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Press

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 30 janvier 2014

THE DUKE PEARSON NONET HONEYBUNS

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1965                      SD3002    


credits:
   
Duke Pearson - piano, arranger
Johnny Coles - trumpet
Garnett Brown - trombone
Les Spann - flute
James Spaulding - alto saxophone
George Coleman - tenor saxophone
Pepper Adams - baritone saxophone, clarinet
Bob Cranshaw - bass
Mickey Roker - drums

recorded in
NYC, May 25 & 26, 1965
Engineer – Phil Iehle

tracks listing:

Honeybuns   
New Girl    -
You Know I Care    -
Is That So?    -
Our Love    -
Heavy Legs    -

Updated  link

lundi 27 janvier 2014

RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO POT LUCK

ARGO RECORDS 1963                                        LP715

Pot Luck is an album performed by the Ramsey Lewis Trio 
which was recorded in 1963 and released on the Argo label
also avaliable on cadet records lps715

credits:

Ramsey Lewis(piano)
Eldee Young(bass,cello)
Red Holt(drums)

recorded at:
Universal Recording Studio, Chicago, IL
February 27 & 28, 1963
Engineer Bernie Clapper
supervisor: Esmond Edwards

tracks list:

A1 Andaluza
A2 Look-A-Here
A3 Arrivederci Roma
A4 I Gave My Love A Cherry
A5 Lock Lomond
B1 We Blue It, Again!
B2 Nature Boy
B3 I Remember The Starlight
B4 Shenandoah
B5 Swamp Girl



THE YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED BEST OF


BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1995 CD                       81007 

tracks listing:

         1        Soulful Strut    Record, Sanders    2:59
2        Who's Making Love?    Banks, Crutcher, Davis, Jackson    2:45
3        Wack Wack    Walker, Young, Young    2:59
4        Give It Up [Mono Version]    Walker    2:44
5        The "In" Crowd    Page    2:37
6        Wade in the Water    Traditional    0:41
7        Ain't There Something Money Can't Buy     Holt    4:34
8        Dig Her Walk [Mono Version]     Holt, Young    3:13
9        Baby Your Light Is Out    Walker    3:09
    10        Light My Fire    Densmore, Krieger, Manzarek, Morrison    2:42
11        Yon Gimme Thum     Holt, Young    2:53
12        You Know That I Love You    Young    3:39

bonus

13              medley the "in" crowd/wade in the water


new updated link

dimanche 26 janvier 2014

JOE DUKES with THE BROTHER JACK MCDUFF QUARTET THE SOULFUL DREAM OF

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1964                                    PR 7324

credits:

Drums – Joe Dukes
Guitar – George Benson
Organ – Jack McDuff
Tenor Saxophone – Red Holloway
Written-By – McDuff* (tracks: A1, A3 to B3), 
Dukes* (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)

recorded in:
NYC, May 14, 1964
Producer – Lew Futterman

tracks list:

A1 Soulful Drums 6:02
A2 Two Bass Hit
Written-By – Gillespie*, Lewis*
7:10
A3 Greasy Drums 4:20
B1 Moohah The D.J. 7:25
B2 Moanin' Bench 3:00
B3 My Three Sons 5:37



vendredi 24 janvier 2014

RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO IN CHICAGO


ARGO RECORDS 1960                                      LP 671 


credits:

Ramsey Lewis Piano, Keyboards
 Eldee Young Bass
 Redd Holt Drums  

Recorded live at The Blue Note Club, Chicago, on April 30, 1960 
Engineer : Ron Malo
supervision: Jack Tracy

tracks listing:

A1 Old Devil Moon
Written-By – Lane*, Harburg*
3:56
A2 What's New
Written-By – Haggart*, Burke*
4:35
A3 Carmen
Arranged By – Ramsey Lewis
3:56
A4 Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
Written-By – Cahn*, Chaplin*, Secunda*
3:49
A5 I'll Remember April
Written-By – Raye*, De Paul*, Johnson*
3:17
B1 Delilah
Written-By – Nicholls*
4:25
B2 Folk Ballad
Arranged By – Young*, Lewis*, Holt*
6:16
B3 But Not For Me
Written-By – Gershwin & Gershwin*
3:00
B4 C. C. Rider
Arranged By – Young*, Lewis*, Holt*
2:51

  Delilah  

Updated  link

jeudi 23 janvier 2014

BOBBY BLAND THE BEST OF...

