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 13 janvier 2021


LIMELIGHT RECORDS 1966                         LS 86041

credits and sessions recording:

Les McCann Ltd:
Les McCann - Piano, Vocals
Booker T. Robinson - Drums
Leroy Vinnegar - Bass

Additional personnel on tracks 2,5,6
Lynn R. Blessing - Vibes
Plas Johnson - Sax
Jimmy Georgantones - Guitar
Ron Rich - Conga
Recorded Aug 5, 1966 at United Recording, CA

Additional personnel on all other tracks
Vincent Bell - Guitar
Carl Lynch - Guitar
Seldon Powell - Flute, Sax (Tenor)
Jerome Richardson - Sax (Tenor)
Warren Chiasson - Vibes
Joe Macho - Fender Bass
Johnny Pacheco - Conga
Recorded Sept 9, 1966 at Bell Sound Studio, NYC
tracks listing:

A1        Sunny (Part I)
Composed By – B. Hebb*   
A2        Sunny (Part II)
Composed By – B. Hebb*
A3        Guantanamera
Composed By – H. Angulo*, P. Seeger*
Lyrics By – J. Marti*
A4        Summer Samba (So Nice)
Composed By – M. Valle*, N. Gimbel*, P. Valle*
A5        Sad Little Girl
Composed By – Les McCann
Written By – Alsberg
A6        River Deep, Mountain High
Composed By – L. Greenwich*, B. Spector*
B1        Les Skate
Composed By – J. Ross*, M. Barkan*
B2        Sunshine Superman
Composed By – Donovan
B3        Message To Michael
Composed By – B. Bacharach, H. David*
B4        Flamingo
Composed By – Anderson*, Grouya*
B5        Compared To What
Composed By – G. McDaniels*
B6        Pretty Flamingo
Composed By – M. Barkan*


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