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...."

lundi 21 mars 2016


ISLAND RECORDS 1967                                        ILP 944


Michael "Mick" Weaver  is a session musician best known for his playing of the Hammond B3 organ and is a much respected exponent of the Blues and Funk styles.
"Sunshine Super Frog" has 12 top quality mod soul Hammond tracks and the LP never really lets up for a minute. All tracks feature Mick Weaver as Wynder K Frog, playing a Hammond B3 organ and were recorded in London playing over backing 
tapes by unnamed session musicians from New York. 
In the album liner notes Jimmy Miller noted that Weaver had "supplemented the band with trumpet, tenor sax, guitar, bass and drums, Wynder has transformed the organ into a highly enjoyable medium of sound, combining jazzy finesse with popular and commercial phrasing 

tracks list:

 A1 Sunshine Superman    
A2 I Feel So Bad    
A3 Oh Mary    
A4 Blues For A Frog    
A5 Somebody Help Me    
A6 Mercy    
B1 Hold On, I'm Coming    
B2 Shook, Shimmy And Shake    
B3 Insence    
B4 Walking To New Orleans    
B5 (Don't Fight It) Feel It    
B6 Dancin' Pain


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