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...."

vendredi 29 juillet 2016


COTIQUE RECORDS 1967                            CS-1008  


   Performer – Angel, Elliot, Joey, Pabrila Le Bron

producer:  Georges Goldner
Co-producer – Johnny Colón
Msiv coordinator Julie Aletras
Written-By – Angel Lebron (tracks: B2, B4),
Jose Lebron (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3)

Recorded At – Mirasound Studios
Engineer – Ron Johnson

Members of the original band were :
Gabe Gil - alto sax, Tito Ocasio - Timbales, 
Hector Lebron - Congas, Eddie DeCupe - Trumpet,
Elliot Rivera, vocals, Felix Rivera, trumpet.
 Frankie LeBron later replaced Frankie Rodriguez 
who replaced his cousin Hector LeBron on congas. 

tracks listing:

  A1 Summertime Blues 4:40
A2 Suena 5:52
A3 Tall Tale 4:20
A4 Mi Mambo
Written-By – E. Rivera*, G. Gill 4:55
B1 Mary, Mary 4:30
B2 My Cool Boogaloo 4:50
B3 Mala Suerte     3:05
B4 Descarga Lebron 5:17



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