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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...."

lundi 27 janvier 2014

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

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




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





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




mercredi 8 janvier 2014

GEORGIE FAME YEH YEH

IMPERIAL RECORDS 1965                                       LP-12282


tracks list:

A1 Let The Sunshine In 2:37
A2 Yeh Yeh 2:20
A3 Get On The Right Track, Baby 2:52
A4 The Monkey Time 2:38
A5 Preach And Teach 1:54
A6 Gimme That Wine 3:05
B1 I'm In The Mood For Love 4:23
B2 Pride And Joy 2:24
B3 I Love The LIfe I Live 3:20
B4 Point Of No Return 3:27
B5 Monkeying Around 2:12
B6 Pink Champagne 3:55




mardi 7 janvier 2014

THE SKATALITES TOP SOUNDS FROM TOP-DECK (SKA BOO-DA-BA)

DOCTOR BIRD RECORDS 1965                           DLM 5000


tracks list:

          A1   Ska-Boo-Da-Ba
  A2  Confucious
 A3 China Town
  A4 The Reburial   
 A5 Smiling
 A6 Skaravan
B1 Ringo
  B2 Surftide Seven
  B3 Lawless Street
  B4 Marcus Junior
  B5 Ghost Town
B6 China Clipper 





BOBBY BLAND HERE'S THE MAN!!!

DUKE RECORDS 1962                                                DLPS-75

Here's the Man!!! is a 1962 studio album by Bobby Bland.
It was issued in standard mono, as well true stereo and
was the first Duke album issued in the stereo format

tracks list:

A1 36 - 22 - 36        
A2 You're The One (That I Adore)        
A3 Turn On Your Love Light        
A4 Who Will The Next Fool Be        
A5 You're Worth It All        
A6 Blues In The Night        
B1 Your Friends        
B2 Ain't That Loving You        
B3 Jelly Jelly Jelly        
B4 Twistin' Up The Road        
B5 Stormy Monday Blues


jeudi 2 janvier 2014

KING CURTIS AND THE NOBLE KNIGHTS SOUL TWIST WITH KING CURTIS

ENJOY RECORDS 1962                               ENLP 2001


tracks list:



A1 Soul Twist     2:35    
A2 Twisting Time     2:37    
A3 What'd I Say     2:28    
A4 I Know     2:52    
A5 Sack O' Woe Twist     2:35    
A6 Camp Meetin'     3:07    
B1 Wobble Twist     2:28    
B2 Irresistible You     2:44    
B3 Big Dipper     2:31    
B4 Twisting With The King     2:38    
B5 Midnight Blue     5:37




BILLY HAWKS THE NEW GENIUS OF THE BLUES

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1967                           PR 7501

credits:
Billy Hawks (org, vo, hca)
Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones (g)
Henry Terrell (d) 
 recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 15, 1966

tracks listing:
A1 Got My Mojo Working (But It Just Won't Work On You)        
A2 I'll Wait For You Baby        
A3 I Got A Woman        
A4 Why Do Things Happen To Me        
A5 Let Me Love You Before You Go        
B1 I Wish You Love        
B2 Mean Woman Blues        
B3 I Just Want To Make Love To You        
B4 Every Time It Rains        
B5 Hawk's Blues



updated link 

mercredi 1 janvier 2014

2014



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I wish you all good health and prosperity and
of course a lot of soul, blues, and souljazz