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


  EPIC RECORDS 1962                                     BA 17031 

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


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

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


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

3 commentaires:

  1. Enjoyed the tributes to Mose. Had them but did it all over again ,anyway. Thanks Michel, I hope all is well for you.

  2. love the groove addict! thanks for all the great posts
    i have you listed on my 2 current pages

    thanks again and looking forward to new music