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...."

vendredi 17 octobre 2014


SOLID STATE RECORDS 1968                      SS 18030 


Jimmy McGriff – organ
Fats Theus - tenor saxophone
Thornell Schwartz - guitar
Willie Jenkins - drums

tracks listing:

A1     I've Got A Woman
Written-By – R. Charles*
A2     Kiko
Written-By – J. McGriff*
A3     All About My Girl
Written-By – J. McGriff*
A4     Ode To Billy Joe
 Written-By – B. Gentry*
A5     The Days Of Wine And Roses
 Written-By – H. Mancini*, J. Mercer*
A6     Tennessee Waltz
 Written-By – Peewee King*, R. Stewart*
B1     You Are My Sunshine
 Written-By – C. Mitchell*, J. Davis*
B2     The Swinging Shepherd Blues
Written-By – M. Koffman*
B3     What's That
Written-By – J. McGriff*
B4     When I Grow Too Old To Dream
 Written-By – O. Hammerstein II*, S. Romberg*
B5     Embraceable You
Written-By – G. Gershwin*

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1 commentaire:

  1. His Hit 45rpms of (I've Got A Woman Pt. II 1962 Label:[SUE 770 45rpm B side]), Jimmy and his combo (featuring Morris Dow on the guitar and Jackie Mills on the drums). But the LP 6 years later, was with Fats Theus - tenor sax; Thornell Schwartz - guitar; Willie Jenkins - drums.