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...."

vendredi 27 mai 2022


GORDY RECORDS                                          GS 911

Meet the Temptations is the 1964 debut album by The Temptations
 for the Gordy (Motown) label.It includes most of the group's 
early singles except for the first, "Oh Mother of Mine", and its b-side,
 "Romance Without Finance" (later included on a CD reissue of the LP);
 as well as the single "Mind Over Matter" (and its b-side "I'll Love You Till I Die"),
 in which the group is credited as The Pirates. Also included is
 the first Temptations hit single, "The Way You Do the Things You Do".


Released March 20, 1964
Recorded Spring 1961 - January 1964

Producer Berry Gordy, Andre Williams, William "Mickey" Stevenson, 
Smokey Robinson, and Norman Whitfield

Design, Photography By [Cover] – Bernard Yeszin, Wallace Mead

Eddie Kendricks: vocals (tenor/falsetto)
    Paul Williams: vocals (tenor/baritone)
    Melvin Franklin: vocals (bass)
    Otis Williams: vocals (tenor/baritone)
    Elbridge "Al" Bryant: vocals (tenor/falsetto)
 (all tracks except "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
    Davis "David" Ruffin: vocals (tenor/falsetto) 
("The Way You Do the Things You Do")
    Eddie Holland: background vocals ("Check Yourself")
    Brian Holland: background vocals ("Check Yourself")

tracks list:

A1 The Way You Do The Things You Do
    Producer – William Robinson* Written By – Robert Rogers,
 William Robinson* 2:43
A2 I Want A Love I Can See
    Producer, Written-By – William Robinson* 2:30
A3 Dream Come True
    Producer, Written-By – Berry Gordy 2:54
A4 Paradise
    Producer, Written-By – Berry Gordy 2:49
A5 May I Have This Dance
    Producer – Berry Gordy Written By – Janie Bradford,
 Norman Whitfield 2:10
A6 Isn't She Pretty
    Producer – Berry Gordy Written By – Berry Gordy, Eddie Kendricks, 
Otis Williams 2:42
B1 Just Let Me Know
    Producer, Written-By – Berry Gordy 2:54
B2 Your Wonderful Love
    Producer, Written-By – Berry Gordy 2:49
B3 The Further You Look, The Less You See
    Producer – Norman Whitfield Written By – Norman Whitfield, 
William Robinson* 2:19
B4 Check Yourself
    Producer – Berry Gordy Written By – Berry Gordy, Elbridge Bryant, 
Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams 2:45
B5 Slow Down Heart
    Producer, Written-By – William Robinson* 2:33
B6 Farewell, My Love
    Producer, Written-By – Berry Gordy 2:24


4 commentaires:

  1. Dead Link, would appreciate a re-up thanks in advance

  2. Nael
    Le lien n'est plus valide.Serait-il possible de le réactualiser?Merci par avance.

  3. Nael
    Avec tous mes remerciements.