Press

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...."

jeudi 31 décembre 2015

THE SPELLBINDERS HELP ME

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1966                        4-43830


credits:

  Arranged By – Van McCoy
    Producer – Kapralik*, McCoy*

tracks list:

A Help Me (Get Myself Back Together Again)
Written-By – K. Williams*

B Danny Boy
Written-By – F. Weatherly*


mercredi 30 décembre 2015

LALO SHIFRIN BULLITT

WARNER BROS SEVEN ARTS RECORDS 1968   WS 1777

 Original Sound Track From 
The Warner Bros - Seven Arts Motion Picture "BULLIT"

credits:

 Lalo Schifrin - arranger, conductor
        John Audino, Bud Brisbois, Tony Terran - trumpet, flugelhorn
        Milt Bernhart, Dick Noel, Lloyd Ulyate,
Lew McCreary - trombone
        Bud Shank, Ronnie Lang, Gene Cipriano, 
Bill Perkins, Jack Nimitz - reeds
        Mike Melvoin - piano, organ
        Howard Roberts, Bob Bain - guitar
        Ray Brown - bass
        Carol Kaye, Max Bennett - electric bass
        Larry Bunker - drums
        Unknown strings
        Robert Helfer - orchestra manager
        Dick Hazard, George Del Barrio - arranger

Composed By – Sonny Burke (tracks: B5)
    Composed By, Conductor – Lalo Schifrin
    Producer – Jimmy Hilliard

Recorded in Hollywood, California
 on December 6 and 7, 1968.

tracks list:

 A1 Bullitt (Main Title) 2:05
A2 Room "26" 2:20
A3 Hotel Daniels 2:50
A4 The Aftermath Of Love 2:45
A5 Music To Interrogate By 2:47
A6 On The Way To San Mateo 2:30
B1 Ice Pick Mike 3:00
B2 A Song For Cathy 2:10
B3 Shifting Gears 3:14
B4 Cantata For Combo 3:00
B5 The First Snowfall 3:00
B6 Bullitt (End Title) 2:40






JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH THE STINGER


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1965                               PR 7408 


credits and session recording:

Johnny "Hammond" Smith - organ
 Houston Person (tracks 1, 4 & 6) - tenor saxophone
 Earl Edwards (tracks 1, 2, 3 & 5) - tenor saxophone
 Floyd Smith - guitar
 John Harris - drums

Rudy Van Gelder - engineer
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
May 7, 1965

tracks list:

A1 The Stinger 6:40
A2 There Is No Greater Love 5:30
A3 Brother John 3:55
B1 Cleopatra And The African Knight 4:55
B2 You Don't Know What Love Is 6:50
B3 Benny's Diggin' 4:15




JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH GETTIN'UP

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1967                          PR 7494  


credits:

Bass [Fender] – Jimmy Lewis
    Drums – John Harris
    Guitar – Thornel Schwartz
    Organ – Johnny "Hammond" Smith
    Tenor Saxophone – Houston Person
    Trumpet – Virgil Jones

 Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
March 3, 1967

tracks listing:

A1 The Sin-In 4:20
A2 Stand By Me 2:40
A3 Knock On Wood 2:45
A4 The Soulful Blues 7:25
B1 Ebb Tide 2:40
B2 Summertime 3:30
B3 Gettin' Up6:10
B4 The "In" Crowd 3:15




lundi 28 décembre 2015

MITCH RYDER AND THE DETROIT WHEELS BREAKOUT...!!!

NEW VOICE RECORDS 1966                                LP 2002


credits:

Arranged By – Bob Crewe (tracks: A1, A3 to B4, B6),
 C. Calello* (tracks: A2, B5)
Conductor, Producer, Design [Cover] – Bob Crewe
Engineer [Bell Sound Studios] – Harry Yarmark
Engineer [Stea-Phillips Studios] – Gordon Clark


tracks list:

A1 Walking The Dog
A2 I Had It Made
A3 In The Midnight Hour
A4 Oo Papa Doo
A5 I Like It Like That
A6 Little Latin Lupe Lu
B1 Devil With A Blue Dress On / Good Golly Miss Molly
B2 Shakin' With Linda
B3 Stubborn Kind Of Fellow
B4 You Get Your Kicks
B5 I Need Help
B6 Breakout





dimanche 27 décembre 2015

MITCH RYDER THE DETROIT-MEMPHIS Experiment

DOT RECORDS 1969                                 DLP 25963 

       
credits:
 Mitch Ryder vocal
Steve Cropper guitar
Booker T. Jones keyboards
Donald 'Duck' Dunn bass
Al Jackson Jr. drums
The Memphis Horns

