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 20 mai 2020


PURE SOUL RECORDS 1965           Pure Soul 1001       


The Packers were an American soul group formed
by tenor saxophonist Charles "Packy" Axton,
who was the son of Stax Recordspart-owner
Estelle Axton. Axton was a former member of the Mar-Keys;
Leon Haywood (on organ) was among
those who played on the group's records.

Producer – Magnificent Montague
Recorded By – Calvin Harrison, Ralph Mouton

tracks listing:

A1        Hole In The Wall
Written-By – Jackson*, Jones*, Nathan*, Cropper*
A2        There's No Tomorrow
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A3        Pure Soul
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A4        Goodness, Goodness
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A5        Headin' Home
Written-By – N. Nathan*
A6        Sweet Grapes, Part I
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B1        Hollywood Baby
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B2        Go Head On
Written-By – C. Paxton*, L. Haywood*, N. Nathan*
B3        Hoppin' John
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B4        I'm Converted
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B5        Sweet Grapes, Part II
Written-By – N. Nathan*
B6        Cherio O
Written-By – N. Nathan*


3 commentaires:

  1. Founded in Ostende, same street where the "Groove" was, but on Soul city label.

  2. Thank you always I appreciate.
    Re-Up please

  3. Thank you very much for Re-Up.