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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...."

lundi 30 mars 2015

THE THREE SOULS DANGEROUS DAN EXPRESS

ARGO RECORDS  1964                                         LP 4036



credits:

Sonny Cox - Alto Sax
Ken Prince - Organ
Robert Shy - Drums
George Harris - Bongo
+A2, +A3, +, +A4, +B2 -
George Eskridge - Guitar
+A1, +B1, +B3, +B4 -
Gerald Sims - Guitar

Recorded - January 3 & February 12, 1964, 
Ter Mar Recording Studio, Chicago
    Supervision - Billy Davis & Esmond Edwards
Engineer - Ron Malo
tracks listing

A1        Dangerous Dan Express
Guitar – Gerald Sims
A2        Our Day Will Come
Guitar – George Eskridge   
A3        Fannie Mae
Guitar – George Eskridge   
A4        Ol Man River
Guitar – George Eskridge   
B1        Mile Stones
Guitar – Gerald Sims   
B2        Hi Hell Sneakers
Guitar – George Eskridge   
B3        Greasy Sonny
Guitar – Gerald Sims   
B4        Past Due
Guitar – Gerald Sims 
      


dimanche 29 mars 2015

RICHARD GROOVE HOLMES COMIN' ON HOME

      BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1971                         BST 84372    
 
 
   credits:

 Art Direction – John Van Hamersveld
    Bass [Electric] – Jerry Jemmott
    Congas – Ray Armando
    Drums – Darryh Washington*
    Electric Piano – Weldon Irvine
    Guitar – Gerald Hubbard
    Organ – Richard Groove Holmes
    Producer – George Butler
    Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on May 19, 1971.


track list:

A1 Groovin' For Mr. G.
Written-By – R. G. Holmes*
A2 Theme From Love Story
Bass [Electric] – Chuck Rainey
Written-By – Francis Lai
A3 Mr. Clean
Written-By – W. J. Irvine, Jr.*
A4 Down Home Funk
Written-By – W. J. Irvine, Jr.*
B1 Don't Mess With Me
Percussion, Vocals – James Davis
Written-By – R. G. Holmes*
B2 Wave
Written-By – A. C. Jobim*
B3 This Here
Written-By – R. Timmons*, J. Hendricks*


 
 

samedi 28 mars 2015

GROOVE HOLMES AMERICAN PIE

GROOVE MERCHANT 1972                                GM 505


credits:

 Bass – Jerry Jemmott
    Congas – Kwasi Jay Ourba
    Electric Piano – Larry Willis
    Guitar – Garald Hubbard
    Organ – Richard "Groove" Holmes

recording engineer- Malcolm Addey
mastering - Sam Feldman

tracks list:

A1 American Pie 3:00
A2 St. Thomas 4:38
A3 Catherine 6:06
A4 Fingers 5:40
B1 It's Impossible 4:58
B2 Here's That Rainy Day 6:17
B3 Who Can I Turn To 6:53







jeudi 26 mars 2015

RICHARD "GROOVE" HOLMES SOUL MESSAGE

  
  PRESTIGE RECORDS 1965                             PR 7435  
         
credits :

Richard "Groove" Holmes - organ
Gene Edwards - guitar
Jimmie Smith - drums

Recorded: August 3, 1965
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Producer – Cal Lampley


Tracks list:




A1 Groove's Groove
Written-By – Holmes
A2 Dahoud
Written-By – Brown
A3 Misty
Written-By – Garner
B1 Song For My Father
Written-By – Silver
B2 The Things We Did Last Summer
Written-By – Styne
B3 Soul Message
Written-By – Holmes





OTIS REDDING and CARLA THOMAS ‎ KING and QUENN

STAX RECORDS 1967                                         S 716

also issued on Atlantic SD 7716


crédits:

Wayne Jackson (trumpet)
Joe Arnold, Andrew Love (tenor saxophone)
Booker T. Jones (piano)
Steve Cropper (guitar)
Donald "Duck" Dunn (electric bass) 
Al Jackson (drums) 
Otis Redding, Carla Thomas (vocals)

recorded at:
Memphis, TN, February 6, 1967

tracks list:

A1 Knock On Wood 2:48
A2 Let Me Be Good To You 2:48
A3 Tramp 3:00
A4 Tell It Like It Is 3:13
A5 When Something Is Wrong With My Baby 3:02
A6 Lovey Dovey 2:33
B1 New Year's Resolution 3:14
B2 It Takes Two 3:03
B3 Are You Lonely For Me Baby 3:14
B4 Bring It On Home To Me 2:33
B5 Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis 2:32








