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...."

dimanche 1 mars 2020


JEWEL RECORDS 1973                                  LPS 5009

Jewel Records was a record label founded in 1963 by Stan Lewis 
and based in Shreveport, Louisiana. It had two subsidiary labels, 
Paula and Ronn. The first of many retail record stores, 
called Stan's Record Shop, was opened in 1948. Later, Stan Lewis 
purchased and reissued the catalogues of Cobra Records, Chief Records, 
and JOB Records.Among the artists for Jewel/Paula/Ronn were Buster Benton, 
Frank Frost, Lowell Fulson, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins, John Fred 
and his Playboy Band, The Uniques, Jerry McCain, Memphis Slim, 
Little Johnny Taylor, and Justin Wilson.
For a short time, the Paula label was distributed by Chess.

tracks list:

A1 Teach Me
A2 I've Got The Blues
A3 Every Second A Fool Is Born
A4 Don't Leave Me
A5 Change Of Heart
B1 Fed Up
B2 Searchin' Out
B3 Crying Won't Help
B4 Too Soon
B5 Stoned To The Bone
B6 The Last One To Know

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