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...."

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     ABC IMPULSE RECORDS 1969                   AS 9186        

credits :

Mel Brown - guitar, vocals
Matthew Kelly - harmonica
Clifford Coulter - organ, electric piano
Johnny Carswell - organ
Bob West - electric bass
Gregg Ferber - drums

Recorded     July-October, 1969
Soul Studios, Los Angeles,
Vault Studios, Los Angeles
Engineer – Ed Fournier (tracks: A1 to A3, B2 to B4),
Fred Borkgren (tracks: B1)


A1 I'd Rather Suck My Thumb
Written-By – Mel Brown
A2 Scorpio
Written-By – Mel Brown
A3 Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean Chitlings
Written-By – Mel Brown
B1 You Got Me Hummin'
Written-By – Hayes-Porter*
B2 Do Your Thing
Written By [Miscredited] – Wright-Gersti Written-By Charles Wright
B3 Troubles
Written-By – Mel Brown
B4 Dixie
Arranged By – Mel BrownWritten-By – Traditional



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