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 1 septembre 2018


ATLANTIC RECORDS 1964                             SD8104 

His debut single there with the Goodtimers, "Mercy Mercy"
 (accompanied by a young Jimi Hendrix on guitar),
 established his earthy bluesy style. Atlantic bought his contract,
 but, while several R&B hits followed, it was a year before
 Covay returned to the pop chart. "See Saw", co-written with
 Steve Cropper and recorded at Stax, paved the way for more hit


 Don Covay (vocal)
Bernard Purdie (drums)
Bob Bushnell (guitar)
Ron Miller (bass)
Dud Bascomb (trumpet)
Buddy Lucas (tenor sax)
Haywood Henry (baritones)
Horace Ott (piano, organ)
Bob Bushnell,
Billy Butler (guitar)
Harry Jensen (guitar)
Babe Clarke (tenor sax)
Wally Richardson (guitar)

recorded at:
NYC, May 13,18, 1964,October 1,3,4,5, 1964

tracks list:

A1 Mercy, Mercy        
A2 I'll Be Satisfied        
A3 Come On In        
A4 Can't Stay Away        
A5 Can't Fight It Baby        
A6 You're Good For Me        
B1 Take This Hurt Off Me        
B2 Daddy Loves Baby        
B3 Come See About Me        
B4 You Must Believe In Me        
B5 Please Don't Let Me Know        
B6 Just Because




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