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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PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                                    PR7734

Billy Butler (15 December 1925 – 20 March 1991) was an American
 soul jazz guitarist born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 co-wrote, with Bill Doggett, the 1956 R&B hit "Honky Tonk".
 He was with the Doggett band from 1954 to 1964 and 
recorded many albums with the organist.


Acoustic Bass, Electric Guitar – Billy Butler (3)
Drums – Specs Powell
Electric Bass – Bob Bushnell
Organ – Sonny Phillips
Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Saxophone [Varitone] – Seldon Powell

recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
September 22, 1969

tracks list:

A1 The Thumb
A2 Golden Earrings
A3 B & B Calypso
A4 Blow For The Crossing
B1 Autumn Nocturne / You Go To My Head
B2 Honky Tonk
B3 Seven Comes Eleven

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