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 29 juin 2018


DECCA RECORDS 1958                                  DL 8772     


Leonard James – Tenor Sax
Malcolm Rebbennack (aka Dr. John) – Guitar
Sandy Meier – Electric Bass
Carol Battistella (aka Bat Carroll) – Piano
Edward Punch, Sr. – Drums

Cosimo Matassa was in the Recording Control Room


Malcolm Rebbennack, Carol Battistella and
Eddie Punch were with a band called “The Spades”.

track list:

A1 Cornfield    
A2 Hot Springs    
A3 Seville    
A4 Slow Down    
A5 Rock And Roll Parade    
A6 Chicken Hop    
A7 Down On The Bayou    
B1 Lampoon    
B2 Full House    
B3 Barn Yard    
B4 Strolling Home    
B5 One O' Clock Stomp    
B6 After Midnight Hours    
B7 Walkin' With Leonard

2 commentaires:

  1. Hello mon ami très belle découverte , un blog toujours au top et réellement indispensable . Joyeux Noël à toi et ta famille . Groovement , Pierre 2