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"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...."

mercredi 31 août 2016

THE LATIN DIMENSIONS IT'S A TURNED ON WORLD

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1968                           ES 1926


credits:

 Arranged By – Edward Drennon*, George Hampson
Bass – Ray DeJesus
Congas – Gilmore Digap, Jimmy Maeulen
Flute – Kevin Sweeney
Harpsichord – Joe Torres
Lead Vocals – Jimmy Maeulen
Percussion – Felix Coroso, Mike Martinez
Piano – Joe Torres
Timbales – Gilmore Digap
Viola – George Hampson
Violin – Edward Drennon, George Hampson
Vocals – Kevin Sweeney , Mike Martinez
Vocals [Spanish] – Felix Coroso
The Primettes:
Annastein Gainolls, Deloris Costella Levant,  
Dorothea Andusan,

Producer – Peter Rosaly
engineers:Frank Laico,Don Puluse, Stan Weiss


tracklist:

A1 Hurt So Bad    
A2 What More Could You Ask For    
A3 Eleanor Rigby    
A4 Pulpa De Tamarindo (Love Is The Same Like Happy)    
A5 Get Ready    
A6 I Saw It Coming    
B1 Don't Touch Me    
B2 Come Back    
B3 Yesterday    
B4 It Takes A Turned On World    
B5 Mr. Mod







samedi 27 août 2016

QUARTETTE TRES BIEN KILIMANJARO

DECCA RECORDS 1964                              DL 74548


This is the first set of recordings but second release by
 St. Louis group QTB (see discog info below). Often compared
 to the Ramsey Lewis/Young-Holt Trio, Billy Larkin and the Delegates,
 Odell Brown & the Organ-izers, The Three Sounds, etc.


credits:

Jeter Thompson - Piano
Richard Simmons - Bass
Albert St. James - Drums
Percy James - Percussion

Produced by Norman Wienstroer  


tracks list:

A1 Kilimanjaro (Jeter Thompson) 6:22    
A2 I Left My Heart In San Francisco (George Cory) 2:22
A3 Secretly (Georges Garvarentz, Marcel Stellman) 3:05
A4 I Didn't Know What Time It Was (Richard Rodgers - Lorenz Hart) 4:39
B1 My Favourite Things (Richard Rodgers - Oscar Hammerstein II) 5:05
B2 My One And Only Love (Guy Wood, Robert Mellin) 3:28
B3 Ramblin' Rose (Joe Sherman, Noel Sherman) 2:32
B4 You Came A Long Way From St. Louis (Bob Russell, John B. Brooks) 4:52






vendredi 26 août 2016

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY DOMINATION

CAPITOL RECORDS 1965                                 ST 2203 

 Domination is an album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley
released on the Capitol label featuring performances of
 by Adderley with an orchestra conducted by Oliver Nelson

credits:


 Cannonball Adderley - alto saxophone
    Nat Adderley - cornet, trumpet
    Jimmy Maxwell, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry, Snooky Young - trumpet (tracks 1-8)
    Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Jay Jay Johnson - trombone (tracks 1-8)
    Don Butterfield - tuba (tracks 1-8)
    Marshal Royal, Phil Woods - alto saxophone (tracks 1-8)
    Budd Johnson - tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute (tracks 1-8)
    Bob Ashton - tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, flute (tracks 1-8)
    Danny Bank - baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, flute (tracks 1-8)
    Joe Zawinul - piano, electric piano
    Richard Davis (tracks 1, 2, 7 & 8), Sam Jones (tracks 3-6),  - bass
    Grady Tate (tracks 1, 2, 7 & 8), Louis Hayes (tracks 3-6),  - drums
    Unidentified percussion (tracks 3, 4 & 6)
  Oliver Nelson (tracks 1-8) - conductor, arranger

Recorded at Capitol Studios in New York City, NY on April 26, 1965


trackslist:

 A1     Domination     3:32
A2     Cyclops     4:32
A3     Introduction To A Samba     5:05
A4     Shake A Lady     2:53
B1     Interlude     4:46
B2     Mystified     3:41
B3     I Worship You     6:13
B4     Gon Gong     3:28

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jeudi 25 août 2016

BILL WITHERS STILL BILL

SUSSEX RECORDS 1972                           SXBS 7014


credits:

