer:Ray Harris
supervision: Jo Cuoghi


trackslist:

A1 Turn On Your Love Light     2:06    
A2 Simon Says     2:17    
A3 Bright Lights, Big City     2:14    
A4 Red Light     2:15    
A5 Big Boss Man     2:09    
B1 In The Midnight Hour     2:27    
B2 Feel So Bad     2:30    
B3 Shoo-Bee-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day     2:26    
B4 Philly Dog     2:27    
B5 Soul Serenade     2:30    
B6 The Horse     2:20    






 
 

lundi 5 juillet 2021

ODELL BROWN AND THE ORGAN-IZERS DUCKY

CADET RECORDS 1967                                     LPS 800 

credits:

Artee 'Duke' Payne(alto sax,tenor saxs,flug)
Tommy Purvis(tenor sax)
Odell Brown(organ)
Phil Upchurch(bass)
Curtis Prince(drumss)
Phillard Williams(conga)
Master Henry Gibson(conga)

track list:

   A1        No More Water In The Well      
A2        The Look Of Love      
A3        Tough Tip      
A4        She's Coming My Way      
A5        Mirar, Mirar      
B1        Ain't No Mountain High Enough      
B2        Where Am I Going      
B3        Get Off My Back      
B4        Anna        


     



ODELL BROWN and The Organ-Izers RAISING THE ROOF

CADET RECORDS 1966                                  LPS -775 

credits:

        Drums – Curtis Prince
    Organ – Odell Brown
    Saxophone [Tenor & Alto] – Artee (Duke) Payne*
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Thomas Purvis*

    Producer – Esmond Edwards

Recorded at:
July 25, 1966 Ter Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL

   tracks list:

A1 The Honeydipper
A2 Raising The Roof
A3 A Cool Senorita        
A4 Strike Up The Band    
B1 Day Tripper
B2 Maiden Voyage
B3 The Thing        
B4 Enchilada Joe
 






RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO MAIDEN VOYAGE

CADET RECORDS 1968                                      LPS 811 

     credit :
  
    Bass – Cleveland J. Eaton II*
       Drums – Maurice White
         Piano – Ramsey Lewis

Arranged By – Charles Stepney, Cleveland J. Eaton II*
    Producer – Charles Stepney
    Supervised By – Richard Evans
    Design [Album] – Jerry Griffith
   Photography By – Ruyell Ho

 recorded at:
    Universal Studios, Chicago, IL  April, 1968
  Engineer – Doug Brand 

track list:

A1 Maiden Voyage
Written-By – Herbert Hancock* 
A2 Mighty Quinn
Written-By – Bob Dylan 
A3 Sweet Rain
Written-By – Mike Gibbs* 
A4 Lady Madonna
Written-By – Lennon & McCartney* 
A5 Do You Know The Way To San Jose
Written-By – Bacharach & David* 
A6 Ode
Written-By – Charles Stepney 
B1 Les Fleur
Written-By – Charles Stepney 
B2 Since You've Been Gone
Written-By – Aretha Franklin, Ted White 
B3 In The Heat Of The Night
Written-By – Quincy Jones 
B4 Afro-Boogaloo Twist
Written-By – Cleveland Eaton 
B5 Only When I'm Dreaming
Written-By – Alex Dino, Charles Stepney 
B6 Eternal Journey
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Ramsey Lewis



 





 





samedi 3 juillet 2021

LOU COURTNEY SKATE NOW / SHING-A-LING

 

RIVERSIDE RECORDS 1967                                92000

LP Gatefold


Crédits


Vocal Lou Courtney
A Funk Bros. Production
Supervised By – Robert Bateman


Tracklist


A1     Skate Now     3:00
A2     I've Got Just The Thing     2:40
A3     The Man Is Lonely     3:16
A4     Another'n Like The Other'n     2:50
A5     Me And You (Doin' The Boogaloo)     2:55
B1     Do The Thing (Parts I & II)     4:00
B2     Psychedelic Shing-A-Ling     2:35
B3     I Need You Now     2:49
B4     I Can Always Tell     2:18
B5     I Don't Wanna Leave You     2:40

 




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