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 23 mai 2020


SOUL RECORDS 1967                                     SS 706  

Everybody Needs Love is a 1967 album by Gladys Knight & the Pips, 
their first album for Motown Records' Soul imprint. The LP, 
chiefly produced by Norman Whitfield, features the singles 
"Just Walk in My Shoes", the 1966 group's Motown debut, 
"Everybody Needs Love", and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine".


Gladys Knight: lead vocals
Merald "Bubba" Knight, William Guest, 
and Edward Patten: background vocals
The Funk Brothers: instrumentation

Producer – Harvey Fuqua (tracks: A2, B2, B5, B6), 
Johnny Bristol (tracks: A2, B2, B5, B6),
Norman Whitfield (tracks: A1, A3 to A6, B1, B3),
Smokey Robinson (tracks: B4)

Recorded at Hitsville U.S.A., Detroit, Michigan

tracks list:
A1 Everybody Needs Love
    Written-By – Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield     
A2 I'll Be Standing By
    Written-By – Ashford & Simpson    
A3 Since I've Lost You
    Written-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield    
A4 I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    Written-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield    
A5 You Don't Love Me No More
    Written-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Rodger Penzabene*    
A6 Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone
    Written-By – Cornelius Grant, Norman Whitfield, Sylvia Moy    
B1 Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me
    Written-By – Barrett Strong, Cornelius Grant, Rodger Penzabene*    
B2 He's My Kind Of Fellow
    Written-By – Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol    
B3 Yes, I'm Ready
    Written-By – Barbara Mason    
B4 My Bed Of Thorns
    Written-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*    
B5 Do You Love Me Just A Little, Honey
    Written-By – Gladys Knight, Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock
B6 Just Walk In My Shoes
    Written-By – Helen Lewis Mastor*, Kay Lewis Miller*  

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