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...."

dimanche 29 décembre 2019


Mar-v-lus Records ‎– SSR -2004 Secret Stash Records

"Sweatin' (Do What You Want To)" was recorded in 1965 at One-derful! but never issued.

Years after it was recorded, a mislabeled instrumental acetate of the song surfaced in England. The acetate, under the incorrect name "You Got Me Baby" by The Kinettes, became a floor filler on the northern soul scene.

This new 45 is the first official pressing of the "Sweatin' (Do What You Want To)" instrumental, and the discovery of the vocal take finally solves the mystery behind this sought after recording.

Tracks list

 A Alvin Cash & The Registers Sweatin' (Do What You Want To)     2:23

B The Registers,  Sweatin' (Do What You Want To) (Instrumental) 2:36


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