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 28 septembre 2022

LlYOD PRICE Have You Ever Had The Blues


ABC-Paramount – 10018

A (You've Got) Personality 2:35

Arranged By – Don Costa

B Have You Ever Had The Blues  2:05

Written-By – Jennings, Logan, Price


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GLOBE RECORDS (japan)                               SMJ-7501


Bass – Cleveland Eaton
    Drums – Maurice White
    Piano – Ramsey Lewis

Recorded Sankei Holl, Tokyo, 
September, 1968 
Engineer – Nobuharu Sato

tracks list:

1. The 'In' Crowd
2. Cecille
3. Unchain My Heart
4. What The World Needs Now
5. Song For My Father
6. Soul Ginza
7. Hang On Sloopy
8. Ode To Billy Joe
9. Wade In the Water 


jeudi 22 septembre 2022


CADET RECORDS 1966                                           LPS  790 

credit and session recording:

Arranged By, Conductor – Richard Evans (2)

Artwork By [Cover & Liner Photos] – Don S. Bronstein

Bass – Cleveland Eaton
Drums – Maurice White
Piano – Ramsey Lewis

Producer – Esmond Edwards

December 21, 22 & 23, 1966 at RCA Studios, Chicago.       
Engineer [Recording] – Brian Christian
Engineer [Supervising] – Doug Brand

track list:
A1        Hey, Mrs. Jones
Written-By – Miller*, Reagan*  
A2        Summer Samba
Written By – Gimble, Marcus & Valle
Written-By – Marcus*, Gimble*, Valle*
A3        One, Two, Three
Written-By – White*, Madara*, Borisoff*
A4        Free Again
Written-By – Canfora*, Baselli*, Jourdan*, Colby*
A5        Down By The Riverside
Adapted By – E. Edwards*
B1        Blue Bongo
Written-By – Richard Evans (2)
B2        I'll Wait For You
Written-By – Evans*
B3        Function At The Junction
Written-By – Long*, Holland & Dozier
B4        Spanish Grease
Written-By – Lastie*, Bobo*
B5        Lara's Theme (Somewhere My Love) (
From The MGM Film "Dr. Zhivago")
Written-By – Garre*, Webster*
B6        Cast Your Fate To The Wind
Written-By – Guaraldi*


COLUMBIA RECORDS 1961                           CS 8411



 Bass – Ike Isaacs ( (pistes : B3, B5, B4, A5),
    Red Mitchell (pistes : A2, B2, B1, A3, A4, A1)

    Drums – Frank Butler (pistes : A2, B2, B1, A3, A4, A1),
    Jimmy Wormworth (pistes : B3, B5, B4, A5)

    Guitar – Bob Gibbons (pistes : B3, B5, B4, A5), Jim Hall

    Piano – Ernie Freeman (pistes : A2, B2, B1, A3, A4, A1),
    Gildo Mahones (pistes : B3, B5, B4, A5)

    Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster (pistes : B3, B5, B4, A5),
    Plas Johnson (pistes : A2, B2, B1, A3, A4, A1)

    Vocals – Big Miller

track list

A1        About My Baby    4:45 Big Miller
A2        I Know    3:18 Big Miller
A3        Lament To Love    2:21 Big Miller
A4        The Monterey Story    2:39 Teddy Edwards / Big Miller
A5        I Never Had A Woman    4:18 Big Miller
B1        Wanna See My Baby    3:42 Teddy Edwards / Big Miller
B2        When You're Not Around    2:51 Teddy Edwards / Big Miller
B3        It's A Hard Life 3:11 Big Miller
B4        Sweet Slumber 3:39 Lucky Millinder / Harry Woods
B5        If You Don't Love Me 4:02 Big Miller


mardi 20 septembre 2022

HERBIE HANCOCK BLOW-UP (The Original Sound Track Album)

MGM RECORDS 1966                                     SE-4447 ST

Blow-Up is a soundtrack album by Herbie Hancock featuring 
music composed for Michelangelo Antonioni's film Blow-Up 
released in 1966 on MGM Records. The album features 
performances by Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Newman, 
Phil Woods, Joe Henderson, Jim Hall, Ron Carter, 
and Jack DeJohnette. Although Jimmy Smith is credited
 with playing organ on the album some sources claim 
it was Paul Griffin that was present at the recording sessions.


Herbie Hancock: piano, melodica
Freddie Hubbard: trumpet
Joe Newman: trumpet
Phil Woods: alto sax
Joe Henderson: tenor sax
Jimmy Smith: organ
possibly Paul Griffin: organ
Jim Hall: guitar
Ron Carter: bass
Jack DeJohnette: drums
Except track 7 performed by the Yardbirds
Jeff Beck: guitar
Jimmy Page: guitar
Keith Relf: harmonica, vocals
Jim McCarty: drums
Chris Dreja: bass

Composed By, Conductor, Performer [Music Played By] –
 Herbie Hancock (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B7)
Design [Cover] – Acy R. Lehman*
Engineer [Director Of Engineering] – Val Valentin
Producer [Album] – Pete Spargo
Vocals – Yardbirds, The (tracks: B1)
Written-By – Drega* (tracks: B1), Beck* (tracks: B1),
Page* (tracks: B1), Relf* (tracks: B1)

Recorded Late 1966 (except #7)

New York City

tracks list:

A1 Herbie Hancock – Main Title 1:35
A2 Herbie Hancock – Verushka (Part I) 2:41
A3 Herbie Hancock – Verushka (Part II) 2:10
A4 Herbie Hancock – The Naked Camera 3:22
A5 Herbie Hancock – Bring Down The Birds 1:50
A6 Herbie Hancock – Jane's Theme 4:59
B1 Yardbirds, The – Stroll On 2:43
B2 Herbie Hancock – The Thief 3:16
B3 Herbie Hancock – The Kiss 4:05
B4 Herbie Hancock – Curiosity 1:29
B5 Herbie Hancock – Thomas Studies Photos 1:12
B6 Herbie Hancock – The Bed 2:35
B7 Herbie Hancock – End Title - "Blow Up" 0:48

lundi 19 septembre 2022


ATLANTIC RECORDS 1965                                SD 1457 

credits :

Bass – Bob Cranshaw (tracks: A1, B1, B3, B4),
Jimmy Lewis (2) (tracks: A2 to A4, B2)
Drums – Bruno Carr (tracks: A1, B1 , B3, B4),
Grady Tate (tracks: A2 to A4, B2)
Guitar – Billy Butler
Marimba – Dave Pike
Organ – Herbie Hancock
Trumpet – Clark Terry, Martin Sheller (tracks: A1, B1, B3, B4),
Melvin Lastie (tracks: A2 to A4, B2)

Supervised By, Producer – Herbie Mann

recorded at:

NYC, October 26, 1965 and November 2, 1965
Engineer – Phil Iehle

tracks listing:

A1 Blind Man Blind Man
Written-By – Herbie Hancock
A2 Jet Set
Written-By – Dave Pike
A3 Sunny
Written-By – Bobby Hebb
A4 When I'm Gone
Written-By – Dave Pike
B1 You've Got Your Troubles
Written-By – Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway
B2 Sweet Tater Pie
Written-By – Rodgers Grant
B3 Just Say Goodbye
Written-By – Rodgers Grant, Ruth Grant
B4 Devilette
Written-By – Ben Tucker, Hetty Taylor



KING RECORDS 1969                                      S-1047

credits and tracks list:

A1 Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Pt. 1)

Bass – 'Sweet' Charles Sherrell Drums – Clyde Stubblefield Guitar – Jimmy Nolen
Saxophone – Maceo Parker, Pee Wee Ellis, St-Clair Pinckney
Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Richard Griffith, Waymon Reed

A2 Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Pt. 2)

Bass – 'Sweet' Charles Sherrell Drums – Clyde Stubblefield  Guitar – Jimmy Nolen 
Saxophone – Maceo Parker, Pee Wee Ellis, St-Clair Pinckney
Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Richard Griffith, Waymon Reed

A3 I Guess I'll Have To Cry, Cry, Cry

Arranged By, Conductor – Sammy Lowe Bass – Al LucasDrums – Bernard Purdie 
Guitar – Carl Lynch, Wally Richardson Piano – Ernie Hayes 
Saxophone – Heywood Henry 
Strings – Charles Libeve*, Harry Katzman, Harry Malnikoff, Marion Cuabo, 
Matt Raimondi*, Nick Hardone, Sam Ram, Selwart Clarke, Sid Ewards, Winston Collymore
Trombone – Richard Harris (5) Trumpet – Dud Nascomb*, Johnny Grimes

A4 Goodbye My Love (Pt. 1) & (Pt. 2)

Bass – Bernard Odum Drums – John Jabo Starks
 Guitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy Nolen 
Organ – Pee Wee Ellis Saxophone – Eldee Williams, Maceo Parker, St-Clair Pinckney 
Trombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Waymon Reed

A6 Shades Of Brown

Bass – Ken Tibbetts Drums – William Beau Dollar Bowman Guitar – Eddie Setser 
Organ – James Brown  Producer – Bud Hobgood 
Saxophone – David Parkinson , Les Asch, Pee Wee Ellis

B1 Licking Stick

Bass – Tim Drummond Drums – John Jabo Starks Guitar – Jimmy Nolen
Organ, Vocals – Bobby Byrd 
Saxophone – Maceo Parker, Pee Wee Ellis, St-Clair Pinckney

B2 I Love You

Bass – Alfonzo Kellum, Tim Drummond Drums – Clyde Stubblefield
 Guitar – Jimmy Nolen 
Saxophone – Maceo Parker, Pee Wee Ellis, St-Clair Pinckney
Trumpet – Richard Griffith, Waymon Reed

B3 Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye

Bass – Ken Tibbetts Drums – William Beau Dollar Bowman 
Guitar – Eddie Setser 
Piano – Tim Hedding Saxophone – David Parkinson (2), Les Asch
Trumpet – Ron Geisman

B4 Let Them Talk

Arranged By, Conductor – Sammy Lowe 
Bass – Al Lucas Drums – Bernard Purdie Organ – Pee Wee Ellis
Saxophone – David Parkinson (2), Les Asch 
Trumpet – Johnny Grimes, Waymon Reed

B5 Maybe I'll Understand

Drums – William Beau Dollar Bowman Guitar – Eddie Setser Piano – Tim Hedding 
Producer – Bud Hobgood

B6 I'll Lose My Mind

Bass – Tim Drummond Drums – William Beau Dollar Bowman 
Guitar – Eddie Setser, Troy Seals 
Organ – James Brown Piano – Tim Hedding 
Saxophone – David Parkinson (2), Les Asch