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...."

lundi 10 juin 2019


COLUMBIA RECORDS 1966                        CS9496  

credits and session recording:

New York City: March 10, 1966
Blue Mitchell (tp); King Curtis (el-sax); Ronnie Cuber (bs);
Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); unknown (b)
; Jimmy Lovelace (d); Benny Golson (arr).

a. (CO 89366) Our Miss Brooks (Harold Vick) - 3:04
b. (CO 89367) Keep Talkin'
c. (CO 89368) Lonnie's Blues

New York City: May 27, 1966
Richard "Blue" Mitchell (tp); Harold Ousley (ts); Howard Johnson (bs);
Lonnie Smith (org); Al Michelle (g); Charlie Persip (d).

d. (CO 90514) Lonnie's Blues (Lonnie Smith) - 3:38
e. (CO 90515) Keep Talkin' (Lonnie Smith) - 2:21
f. (CO 90516) What Do You Think (Lonnie Smith) - 2:45
g. (CO 90517) Bright Eyes (Lonnie Smith) - 2:50
h. (CO 90518) Minor Truth (Harold Ousley) - 4:07

New York City: November 22, 1966
Blue Mitchell (tp); King Curtis (el-ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs);
Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson, Melvin Sparks (g);
Charlie Persip (d).

i. (CO 92508) In The Beginning (Lonnie Smith) - 2:54

same, except Lonnie smith (org, vcl).

j. (CO 92509) Say Stuff (Lonnie Smith) - 2:55

same, vocals out.

k. (CO 92510) My Babe (Willie Dixon) - 3:25
l. (CO 92511) Mama Wailer (Lonnie Smith) - 2:36

New York City: May 22, 1967
Blue Mitchell (tp); King Curtis or Harold Ousley (ts); Lonnie Smith (org);
George Benson or Melvin Sparks or Al Mitchell (g);
Marion Booker (d) 2 unknown (perc).

m. (CO 92722) Hola Muneca (Lonnie Smith) - 2:53

same or similar, horns out.

n. (CO 92723) Can't You Just Feel It (Lonnie Smith) - 2:51

same or similar, add horns.

o. (CO 92724) Minor Chant (Stanley Turrentine) - 3:23
p. (CO 92725) Jeannine (George Benson) - 3:23
q. (CO 92726) Sideman (George Benson) - 4:47

   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.