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 21 octobre 2018


MOTOWN RECORDS 1968                                  MS-679


Diana Ross & the Supremes Join the Temptations
marks the first on-record appearance of
new Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards,
who was brought in as David Ruffin's
replacement in July 1968

Background vocals by :
Mary Wilson, Cindy Birdsong, Dennis Edwards,
Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin,
 Otis Williams, and The Andantes.

Instrumentation on "Try It Baby", "This Guy's in Love With You",
"Funky Broadway", "I'll Try Something New",
and "The Impossible Dream" is performed
by Los Angeles area session musicians.
On all other tracks, the instrumentation
is provided by Motown's studio band,
The Funk Brothers, with strings and horns
by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Recorded     May 3, 1968 - September 13, 1968 

Tracks list:

 A1 Try It Baby
Arranged By – H.B. BarnumWritten-By – Berry Gordy, Jr.
A2 I Second That Emotion
Arranged By – Paul RiserWritten-By – Cleveland, Robinson
A3 Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Arranged By – Paul RiserWritten-By – Ashford & Simpson
A4 I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
Arranged By – Paul RiserWritten-By – Rose*, Gamble
A5 This Guy's In Love With You
Arranged By – Gene PageWritten-By – H. David, B. Bacharach
A6 Funky Broadway
Arranged By – Gene PageWritten-By – Lester Christian
B1 I'll Try Something New
Arranged By – Gene PageWritten-By – William Robinson
B2 A Place In The Sun
Arranged By – Paul RiserWritten-By – B. Wells*, Ron Miller
B3 Sweet Inspiration
Arranged By – Paul RiserWritten-By – Penn, Oldham
B4 Then
Arranged By – Paul Riser
Written-By – R. Rogers, W. Robinso*, W. Moore
B5 The Impossible Dream
Arranged By – H.B. BarnumWritten-By – J. Darion*, M. Leigh


1 commentaire:

  1. I wasn't aware that such collaborations existed, this is a real treat !

    Thank you very much for sharing this beautiful album !