DUKE RECORDS 1967                                           DLP 84


tracks list:

A1 Poverty 2:17
A2 I Smell Trouble 2:33
A3 I'll Take Care Of You 2:21
A4 I Pity The Fool 2:30
A5 Cry Cry Cry 2:38
B1 Turn On Your Love Light 2:30
B2 Call On Me 2:30
B3 Ain't Nothing You Can Do 2:30
B4 If You Could Read My Mind 2:12
B5 Farther Up The Road 2:45
B6 Stormy Monday 3:58




RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO STRETCHING OUT

ARGO RECORDS 1960                                          LP 665

Stretching Out is an album by Ramsey Lewis' Trio 
featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and released on the Argo label

credits:

Arranged By – Ramsey Lewis (tracks: A1, B1)
Bass – Eldee Young
Drums – Red Holt
Piano – Ramsey Lewis
Producer [Supervision] – Jack Tracy

Recorded February 23 and 24, 1960 at 
Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago.
Engineer – Ron Malo

tracks list:

A1 Little Liza Jane 3:08
A2 This Is My Night To Dream 2:30
A3 Scarlet Ribbons 3:25
A4 Here 'Tis 2:46
A5 My Ship 4:06
B1 Put Your Little Foot Right Out 2:53
B2 Solo Para Ti 2:45
B3 These Foolish Things 3:30
B4 When The Spirit Moves You 3:36
B5 A Portrait Of Jennie 2:25




mercredi 22 janvier 2014

FREDDIE HUBBARD BLUE SPIRITS

   BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1965                       BST 4196     

credits:

Alto Saxophone, Flute – James Spaulding
Bass – Bob Cranshaw (tracks: A2, B1, B3), 
Larry Ridley (tracks: A1, B2)
Congas – Big Black (2) (tracks: A1, B2)
Drums – Clifford Jarvis (tracks: A1, B2), 
Pete La Roca (tracks: A2, B1, B3)
Euphonium – Kiane Zawadi
Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
Piano – Harold Mabern Jr.* (tracks: A1, B2), 
McCoy Tyner (tracks: A2, B1, B3)
Tenor Saxophone – Hank Mobley (tracks: A2, B1, B3),
Joe Henderson (tracks: A1, B2)
Trumpet, Written-By – Freddie Hubbard

Producer – Alfred Lion
Recorded By  – Rudy Van Gelder
Recorded on February 19, 1965 (tracks A1, B2) and 
on February 26, 1965 (tracks A2, B1, B3). 
At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

tracks list:

A1 Soul Surge
A2 Blue Spirits
B1 Outer Forces
B2 Cunga Black
B3 Jodo

   Soul Surge


lundi 20 janvier 2014

CAL TJADER BREEZE FROM THE EAST

        VERVE RECORDS 1963                                   V6-8575     


 credits and session recording:

  Arranged By, Celesta, Conductor – Stan Applebaum
    Bass – George Duvivier
       Drums – Johnny Rae
        Flute – Jerry Dodgion
       Organ – Dick Hyman
    Percussion – Willie Bobo
    Piano – Lonnie Hewitt
  

    Producer – Creed Taylor 
   Liner Notes – Al "Jazzbo" Collins*, Jack Maher
  Design [Cover] – John Murello

NYC, November 25, 1963
63VK721    East Of The Sun
63VK722    Stardust
63VK723    Fuji
63VK724    China Nights (Shina No Yoru)
63VK725    Leyte

same personnel
NYC, November 26, 1963
63VK726    Sake And Greens
63VK727    Black Orchid
63VK728    Theme From "Burke's Law"
63VK729    Cha
63VK730    Shoji
63VK731    Poinciana 

