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 26 janvier 2017


BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1967                        BL 754127


Bass – Norman Keenan
Drum – Irv Cottler (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B4),
Louis Bellson (tracks: A1, A2, A5 to B3, B5, B6)
Guitar – Freddie Green
Organ – Count Basie
Piano – Count Basie
Reeds – Bobby Plater, Charlie Fowlkes, Lockjaw Davis,
Eric Dixon, Marshall Royal
Trombone – Bill Hughes , Grover Mitchell,
Harlan Floyd, Richard Boone
Trumpet – Al Aarons, Gene Goe, Harry Edison, Sonny Cohn

Directed By – Chico O'Farriel
Producer – Teddy Reig

Track A1 to A5, B1, B2 & B4 Recorded in Los Angeles, 15 Aug 1967.
Track A6, B3, B5, B6 Recorded Los Angles 17 Aug 1967.

tracks list:

A1 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy 2:31
A2 Hang On Sloopy 2:40
A3 Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' 2:02
A4 Ain't Too Proud To Beg 2:10
A5 Goin' Out Of My Head 2:08
A6 In The Heat Of The Night 2:12
B1 Green Onions 3:51
B2 Knock On Wood 1:54
B3 Let The Good Times Roll 2:15
B4 Bright Lights, Big City 2:44
B5 Reach Out I'll Be There 2:15
B6 Memphis Tennessee 2:32

4 commentaires:

  1. This is an unusual selection for Basie but how can you go wrong with "Basie" ? The sample gave a hint ,green onions taste good and swings like it should .I must check in every day as I am a "Groove Addict" now, "In the Bag" , Pal.

  2. Please upload to another server, uptobox has been down since the 12th. Also, thank you for your efforts

    1. give me an email or sign up on Members group

    2. Thanks again