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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...."

samedi 25 avril 2015

THE COASTERS

ATCO RECORDS1957                                   LP 33-101


credits:

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








BARBARA GEORGE I KNOW

A.F.O. RECORDS 1961                           LP 5001 


credits: 

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


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vendredi 24 avril 2015

THE COASTERS ALONG WITH

ATCO RECORDS 1962                                       33-135


credits:

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







THE COASTERS ON BROADWAY

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

LAUREL AITKEN KEN RICHARDS & His HARMONISERS

BLUE BEAT RECORDS 1960                                4 bb14


A Judgement Day
B Yea, Yea, Baby

Producer – Duke Reid
Written-By – L. Aitken




DUKE REID AND HIS GROUP LAUREL 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




TOMMY TUCKER HI-HEEL SNEAKERS

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








lundi 20 avril 2015

BOBBY BLAND AIN'T NOTHING YOU CAN DO

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


CLEA BRADFORD HER POINT OF VIEW

CADET RECORDS 1968                                    LPS810


credits:

Clea Bradford vocal


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

Recorded 
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

THE LOST GROOVES VARIOUS ARTISTS

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1995                           B1 7243


Credits:

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
8:00
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
10:14
B1 –Lou Donaldson The Scorpion [Alt Tk]
Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Melvin Sparks
Organ – Leon Spencer, Jr.
Trumpet – Fred Ballard
10:42
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
7:30
C1 –Lou Donaldson Brother Soul [Alt Tk]
Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Jimmy Ponder
Organ – Charles Earland
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell
8:12
C2 –John Patton Village Lee [Alt Tk]
Drums – Leroy Williams
Guitar – James "Blood" Ulmer*
Organ – John Patton
Tenor Saxophone – Marvin Cabell
6:07
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
2:57
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
14:40
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

RAMSEY LEWIS BACK TO THE ROOTS

CADET RECORDS 1971                                 CA-60001


credits:

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*





DELLA REESE BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL

AVCO EMBASSY RECORDS 1970           AVE-33004


credits:

Arranged By – Bobby Bryant (tracks: A2, A4, A5, B3), 
Peter Myers (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B2, B4, B5)
Arranged By [All Sweetening Arrangements] – Sammy Lowe
Conductor [Orchestra] – Peter Myers
Producer – Hugo & Luigi

Recorded at:
RCA in Los Angeles; Mirasound in New York.
Engineer – Bill Radice, Mickey Crofford


tracks list:

A1 Games People Play 5:12
A2 Compared To What 2:49
A3 Choice Of Colors 3:09
A4 Get Together 3:40
A5 With Pen In Hand 4:38
B1 Comment 3:11
B2 Proud Mary 3:36
B3 You Know How Love Is 4:24
B4 Cycles 3:14
B5 If Everybody In The World Loved Everybody In The World 3:05





DELLA REESE I GOTTA BE ME...THIS TRIP OUT


ABC RECORDS 1968                                   ABCS-636  



track list:
     A1 Never My Love     2:05   
A2 My World Is Empty Without You     2:00   
A3 I Gotta Be Me     2:16   
A4 Low     3:00   
A5 Go     2:30   
A6 Pop Goes The World     3:05   
B1 I Got The Blues     3:27   
B2 No Explanation Necessary     2:05   
B3 For Once In My Life     2:48   
B4 Hush Now Don't Cry     3:13   
B5 Measure Of A Man



Oliver Nelson (arranged, conducted)
recorded in Los Angeles, 1968
with Harry "Sweets" Edison (tp);
Roger Kellaway (p);
 Howard Roberts (g);
 Ray Brown, Red Mitchell (b);
 Ed Thigpen, Earl Palmer (d);




      

samedi 11 avril 2015

MONGUITO SANTAMARIA HEY SISTER

FANIA RECORDS 1969                                    SLP 361

credits:

recorded at: Impact Sound
Directed By [Recording] – Johnny Pacheco
Engineer – Richard Alderson
Producer – Jerry Masucci


tracks list:

A1 Hey Sister 2:26
A2 El Dorado 3:10
A3 Groove-Time 4:42
A4 Monguito's Theme 3:25
A5 Work Out 2:40
B1 Guajirita 3:32
B2 Soy Tu Ley 3:35
B3 Mambo New 5:56
B4 Chango 4:30







BUNNY GREEN FUNKY!

