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 13 mars 2023


BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1963                BST 84143 

Blue John is an album by American organist John Patton
recorded in 1963 but not released
on the Blue Note label until 1986


John Patton - organ
    Tommy Turrentine - trumpet (track 5)
    George Braith - soprano saxophone, stritch
    Grant Green - guitar
    Ben Dixon - drums

Recorded: July 11 & August 2, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
engineer:   Rudy Van Gelder

tracks list:

A1 Hot Sauce
Written-By – Unknown Artist
A2 Bermuda Clay House
Written-By – Unknown Artist
A3 Dem Dirty Dues
Written-By – Grant Green
B1 Country Girl
Written-By – John Patton
B2 Nicety
Written-By – Ben Dixon
B3 Blue John
Written-By – John Patton


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