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...."

samedi 8 septembre 2018


RELAX RECORDS( netherland)   1969                  30.577 

From the late 60s Boogaloo/Psychedelic period here's a
long unavailable session from US Detroit born master
vibraphonist Dave Pike who worked in Germany,
Belgium and the Netherlands between 68 and 73
 that was originally released Dutch only in 1968 on the Rock 
label Relax Records. joined by Rob Franken on organ, 
Joop Scholten on guitar, Ruud Jacobs on e-bass 
and Louis deBy behind the drums


Bass – Ruud Jacobs
    Drums – Louis De By
    Guitar – Joop Scholten
    Organ – Rob Franken
    Vibraphone, Producer – Dave Pike

track list:

    A1 Got The Feelin'     2:45   
A2 Spooky     2:20   
A3 Shady Street     2:40   
A4 You Got It Made     2:15   
A5 Brown's Hometown     2:40   
A6 Do You Know The Way To San Jose     3:00   
B1 El-Die-Bie!     3:15   
B2 After A Moment's Reflection     2:30   
B3 No Sweat     2:15   
B4 Bacon Fat     2:30   
B5 Middle Earth Herd     2:15   
B6 Which Direction     2:15

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