   Bill Withers - guitar, piano, vocals
    Bobbye Hall - percussion
    Benorce Blackmon - guitar
    Melvin Dunlap - bass
    James Gadson - drums, percussion
    Raymond Jackson - piano, clavinet, electric piano,
 horn & string arrangement

Recorded at:
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA
Engineer – Bob Hughes, Phil Sheer


tracks list:

 A1     Lonely Town, Lonely Street     3:43
A2     Let Me In Your Life     2:39
A3     Who Is He (And What Is He To You)?
Lyrics By – Stan McKenny*Music By – Bill Withers 3:12
A4     Use Me     3:46
A5     Lean On Me
Piano – Bill Withers 4:17
B1     Kissing My Love     3:49
B2     I Don't Know     3:05
B3     Another Day To Run
Lyrics By – Bill WithersMusic By – Benorce Blackman 4:38
B4     I Don't Want You On My Mind     4:35
B5     Take It All In And Check It All Out     2:40






REQUEST

hello everyone here the references of singles "blue beat record" I'm missing

any help would be appreciated

126b
160a - 166b - 172b
201a - 201b -202b - 205b - 208a - 208b - 217a - 217b - 221a - 223a - 223b
226a - 230b - 236b - 237a - 246a - 246b
253a - 260a - 260b
280b - 288a
300b - 304a - 304b - 308a - 308b - 310a - 310b - 312a - 312b - 317b - 323a - 323 b
326a - 328a - 344a - 344b - 347b
351a - 353a - 353b - 354b - 360a - 360b - 363b - 365a - 366b - 368a - 368b
383b - 392a - 392b - 394a - 394b - 395b - 396a - 396b - 397a - 397b - 399a - 399b - 401a- 401b -  404a to 423b

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BILL WITHERS MENAGERIE

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1977                              JC 34903



credits:


  Bill Withers – Vocals (tracks 1-4, 6-9, Lead- 5),
 Guitar (track 2), Keyboards
    Clarence McDonald (tracks 1, 4, 6-7, 9),
 Clifford Coulter (5, solo-8), Dean Grant  – Keyboards
    Ray Parker, Jr. (tracks 1, 4-7) – Guitar
    Jerry Knight (tracks 1, 4, 6), Keni Burke (2-3, 5, 7-9) – Bass
    Russ Kunkel (track 1) – Shaker
    Ralph MacDonald (tracks 1-4, 6-9) – Percussion
    Alvin Taylor (tracks 3-6), Russ Kunkel (1-2, 7-9) – Drums
    Mike Jones (track 6), Clifford Coulter (8) – Synthesizer
    Charles Veal (tracks 1-4, 6-9) – Concert master
    Pat Hodges (track 5), Denita James (5), Jessica Smith (5) – Background vocals


Recorded: 
  
1977 The Record Plant, Los Angeles, California
A&R Studios, New York City, New York
Engineer – Bob Merritt
Engineer [Assistant] – Phil Jantaas 

 
trackslist:

A1     Lovely Day
A2     I Want To Spend The Night
A3     Lovely Night For Dancing
A4     Then You Smile At Me
B1     She Wants To (Get On Down)
B2     It Ain't Because Of Me Baby
B3     Tender Things
B4     Wintertime
B5     Let Me Be The One You Need






Uloz 

BILL WITHERS JUST AS I AM

SUSSEX RECORDS 1971                              SXBS-7006 


 credits:

 Bill Withers – guitar, vocals
    Stephen Stills – guitar
    Chris Ethridge - bass
    Jim Keltner – drums
    Booker T. Jones – guitar, keyboards
    Bobbye Hall Porter – percussion
    Donald "Duck" Dunn - bass
    Al Jackson, Jr. – drums
Booker T. Jones produced, arranged,
and played keyboards on Just As I Am


Recorded in  1971 at Sunset Sound
and Wally Heider Studios
(Hollywood, California)
engineer [Sunset Sound] – Bill Lazerus
Engineer [Wally Heider] – Bill Halverson


tracks list:

 A1     Harlem     3:23
A2     Ain't No Sunshine     2:04
A3     Grandma's Hands     2:00
A4     Sweet Wanomi     2:30
A5     Everybody's Talkin' 3:21
A6     Do It Good     2:52
B1     Hope She'll Be Happier     3:48
B2     Let It Be 2:37
B3     I'm Her Daddy     3:19
B4     In My Heart     4:19
B5     Moanin' And Groanin'     2:57
B6     Better Off Dead     2:13






samedi 13 août 2016

MONTY ALEXANDER ALEXANDER THE GREAT

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1964                             ST-86


