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...."

jeudi 21 septembre 2017


WARNER BROS RECORDS 1968              WS 1764

        Originally an instrumental group known as the Soul Runners, 
the original line up consisted of:
-Bernard Blackman (guitar)
-Raymond Jackson (trombone)
-John Rayford (b.1943, tenor saxophone)
-Melvin Dunlap (bass)
-Al McKay (guitar)
-and James Gadson (drums)
-Charles Wright is a singer, pianist, guitarist,
and leader of the eight-member band.

The group were from Watts area in Los Angeles.

tracks list:

A1 sorry Charlie        
A2 Something You Got        
A3 65 Bars And A Taste Of Soul        
A4 Papa's Got A Brand New Bag        
A5 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction        
A6 Dance, A Kiss And A Song        
A7 Phuncky Bill        
B1 Get Ready        
B2 Stormy Monday        
B3 Giggin' Down 103rd        
B4 My Summer's Gone        
B5 Knock On Wood        
B6 I Wake Up Crying        
B7 Do Your Thing


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