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...."

vendredi 17 avril 2020


FANIA RECORDS 1968                               SLP 346 


Bass – Big Daddy (
Composed By – Ray Barretto
Congas – Ray Barretto
Piano – Louis Cruz
Timbales – Orestes Vilato
Trumpet – René López, Roberto Rodríguez Jr.*
Vocals, Bells – Adalberto Santiago
Vocals, Guiro – Pete Bonet

track list:

A1 El Nuevo Baretto 6:49   
A2 Mercy, Mercy, Baby 2:42   
A3 Acid    5:05   
A4 A Deeper Shade Of Soul 2:42   
B1 The Soul Drummers 3:46   
B2 Sola Te Dejare 3:48   
B3 Teacher Of Love 2:26   
B4 Espiritu Libre

3 commentaires:

  1. "The soul drummer" qui m'a fait connaitre Ray Barretto, depuis j'ai complété.

  2. I'd love to hear this anychance of a re-up, many many thanks