 Alexander the Great is an album by pianist Monty Alexander
recorded in 1964 for the Pacific Jazz label.


credits:

Piano – Monty Alexander   
Double Bass – Victor Gaskin
Drums – Paul Humphrey

Photography By [Back Photo] – Les McCann

Recorded at "After Hours Concert" at
the Esquire Theater (Los Angeles).
Engineer – Richard Bock
Producer – Richard Bock


tracks listing:

 A1 John Brown's Body
Written By – Traditional
A2 Jitterbug Waltz
Written-By – Fats Waller
A3 Comin' Home Baby
Written-By – Ben Tucker
A4 If I Were A Bell
Written-By – Frank Loesser
B1 The Grabber
Written-By – Monty Alexander
B2 Autumn Leaves
Written-By – Mercer*, Kozma*
B3 I've Never Been In Love Before
Written-By – Frank Loesser
B4 Blues For Jilly
Written-By – Monty Alexander








vendredi 12 août 2016

MONTY ALEXANDER SPUNKY

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1965                   ST-20094 



credits:

Bass – Bob Cranshaw (tracks: A4, B1),
Victor Gaskin (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B2 to B5)
Drums – Bruno Carr (tracks: A4, B1),
Paul Humphrey (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B2 to B5)
Guitar – Gene Bertoncini (tracks: A4, B1),
Scott Turner (tracks: B4)
Photography By  – Les McCann
Piano – Monty Alexander


Recorded At – World Pacific Studios L.A.
Recorded At – Plaza Sound StudiosN.Y.
 Producer – Richard Bock


tracks listing:

A1 Spunky
Written-By – Monty Alexander
A2 Naturally
Written-By – Nat Adderley
A3 Jamaican Shake
Written-By – Monty Alexander
A4 Heartstrings
Written-By – Milt Jackson
A5 Taggies Tune
Written-By – Junior Mance
B1 Rattlesnake
Written-By – Monty Alexander
B2 Whisper Not
Written-By – Benny Golson
B3 I'm An Old Cow Hand
Written-By – Johnny Mercer
B4 Little Children Of Peru
Written-By – Scott Turner
B5 Spirit Of Foo Foo
Written-By – Monty Alexander
 







 

JOHNNY "GUITAR" WATSON LISTEN

FANTASY RECORDS  1973                             F-9437


credits:

Backing Vocals – Maxayn
Bass [Electric], Clavinet – Andre Lewis
Drums – Emery Thomas
Guitar [Rhythm], Saxophone [Tenor] – Henry "Hank" Redd
Guitar, Vocals, Producer, Arranged By – Johnny "Guitar" Watson
Organ, Vocals – Rudy Copeland
Saxophone [Alto] – J.D. Reed
Written-By – Johnny Watson


Recorded at
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California, May 1973 
Engineer Jim Stern - Eddie Harris


tracks list:

A1 If I Had The Power 4:40
A2 You've Got A Hard Head 4:29
A3 Lovin' You 4:15
A4 It's All About You 3:59
B1 You're The Sweetest Thing I've Ever Had 3:57
B2 I Get A Feeling 3:40
B3 Why Don't You Treat Me Like I'm Your Man 2:55
B4 You Bring Love 3:49
B5 You Stole My Heart 3:28







JOHNNY GUITAR WATSON WAIT A MINUTE BABY

HIGHLAND RECORDS 1964          SINLE 1151


 A1 Wait a Minute Baby
Songwriter – Johnny Guitar Watson
B1 Oh So Fine
Songwriter – Johnny Guitar Watson






JOHNNY GUITAR WATSON AIN'T GONNA MOVE

JOWAT RECORDS 1966                          SINGLE118


B1 Baby Don't Leave 2:35





jeudi 11 août 2016

JOHNNY GUITAR WATSON JOHNNY "GUITAR" WATSON

KING RECORDS 1963                                             LP 857



tracks list:

A1 Cuttin' In
Written-By – John Watson*
3:03
A2 Embraceable You
Written-By – G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin*
2:35
A3 Broke And Lonely
Written-By – J. Watson*, J. Otis*
2:50
A4 What You Do To Me
Written-By – J. Watson*, J. Otis*
2:23
A5 Gangster Of Love
Written-By – John Watson*
2:50
A6 Highway 60
Written-By – J. Watson*, Delagarde*
2:23
B1 Those Lonely, Lonely Feelings
Written-By – King*, Bincent*
2:45
B2 Posin'
Written-By – Chan*, Chaplin*
2:40
B3 That's The Chance You've Got To Take
Written-By – Johnny Watson*
3:10
B4 I Just Wants Me Some Love
Written-By – J. Watson*
2:40
B5 Sweet Lovin' Mama
Written-By – J. Watson*
2:47
B6 You Can't Take It With You
Written-By – J. Watson*





DARRELL BANKS IS HERE!

