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Press

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...."

mardi 21 mai 2019

JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH BLACK FEELING!


 PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                         PR  7736   


credits: 
 Johnny "Hammond" Smith - organ
    Virgil Jones - trumpet
    Rusty Bryant, Leo Johnson - tenor saxophone
    Wally Richardson - guitar
    Jimmy Lewis - electric bass
    Bernard Purdie - drums

    Bob Porter - producer
    Rudy Van Gelder - engineer

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
December 22, 1969

track list:

A1     Black Feeling    
A2     Kindra    
A3     Johnny Hammond Boogaloo    
B1     Dig On It    
B2     When Sunny Gets Blue    
B3     Soul Talk-1970


 

RUSTY BRYANT SOUL LIBERATION

    PRESTIGE RECORDS 1970                              PR 7798      


     
credits :


Alto Saxophone – Rusty Bryant (tracks: A2)
Drums – Idris Muhammad
Guitar – Melvin Sparks
Organ – Charlie Earland*
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Supervised By – Bob Porter
Tenor Saxophone – Rusty Bryant (tracks: A1, A3 to B2)
Trumpet – Virgil Jones


recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, June 15, 1970
Bob Porter - producer
Rudy Van Gelder - engineer

tracks list:


A1 Cold Duck Time
Written-By – Harris*
6:14
A2 The Ballad Of Oren Bliss
Written-By – Bryant*
5:55
A3 Lou-Lou
Written-By – Earland*
8:12
B1 Soul Liberation
Written-By – Earland*
11:35
B2 Freeze-Dried Soul
Written-By – Bryant*
7:30

 

RUSTY BRYANT NIGHT TRAIN NOW!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                            PR 7735  



credits:
Rusty Bryant - alto saxophone, 
tenor saxophone, varitone
    Jimmy Carter - organ
    Joe Jones - guitar
    Eddie Mathias - electric bass
    Bernard Purdie - drums


    Bob Porter - producer
    Rudy Van Gelder - engineer

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
 Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 6, 1969


(the day of my birthday of my 21 years
what a nice gift)

track list:

A1 Cootie Boogaloo 5:52
A2 Funky Mama 5:50
A3 Funky Rabbits 5:35
B1 Night Train 5:20
B2 With These Hands 4:22
B3 Home Fries 5:50


 


lundi 20 mai 2019

JANE TURNER WITH RUSTY BRYANT House Rocker - Danger Blues

DOT RECORDS 1954              45-1229     


Tracklist

A     Rusty Bryant And The Carolyn Club Band     House Rocker  2:55
         Written-By – Henry Marr

B     Jane Turner With Rusty Bryant And The Carolyn Club Band     Danger Blues  2:53
          Written-By – Bryant






JOHNNY HAMMOND SMITH BLACK COFFEE



RIVERSIDE RECORDS 1962                     RS 9442




credits:

Drums – Leo Stevens
    Guitar – Eddie McFadden
    Organ – Johnny "Hammond" Smith
    Tenor Saxophone – Seldon Powell (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)

Recorded live at the Monterey Club, 
New Haven, Connecticut, November 8, 1962.
Producer – Orrin Keepnews
Engineer – Dave Jones, Ray Fowler



tracks list:

A1 Black Coffee 4:19
A2 Monterey Theme 3:03
A3 I Remember Clifford 4:15
A4 Far Away Places 7:14
B1 Rufus Toofus 7:11
B2 Body And Soul 6:20
B3 He's A Real Gone Guy 5:38







THE CHESS STORY 1965 1975




1965/1966





1967/1968




1969/1975




bonus

interviews of Phil Chess and,
Marshall Chess









THE CHESS STORY 1957 1964



disc 7/10

1957 /1959


1957/1959 


1960/1961


1962/1964






 

dimanche 19 mai 2019

HOWLIN' WOLF Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy

CHESS RECORDS 1963

credits:

Written-By – Willie Dixon






MUDDY WATERS You're Gonna' Miss Me - Mean Red Spider

SINGLE 1307
Format:Shellac, 10", 78 RPM

credits:

Bass – Ernest "Big" Crawford
    Guitar – Leroy Foster
    Written-By, Guitar, Vocals – Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters with Rythm Accompaniment.
Recorded November 30, 1948 in Chicago.