 Producer: Steve Cropper
Engineer:  Ron Capone, Goron Rudd,Bobby Manuel
remix: Steve Cropper


track list:

A1 Liberty 3:30
A2 Eenie Meenie Minie Moe 2:50
A3 Boredom 3:28
A4 Push Aroun' 3:50
A5 Sugar Bee 2:37
A6 I Get Hot 2:59
B1 I Believe3:19
B2 Direct Me 2:40
B3 Long Long Time 3:35
B4 Raise Your Hand 3:55
B5 Wear And Tear On My Heart 2:43
B6 Meat



 link



ARETHA FRANKLIN UNFORGETTABLE - A TRIBUTE TO DINAH WASHINGTON

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1964                               CS 8963


credits:

 Aretha Franklin, vocals, piano
    Ernie Hayes, piano, organ
    Paul Griffin, organ
    Teddy Charles, vibes
    George Duvivier, bass
    Gary Chester, drums
    Ernie Royal, trumpet
    Buddy Lucas, tenor sax, harmonica
    Bob Asher, trombone
    Strings arranged and conducted by Robert Mersey

Recorded
     February 7–10, 1964
at Columbia Recording Studios,
(New York/Hollywood)

tracks list:

A1 Unforgettable    
A2 Cold, Cold Heart    
A3 What A Diff'rence A Day Made    
A4 Drinking Again    
A5 Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning    
B1 Evil Gal Blues    
B2 Don't Say You're Sorry Again    
B3 This Bitter Earth    
B4 If I Should Lose You    
B5 Soulville

 
 
 
 


ARETHA FRANKLIN YEAH!!!

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1965                        CS 9151

subtitle:

Aretha Franklin In Person With Her Quartet 

credits:

Vocal - Aretha Franklin
Bass – James "Beans" Richardson
Drums – Hindel Butts
Guitar – Kenny Burrell
Piano – Teddy Harris (tracks: A1 to A6, B2, B3, B5)
Producer – Clyde Otis

tracks list:

A1 This Could Be The Start Of Something
Lyrics By – Allen*
1:23
A2 Once In A Lifetime
Lyrics By – Newley*, Bricusse*
3:20
A3 Misty
Composed By – Garner*
Lyrics By – Burke*
3:35
A4 More
Composed By – Oliviero*, Ortolani*
Lyrics By – Newell*
1:55
A5 There Is No Greater Love
Composed By – Jones*, Symes*
4:39
A6 Muddy Water
Composed By – Richman*, Trent*, de Rose*
2:22
B1 If I Had A Hammer
Composed By – Hays*, Seeger*
Piano – Franklin*
2:29
B2 Impossible
Composed By – Allen*
3:22
B3 Today I Love Ev'rybody
Composed By – Arlen*
Lyrics By – Fields*
3:24
B4 Without The One You Love
Piano, Composed By – Franklin*
3:34
B5 Trouble In Mind
Composed By – Jones*
2:53
B6 Love For Sale
Composed By – Porter*
2:29





vendredi 25 décembre 2015

DON PATTERSON with SONNY STITT Donny Brook

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                    LP PR7816

credits:

Drums – Billy James
    Guitar – Blue Grant
    Organ – Don Patterson
    Tenor Saxophone – Sonny Stitt

Recorded: 
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
        September 15, 1969.
       
tracks:

 A1 Donny Brook
Written-By – Green
A2 Mud Turtle
Written-By – Patterson
B1 St. Thomas
Written-By – Rollins
B2 Good Bait
Written-By – Basie, Dameron
B3 Starry Night
Written-By – Densmore
  






REUBEN WILSON,BERNARD PURDIE,GRANT GREEN jr


18th & Vine / IODA records 2007


jeudi 24 décembre 2015

MONGO SANTAMARIA MONGO EXPLODES AT THE VILLAGE GATE

       COLUMBIA RECORDS 1967                            CS 9570     



 credits :

   Mongo Santamaria congas and bongos
Hubert Laws sax,flute,piccolo
Bobby Porcelli saxophone,flute
Ray Maldonado  trumpet
  Hungria Garcia drums and timbales
Victor venagas Bass
Rodgers Grant piano   


track list:

A1 Philadelphia     3:49    
A2 Juan Jose     3:45    
A3 Bloodshot     3:21    
A4 Afro Blue     10:17    
B1 Yes It Do     3:10    
B2 Mongoettes     3:17    
B3 Springtime     3:50    
B4 No More     3:01     
B5 Elephant Pants 3:33 







JOE TORRES LATINO CON SOUL

WORLD PACIFIC RECORDS                            WPS-21857 



credits: 

      Art Direction – Woody Woodward
    Bass – Max Bennett
    Percussion – Bobby Torres, Mario Tholmer, Orlando Lopez
    Piano – Victor Feldman
    Tenor Saxophone – Bill Hood
    Timbales, Leader – Joe Torres
    Trumpet – Gary Barone, Steve Huffsteter (tracks: B4, B5)
     Vocals – Ric DeSilva

    Producer, Liner Notes – Jack Tracy
    Photography [Cover] – Jay Thompson

     Engineer – Dave Wiechman
Recorded 1966, released 1967, no year of recording and release on this release.
A division of Liberty Records, Inc., Los Angeles, California 



track list:

A1 Get Out Of My Way
    Written-By – R. DeSilva*    
A2 Sunny
    Written-By – B. Hebb*    
A3 Devil Eyes
    Written-By – W. Hood*    
A4 Oba!
    Written-By – P. Faith*    
A5 Nightwalk
    Written-By – S. Huffsteter*    
B1 Eleanor Rigby
    Written-By – J. Lennon - P. McCartney*
B2 Soul Cha
    Written-By – S. Huffsteter*    
B3 Yo Sali
    Written-By – J. Torres*     
B4 In A Greasy Bag
    Written-By – S. Huffsteter*    
B5 La Bruja Negra
    Written-By – S. Huffsteter* 

mercredi 23 décembre 2015

EL CHICANO CELEBRATION

KAPP RECORDS 1972                           KS 3663 


credits:

Arranged By – El Chicano
Bass – Freddie Sanchez
Congas – Andre Baeza*, Max Garduno
Drums – John DeLuna
Flute – Max Garduno
Guitar – Mickey Lespron
Keyboards – Bob Espinosa*
Photography – Eddie Caballero, Richard Rankin
Producer – Don Buday
Recorded By – Val Christian Garay*
Timbales – Rudy Regalado
Vocals – Bobby Espinosa, Fred Sanchez*,
John DeLuna, Max Garduno, Rudy Salas, Steve Salas


track list:
    A1        Viva Tirado Otra Vez    1:20   
A2        Mas Zacate    3:47   
A3        Brown-eyed Girl    3:55   
A4        El Grito    5:13   
A5        Satisfy Me Woman    5:42   
B1        La Cucuracha    0:22   
B2        Juntos    3:52   
B3        Señor Blues    6:45   
B4        In A Silent Way    3:00   
B5        I Feel Free


 Mas Zacate    






mardi 22 décembre 2015

FANIA ALL STARS LATIN SOUL ROCK

FANIA RECORDS 1974                                    SLP 470 



credits:


 Bass – Bobby Valentin
    Bongos – Roberto Roena
    Congas – Mongo Santamaria, Ray Barretto
    Drums – Billy Cobham
    Engineer – Alan Manger
        Leader [Musical Director], Guiro, Chimes,
Percussion – Johnny Pacheco
    Organ [Hammond] – Jan Hammer
    Piano – Ricardo Ray
    Piano, Organ – Larry Harlow
    Producer – Jerry Masucci, Larry Harlow
    Saxophone – Manu Dibango
    Timbales – Nicky Marrero
    Tres – Yomo Toro
    Trombone – Barry Rogers, Lewis Kahn, Willie Colon*
    Trumpet – Lou Soloff*, Luis Ortiz*, Ray Maldonado, Victor Paz
    Vocals – Bobby Cruz, Cheo Feliciano, Hector Lavoe, Ismael Miranda,
Ismael Quintana, Justo Betancourt, Pete "Conde" Rodriguez*, Santos Colon*
     

Engineer – Alan Manger
    Engineer [Mix] – Alan Manger, Bernie Fox*, Jon Fausty

Recorded at:
Yankee Stadium, New York;
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico;
Good Vibrations Sound Studios, New York City.
Mixed at:
Good Vibrations. 


tracks list:

A1         Viva Tirado     5:17    
A2         Chanchullo     5:34    
A3         Smoke     4:04    
A4         There You Go     3:06    
A5         Mama Guela     3:06    
B1         El Raton     7:51    
B2         Soul Makossa     5:44     




BOOGALOO JOE JONES RIGHT ON BROTHER!