ATCO RECORDS 1967  (mono)                                         33-216 

     
track list: 


A1 Here Come The Tears
    Written-By – G.Sims*     
A2 I've Got That Feelin'
    Written-By – Gene Redd, Jimmy Crosby, Rosemarie McCoy*    
A3 I'm Gonna Hang My Head And Cry
    Written By – Donald Bell, Cleveland Horn, Rosemarie McCoy, Gene Redd  
A4 Look Into The Eyes Of A Fool
    Written By – Gene Redd, Cleveland Horn, Donald Bell
A5 Our Love (Is In The Pocket)
    Written-By – G.Clinton*, Rosemarie McCoy*    
B1 Open The Door To Your Heart
    Written-By – Darrell Banks     
B2 Angel Baby (Don't You Ever Leave Me)
    Written By – Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby
B3 Somebody (Somewhere Needs You)
    Written-By – Frank Wilson, Marc Gordon    
B4 Baby What'cha Got (For Me)
    Written-By – C. Hatcher*, J. Barnes*    
B5 You Better Go
    Written By – Teddy Randazzo, Lou Stallman, Bob Weinstein
 



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mercredi 10 août 2016

ANOTHER LP'S OF GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS














 

GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS LETTER FULL OF TEARS

FURY RECORDS 1962                    FULP 1003




tracks list:

A1 Letter Full Of Tears    
A2 You Broke Your Promise    
A3 Operator    
A4 I'll Trust You    
A5 Morning,Noon & Night    
A6 I Really Didn't Mean It    
B1 Every Beat Of My Heart    
B2 Room In Your Heart    
B3 Guess Who    
B4 Runnin' Around    
B5 Darlin'    
B6 What Shall I Do?






mardi 9 août 2016

THE JOHNY LOUIS TRIO THE IN CROWD

CROWN RECORDS 1965                                      CST-468

"Johny" is the correct spelling of his name. 
These are all Ramsey-Lewis-type instrumentals, 
complete with a Ramsey Lewis knockoff cover


tracks list:

01 The In Crowd
02 Rock Me Baby
03 Woke Up This Morning
04 Cherry Pie
05 Big Talk
06 Tequila
07 The Lunch Bunch
08 You Know I Love You
09 Blues For Me
10 Lonesome Me 



GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS NITTY GRITTY

SOUL RECORDS 1969                                      SS 713


credits:

Arranged By
Jerry Long (tracks: A1), Joe Tex (tracks: B1)
Backing Vocals – Merald Knight, Jr.*, Edward Patten, William Guest
Producer – Ashford & Simpson (tracks: A2, A3, B2), Harvey Fuqua
(tracks: B1, B6), Ivy Jo Hunter (tracks: B5), Johnny Bristol 
(tracks: B1, B6), Norman Whitfield (tracks: A1, A4 to A6, B3, B4)
Vocals – Gladys Knight



tracks list:

A1 Cloud Nine
Written-By – B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*   
A2 Runnin' Out
Written-By – N.Ashford, V.Simpson*   
A3 Didn't You Know (You'd Have To Cry Sometime)
Written-By – N.Ashford, V.Simpson*   
A4 (I Know) I'm Losing You
Written-By – C. Grant*, E. Holland*, N. Whitfield*
A5 The Nitty Gritty
Written-By – Lincoln Chase   
A6 Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone
Written-By – C. Grant*, N. Whitfield*, S. Moy*   
B1 All I Could Do Was Cry
Written-By – B. Gordy, Jr.*, B. Davis*, G. Gordy*   
B2 Keep An Eye
Written-By – N.Ashford, V.Simpson*   
B3 Got Myself A Good Man
Written-By – B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*   
B4 It's Summer
Written-By – B. Strong*, N. Whitfield*   
B5 The Stranger
Written-By – Ivy Hunter*   
B6 I Want Him To Say It Again
Written-By – M. Knight*, G. Knight*, 

