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 3 mai 2016


GALAXY RECORDS 1968                              LP  8209


Merl Saunders - organ
Eddie Moore - drums
Jimmy Daniels
Members of the Ray Shanklin Big Band play on Soul Roach, 
Lonesome Fever, I Pity The Fool, My Train, 
Tighten Up and Soul Grooving. 
The musicians involved include;
Ray Shanklin - alto saxophone
Johnny Bishop - guitar
Bill Elliot - drums

tracks list:

A1 Soul Roach 2:20
A2 Lonesome Fever 3:55
A3 I Pity The Fool 3:12
A4 Up, Up And Away 2:28
A5 Ode To Billy Joe 3:25
B1 My Train 2:37
B2 Angel Eyes 4:42
B3 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby 4:41
B4 Tighten Up 2:26
B5 Soul Grooving 2:31

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