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...."

mardi 4 avril 2023


      BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1971                         BST 84372    

 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*


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