THE CHESS STORY 1947 1956



DISC 1 /6

 1947 /1950

Muddy Waters - Gypsy Woman

1950/1951

Howlin' Wolf - How Many More Years

1952/1954

 John Lee Hooker - Walkin' The Boogie

1952/1954 part 2

 Little Walter - Last Night

1955/1956

 Little Walter - My Baby

1955/1956 part 2

 Muddy Waters - Rock Me


disc1/2 link

disc 3/4 link

disc 5/6 link


Uloz 

1/6 link



vendredi 17 mai 2019

THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET TIME FURTHER OUT



COLUMBIA RECORDS 1961                         CS 8490

Time Further Out is a 1961 release by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. 
It features the "Classic Quartet": pianist Dave Brubeck,
 alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, bassist Eugene Wright, 
and drummer Joe Morello. The album was recorded
 by engineer Fred Plaut and produced by Teo Macero.




credits:

Dave Brubeck – piano
Paul Desmond – alto saxophone
Eugene Wright – bass
Joe Morello – drums

 Robert Honablue - engineering
Recorded    3 May 1961
Producer    Teo Macero


tracks list:


A1 It's A Raggy Waltz 5:15
A2 Bluette 5:23
A3 Charles Matthew Hallelujah 2:52
A4 Far More Blue 4:38
B1 Far More Drums 4:00
B2 Maori Blues 3:55
B3 Unsquare Dance 2:02
B4 Bru's Boogie Woogie 2:26
B5 Blue Shadows In The Street 6:33







DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET The Featuring JIMMY RUSHING ‎ BRUBECK & RUSHING

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1960                      CS 8353


credits:

 Piano, Composed By – Dave Brubeck
    Vocals – Jimmy Rushing
    Paul Desmond – alto saxophone
    Joe Morello – drums
    Eugene Wright – double bass (also credited "Gene Wright")

    Producer – Teo Macero

Recorded:  NYC, NYC, January 29, 1960 February 16, 1960
and August 4 , 1960.

tracks list:

A1     There'll Be Some Changes Made     2:06
A2     My Melancholy Baby     3:59
A3     Blues In The Dark     4:39
4A     I Never Knew (I Could Love Anyone Like I'm Loving You)     2:29
A5     Ain't Misbehavin'     3:23
B1     Evenin'     4:12
B2     All By Myself     2:31
B3     River, Stay 'Way From My Door     4:24
B4     You Can Depend On Me     3:31
B5     Am I Blue     2:52







JIMMY RUSHING AND THE SIMTH GIRLS Bessie - Clara - Mamie & Trixie (The Songs They Made Famous)

       COLUMBIA RECORDS 1961                     CS 8405   
 
 
credits:
 
 Vocal - Jimmy Rushing
    Clarinet – Buster Bailey
    Piano – Claude Hopkins
    Rhythm Guitar – Everett Barksdale
    Tenor Saxophone – Coleman Hawkins
    Trombone – Dickie Wells
    Trumpet – Buck Clayton
.
Tracklist

A1     Arkansas Blues    
A2     Downhearted Blues    
A3     How Come You Do Me Like You Do?    
A4     Crazy Blues    
A5     Squeeze Me    
B1     Trouble In Mind    
B2     Muddy Waters    
B3     Gulf Coast Blues    
B4     Everybody Loves My Baby    
B5     Shipwrecked Blues 





 link
 
 
     Uloz    

jeudi 16 mai 2019

NOLAN PORTER NOLAN

ABC RECORDS 1972                                    ABCX 766


credits:

Arranged By – Gabriel Mekler, Nolan Porter
Bass [Uncredited] – Roy Estrada
Drums [Uncredited] – Jimmy Carl Black, Richie Hayward
Guitar [Uncredited] – Lowell George
Keyboards [Uncredited] – Bill Payne
Percussion [Uncredited], Saxophone [Uncredited] – Tony Elisalda
Producer [Produced By] – Gabriel Mekler
Written-By – G. Mekler* (tracks: A1, A4, A5, B1), N. Porter* (tracks: A1, B1)


Artwork By [Design], Photography – Tom Gundelfinger
Producer  – Gabriel Mekler

Recorded at The Sound Factory in Hollywood.
Engineer  – Dave Hassinger, Val Garay



tracks list:

A1 I Like What You Give 2:51
A2 Groovin' (Out On Life)
Written By – B. Charles
3:00
A3 Somebody's Gone
Written-By – W. Payne*, L. George*
2:12
A4 Work It Out In The Morning 2:45
A5 Oh Baby
Written By – G. Austin
3:07
B1 If I Could Only Be Sure 3:21
B2 Crazy Love
Written-By – V. Morrison*
2:54
B3 Singer Man
Written By – K. Henley
2:08
B4 Burn Down The Cornfield
Written-By – R. Newman*
2:55
B5 Keep On Keepin' On 3:07









FREDDY ROBINSON THE COMING ATLANTIS

WORLD PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1969       ST 20162

 The Coming Atlantis (later entitled Black Fox)

Abu Talib (born as Fred Leroy Robinson and previously
known as Freddie or Freddy Robinson; February 24,
 was an African American blues and
jazz guitarist, singer, and harmonica player.

credits:

Bass [Fender & Upright] – Bob West
Bass, Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone – Ernest Williams*
Bongos, Congas – King Errison*
Featuring [Drums], Drums – Paul Humphrey
Featuring [Piano], Piano – Joe Sample
Flute – Allen Butler
Guitar – Fred L. Robinson*
Organ – Monk Higgins
Percussion – Dee Ervin
Producer – Higgins & Ervin*, Higgins & Ervin*
Strings [Section] – Sid Sharp
Tenor Saxophone – Plas Johnson
Trumpet – Allen Brisbois*
Vibraphone – Alan C. Estes*
Vocals [Background] – Adrienne Williams,
Alexandra Brown, Difosco Ervin*, Mamie Galore

Art Direction, Photography By – Ron Wolin
Liner Notes – Bob Hatchett

tracks listing:

A1       Before Six    4:25   
A2        The Coming Atlantis    3:34   
A3        (I'm A) Fool For You    2:55   
A4        Freddy's Sermon    6:05   
B1        Black Fox    5:15   
B2        The Oggum Boogum Song    3:34   
B3        Rita    3:39   
B4        Monkin' Around    4:28







mardi 14 mai 2019

SPOONER''S CROWD TWO IN THE MORNING

CADET RECORDS 1966                Single 5533     



Written by
Roger Hawkins, Spooner Oldham, Albert Lowe Jr.

A Two In the Morning    
B I´ll Be Your Baby

Dewey Lindon "Spooner" Oldham (born June 14, 1943) is an American
 songwriter and session musician. An organist, he recorded in Muscle Shoals, 
Alabama and at FAME Studios on such hit R&B songs as
"When a Man Loves a Woman" by Percy Sledge,
 "Mustang Sally" by Wilson Pickett and 
"I Never Loved a Man" by Aretha Franklin.








THE FAME GANG Twangin' My Thang - Turn My Chicken Loose

FAME RECORDS SINGLE P-1471  1970


producer: Mickey Buckins

 Tracklist
A     Twangin' My Thang     2:38
         T. Wamack
B     Turn My Chicken Loose     2:40
        Thompson, Varnell, Calloway, Eades






samedi 11 mai 2019

JOHNNY WATSON WOLFMAN

OKEH RECORDS 1966                    SINGLE 4-7270


credits:

arranged by: Arthur Wright
Producer: Larry Williams & Johnny Watson

 Tracklist

A     Wolfman     2:20

B     Hold On , I'm Comin'     2:41







THE MERCED BLUE NOTE THOMPIN'

GALAXY RECORDS 1965                         738

 A    Thompin'     2:21
B    Rufus, Jr.     2:18


Written-By – Coolures, Hunt 








vendredi 10 mai 2019

TRUMAN THOMAS GROOVIN'

VEEP RECORDS 1967                                  VPS 16517

Truman Thomas was Jackie Wilsons organist of choice throughout
the sixties and seventies and later went on to work with
Aretha Franklin Isley Brothers and King Curtis

credits:

Producer – Henry Jerome

tracks list:

A1 Baby I Love You 2:36    
A2 Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie 2:30    
A3 Ode To Billie Joe 2:24    
A4 Funky Broadway 2:24    
A5 In The Heat Of The Night     3:24    
B1 Respect     2:25    
B2 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher 2:30    
B3 Cold Sweat 2:41    
B4 Knock On Wood 2:45    
B5 The Sweetest Thing This Side Of Heaven 2:40






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