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...."

lundi 23 janvier 2017


BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1968                          BL 754134 


Jackie Wilson - vocals
   Count Basie - piano
   Al Aarons - trumpet
   Oscar Brashear - trumpet
   Gene Goe - trumpet
   Sonny Cohn - trumpet
   Richard Boone - trombone
   Steve Galloway - trombone
   Grover Mitchell - trombone
   Bill Hughes - trombone
   Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis - saxophone
   Eric Dixon - saxophone
   Charlie Fowlkes - saxophone
   Bobby Plater - saxophone
   Marshall Royal - saxophone
   Freddie Green - guitar
   Herb Ellis - guitar
   Harold Jones - drums
   Earl Palmer - drums
    Arranged By – Benny Carter
    Producer – Nat Tarnopol, Teddy Reig

Recorded January 3,4, 1968

tracks list:

A1         Funky Broadway       
A2         For Your Precious Love       
A3         In The Midnight Hour       
A4         Ode To Billy Joe       
A5         Chain Gang       
A6         I Was Made To Love Her       
B1         Uptight       
B2         I Never Loved A Woman       
B3         Respect       
B4         Even When You Cry       
B5         My Girl 

            In The Midnight Hour   


3 commentaires:

  1. Thanks Michel, another album I`d lost in the great computer crash.

  2. Thanks mate. This is a terrific album and a perfect companion to James Brown's Soul On Top with Louis Bellson. Most appreciated.