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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...."

dimanche 31 août 2014

THE THREE SOUNDS FEELIN' GOOD

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1960                         BST 84072

credits:

Gene Harris - piano, celeste
Andrew Simpkins - bass
Bill Dowdy - drums

Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
June 28, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs

tracks list:

A1     When I Fall In Love    
A2     Parker's Pad    
A3     Blues After Dark    
A4     I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good    
B1     Straight No Chaser    
B2     I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart    
B3     It Could Happen To You    
B4     Two Bass Hit




vendredi 29 août 2014

ETTA JONES LOVE SHOUT

PRESTIGE RECORDS 19623                           PR 7272

credits:

Etta Jones - vocals
Jerome Richardson - tenor saxophone, flute (tracks 4-6)
Kenny Cox - piano (tracks 1-3 & 7-10)
Ernie Hayes (tracks 4-6), Larry Young (tracks 1-3 & 7-10) - organ
Kenny Burrell, Bucky Pizzarelli (tracks 4-6) - guitar
Sam Bruno (tracks 4-6), Peck Morrison (tracks 1-3),
George Tucker (tracks 7-9) - bass
Bobby Donaldson (tracks 4-6), Oliver Jackson (tracks 1-3),
Jimmie Smith (tracks 7-10) - drums


Recorded     November 28, 1962 and February 4 & 12, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

tracks list:

A1     Love Walked In    
A2     It's Magic    
A3     Like Someone In Love    
A4     A Gal From Joe's    
A5     Hi Lili Hi Hoe    
B1     If I Loved You    
B2     There Are Such Things    
B3     Someday My Prince Will Come    
B4     Old Folks    
B5     Some Enchanted Evening



jeudi 28 août 2014

STEVE ALLEN AND TERRY GIBBS RHYTHM AND BLUES

DOT RECORDS 1966                             DLP-3683/25683

credits:

production Randy Wood

tracks list:

01 Song For My Father
02 Watermelon Man
03 Let Go, Sloopy
04 Cloudy Monday Blues
05 Soul Stuff
06 Boss Groove
07 Wama Lama
08 Scat



mardi 26 août 2014

MEL TAYLOR & THE MAGICS IN ACTION

WARNER BROS RECORDS 1966                   WS 1624 


Credits

    Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
    Drums – Mel Taylor
    Producer – Dick Glasser

track list:

A1         Drums A-Go-Go
    Written-By – P. Buff*  
A2         From Russia With Love
    Written-By – L. Bart*    
A3         The "In" Crowd
    Written-By – B. Page*  
A4         Bullseye
    Written By – D. Hamilton
A5         Bongo Rock
    Written-By – Egnoian*, Epps*
 A6         Skokiaan
    Written-By – Msarurgwa*, Glazer*
B1         Watermelon Man
    Written-By – H. Hancock*
B2         Harlem Nocturne
    Written BY Robin – Hagen*
B3         A Taste Of Honey
    Written-By – Scott*, Marlow*
B4         The Creeper
    Written-By – Wilson*, Taylor*, Edwards*, Bogle*
B5         No Exit
    Written By – D. Hamilton
B6 Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
    Written-By – Louiguy, David* 
   

lundi 25 août 2014

ARTIE CHRISTOPHER STONED SOUL

ATLANTIC RECORD 1968                    SINGLE 45-2573

TRACKS LIST:

A     Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham   
 
B     Stoned Soul



RUFUS THOMAS THE MEMPHIS TRAIN

ATLANTIC RECORDS1968    
SINGLE 45-250

credits:
Producer – Steve Cropper

A     The Memphis Train
Written-By – R. Thomas, B. Rice, W. Sparks
B     I Think I Made A Boo Boo
 Written-By – Harold Beane, William Bell



dimanche 24 août 2014

EDDIE HARRIS PLUG ME IN

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                             SD 1506

credits:

 Eddie Harris - tenor saxophone, varitone
Melvin Lastie, Joe Newman, Jimmy Owens - trumpet
Garnett Brown (tracks 3, 4 & 6),
Tom McIntosh (tracks 1, 2 & 5) - trombone
Haywood Henry - baritone saxophone
Jodie Christian - piano
Ron Carter (tracks 3, 4 & 6),
Melvin Jackson (tracks 1, 2 & 5) - bass
Chuck Rainey - electric bass
Richard Smith, Grady Tate - drums

recorded at:
NYC, March 14 & 15, 1968
Engineer: Bruce Tegersen

tracks list:

 A1     Live Right Now     6:56
A2     It's Crazy     3:11
A3     Ballad (For My Love)     3:19
B1     Lovely Is Today     4:23
B2     Theme In Search Of A T.V. Commercial     4:06
B3     Winter Meeting     4:46



jeudi 21 août 2014

LITTLE HANK Mr BANG BANG

Sound Stage 7 Recors-ds 1966 ‎        45-2566

tracks 

A     Mister Bang Bang Man

    Written-By – Chuck Taylor

    2:36
B     Don't You Know    
 
   Written- By -- Taylor, Garrett


EDDIE HARRIS THE ELECTRIFYING EDDIE HARRIS

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                             SD 1495


credits:

Eddie Harris - tenor saxophone, varitone
Melvin Lastie, Joe Newman - trumpet (track 4)
King Curtis - tenor saxophone (track 4)
David Newman - tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone (track 4)
Haywood Henry - baritone saxophone (track 4)
Jodie Christian - piano
Melvin Jackson - bass
Richard Smith - drums
Ray Barretto, Joe Wohletz - percussion
Unnamed string section (track 1)
Arif Mardin - arranger (tracks 1 & 4)


recorded:
NYC, March 20, 1967
Producer – Arif Mardin
Engineer Recording – Phil Iehle

tracks list:

A1     Theme In Search Of A Movie
A2     Listen Here
A3     Judie's Theme
B1     Sham Time
B2     Spanish Bull
B3     I Don't Want No One But You




mardi 19 août 2014

CHARIE PALMIERI LATIN BUGALU

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                             SD8166

credits
 Bass – Edward Rivera
Piano – Charlie Palmieri
Timbales – Louis Ramirez
Trombone – Julian Priester
Trumpet – Albert Demercado,
David Lee Tucker, Louis M. Laurita
 
Recorded at:

NYC, November 2,7, 1966 and
NYC, December 15, 1966
   Producer – Herbie Mann

tracks list:

A1     Mambo Show     5:51
A2     Uptight (Everything's Alright)     2:22
A3     Bugalu     2:31
A4     Bitter Sweet     4:36
B1     Cote Pa La Cola     5:31
B2     Panama's Boogaloo     4:00
B3     Clusters     4:11
B4     A Night To Remember     3:40




LES MCCANN LTD. BUT NO REALLY

LIMELIGHT RECORDS 1964                            LS 86016

Gatefold
Liner Notes, Photography By – Fred Schnell

credits:
Bass – Victor Gaskin
Drums – Paul Humphrey
Piano – Les McCann
   
Recording: December 1964 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood
Production: Jack Tracy

tracks list:

A1     But Not Really
Written-By – Les McCann
A2     A Little Three-Four
Written-By – Les McCann
A3     Our Delight
Written-By – Tadd Dameron
A4     Sweetie
Written-By – Ernie Freeman
B1     We're On The Move Now
Written-By – Les McCann
B2     Jack V. Schwartz
Written-By – Les McCann
B3     Little Freak
Written-By – Les McCann
B4     Yours Is My Heart Alone
 Written-By – Lehar*, Lohner*, Smith*, Herzer*




lundi 18 août 2014

FREDDIE HUBBARD A SOUL EXPERIMENT

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                              SD 1526 


    A Soul Experiment is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard.
It was his third release on the Atlantic label and features
performances by Hubbard, Carlos Garnett, Kenny Barron,
Gary Illingworth,Billy Butler, Eric Gale, 
Jerry Jemmott, and Grady Tate. 

      
credits:

Bass [Fender] – Jerry Jemmott
    Drums – Bernard Purdie (tracks: A1, A2, B5),

 Grady Tate (tracks: A3, B2, B4)
      Guitar – Billy Butler (3) (tracks: A3, B2, B4), Eric Gale

(tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, B1, B3, B5)
    Organ – Gary Illingworth
    Piano – Kenny Barron
       Saxophone [Tenor] – Carlos Garnett (tracks: A3 to A5, B1 to B4)
    Trumpet – Freddie Hubbard


Producer – Gil Fuller, Joel Dorn
Engineer – Don Hahn, Roy Cicala

A&R Studios, NYC, December 11, 1968
15851    South Street Stroll
15852    Soul Turn Around
15853    Good Humor Man
Eric Gale (g) replaces Garnett, Butler
A&R Studios, NYC, December 13, 1968
15854    A Soul Experiment
15855    Clap Your Hands
add Carlos Garnett (ts)
A&R Studios, NYC, January 21, 1969
16165    Lonely Soul
16166    Hang 'Em Up
16167    No Time To Lose


tracks list:

A1 Clap Your Hands     3:27    
A2 Wichita Lineman     3:18    
A3 South Street Stroll     4:29    
A4 Lonely Soul     3:04    
A5 No Time To Lose     4:33    
B1 Hang 'Em Up     3:09    
B2 Good Humor Man     3:44    
B3 Midnite Soul     5:20    
B4 Soul Turn Around     4:02    
B5 A Soul Experiment     3:58






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jeudi 14 août 2014

GENE LUDWIG THE EDUCATED SOUND OD GENE LUDWIG

TRAVIS RECORDS 1965                                    LP 707

credits

Gene Ludwig, organ
Randy Gelispie, drums
Jerry Byrd, guitar

recorded 1965 in Pittsburg, 
PA/USA

tracks list:

A1 The Vamp
A2 Deep Purple
A3 Well You Needn't
B1 Blues And Boogie
B2 Like Someone In Love
B3 Somewhere Over The Rainbow
b4 Something You Got



 

mardi 12 août 2014

THE SOUL FINDERS SWEET SOUL MUSIC

 RCA CAMDEN RECORDS 1967                   CAS-2170

credits:

drums - bernard Purdie
Fender Bass - Charles Rainey
Guitar - Eric Gale
tenor & alto sax - Seldon Powell
Baritone Sax - Buddy Lucas
tenor sax& piccolo - Zane Paul Zacharoff
trumpets - Ernest Royal , James Sedler
piano & organ - Paul Griffin, Geoge Butcher
vocal - Ella Winston, Valerie Simpson, Lesley Miller

 Arranged By, Conductor – Bert DeCoteaux

recorded at:
RCA Victor's Studio A New York City
Engineer - Bob Simpson


tracks list:

A1     Sweet Soul Music
Written-By – Redding*, Connelly*
A2     Respect
 Written-By – Redding*
A3     Dead End Street
Written-By – Raleigh*, Axelrod*
A4     Tomorrow Night
Written-By – Coslow*, Grosz*
A5     Passion Flower
Written-By – Strayhorn*, Raskin*
B1     The Happening
Written-By – Holland-Dozier*
B2     Why Don't You Do Right
Written-By – McCoy*
B3     Soul American
Written-By – DeCoteaux*
B4     Raindrops
Written-By – Clark*
B5     Oh How I Need You
Written-By – Jerome*




lundi 11 août 2014

THE HI-FLY ORCHESTRA MAMBO ATOMICO

TRAMP RECORDS 2008                             TRLP-9004

credits:

 Bass – Jerker Kluge
    Cuica – Gabriel Lopez (tracks: B1)
    Drums – Hajo Von Hadeln
    Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Chris Gall
    Flute – Florian Riedl
    Percussion – César Granados*, Norbert Küpper* (tracks: B1, B2)
    Piano – Chris Gall
    Producer – Florian Riedl
    Recorded By – Jan Krause
    Saxophone – Florian Riedl
    Trombone – Johannes Herrlich

Mastered By – Alex Klier
Mixed By – Paul Beller
Producer – Florian Riedl
Recorded By – Jan Krause

Recorded at Master Mix Studio, 29-30 th January 2008.

tracks list:

A1     Afro-Boo
Written-By – Florian Riedl 4:39
A2     Hi-Fly Stomp
Written-By – Chris Gall 3:20
A3     Chove Chuva
Featuring – Miriam Aïda*Written-By – Jorge Ben 3:48
A4     Crosstown-Traffic
Written-By – Jimi Hendrix  3:25
A5     The New B !
Written-By – Florian Riedl 4:52
B1     Carioquinha
Written-By – Florian Riedl 4:43
B2     Polonesa
Featuring – Miriam Aïda*Written-By – Jerker Kluge 3:37
B3     Mrs Shing-A-Ling
Written-By – Florian Riedl 4:16
B4     Mambo Atomico
Written-By – Jerker Kluge 6:14 

track on cd

B7 sp samba

bonus on "soul shaker vol7"


dimanche 10 août 2014

DONNY HATHAWAY LIVE

ATCO RECORDS 1972                                      SD 33-386


credits:


Bass – Willie Weeks
Congas – Earl DeRouen
Drums – Fred White
Guitar – Mike Howard 
Guitar [Lead] – Cornell Dupree (tracks: B1 to B4),
 Phil Upchurch (tracks: A1 to A4)
Vocals, Electric Piano, Piano, Organ, Arranged By – Donny Hathaway


Design [Album Design, Art Direction] – Jeffrey Blue*

Design [Hand Lettering] – Terry Dale 
Photography By [Backliner] – Merrill A. Roberts, Jr.*
Photography By [Front Cover] – Jim Cummins 


Producer – Jerry Wexler (tracks: B1 to B4)

Producer, Mixed By – Arif Mardin



Engineer – Ray Thompson (tracks: A1 to A4),

 Tom Fly* (tracks: B1 to B4)


A side recorded at the Troubadour in Hollywood. 

B side recorded at the Bitter End in New York.
Bass solo during "Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)"
is taken from a performance recorded at the Troubadour in Hollywood.


tracks list:

A1 What's Goin' On
Written-By – Alfred Cleveland*, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
5:17
A2 The Ghetto
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
12:18
A3 Hey Girl
Written-By – Earl DeRouen
4:02
A4 You've Got A Friend
Written-By – Carole King
4:33
B1 Little Ghetto Boy
Written-By – Earl DeRouen, Edward Howard
4:32
B2 We're Still Friends
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Glenn Watts
5:15
B3 Jealous Guy
Written-By – John Lennon
3:09
B4 Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)
Written-By – Philip Upchurch*, Ric Powell, Richard Evans (2)
13:40






jeudi 7 août 2014

CHRIS KENNER ‎ LAND OF 1000 DANCES

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1963                            LP 8117

credits:
recorded at: New Orleans LA May 17,
September 30,1963 and December 1, 1965

tracks list:

A1     Land Of 1000 Dances    
A2     Come Back And See    
A3     How Far    
A4     Time    
A5     Come And See About Me    
A6     Packing Up    
B1     Something You Got    
B2     I Like It Like That-Part 1    
B3     I Like It Like That-Part 2    
B4     Go Thru Life    
B5     A Very True Story    
B6     That's My Girl



mardi 5 août 2014

GENE LUDWIG TRIO ORGAN OUT LOUD

MAINSTREAM RECORDS 1964                 LP 56032

credits:

Organ – Gene Ludwig
Drums – Randy Gelispie
Guitar – Jerry Byrd
Engineer – Frank Abbey

Coordinator Album– Elena Picone
 Production– Harry Ringler  

tracks list:

A1     Comin' Home Baby
Written-By – Mel Torme*   
A2     Teach Me Tonight
Written-By – Don Raye, Gene De Paul*   
A3     Blues Waltz
Written-By – Max Roach   
A4     Elder Smith
Written-By – Gene Ludwig   
B1     Moanin'
Written-By – Bobby Timmons   
B2     Sermonette
Written-By – Nat Adderley   
B3     The Preacher
Written-By – Horace Silver   
B4     Gino
Written-By – Gene Ludwig



ALVIN ROBINSON Bottom Of My Soul / Let The Good Times Roll

BLUE CAT RECORDS 1965            BC 113  

    A     Bottom Of My Soul
Arranged By – Joe Jones (2), Wardell Quezerque
Written-By – Carl Hogan, Wardell Quezerque  2:35
B     Let The Good Times Roll
Written-By – Earl King Johnson 2:40