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...."

mercredi 10 mai 2017


RCA VICTOR RECORDS 1967                     LSP-3789

  Sings the Blues (1967) is an album by singer/pianist/songwriter 
Nina Simone.This was Simone's first album for 
RCA Records after previously recording for Colpix Records and 
Philips Records.

First stereo release with black labels, white 
RCA Victor wording on top and dog, see images.
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio B, N.Y.C.


Nina Simone: vocal, piano
Eric Gale: guitar
Rudy Stevenson: guitar
Ernie Hayes: organ
Bob Bushnell: bass
Bernard Purdie: drums, timpani
Buddy Lucas: harmonica, tenor sax

tracks list:

A1 Do I Move You 2:41
A2 Day And Night 2:34
A3 In The Dark 2:53
A4 Real Deal 2:17
A5 My Man's Gone Now 4:13
A6 Backlash Blues 2:14
B1 I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl 2:27
B2 Buck 2:00
B3 Since I Fell For You 2:44
B4 The House Of The Rising Sun 3:55
B5 Blues For Mama 3:52

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