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 3 mars 2023


  LUV N' HAIGHT   RECORDS 1998 (reissue)     LHLP029  


Arranged By, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, 
Trumpet, Mellophone, Congas – Johnny Lewis
Clavinet – James Moody  (tracks: A3, B3)
Drums – Jack Toker (tracks: A3, B3),
Kenneth Drake (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2)
Guitar – Joe Villa  (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2
Mixed By [Re-mix] – Karney Barton
Organ [Hammond B3] – James Moody (4)
Remastered By – George Horn
Vocals – Johnny Lewis  (tracks: A3, B3) 

Produced by Jaro Productions
Re-mixed at Audio Records
Shuckin' n' Jivin' originally released in 1972 on Jaro Records (JA-3973)
"Cissy Strut" and "Them Changes" originally released 
on the 1975 limited edition cassette Johnny Lewis - Live Dance Set (Jaro)
Remastered by Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA

The Johnny Lewis Quartet and a shadowy group in Seattle, 
they recorded this one live album in the restaurant "Trojan Horse" in 1972
when Johnny plays with his friends for 5 years as House Band.

tracks listing:

A1   Shuckin' N' Jivin'
Written-By – J. Lewis*
A2   Blue Funk
Written-By – R. Charles*
A3   Cissy Strut
Written-By – Art Neville, George Porter, 
Jr., Joseph Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli
B1   Chitlins Con Carne
Written-By – K. Burrell*
B2   Willow Weep For Me
Written-By – Ann Ronell
B3   Them Changes
Written-By – G. Miles*


2 commentaires:

  1. Bonsoir Michel,
    Un superbe album ! j'ai un ami qui avait acheté le cd a l'époque quand c'est sorti, de mon coté j'avais trouvé le single "shuckin' -N- Jivin' pt. 1&2....j'aime beaucoup cet album !! Merci du post Michel !!.....Amitié

  2. Une super réedition avec des titres bien groovy !!