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 10 septembre 2018


GROOVE MERCHANT RECORDS 1971            GM 503


Jimmy McGriff – organ
Murray Watson – trumpet
Cliff Davis – tenor saxophone, flute
Johnny Beard – baritone saxophone, flute
Horace Ott – electric piano
Everett Barksdale, Wayne Bennett – guitar
Richard Davis, Richard Evans – bass
Marion J. Booker – drums
Lawrence Killian – percussion

Recorded    1971
Studio    New York City
Producer – Sonny Lester
Engineer: Malcolm Addey

tracks list:
A1 Groove Grease 3:35
A2 The Bird 3:13
A3 Plain Brown Bag 3:37
A4 There Will Never Be Another You 4:47
A5 Canadian Sunset 3:30
B1 Mr. Lucky 3:39
B2 Moonglow 3:23
B3 Red Sails In The Sunset 3:02
B4 Secret Love 4:32

Groove Grease

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