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...."

mardi 13 avril 2021


KENT RECORDS 1969                                  KST 540 

In the early 1960s Love worked with Ray Charles in California and 
Aretha Franklin, eventually becoming Motown's West Coast house
 bandleader with whom he played & toured with The Four Tops, 
The Temptations, Tammi Terrell, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight and others.
 Love also recorded with Nichelle Nichols, Janis Joplin, Frank Zappa
 (Freak Out), Shuggie Otis, T-Bone Walker, Charles Brown, Ruth Brown,
 and many others. Love also appears in the Clint Eastwood film, 
Play Misty For Me with the Johnny Otis band.

On front cover and labels "featuring Shuggie Otis on Guitar" 
is mentioned. Spine denotes just "Preston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q". 
Inside cover shows Preston Love and Shuggie Otis. 


Alto Saxophone, Flute – Preston Love
Arranged By – Johnny Otis, Maxwell Davis
Engineer – Gordon Calcote, John Cevetello
Guitar, Electric Bass – Shuggie Otis
Piano, Vibraphone – Johnny Otis
Producer – Johnny Otis
Tenor Saxophone – Clifford Solomon
Written-By – S. Kelso* (tracks: A3), J. Otis*, M. Davis* (tracks: A2, A4),
 P. Love* (tracks: A3), S. Otis* (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)

tracks list:

A1 Chicken Gumbo 2:00
A2 Chili Mac 3:35
A3 Cream Dream 3:00
A4 Neck Bones 2:20
A5 Cool Ade 2:00
B1 Omaha Bar-B-Q 2:30
B2 Hot Cakes And Sorghum 3:35
B3 Shuggie's Chitlin Blues 5:05
B4 Pot Likker 2:22


2 commentaires:

  1. anychance link (post)

    Wild Bill Davis & T.C. Pfeiler - 70th/30th Anniversary Live Concert(LP)


  2. Hi!

    Thanx for this one. Know artists but some "new" hears here. LUV the "cheesy" LP cover.

    Ciao! For now.