H. Fuqua*, J. Bristol*, Wm. Guest












lundi 8 août 2016

HUGH MASEKELA THE PROMISE OF A FUTURE

UNI RECORDS  1968                                     73028 


credits and session recording:

Bass – Henry Franklin
Drums – Chuck Carter
Piano – William Henderson
Saxophone [Tenor, Soprano] – Al Abreu
Trumpet  – Hugh Masekela

Recorded in Los Angeles, California: March 12,13,14 1968
Chisa Productions
 Producer – Stewart Levine
Engineered at Gold Star Studios 
Engineer – "Doctor, The"

track list:

A1 Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Written-By – N. Ashford*, V. Simpson*
A2 Madonna
Written-By – A. Abreu*
A3 No Face, No Name And No Number
Written-By – J. Capaldi*, S. Winwood*
A4 Almost Seedless
Written-By – H. Masekela
A5 Stop
Written-By – J. Ragovoy*, M. Shuman*
B1 Grazing In The Grass
Written-By – P. Hou*
B2 Vuca
Written-By – H. Masekela*
B3 Bajabule Bonke
Written-By – M. Makeba*
B4 There Are Seeds To Sow










HUGH MASEKELA THE AMERICANIZATION OF OOGA BOOGA

MGM RECORDS 1965                                         SE-4372

credits:

Bass – Hal Dotson
    Cornet, Flugelhorn, Vocals – Hugh Masekela
    Drums – Henry Jenkins
    Piano – Larry Willis
   

Recorded:  Live At The Village Gate;
New York City: November 1965

Producer: Tom Wilson
Engineer: Reice Hamel
 Recorded By [Director] – Val Valentin

tracks list:

A1     Bajabula Bonke (Healing Song)
Written-By – Miriam Makeba
A2     Dzinorabiro (The Good Old Days)
Written-By – Miriam Makeba
A3     Unhlanhla (Lucky Boy)
Written-By – Angela Makeba*
A4     Cantelope Island
Written-By – Herbie Hancock
B1     U-Dwi (Song For My Mother)
Written-By – Hugh Masekela
B2     Masquenada
Written-By – Jorge Ben
B3     Abangoma (Song Of Praise)
Written-By – Miriam Makeba
B4     Myxolydia
Written-By – Hugh Masekela










dimanche 7 août 2016

JIMMY WITHERSPOON with BROTHER JACK MCDUFF THE BLUES IS NOW

VERVE RECORDS 1967                      V6 5030
          

credits:

Jimmy Witherspoon - vocals, guitar
Jack McDuff - arranger, organ
Leo Johnson, Danny Turner - flute, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
Melvin Sparks - guitar
Jymie Merritt - bass guitar
Ray Appleton - drums

Recorded: June 1, 1967 in New York City.
Val Valentin - engineer

tracks listing:

A1 Sweet Slumber 3:49   
A2 I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town 2:39   
A3 Past Forty Blues 4:20   
A4 S.K. Blues 2:21   
A5 Late One Evening 3:06   
B1 Part Time Woman 3:30   
B2 Good Rocking Tonight    2:09   
B3 I Won't Tell A Soul(I Love You) 4:41   
B4 My Baby's Quit Me 3:07   
B5 My Money's Long This Morning, Baby 2:09   

BROTHER JACK McDUFF WALK ON BY

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1966                          PR 7476 


credits :

Jack McDuff - organ
Red Holloway (tracks 2 & 8),
Harold Ousley (tracks 3, 6 & 9) - tenor saxophone
Pat Martino - guitar
Joe Dukes - drums
Unidentified orchestra arranged and conducted
 by Benny Golson (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 8)


Recorded     February, 1966
New York City

tracks listing:

A1 Walk On By
Written By – Bacharach, David-Blue
A2 Around The Corner
Written By – McDuff-Growl
A3 Haitian Lady
Written By – Ousley-Meager
A4 Talking 'Bout My Woman
Written By – Barnes-Meager, Jackson
B1 Jersey Bounce
Written By – Feyne-Wright-Platter-Bradshaw-Johnson
B2 For Those Who Choose
Written By – Ousley-Meager
B3 Too Many Fish In The Sea
Written By – Holland-Whitfield
B4 There Is No Greater Love
Written By – Jones-Isham, Symes
B5 Song Of The Soul
Written By – Ousley-Growl



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