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...."

jeudi 3 décembre 2020


PHILIPS RECORDS 1966                               PHS 600-212

"Sunny" was recorded in New York City, after demos were 
made with the record producer Jerry Ross. Released as a 
single, it reached #3 on the R&B charts, # 2 on the 
Billboard Hot 100, # 12 in the UK, sold over one 
million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. When 
Hebb toured with The Beatles in 1966 his "Sunny" 
was as well received as any Beatles tune, as evidenced 
by tapes of the concerts. BMI rated "Sunny" number 
25 in its "Top 100 songs of the century".


Joe Shepley, Burt Collins on trumpet,
Micky Gravine on trombone,
Artie Kaplan and Joe Grimaldi on sax,
Artie Butler on piano,
Joe Renzetti and Al Gorgoni on guitar,
Paul (PB) Brown and Joe Macho on bass,
Al Rogers on drums and George Devens on percussion.
Joe Renzetti was the arranger.

Recorded    February 21, 1966
Studio    Bell Sound Studios, New York City

tracks list:

A1 Sunny 2:45
A2 Where Are You 2:34
A3 Got You On My Mind 2:35
A4 Yes Or No Or Maybe Not 2:27
A5 Good Good Lovin' 2:42
A6 Love Love Love 2:50
B1 A Satisfied Mind 2:43
B2 You Don't Know What You Got Until You Lose It 2:32
B3 I Am Your Man 2:19
B4 Crazy Baby 2:12
B5 Bread 2:30
B6 For You 2:40


1 commentaire:

  1. Hi!

    Thanx for this one. LUV the song "Sunny" & there are some more YT tracks to listen to @ his Discogs page (presently listening = smooth Soul) here:

    Ciao! For now.