SOMETHIN'ELSE (JAP) 1997                    TOCJ-5592   


credits:

Benny Green (piano) 
Ben Wolfe (bass) 
Karriem Riggins (drums)

NYC, September, 1997

tracks list:

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
'Dis Here
Golden Earrings
Work Song
Alfie's Theme
The In Crowd
Five Spot After Dark
Cubano Chant
Sugar
Alligator Boogaloo








RAMSEY LEWIS INSIDE

CADET RECORDS 1972                           2CA-60018

Format:2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Gatefold

This double LP is a best of compilation offering a selection of 
Ramsey Lewis' hand-clapping groovy piano playing and some more 
orchestral pieces from the late 60's 

tracks list:

A1 China Gate
Written-By – Harold Adamen*, Victor Young
A2 Do What You Wanna
Written-By – Ramsey Lewis
A3 I'll Wait For You
Written-By – Richard Evans 
A4 Uhuru
Written-By – Cleveland Eaton, M. White*
A5 Memphis In June
Written-By – H. Carmichael*, Paul F. Webster*
B1 Struttin' Lightly
Written-By – Cleveland Eaton
B2 Sweet Rain
Written-By – Mike Gibbs*
B3 Hold It Right There
Written-By – Richard Evans 
B4 Ode
Written-By – Charles Stepney
B5 Everybody's Talkin'
Written-By – Fred Neil
C1 Opus #5
Written-By – Charles Stepney
C2 Spanish Grease
Written-By – Lastie*, Bobo*
C3 Cry Baby Cry
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
C4 Mi Compasion
Written-By – Esmond Edwards
C5 Good Night
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
D1 Function At The Junction
Written-By – Eddie Holland*, Frederick Long
D2 The More I See You
Written-By – Harry Warren (2), Mack Gordon
D3 Lady Madonna
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
D4 How Beautiful Is Spring
Written-By – E. Harris*
D5 Since You've Been Gone
Written-By – Aretha Franklin, Ted White




vendredi 10 avril 2015

MONGO SANTAMARIA WORKIN' ON A GROOVY THING

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1969                      CS 9937


credits

Arranged By, Conductor – Marty Sheller
    Bass – William Allen
    Congas, Bongos – Mongo Santamaria
    Drums – Bernard "Pretty" Purdie*
    Percussion – Julito Collazo*, "Chihuahua" Martinez*, Steve Berrios
    Piano – Rodgers Grant
    Saxophone – Art Kaplan*, Charlie Owens*, Joe Farrell, Sonny Fortune
    Trumpet – Louis Gasca*, Ray Maldonado

Engineer – Don Puluse, Mark Friedman, Stan Weiss
Producer – Billy Jackson

tracks list:

A1 Workin' On A Groovy Thing
Written-By – N. Sedaka*, R. Atkins*   
A2 Spinning Wheel
Written-By – D. C. Thomas*   
A3 Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
Written-By – J. Bradford*, N. Whitfield*   
A4 We Got Latin Soul
Written-By – R.L. Christian*   
A5 Getting It Out Of My System
Written-By – B. Jackson*, J. Wisner*   
A6 Proud Mary
Written-By – J. C. Fogerty*   
B1 It's Your Thing
Written-By – O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
B2 My Cherie Amour
Written-By – H. Cosby*, S. Wonder*, S. Moy*   
B3 Get Back
Written-By – J. Lennon - P. McCartney*
B4 Ain't That Peculiar
Written-By – M. Tarplin*, R. Rogers*, S. Robinson*, W. Moore*   
B5 Twenty-Five Miles
Written-By – E. Starr*, H. Fuqua*, J. W. Bristol*