CARLA THOMAS THE QUEEN ALONE

STAX RECORDS 1967                                          S 718 

 also issued on Atlantic SD 7718


credits:

Carla Thomas (vocal) and others
recorded:
Memphis, TN, December 19,
1966,March 14,April 20, 1967
  
Supervised By  Jim Stewart


tracks list:

A1 Any Day Now 3:40    
A2 Stop Thief 2:37    
A3 I Take It To My Baby 2:55    
A4 I Want To Be Your Baby 2:14    
A5 Something Good (Is Going To Happen To You) 2:30    
A6 When Tomorrow Comes 2:30    
B1 I'll Always Have Faith In You 2:52    
B2 All I See Is You 3:30    
B3 Unchanging Love 2:45    
B4 Give Me Enough (To Keep Me Going) 2:27    
B5 Lie To Keep Me From Crying 2:25    




             

mercredi 25 mars 2015

RICHARD GROOVE HOLMES AND ERNIE WATTS COMME TOGETHER

WORLD PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS                ST-20171


credits:
 Bass [Fender] – Wilton Felder
    Congas – King Errison
    Drums – Dick Berk
    Guitar – Freddie Robinson
    Organ – Richard "Groove" Holmes
    Percussion – Robert Norris
    Producer – Richard Bock
    Saxophone [Tenor], Arranged By – Ernie Watts

Engineer: John Anderson
 
tracks list:
 
A1 Come Together 5:49
A2 Boo 5:20
A3 Hurt So Bad 3:40
A4 Evil Ways 2:52
B1 Can't Take My Eyes Off You 5:13
B2 Wedding Bell Blues 4:10
B3 Beer Can Alley 5:42
 
 
 
 
 
 

KENNY BURRELL MIDNIGHT BLUE

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1963                      BST 84123 


credits:


Ray Barretto  -  Conga 
Stanley Turrentine  -  Sax (Tenor) 
Billy Gene English  -  Drums 
Major Holley  -  Bass 
Kenny Burrell  -  Guitar


recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, 
NJ, January 8, 1963
Rudy Van Gelder  -  Engineer
Michael Cuscuna  -  Producer


tracks list:

A1 Chitlins Con Carne    
A2 Mule    
A3 Soul Lament    
A4 Midnight Blue    
B1 Wavy Gravy    
B2 Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You    
B3 Saturday Night Blues





mardi 24 mars 2015

GENE LUDWIG THE GROOVE ORGANIZATION

BLUE LEAF RECORDS 2002

credits:

Gene Ludwig--Hammond B-3 Organ;
Bob DeVos--Guitar;
Billy James--Drums.

tracks list:

1. Chitlins Con Carne;
2. One Mint Julep;
3. Step Lightly;
4. Mood Indigo;
5. Pause For Fred's Claws;
6. Billie's Bounce;
7. Sugar;
8. All Blues;
9. You've Changed;
10. It's You Or No One




HERBIE GOINS & THE NIGHTIMERS N° 1 IN YOUR HEART

EMI/PARLOPHONE records (uk)1967              PMC7026
    
         
In 1965, Goins left Korner to front another band, the Nightimers 
(or, sometimes, Night-Timers) (formed July 1964), after their 
singer Ronnie Jones left. The group quickly gained a reputation,
especially among Mods, as one of the hottest R&B bands in the UK.
Band members included Mick Eve (tenor saxophone) (born Michael Eve,
21 September 1937, Walthamstow, North East London), Mike Carr (keyboards),
Harry Beckett (trumpet), David Price (bass), Bill Stephens (drums),
and Speedy Acquaye (congas).[3] In 1966, Herbie Goins and the
Night-Timers recorded "No. 1 In Your Heart", written by Clyde Wilson 
(who recorded as Steve Mancha) and Wilburt Jackson, and first
recorded by Motown group The Monitors.


track list:

A1 Outside Of Heaven    
A2 Look At Granny Run Run    
A3 I Don't Mind    
A4 Pucker Up Buttercup    
A5 Coming Home To You    
A6 No. 1 In Your Heart    
B1 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction    
B2 Good Good Lovin'    
B3 Cruisin'    
B4 Knock On Wood    
B5 Thirty Six-Twenty Two-Thirty Six    
B6 Turn On Your Love Light





dimanche 22 mars 2015

SUGAR PIE DE SANTO THE CHESS YEARS

       CHESS RECORDS 1997                  MCD 09275      


tracks listing:

