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 25 avril 2015


ATCO RECORDS1957                                   LP 33-101


Baritone Vocals [Baritone] – Billy Guy
Bass Vocals [Bass] – Bobby Nunn 
Guitar [Guitarist] – Adolph Jacobs
Tenor Vocals [Lead Tenor] – Carl Gardner
Tenor Vocals [Tenor] – Leon Hughes

tracks list:

A1 Searchin'2:42
A2 One Kiss Led To Another2:35
A3 Brazil2:15
A4 Turtle Dovin'3:03
A5 Smokey Joe's Cafe2:43
A6 Wrap It Up2:46
A7 Riot In Cell Block Number Nine2:57
B1 Young Blood2:20
B2 Loop De Loop Mambo2:13
B3 One Kiss 2:48
B4 I Must Be Dreamin'2:15
B5 Lola 2:41
B6 Framed2:44
B7 Down In Mexico3:15


A.F.O. RECORDS 1961                           LP 5001 


Arranged By – Harold Battiste
 (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, B1 To B6)
Bass – Peter Badie
Cornet [Solo] – Melvin Lastie (tracks: A1)
Drums – John Boudreaux
Guitar, Arranged By – Roy Montrell (tracks: A3)
Piano – Marcel Richardson
Piano, Tenor Saxophone – Harold Battiste
Saxophone – Alvin "Red" Tyler*
Supervised By [Album Production] – Juggy Murray
Tenor Saxophone – Nat Perrilliat
Vocals [Background] – A. F. O. Studio Singers
Written-By – B. George*

A. F. O. Records Inc., 712 N. Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, La.
Engineer – Cosimo Matassa

tracks list:

A1 I Know
A2 Whip O Will
A3 Since I Fell For You
A4 Don't Ask Me No Questions
A5 Without Love
A6 Talk About Love
B1 Love
B2 I Never Knew
B3 Hurted
B4 I'm In A Strain
B5 Honest I Do
B6 Let's Steal Away

 I Know



vendredi 24 avril 2015


ATCO RECORDS 1962                                       33-135


Cover, Design – Loring Eutemey
Recorded By, Engineer – Phil Iehle, Tom Dowd
Supervised By – Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller

tracks list:
A-1 (Ain't That) Just Like Me 1:53
A-2 Keep On Rollin' 2:17
A-3 Wait A Minute 2:39
A-4 Stewball 2:15
A-5 The Snake & The Bookworm 2:26
A-6 What About Us 2:37
B-1 Little Egypt (Ying-Yang) 2:19
B-2 Wake Me, Shake Me 2:26
B-3 Run Red Run 2:58
B-4 My Babe 2:07
B-5 Bad Blood 2:15
B-6 Girls Girls Girls 2:07


KING RECORDS 1972                                  LP KS1146     

Produced by Lieber & Stoller. This has the original Pre-Monkees version 
of "D.W. Washburn," recorded a few months before the Monkees but released 
after that group's hit. D.W. Washburn 

tracks list:

A1 D. W. Washburn 3:02
A2 On Broadway 2:30
A3 Mohair Sam 2:26
A4 The In Crowd 2:56
A5 Down At Poppa Joe's 2:12
A6 Love Potion Number Nine 2:40
B1 Mustang Sally 3:36
B2 Cool Jerk 2:53
B3 Down Home Girl 3:06
B4 Soul Pad 2:34
B5 Everybody's Woman 2:11
B6 Talkin' 'Bout A Woman 2:49

jeudi 23 avril 2015


     CADET RECORDS 1966                                  LPS 782     

credits and session recording:

Arranged By, Conductor, Orchestra, Voice – Richard Evans (2)
Artwork By – Michael Reid Design
Bass – Cleveland Eaton
Drums – Maurice White
Piano – Ramsey Lewis

 Recorded at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, in July, 1966.
Live photos taken at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, in December, 1966.

