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...."

samedi 28 janvier 2023


SOLID STATE RECORDS 1968                    SS-18046


Bass – Bob West, Ron Brown
    Congas – Jerry Williams
    Drums – John Guerin
    Flute – Jim Horn
    French Horn – David A. Duke*
    Guitar – Al Vescovo*, Arthur Adams, Freddy Robinson*
    Piano, Percussion – Miles Grayson
    Producer, Arranged By, Tenor Saxophone, Organ – Monk Higgins
    Producer, Percussion, Organ – Dee Ervin
    Strings [Under The Able Direction Of] – Sidney Sharp
    Trumpet – Thomas Scott
    Trumpet, Flugelhorn – William Peterson
    Vibraphone, Percussion – Alan Estes

tracks list:

A1 Extra Soul Perception
Written-By – M. Higgins*
A2 The Look Of Slim
Written-By – M. Higgins*
A3 A Good Thing
Written-By – D. Ervin*
A4 Watermelon Man
Written-By – H. Hancock*
A5 Straight Ahead
Written-By – V. Pea*
A6 Canadian Sunset
Written-By – E. Heywood*, N. Gimbel*
B1 Collision In Black
Written-By – M. Higgins*
B2 Just Around The Corner
Written-By – V. Pea*
B3 Little Green Apples
Written-By – B. Russell*
B4 Poker Chips
Written-By – V. Pea*
B5 Sittin' Duck
Written-By – M. Higgins*
B6 Doing It To Deff
Written-By – M. Higgins*

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