  
  PRESTIGE RECORDS  1970                        PR 7766 
        
also issued on Prestige PR 10025 entitled "Right On Brother!"
COVER OF PR 10025



credits :

Drums  Bernard Purdie
Electric Bass [Fender]  Jimmy Lewis 
 (tracks: A1, A2, B1 to B3)
Guitar  Boogaloo Joe Jones
Organ  Charlie Earland
Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone  Rusty Bryant
Written-By  Joe Jones (tracks: A1, A3, B2)

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 16, 1970
Producer: Bob Porter
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder


track list:

A1 Right On 5:40   
A2 Things Ain't What They Used To BE 7:00   
A3 Poppin' 6:03   
B1 Someday We'll Be Together 6:45   
B2 Brown Bag 5:05   
B3 Let It Be Me 5:29





mardi 15 décembre 2015

WILLIS JACKSON JACKSON'S ACTION!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1964                              PR 7348 


credits ans sessions recording:

Frank Robinson (trumpet) Willis Jackson (tenor sax) 
Carl Wilson (organ) Pat Martino (guitar) 
Joe Hadrick (drums)

Recorded "live" at "The Allegro", 
NYC, March 21, 1964

Tracks list:

A1 Jackson's Action!
A2 A Lot Of Livin' To Do
A3 I Wish You Love
A4 Monkey Hips
B1 A'w Right-Do It
B1 Jive Samba

 link



JAMES BROWN & THE FAMOUS FLAMES I Can't Stand Myself When You Touch Me

KING RECORDS 1968                                      LP 1030


credits:


Design – Roger McElya
Edited By – Gene Redd
Other [Models] – Billie Simpson, Lillian O'Neal, Mary A. Dodd
Producer – James Brown
Production Manager – Bud Hobgood
Recorded By  – Ron Lenhoff


tracks list:


A1 I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) Part 1
Written-By – J. Brown*
A2 There Was A Time
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
A3 Get It Together (Part 1)
Written-By – A. Ellis*, B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
A4 Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*, J. Crawford*
A5 Time After Time
Written-By – J. Styne*, S. Cahn*
A6 The Soul Of J.B. (Inst.)
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, G. Knochelman*, J. Brown*
B1 I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) Part 2
Written-By – J. Brown*
B2 Get It Together (Part 2)
Written-By – A. Ellis*, B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
B3 Why Did You Take Your Love Away From Me
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
B4 Need Your Love So Bad
Written-By – Little Willie John
B5 You've Got To Change Your Mind
Written-By – B. Byrd*, G. C. Redd*, J. Brown*, R. Lenhoff*
B6 Funky Soul 1
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*, J. Crawford*




BILL BLACK'S COMBO BILL BLACK'S BEAT GOES ON

HI RECORDS 1968                                             SHL 32041


credits:
Engineer – Ray Harris 
Supervised By – Joe Cuogh

tracks list:

A1 The Beat Goes On
Written-By – Sonny Bono
2:48
A2 Ode To Billy Joe
Written-By – Bobbie Gentry
2:35
A3 River Of Darkness
Written-By – G. Lightfoot*
2:19
A4 Gotta Travel On
Written-By – P. Clayton *
2:08
A5 Wipe It Out
Written-By – Emmons*, Leech*, Harris *
2:19
A6 Let The Good Times Roll
Written-By – Leonard Lee
2:40
B1 Funky Broadway
Written-By – L. Christian*
2:15
B2 Soul Man
Written-By – I. Hayes, D. Porter*
2:16
B3 Never My Love
Written-By – Don Addrisi
2:36
B4 The Letter
Written-By – Wayne Carson*
1:55
B5 A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Written-By – Brooker*, Reid*
2:29
B6 The Stripper
Written-By – David Rose
1:35



BILL BLACK'S COMBO SOULIN' THE BLUES

HI RECORDS 1969                                                     SHL 32047


credits:

Engineer – Ray Harris
 Producer – Joe Cuoghi

tracks list:


A1 Hoochie Coochie     2:27
A2 Everyday I Have The Blues     2:24
A3 Dust My Broom     2:30
A4 Blue Shadows     2:58
A5 Prowlin'     1:59
A6 No Time     2:30
B1 Birds And The Bees     1:52
B2 Things I Used To Do     1:58
B3 Spoonful     2:31
B4 Imperial Tempo     2:08
B5 Mrs. Nelly B     2:27
B6 Last Train     2:08