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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 17 novembre 2016

MOSE ALLISON TAKES TO THE HILL

  EPIC RECORDS 1962                                     BA 17031 
   

This album was re-issued in 1966 as V-8 Ford Blues.


credits:

Tracks 3 and 9 previously released on Transfiguration of Hiram Brown
(recorded December 21, 1959 - January 11, 1960):
Mose Allison - piano, vocals
Addison Farmer - bass
Jerry Segal - drums

Tracks 5, 6, 11, and 12 previously released on I
Love the Life I Live (recorded June 30, 1960):
Mose Allison - piano, vocals
Henry Grimes - bass
Paul Motian - drums
Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, and 10 (recorded May 16, 1961):
Mose Allison - piano, vocals
 Aaron Bell - bass
 Osie Johnson - drums

Recorded    
December 21, 1959 - January 11, 1960;
June 28 - September 9, 1960; May 16, 1961
New York
producer and engineering  Teo Macero
 

Tracklisting

A1     V-8 Ford Blues
Written-By – W. Love*
A2     Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Written-By – S. H. Stept*, S. Clare*
A3     Baby, Please Don't Go
Written-By – J. Williams*
A4     Hey, Good Lookin'
Written-By – H. Williams*
A5     I Live The Life I Live
Written-By – W. Dixon*
A6     I Ain't Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares For Me)
Written-By – R. Graham*, S. Williams*
B1     Back On The Corner
Written-By – M. Allison*
B2     Life Is Suicide
Written-By – P. Mayfield*
B3     'Deed I Do
Written-By – F. Rose*, W. Hirsch*
B4     Ask Me Nice
Written-By – M. Allison*
B5     You're A Sweetheart
Written-By – H. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
B6     Mad With You
Written-By – L. Hopkins


 Baby, Please Don't Go





CHUCK JACKSON MR. EVERYTHING

WAND RECORDS 1964                                      WDS 667



 Tracklisting


A1     Since I Don't Have You    
A2     I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself    
A3     I Need You    
A4     I'm Your Man    
A5     Human    
A6     Love Is A Many Splendored Thing    
B1     The Work Song    
B2     If I Didn't Love You    
B3     Something You've Got    
B4     D-5    
B5     Somebody New    
B6     Tears Of Joy








dimanche 13 novembre 2016

SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE STAND

EPIC RECORDS 1969                                   BN 26456

gatefold


credits:

 Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica, 
vocoder, bass guitar on "You Can Make it if You Try"
Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
Larry Graham: vocals, bass guitar (except on "You Can Make it if You Try")
Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboard
Cynthia Robinson: trumpet, vocal ad-libs, background vocals on "I Want to Take You Higher"
Jerry Martini: saxophone, background vocals on "I Want to Take You Higher"
Greg Errico: drums, background vocals on "I Want to Take You Higher"
Little Sister (Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): background vocals on "Stand!",
 "Sing a Simple Song", "Everyday People", and "I Want to Take you Higher"

Recorded     1968–1969
Pacific High Recording Studios
(San Francisco, California)
Engineers: Don Puluse, Brian Ross-Myring, Phil Macey


tracklisting:

A1     Stand!     3:08
A2     Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey     5:59
A3     I Want To Take You Higher     5:22
A4     Somebody's Watching You     3:19
A5     Sing A Simple Song     3:55
B1     Everyday People     2:20
B2     Sex Machine     13:48
B3     You Can Make It If You Try     3:39




SLY & THE FAMILY STONE DANCE TO THE MUSIC

EPIC RECORDS 1967                                      BN 26371



credits:

  Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica, and more
    Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
    Larry Graham: vocals, bass guitar
    Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboards
    Cynthia Robinson: trumpet, vocal ad-libs
    Jerry Martini: saxophone
    Greg Errico: drums
    Little Sister (Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): backing vocals

Recorded     September 1967
 Engineer – Brian Ross-Myring, Don Puluse

 Tracklisting

A1     Dance To The Music     2:58
A2     Higher     2:46
A3     I Ain't Got Nobody (For Real)     4:24
    Dance To The Medley     (12:13)
A4a     Music Is Alive    
A4b     Dance In    
A4c     Music Lover    
B1     Ride The Rhythm     2:46
B2     Color Me True     3:08
B3     Are You Ready     2:48
B4     Don't Burn Baby     3:12
B5     Never Will I Fall In Love Again     3:24









samedi 12 novembre 2016

PUCHO AND THE LATIN SOUL BROTHERS JUNGLE FIRE!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1970                          PR 7765 

          
credits:

Bass [Fender] – Seaborn Westbrook
    Bongos – Norberto Appellaniz
    Congas – Joe Armstrong
    Drums – Bernard Purdie
    Electric Piano – Earl Neal Creque*
    Guitar – Billy Butler (3)
    Leader, Timbales – Pucho
      Saxophone [Tenor - Varitone], Flute – Seldon Powell
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Eddie Pazant
    Trumpet – Al Pazant*
    Vibraphone, Percussion – Billy Bivins*

Producer – Bob Porter
    Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
 recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, 
NJ, January 12, 1970


tracks list:

A1  Friendship Train  5:10    
A2   Got Myself A Good Man  5:45    
A3  The Spokerman  5:25    
B1 Cloud 9  8:50    
B2   Jamilah 6:15




vendredi 11 novembre 2016

PUCHO AND THE LATIN SOUL BROTHERS BIG STICK

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1967                              PR 7555


credits:

 Arranged By [Violin Parts] – Bill Fisher* (tracks: A2, A3, B2)
    Bass – Jimmy Phillips
    Bongos – Norberto Appellaniz
    Chorus – Cecil Jackson (tracks: A2, B1, B3), Jackie Soul (tracks: A2, B1, B3),
    Unknown Artist (tracks: A2, B1, B3), William Bivens, Jr.(tracks: A2, B1, B3)
    Congas – Cecil Jackson
    Piano, Clavinet, Organ – Neal Creque
    Timbales, Congas – Pucho
    Vibraphone, Clavinet, Piano, Drums [Traps], Cowbell – William Bivens, Jr.
    Violin – Alfred Brown (tracks: A2, A3, B2), Matthew Raimondi (tracks: A2, A3, B2),
    Sanford Allen (tracks: A2, A3, B2)
    Vocals – Jackie Soul

Producer – Don Schlitten
    Producer, Design, Photography By – Don Schlitten
    Recorded By – Richard Alderson

This album was recorded on three separate days during
 December at Impact Sound Studios on West 65th Street.
NYC, December , 1967

tracklisting:

 A1     Swamp People
Congas – Pucho
A2     No One Knows    
A3     Here Comes The Rainy Day    
A4     Sunny
Clavinet – Neal Creque
B1     Left In The Cold
Clavinet – Neal Creque
B2     Cold Shoulder    
B3     Big Stick
Clavinet – Neal Creque
Congas – Pucho
Piano – William Bivens, Jr.
B4     Yesterday/Going Out Of My Head
Clavinet – William Bivens, Jr.
Piano – Neal Creque







mercredi 9 novembre 2016

ERNIE FREEMAN JIVIN "O" ROUND

IMPERIAL RECORDS 1957                              LP 9030

credits:

    Ernie freeman, piano
     Irving Asbby,  guitar
    Joseph Comfort, bass
James Miller, jr., drums 

tracks listing:

A1     Jivin' Around - Part 1    
A2     Jivin' Around - Part 2    
A3     Return To Me    
A4     Rockin' Around    
A5     Lost Dreams    
A6     Spring Fever    
B1     Walking The Beat    
B2     Rainy Day    
B3     Funny Face    
B4     A Touch Of The Blues    
B5     Flyin' High    
B6     Bluesy Me






THE MAR-KEYS & BOOKER T AND THE MG'S BACK TO BACK

STAX RECORDS 1967                                            S 720


credits and session recording:

Booker T. Jones (org) Steve Cropper (g)
Donald "Duck" Dunn (el-b)Al Jackson (d) 

Recorded live at:
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, March, 1967

12552    Green Onions
12553    Red Beans And Rice
12554    Tic-Tac-Toe
12555    Hip Hug-Her
12556    Gimme Some Lovin'
12557    Booker-Loo
12558    Outrage

add Wayne Jackson (tp) Joe Arnold, Andrew Love (ts)
same location, date

12559    Philly Dog
12560    Grab This Thing
12561    Last Night

track list:

A1    Booker T & The MG's –    Green Onions    4:12   
A2    Booker T & The MG's –    Red Beans And Rice    1:55   
A3    Booker T & The MG's –    Tic-Tac-Toe    2:35   
A4    Booker T & The MG's –    Hip Hug-Her    2:51   
A5    Mar-Keys, The –    Philly Dog    2:55   
B1    Mar-Keys, The –    Grab This Thing    2:25   
B2    Mar-Keys, The –    Last Night    3:18   
B3    Booker T & The MG's –    Gimme Some Lovin'    2:56   
B4    Booker T & The MG's –    Booker Loo    3:18   
B5    Booker T & The MG's –    Outrage




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