  Engineer – Phil Ramone
    Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin


track list:
A1 Sake And Greens
    Written-By – Stan Applebaum    
A2  Cha
    Written-By – Stan Applebaum    
A3 Leyte
    Written-By – Cal Tjader, Lonnie Hewitt    
A4 Shoji
    Written-By – Stan Applebaum    
A5 China Nights
    Written-By – Nobuyuki Takeoka, Sedores, Yaso Saijo    
A6 Fuji
    Written-By – Cal Tjader    
B1 Black Orchid
    Written-By – Cal Tjader    
B2 Theme From »Burke's Law«
    Written-By – Herschel Burke Gilbert    
B3 Stardust
    Written-By – Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish
B4 Poinciana
    Written-By – Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon    
B5 East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon)
    Written-By – Brooks Bowman

updated link

THE THREE SOUNDS BABE'S BLUES

BLUE NOTE RECORDS                              BST 84434 

Babe's Blues is an album by jazz group The Three Sounds 
featuring performances recorded in 1961 with one 
additional track from 1962 but not released 
on the Blue Note label until 1986.

credits:

Gene Harris (piano) 
Andrew Simpkins (bass) 
Bill Dowdy (drums)

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 
August 13, 1961 and  March 8, 1962

tracks list:

A1 Babe's Blues 4:34
A2 Wait A Minute 2:15
A3 Work Song 3:25
A4 Blue Daniel 3:50
A5 Sweet And Lovely 7:20
B1 Shiny Stockings 3:11
B2 Walking The Floor Over You 2:45
B3 Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea 3:32
B4 Stairway To The Stars 6:40
B5 Lazy Cat 4:55



GEORGIE FAME AND THE BLUE FLAMES SWEET THINGS

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1966                               SX 6043

credits:

Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Peter Coe
Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Glen Hughes
Bass – Cliff Barton
Drums – John Mitchell
Guitar – Colin Green 
Organ [Hammond Organ], Vocals – Georgie Fame
Percussion [African Percussion] – Speedy Acquaye
Trumpet – Edward 'Tan-Tan' Thornton

Photography – McMaster Christie, Trevor Sutton
Engineer – Peter Hitchcock
Producer – Denny Cordell

tracks list:

A1 Sweet Thing
Written-By – Stevenson*
A2 See Saw
Written-By – Covay*
A3 Ride Your Pony
Written-By – N. Neville*
A4 Funny How Time Slips Away
Written-By – Nelson*
A5 Sitting In The Park
Written-By – Stewart*
A6 Dr. Kitch
Written-By – Blackwell*, Kitchener*
B1 My Girl
Written-By – White*, Robinson*
B2 Music Talk
Written-By – Paul*, Wonder*, Hull*
B3 The In Crowd
Written-By – Page*
B4 The World Is Round
Written-By – Thomas*
B5 The Whole World's Shaking
Written-By – Cooke*
B6 Last Night
Written-By – Laine*




mercredi 15 janvier 2014

KOSSIE GARDNER PIPES OF BLUE

           DOT RECORDS 1969                                            DLP 25940        



tracks list:

A1 Spooky
A2 Fire
A3 (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
A4 Dream Driftin'
A5 Magic Carpet Ride
A6 Who's Making Love
B1 California Dreamin'
B2 Soul Man
B3 Sunshine Of Your Love
B4 See Saw
B5 Foxy Lady




BAR-KAYS SOUL FINGER

VOLT RECORDS 1967                                VOLT S 417 

also issued on Atco SD 33-287

credits:

Bass [Uncredited] – James Alexander
    Cover [Design] – Loring Eutemey
    Drums – Carl Cunningham
    Guitar – Jimmy King (2)
       Organ – Ronnie Caldwell
    Saxophone – Phalon Jones
       Trumpet – Ben Cauley
  Supervised By – Jim Stewart
          
Cover [Design] – Loring Eutemey    
Liner Notes – Booker T. Jones

sessions recording:

Ben Cauley (tp) Phalon Jones (ts) Booker T. Jones (hca -2)
 Ronnie Caldwell (org) Jimmy King (g) James Alexander
(el-b) Carl Cunningham (d)
Memphis, TN, March 31, 1967
1. 12034    Soul Finger
2. 12035    Knucklehead

omit Booker T. Jones

Memphis, TN, June 23, 1967

12632    With A Child's Heart
12633    Bar-Kays Boogaloo
12634    Theme From "Hell's Angels"
12635    You Can't Sit Down
12636    House Shoes
12637    Pearl High
12638    I Want Someone
12639    Hole In The Wall
12640    Don't Do That

tracks list:

A1 Soul Finger
    Written-By – Ben Cauley, Carl Cunningham, James Alexander, 
Jimmy King (2), Phalon Jones, Ronnie Caldwell2:18
A2 Knucklehead
    Written-By – Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper 2:25    
A3 With A Child's Heart
    Written-By – Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Vicky Basemore* 2:56    
A4 Bar-Kays Boogaloo
    Written-By – Ben Cauley, Carl Cunningham, James Alexander,
 Jimmy King (2), Phalon Jones, Ronnie Caldwell2:16
A5 Theme From Hell's Angels     2:46    
B1 You Can't Sit Down
    Written-By – Cornell Muldrow, Dee Clark, Kal Mann 3:05    
B2 House Shoes
    Written-By – Ben Cauley, Carl Cunningham, James Alexander,
 Jimmy King (2), Phalon Jones, Ronnie Caldwell2:45
B3 Pearl High
    Written-By – Al Jackson, Jr.*, Isaac Hayes 2:32    
B4 I Want Someone
    Written-By – Deanie Parker, Estelle Axton 3:08    
B5 Hole In The Wall
    Written-By – Al Jackson, Jr.*, Booker T. Jones, N. Nathan*,
 Steve Cropper 2:31    
B6 Don't Do That
    Written-By – Ben Cauley, Carl Cunningham, James Alexander, 
Jimmy King (2), Phalon Jones, Ronnie Caldwell2:47







updated link

lundi 13 janvier 2014

GEORGIE FAME WITH THE BLUE FLAMES HALL OF FAME

COLUMBIA RECORDS                                            SX 6120

first compilation of FGeorgie Fame

producers:

Producer – Denny Cordell (tracks: A2, B1, B2, B6), 
Ian Samwell (tracks: A3, A5, A7, B5), 
Tony Palmer (tracks: A1, A4, A6, B3, B4, B7)


tracks list:

A1 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – Yeh Yeh
A2 Georgie Fame – Sunny
A3 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – Point Of No Return
A4 Georgie Fame – Like We Used To Be
A5 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – Get On The Right Track, Baby
A6 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – Outrage
A7 Georgie Fame – Let The Sunshine In
B1 Georgie Fame – Getaway
B2 Georgie Fame – Sitting In The Park
B3 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – In The Meantime
B4 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – Something
B5 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – Do Re Mi
B6 Georgie Fame With Blue Flames, The – Sweet Thing
B7 Georgie Fame With Harry South Big Band, The – Lil' Darlin





JAMES BROWN GRITS & SOUL




 SMASH RECORDS 1963                                   Mgs 27057
     
also issued on Smash SRS 67057
            
tracks listing:

A1 Grits       
A2 Tempted       
A3 There
A4 After You're Trought   
A5 Devil's Hideaway   
B1 Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf       
B2 Infatuation       
B3 Wee Wee       
B4 Mister Hip
B5 Headache



updated link

samedi 11 janvier 2014

FRANK FROST HARPIN ON IT

WESTSIDE RECORDS (UK)  2002

These recordings, from 1966,feature Frost on vocals, harmonica, and guitar.
 The rest of the band is Arthur Williams-harmonica (who takes most of the harp solos,
 in the same vein as Frost),Chip Young-bass, and Frost's old friend and
musical partner (from the Jelly Roll Kings),Sam Carr-drums.
 These tracks were produced by the great Scotty Moore,of Sun Records fame.



track list:

1. My Back Scratcher
2. Harp and Soul [Instrumental]
3. Pocket Full of Money
4. Things You Do
5. Harpin' on It [Instrumental]
6. Five Long Years
7. Ride With Your Daddy Tonight
8. Got My Mojo Working
9. Feel Good Babe
10. Janie on My Mind
11. Never Leave Me at Home
12. Didn't Mean No Harm
13. Pretty Baby


updated link


vendredi 10 janvier 2014

PRINCE BUSTER DANCE CLEOPATRA DANCE

BLUE ELEPHANT RECORDS 1972                   BE 811.001-H


credits:

Written-By – C. Campbell* (tracks: A1 to B5), 
Fitzeroy Campbell* (tracks: B6)


Tracklist

A1 Dance Cleopatra
A2 Madness
A3 Take It Easy
A4 Oh Love
A5 Times To Risc
A6 007
A7 Come To Jamaica
B1 Cincinatti Kid
B2 More Over
B3 Sounds And Pressure
B4 On The Beach
B5 Al Capone
B6 Waiting For My Rude Girl



THE SHIRELLES AND KING CURTIS GIVE TWIST PARTY

SCEPTER RECORDS 1962                                           LP-505


Tracklist

A1 Mama, Here Comes The Bride 2:26
A2 Take The Last Train Home 3:06
A3 Welcome Home Baby 2:32
A4 I've Got A Woman 4:57
A5 I Still Want You 2:29
B1 Take The Last Train Home Vocal 1:52
B2 Love Is A Swinging Thing 2:10
B3 Ooh Poo Pah Doo 2:18
B4 New Orleans 2:39
B5 Mister Twister 2:28
B6 Potato Chips 3:26





JAMES BROWN Thinking About Little Willie John And A Few Nice Things

KING RECORDS 1968                                            KS-1038 

Vocal
Recorded in tribute to labelmate Little Willie John in 1968


 credits:

 Design [Album Design] – W. Hughes
    Engineer – Ron Lenhoff
    Photography – E. Speedy Brown
    Producer – James Brown
    Production Manager – Bud Hobgood


tracks list:

A1 Talk To Me, Talk To Me
    Written-By – Joe Seneca    
A2 Suffering With The Blues
    Written-By – Pemberton*, Conyers*        
A3 Cottage For Sale
    Written-By – Larry Conley, Willard Robison        
A4 Bill Bailey
    Written-By – Traditional        
A5 Home At Last
    Written-By – Toombs*        
A6 Heart Break (It's Hurtin' Me)
    Written By – J. Thomas - C. Hoyle        
B1 What Kind Of Man
    Written-By – B. Hobgood*, Eddie Setser, J. Brown*, Seals*        
B2 A Note Or Two (Part 1)        
B3 I'll Lose My Mind
    Written-By – B. Byrd*, B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*        
B4 Fat Eddie
    Written-By – Hobgood*, Brown*, Lenhoff*        
B5 You Gave My Heart A Song To Sing
    Written-By – B. Byrd*, B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*        
B6 A Note Or Two (Part 2)






updated link

jeudi 9 janvier 2014

KING CURTIS HAVE TENOR SAX, WILL BLOW

ATCO RECORDS 1959                                                 33-113


credits:

Bass – Jimmy Lewis (2) (tracks: A1 to B4)
Drums – Belton Evans (tracks: A1 to B4)
Guitar – Al Casey (tracks: A1 to B4), 
Jimmy Spruill (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B2, B3), 
Joe Puma (tracks: A2, A5, B1, B4)
Piano – Herman Foster (tracks: A1 to B4)
Saxophone [Tenor] – King Curtis, Noble Watts (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B2, B3)
Soloist [Saxophone] – King Curtis (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B2, B3)
Written-By – Curtis Ousley (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B2, B3, B6)

Producer [Supervision] – Nesuhi Ertegun
Engineer [Recording] – Bill Schwartau, Tom Dowd

tracks list:

A1 Midnight Ramble 2:30
A2 Linda
Written-By – Jack Lawrence 3:11
A3 The Shake
Written-By – Noble Watts 2:38
A4 Jaywalk 4:18
A5 Lil Brother 4:51
B1 Peter Gunn
Written-By – Henry Mancini 2:52
B2 The Groove 3:10
B3 Snake Eyes 2:58
B4 Cuban Twilight
Written-By – Mike Simpson  2:48
B5 Birth Of The Blues
Written-By – B.G. DeSylva*, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
2:34
B6 Chili




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