Producer – Esmond Edward
Engineer – Bob Kidder
Liner Notes – Herb Wong, Herb Wong
Photography – Don S. Bronstein
Photography [Cover] – Don S. Bronstein

tracks list:
A1        Theme From The 'The Pawnbroker'
Written-By – Jones*  
A2        Saturday Night After The Movies
Written-By – Evans*
A3        The Gentle Rain
Written-By – Bonfa*
A4        China Gate
Written-By – Adamson*, Young*
A5        Emily
Written-By – Mandel*, Mercer*
A6        Goin' Hollywood
Written-By – Evans*
B1        From Russia With Love
Written-By – Bart*
B2        Shadow Of Your Smile
Written-By – Mandel*, Webster*
B3        Girl Talk
Written-By – Troup*, Hefti*
B4        Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Written-By – Bock*, Harnick*
B5        Return To Paradise
Written-By – Tiomkin*, Washington*


BLUE BEAT RECORDS 1960                                4 bb14

A Judgement Day
B Yea, Yea, Baby

Producer – Duke Reid
Written-By – L. Aitken


DUKE RECORDS 1960                                DK 1002

A Duke Reid And His Group Pink Lane Shuffle
Written-By – Reid

B Laurel Aitken Low Down Dirty Girl
Written-By – L. Aitken


CHECKER RECORDS 1964                               LP 2990

tracks list:

A1 Hi-Heel Sneakers 2:48
A2 Just For A Day 3:03
A3 Trouble In Mind 3:45
A4 Walkin' The Dog 3:08
A5 Hard Luck Blues 3:43
A6 I Don't Want Cha 3:03
B1 Long Tall Shorty 2:25
B2 It's A Mighty Hard Way 2:08
B3 Come Rain Or Come Shine 3:35
B4 I Warned You About Him 2:15
B5 I Can't Believe It 2:50
B6 Suffering With The Blues 3:20

mercredi 22 avril 2015


CADET RECORDS 1967                                    LPS 794 

Dancing in the Street is a live jazz album 
by the Ramsey Lewis Trio, recorded July, 1967 
at Basin Street West, San Francisco and 
released on Cadet Records that same year.


Piano – Ramsey Lewis
Bass – Cleveland Eaton
Drums – Maurice White

Producer – Esmond EdwardS  

Recorded live July 3-9, 1967 at
Basin Street West, San Francisco, California.
Engineer – Wally Heider

track list:

A1 Dancing In The Street 5:03
A2 Mood For Mendes 2:57
A3 Struttin' Lightly 4:45
A4 You Don't Know Me 4:37
A5 Django 4:40
B1 Medley From 'Black Orpheus' 8:23
B2 What Now My Love`5:18
B3 Quiet Nights (Corcovado) 3:22

mardi 21 avril 2015


XCLUSIVE RECORDS 1996                             SS LP 1

tracks list:

A1 – Little Richard I Don't Want To Discuss It
 Producer – Larry Williams (3) Written-By – Beth Beatty, 
Dick Cooper, Ernie Shelby
A2 – Triumphs, The (8) I'm Coming To Your Rescue
Producer – Larry Williams (3) Written By – C. Thomas
A3 – Major Lance Don't Fight It
A4 – Billy Butler Right Track
Written-By – J. Jones*
A5 – Artistics, The This Heart Of Mine
Arranged By – Sonny Sanders Producer – Carl Davis, 
Gerald Sims Written-By – B. Strong*
A6 – Major Lance Investigate
 Written-By – C. Mayfield*
B1 – Williams & Watson* A Quitter Never Wins
Arranged By – Arthur Wright Backing Vocals – Autographs, The Producer, 
Written-By – J. Watson*, L. Williams*
B2 – Carstairs* He Who Picks A Rose
Arranged By, Conductor – Charlie Calello Producer – Mike Petrillo, 
Sandy Linzer Written-By – E. Smiley*, E. Holland*, N. Whitfield*
B3 Major Lance You Don't Want Me No More
Written-By – W. E. Butler*, C. H. Davis*
B4 – Sandi Sheldon You're Gonna Make Me Love You
 Arranged By, Conductor, Producer – Van McCoy Written-By – V. McCoy*
B5 – Larry Williams  This Old Heart (Is So Lonely)
Written-By – L. Williams*
B6 – Vibrations* Finding Out The Hard Way
Written-By – D. Sharh*
C1 – Tommy Tate I'm Taking No Pain
Producer – Mississippi Artists Corporation Written By – 
C. Thomas Written-By – J. Puckett*
C2 – Major Lance (Get My Hat) Nothing Can Stop Me
Written-By – C. Mayfield*
C3 – Williams & Watson* Too Late
Written-By – J. Walner*, J. Watson*, L. Williams*
C4 – Walter Jackson Where Have All The Flowers Gone
Written-By – P. Seeger*
C5 – Vibrations, The Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Arranged By, Conductor – Teacho Wiltshire Producer – 
Manny Kellem Written-By – M. Kellem*
C6 – Seven Souls, The I Still Love You
Producer – Larry Williams (3) Written-By – H. Moore*
D1 – Major Lance Everybody Loves A Good Time
Written-By – V. McCoy*
D2 – Autographs, The I Can Do It
Arranged By – Arthur Wright Producer – Larry Williams  
Written-By – B Beatty*, D Cooper*, E Shelby*
D3 – Major Harris Call Me Tomorrow
Arranged By, Conductor – James Anthony Carmichael 
Producer – Jackie Mills Written By – Gentle G White, I Jones Jnr
D4 – Major Lance The Beat
Written-By – Penn*, D. Sharh*, R. Castel*, R. Johnson*
D5 – Walter Jackson It's An Uphill Climb To The Bottom
Arranged By, Conductor – Riley Hampton Producer – 
Ted Cooper Written-By – F. Enzel*
D6 – Major Lance Ain't No Soul Left In These Old Shoes
Written-By – A. Resnick*, J. Levine* 

lundi 20 avril 2015


          OKEH RECORDS 1966                                 OKM 12115           


Producer – Carl Davis
tracks list:

 A1 Right Track
    Written-By – J. Jones*
A2 Can't Live Without Her
    Written-By – W. E. Butler*    
A3 Found True Love
    Written-By – W. Butler*, C. Mayfield*     
A4 Boston Monkey
    Written-By – G. Sims*, M. Lance*     
A5 Tomorrow Is Another Day
    Written-By – W. E. Butler*    
B1 (I've Got A Feelin) You're Gonna Be Sorry
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*     
B2 I Can't Work No Longer
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*     
B3 Nevertheless
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*    
B4 Gotta Get Away
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*     
B5 (You Make Me Think) You Ain't Ready
    Written-By – W. Butler*


DUKE RECORDS 1964                                      DLP-78

tracks list:

A1 Ain't Nothing You Can Do
A2 If I Hadn't Called You Back
A3 Today
A4 Steal Away
A5 After It's Too Late
A6 I'm Gonna Cry
B1 Loneliness Hurts
B2 When You Put Me Down
B3 If You Could Read My Mind
B4 Reconsider
B5 Black Night
B6 Blind Man


CADET RECORDS 1968                                    LPS810


Clea Bradford vocal

Arranger Orchestra
Les Hooper 5,11
Richard Evans 1-4,6,7-10,12

February, 1968 Ter Mar Studios, Chicago, IL
Recording  Engineer Doug Brand

tracks list:

A1 My Love's A Monster
Written-By – Bradford*, Evans*
A2 Spring Is Here
Written-By – Rodgers & Hart
A3 Summertime
Written-By – Heyward*, Gershwin*
A4 The Thrill Is Gone
Written-By – Brown*, Henderson*
A5 Bye Bye Blackbird
Written-By – Dixon*, Henderson*
A6 Think About That
Written-By – Clea Bradford
B1 I Need Love
Written-By – Bradford*, Evans*
B2 A Place In The Sun
Written-By – Wells*, Miller*
B3 What Is This Thing Called Love
Written-By – Porter*
B4 Anything Goes
Written-By – Porter*
B5 Any Day Now
Written-By – Schuster*, Rosenberg*, Cunningham*
B6 The View From Up Here
Written-By – Clea Bradford

dimanche 19 avril 2015


BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1995                           B1 7243


Producer :
Duke Pearson (tracks: A1 to D1), 
Francis Wolff (tracks: A1 to D1)

tracks list:

A1 –Reuben Wilson Hold On, I'm Comin
Congas – Joe Sircus
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Grant Green
Organ – Reuben Wilson
Tenor Saxophone – George Coleman
Trumpet – Lee Morgan
A2 –Grant Green It's Your Thing
Congas – Joseph Armstrong
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Grant Green
Organ – Ronnie Foster
Tenor Saxophone – Claude Bartee
Vibraphone – Willie Bivens
B1 –Lou Donaldson The Scorpion [Alt Tk]
Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Melvin Sparks
Organ – Leon Spencer, Jr.
Trumpet – Fred Ballard
B2 –Grant Green Hey Western Union Man
Congas – Joseph Armstrong
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Grant Green
Organ – Ronnie Foster
Tenor Saxophone – Claude Bartee
Vibraphone – Willie Bivens
C1 –Lou Donaldson Brother Soul [Alt Tk]
Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Jimmy Ponder
Organ – Charles Earland
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell
C2 –John Patton Village Lee [Alt Tk]
Drums – Leroy Williams
Guitar – James "Blood" Ulmer*
Organ – John Patton
Tenor Saxophone – Marvin Cabell
C3 –Stanley Turrentine Spooky
Bass – Bob Cranshaw
Drums – Grady Tate
Guitar – Everett Barksdale
Piano – McCoy Tyner
Tenor Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine
Trombone – Benny Powell, Garnett Brown
Trumpet – Burt Collins, Marvin Stamm
Woodwind – Al Gibbons, Jerry Dodgion, Joe Farrell
D1 –Lonnie Smith Dancin' In An Easy Groove
Baritone Saxophone – Ronnie Cuber
Drums – Sylvester Goshay
Guitar – Larry McGee
Organ – Lonnie Smith
Tenor Saxophone – Rudy Jones
D2 –Stanley Turrentine You Want Me To Stop Loving You
Alto Saxophone – James Spaulding
Arranged By – Duke Pearson
Drums – Ray Lucas
Electric Bass – Bob Cranshaw
Percussion – Richard Landrum
Piano – McCoy Tyner
Producer – Alfred Lion
Tenor Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine
Trombone – Garnett Brown

samedi 18 avril 2015


CADET RECORDS 1971                                 CA-60001


Ramsey Lewis - piano, electric piano
Cleveland Eaton - electric bass
Morris Jennings - drums
Henry L. Gibson - congas, percussion
Bobby Rush - harmonica (track 7)
Charles Stepney - organ (track 7)
Guitar – Gerald Sims (track 7)

Producer – Esmond Edwards, Rams-L Productions

Engineer – Gary Starr
Engineer [Remix] – Steve Katz
Mastered By – G.K.

tracks list:

A1 Candida
Written-By – Irwin Levine, Toni Wine
A2 We've Only Just Begun
Written-By – Paul Williams , Roger Nichols
A3 Back To The Roots
Written-By – Cleveland Eaton, Morris Jennings, Ramsey Lewis
A4 Love Now On
Written-By – Cleveland Eaton
A5 Fool On The Hill
Written-By – John Lennon, Paul McCartney*
B1 SInce I Fell For You
Written-By – Buddy Johnson
B2 Up In Yonder
Written-By – Cleveland Eaton
B3 Crescent Noon
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
B4 He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
Written-By – B. Russell*, B. Scott*

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