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 25 janvier 2018


BATTLE RECORDS 1963                                          BM 6120 


Bass – Victor Venegas
Congas, Drums, Bongos – Mongo Santamaria
Drums – Ray Lucas
Flute – Mauricio Smith
Percussion – Osvaldo Martinez
Piano – Rodgers Grant
Saxophone – Bobby Capers, Pat Patrick
Trumpet – Marty Sheller

Record Company – Bill Grauer Productions Inc.
Recorded At – Plaza Sound Studios
Executive-Producer – Bill Grauer
Producer – Larry Maxwell, Orrin Keepnews
Recorded By – Ray Fowler

tracks list:

A1 Watermelon Man 2:21   
A2 Funny Money 2:11   
A3 Cut That Cane! 2:24   
A4 Get The Money 3:28   
A5 The Boogie Cha Cha Blues 2:14   
A6 Don't Bother Me No More 2:26   
B1 Love, Oh Love 2:06   
B2 Yeh-Yeh! 3:05   
B3 The Peanut Vendor 3:44   
B4 Go Git It! 1:58   
B5 Bayou Roots 3:03   
B6 Suavito 2:42

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