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...."

mercredi 7 novembre 2018


ARGO RECORDS 1961                                        LP 4011 

The Second Time Around was originally released by Argo Records 
as a 12-inch LP, containing five tracks on each side of the LP 
(with ten tracks overall). Like her previous album, At Last!,
producers, Phil and Leonard Chess added orchestral strings to 
the background music of James's voice, which garnered her with
 Pop crossover appeal. The album spawned three singles: "Don't Cry Baby"
 (#6), "The Fool That I Am" (#14) and "Seven Day Fool" (#95),
 which all became major hits on the Hot Rhythm Blues Records 
and Billboard Pop Chart in 1961. 


Orchestra Arranged & Conducted By – Riley Hampton
 Producer     Phil Chess  Leonard Chess
vocal :Etta James

    tracks list:

 A1 Don't Cry Baby     2:20   
A2 Fool That I Am     2:55   
A3 One For My Baby     3:22   
A4 In My Diary     2:33   
A5 Seven Day Fool     2:55   
B1 It's Too Soon To Know     2:45   
B2 Dream     2:23   
B3 I'll Dry My Tears     2:35   
B4 Plum Nuts     2:58   
B5 Don't Get Around Much Anymore     2:25



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