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 5 mai 2021


BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                                   BST 84337 

credits :

Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
    Bass Guitar [Fender Bass] – Jimmy Lewis
    Drums – Idris Muhammad
    Guitar – Melvin Sparks
    Organ – Charles Earland (tracks: B1, B2),
 Lonnie Smith (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
    Trumpet – Blue Mitchell (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), 
Eddie Williams (tracks: B1, B2)

    Producer – Francis Wolff
    Recorded By Rudy Van Gelder
    Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
    Tracks B1 and B2 recorded on August 22, 1969.
    Tracks A1 to A3 and B3 recorded on January 9, 1970

tracks list:

A1 Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (From Now On) 5:15
A2 Hamp's Hump 6:35
A3 Over The Rainbow 7:05
B1 Donkey Walk 6:32
B2 West Indian Daddy 6:22
B3 Minor Bash 6:08



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