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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...."

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

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



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




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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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 

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