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 7 mai 2020


COLUMBIA RECORDS 1966                        CS9496  

 Baritone Saxophone – Ron Cuber*
    Drums – Marion Booker*, Melvin Sparks
    Guitar – George Benson
    Organ [Hammond] – Lonnie Smith
    Tenor Saxophone – King Curtis
    Trumpet – Blue Mitchell
    Written-By – L. Smith* (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B1, B3 to B5)

Mars 1966 - May 1967, New York
Label: Columbia
Catalogue: CL 2696
Producer: John Hammond

   tracks listing:

A1 Hola Muneca 2:53
A2 Minor Chant 3:23
A3 Can't You Just Feel It 2:51
A4 Jeannine 3:23
A5 Sideman 4:47
B1 Keep Talkin' 2:21
B2 My Babe 3:25
B3 In The Beginning 2:54
B4 Lonnie's Blues 2:38
B5 Say Stuff 2:55
B6 Our Miss Brooks 3:04 



2 commentaires:

  1. Vous êtes merveilleux,,,, je faisais ce travail manque Lonnie Smith à ses débuts. Merci

  2. Many thanks for this! Any chance of reposting the other Lonnie Smith LPs you highlight? The links appear to be dead.