1  In The Basement, Part One
Featuring – Etta James
2:21   
2  I Want To Know    3:01   
3   Mama Didn't Raise No Fool    2:15   
4   Maybe You'll Be There    3:47   
5 Do I Make Myself Clear
Featuring – Etta James   
6   Ask Me    2:35   
7   Use What You Got    2:39   
8   Can't Let You Go    2:45   
9  Soulful Dress    2:49   
10   Going Back To Where I Belong    2:27   
11 She's Got Everything    2:34   
12  Slip-In Mules

bonus

13 git back
14 go go power
15 straighten it out with your man
16 hello san francisco part1
17 do the whoopie
18 i on't wanna fuss
19 here you come running
20  the one whe really loves you
21 slip in mules
22 a little taste of soul
23 baby what you want me to do
24 are you satisfied  




samedi 21 mars 2015

NAT ADDERLEY LITTLE BIG HORN!

RIVERSIDE RECORDS  1963                              RLP 474 

Little Big Horn (also released as Natural Soul) is an album
by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley released on the Riverside
label featuring performances by Adderley with Junior Mance,
Kenny Burrell/Jim Hall Bob Cranshaw, and Mickey Roker.

 credits: 

Nat Adderley – cornet
    Junior Mance - piano
    Jim Hall (tracks 1 & 5-7),
Kenny Burrell (tracks 2-4 & 8) - guitar
    Bob Cranshaw - bass
    Mickey Roker - drums

  Recorded in
New York City on September 23, 1963 (tracks 2-4 & 8) 
and October 4, 1963 (tracks 1 & 5-7)

         
track list:

A1 El Chico 6:41
A2 Foo Foo 4:12
A3 Loneliness 4:15
A4 Little Big Horn 5:19
B1 Half-Time 4:47
B2 Broadway Lady 4:17
B3 Roses For Your Pillow 5:08
B4 Hustle With Russell 4:19  




EARL WASHINGTON ALL STAR JAZZ

WORKSHOP RECORDS 1963                               WS 202


credits:

Bass – Ed Jones, Herb Brown (tracks: B1)
Drums – Sonny Payne, Walter Perkins (tracks: B1)
Flute – Frank Wess
Piano – Earl Washington
Saxophone – Frank Foster
Tenor Saxophone – John Neely (tracks: B1)
Trombone – Ben Powell*, John Avant (tracks: B1)
Trumpet – Thad Jones

tracks list:

A1 Opus No. 3   
A2 Taste Time   
A3 The Swinging Jesters Blues   
B1 March Lightly   
B2 Tony's Tune   
B3 The Ghost
 
 
 

vendredi 20 mars 2015

EARL WASHINGTON REFLECTIONS

WORKSHOP  RECORDS 1964                       REF 213


credits:

Earl Washington (piano), Israel Crosby (bass),
Vernel Fournier (drums),
 
tracks list:

A1 Reflections   
A2 Trees   
A3 Lover   
B1 Cuban Carnival   
B2 After Hours   
B3 It Ain't Necessarily So



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samedi 14 mars 2015

FREDDY ROBINSON HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME

LIBERTY RECORDS 1970                         LST-11007 
also issued on  Pacific Jazz PJ 20176


credits:

Freddy Robinson: guitar
unknown: piano
Henry Franklin: acoustic bass
Wilton Felder: electric bass
Paul Humphrey: drums
Al Vescovo: guitar
Bobby Bryant & Freddy Hill: trumpets
Tom Scott: alto sax
Bill Green: sax, poss.
Clydie King, Darlene Love & Edna Wright: vocals
Sid Garp's string section.

Recorded 1970 in Los Angeles;


tracks list:

01 - Caprice's Green Grass
02 - Moon Glow
03 - I Want To Hold Your Hand
04 - I'm In Love
05 - Hot Fun in the Summertime
06 - Someday We'll Be Together
07 - Becky's Rainbow
08 - The Creeper


                  

THE T BONES SHAPIN' THINGS UP

SUNSET RECORDS 1966                                   SUM-1119

The T-Bones were an American pop group active in the mid 1960s. 
(They should not be confused with the British
 mid 1960s band of the same name.)
 The group had a hit single in 1966 with their instrumental
 "No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)", 
whose melody was from a commercial for Alka-Seltzer.
The tune reached #3, and its follow-up, 
"Sippin N Chippin", peaked at #62;[2]; the accompanying album hit 
#75 on the Billboard 200.[3]
The group later recorded as Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds.

