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 13 avril 2020


CHESS RECORDS 1962                             LP 1469

 Howlin' Wolf is the third studio album from Chicago blues
singer/guitarist/harmonicist Howlin' Wolf. It is a collection
of six singles previously released by the Chess label from
1960 through 1962. Because of the illustration on its sleeve
(by Don Bronstein), the album is often called
The Rockin' Chair Album, a nickname even added to
the cover on some reissue pressings of the LP.


Howlin' Wolf – lead vocals, guitar, harmonica
William Johnson – guitar
Freddy Robinson – guitar
Jimmy Rogers – guitar
Otis "Big Smokey" Smothers – guitar
Hubert Sumlin – guitar
Jody Williams – guitar
Henry Gray – piano
Johnny Jones – piano
Hosea Lee Kennard – piano
Lafayette Leake – piano
Otis Spann – piano
Willie Dixon – bass
Buddy Guy – bass
Fred Below – drums
Junior Blackman – drums
Sam Lay – drums
S.P. Leary – drums
Sammy Lewis – drums
Earl Phillips – drums
J. T. Brown – saxophone
Donald Hankins – baritone saxophone
Arnold Rogers – tenor saxophone


Ralph Bass – producer, sleeve notes
Ron Malo – engineer
Don Bronstein – cover art, photography

tracks list:

A1 Shake For Me 2:12
A2 The Red Rooster 2:22
A3 You'll Be Mine 2:23
A4 Who's Been Talkin'  2:18
A5 Wang-Dang Doodle 2:18
A6 Little Baby 2:43
B1 Spoonful 2:42
B2 Going Down Slow 3:18
B3 Down In The Bottom     2:05
B4 Back Door Man 2:45
B5 Howlin' For My Baby     2:28
B6 Tell Me  2:52

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