Members

Judd Hamilton - guitar
Danny Hamilton - guitar
Joe Frank Carollo - bass
Tommy Reynolds - keyboards / vibes / percussion
Gene Pello - drums
Session musician Hal Blaine played drums on the recording 
of the song 'No Matter What Shape." 

tracks list:

A1 The "In" Crowd 2:30
A2 Shapin' Things Up 2:10
A3 No Matter 2:05
A4 Jump Down 2:07
A5 Thunder Road 2:05
B1 Downtown 2:00
B2 Rumblin' Walk 2:00
B3 Pick A T-Bone 2:09
B4 Competition Coupe 2:00
B5 Sound Of Beauty 2:01




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vendredi 13 mars 2015

THE T- BONES NO MATTER WHAT SHAPE

LIBERTY RECORDS 1966                                LRP 3439


 credits:

Judd Hamilton - guitar
Danny Hamilton - guitar
Joe Frank Carollo - bass
Tommy Reynolds - keyboards / vibes / percussion
Gene Pello - drums
Session musician Hal Blaine played drums on
         the recording of the song 'No Matter What Shape.       

Arranged By – Perry Botkin Jr.
Art Direction – Woody Woodward
Design [Cover] – Ken Kim
Engineer – "Lanky" Linstrot*
Producer – Joe Saraceno


tracks listing:
  
A1        No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)
Written By – Granville-Sascha-Burland  
A2        Chiquita® Banana
Written By – Montgomery-MacKenzie-Wirges   
A3        Fever
Written By – Cooley-Davenport
A4        What's In The Bag, Goose
Written By – DeCaro-Pell-Saraceno 
A5        Moment Of Softness
Written By – P. Botkin, Jr.-Pell-Saraceno
A6        Let's Hang On
Written By – Crewe-Randell-Linzer  
B1        Sippin' 'N Chippin'
Written By – Granville-Sascha-Burland 
B2        Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
Written-By – Bob Dylan  
B3        Hole In The Wall
Written By – Cropper-Jackson-Jones 
B4        My Headache's Gone
Written By – P. Botkin, Jr.-Pell-Saraceno  
B5        Pizza Parlor
Written By – DeCaro-Pell-Saraceno  
B6        Lies
Written By – Randell-Charles



THE CLIFF DAVIS SEXTET DISCOTHEQUE A-GO-GO

EPIC RECORDS 1965                                            LN 24173


The Group's leader , Cliff Davis, is the fine young saxophonist
who has played on many recording dates in Chicago with famous
performers like Major Lance.    

Producer – Carl Davis


tracks list:

A1 Percolatin'     2:40
A2 Mary Eshter     3:23
A3 Hello Dolly!     2:32
A4 Twine Time     2:18
A5 Kenessa     2:53
A6 Here Comes The Mynx     2:54
B1 Shot Gun     3:00
B2 Whine Time     2:33
B3 Riffola     2:43
B4 Shake     2:51
B5 Blowin' In The Wind     3:21
B6 Dancette     2:35


jeudi 12 mars 2015

IKE & TINA TURNER THE HUNTER

BLUE THUMB RECORDS 1969                          BTS 11 


 In 1969 the Ike & Tina Turner Revue recorded
two blues drenched long-players for Bob Krasnow's
Blue Thumb Records  “Outta Season and The Hunter. 


credits:
    
Producer – Bob Krasnow


track list:

A1 The Hunter     6:30    
A2 You Don't Love Me     3:00    
A3 You Got Me Running     3:00    
A4 Bold Soul Sister     2:35    
B1 I Smell Trouble     3:45    
B2 The Things I Used To Do     3:10    
B3 Early In The Morning     3:00    
B4 You're Still My Baby     2:45    
B5 I Know     2:30



IKE AND TINA TURNER PRANCING

SUE RECORDS 1962

 A Prancing
Written By – Ike Turner

B It's Gonna Work Out Fine
Written By – Rose Marie McKoy, Sylvia McKinney


mardi 10 mars 2015

EDWINN STARR 25 MILES

GORDY RECORDS 1969                                     GS940

credits:

edwinn starr: vocal
studio band: the funk brothers


tracks list:

A1 Twenty-Five Miles 2:59
A2 I'm Still A Struggling Man 2:25
A3 Backyard Lovin' Man 2:28
A4 He Who Picks A Rose 2:28
A5 Soul City (Open Your Arms To Me) 2:39
A6 You Beat Me To The Punch 2:31
B1 Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love 2:48
B2 Pretty Little Angel 2:15
B3 If My Heart Could Tell The Story 2:28
B4 Who Cares If You're Happy Or Not (I Do) 2:46
B5 24 Hours (To Find My Baby) 2:40
B6 Mighty Good Lovin' 2:44