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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...."

samedi 4 avril 2020

HUEY LEWIS and THE NEWS Four Chords and Several Years Ago

ELEKTRA RECORDS 1994                       7559-61500-1 


 credits:

Huey Lewis - lead vocals, harmonica
Mario Cipollina - bass
Johnny Colla - rhythm guitar, saxophone, background vocals
Bill Gibson - drums, percussion, background vocals
Chris Hayes - lead guitar, background vocals
Sean Hopper - keyboards, background vocals
Additional personnel
Marvin McFadden - trumpet
Linda Tillery - background vocals
Jeanie Tracy - background vocals

Production

Producer: Stewart Levine
Executive producer: Bob Brown
Engineer: Daren Klein
Assistant engineers: Jim Champagne, Kevin Scott,
 Jim "Watts" Vereecke
Mixing: Daren Klein
Mastering: Bernie Grundman
Art direction: Robin Lynch
Design: JoDee Stringham
Photography: Dennis Keeley


tracks list:

A1     Shake Rattle And Roll
A2     Blue Monday
A3     Searching For My Love
A4     (She's) Some Kind Of Wonderful
A5     But It's Alright
A6     If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody
A7     Mother In Law
A8     Little Bitty Pretty One
A9     Good Morning Little School Girl
B1     Stagger Lee
B2     She Shot A Hole In My Soul
B3     Surely I Love You
B4     You Left The Water Running
B5     Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash
B6     Function At The Junction
B7     Better To Have And Not Need
B8     Going Down Slow


 (Say) It's Alright (Bonus track)



   






HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS SOULVILLE

W.O.W. RECORDS 2010


credits:

Huey Lewis and the News recorded Soulsville at Ardent Studios
in Memphis, Tennessee, in early 2010.One of the original
Stax co-engineers, Jim Gaines, who also engineered the 
band's best-selling albums, Sports and Fore!, produced 
the album with the band.




Personnel

Huey Lewis – vocals and harmonica
Johnny Colla – guitar, tenor saxophone, percussion, vocals
Bill Gibson – drums, percussion, vocals
Sean Hopper – keyboards, vocals
John Pierce – bass
Bill Hinds – guitar on all songs except "Don't Fight It" 
and "Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You"
Stef Burns – guitar on "Don't Fight It", "Don't Let the 
Green Grass Fool You", "I Want To (Do Everything for You)",
 and "Respect Yourself"
Marvin McFadden – trumpet
Rob Sudduth – tenor saxophone
Johnnie Bamont – baritone saxophone
[edit]Additional musicians and vocalists
Dorothy Morrison – vocal duet on "Respect Yourself"
Rick Steff – piano on "Don't Fight It", "Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You"
John Gove – trombone on "Respect Yourself" and "Got to Get You Off My Mind"
Bertram Brown, Jackie Johnson, and Reba Russell – backing vocals on 
"Don't Fight It", "Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You", 
"Got to Get You Off My Mind", "Little Sally Walker", and "Never Like This Before"
Larry Batiste, Niko Ellison, and Cleytoven Richardson – backing vocals
 on "Never Found a Girl", "Just the One (I've Been Looking For)",
 "Cry to Me", and "I Want To (Do Everything for You)"
Daunielle "Pie" Hill, Jackie Johnson, and Reba Russell -
 backing vocals on "Free" and "Respect Yourself"
Bryan Dyer – backing vocals on "Cry to Me", "I Want To (Do Everything for You)"
Ashling Cole – backing vocals on "Soulsville"


tracks list:

A1 Don't Fight It 2:57
A2 Got To Get You Off My Mind 2:50
A3 Free 3:53
A4 Respect Yourself
Vocals [Duet] – Dorothy Morrison 3:41
A5 Cry To Me 2:59
A6 Just One More Day 3:25
A7 Never Found A Girl 2:53
B1 Soulsville 3:37
B2 Little Sally Walker 2:11
B3 I Want To (Do Everything For You) 3:13
B4 Just The One (I've Been Looking For) 2:55
B5 Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You 2:51
B6 Never Like This Before 2:57
B7 Grab This Thing 3:14










THE YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED FUNKY BUT!

BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1969                       BL 754141

tracks listing:

A1 The Funky Duck    3:15   
A2 Lady Madonna    2:52   
A3 Country Slicker Joe    3:04   
A4 Orient    3:56   
A5 Theme From "Valley Of The Dolls"    4:00   
B1 The Look Of Love    5:34   
B2 Sombrero Sam    4:54   
B3 Eleanor Rigby    4:32   
B4 Honey    3:58    
B5 Secret Love 


  


 


vendredi 3 avril 2020

COMMUNICATION



HELLO TO EVERYONE

 
in these times of covid 19 please stay at home and enjoy the music here in France we are on the sixteenth day of confinement. And, you must be patient because this virus is very dangerous and according to our medical authorities the cured patients will have consequences for at least a year.

 KEEP THE GROOVE

THE YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED JUST A MELODY

     BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1969                          BL 754150      
         

credits:

Arranged By – Sonny Sanders
Leader [Directed By] – Willie Henderson
Producer – Carl Davis, Eugene Record (tracks: A1, A3, B3 to B5
Willie Henderson (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B2)



 

 tracks listing:


A1 When I'm Not Around
Written-By – Carl Davis, Eugene Record
2:43   
A2 I Wish You Love (Que Reste-T-II De Nos Amours)
Written-By – Albert Beach, Charles Trenet
3:20   
A3 Give It Away
Written-By – Carl Davis, Eugene Record
2:37   
A4 My Whole World Ended
Written-By – Fuqua*, Jimmy Roach, Joan Sawyer, Johnny Bristol
2:58   
A5 Just A Melody
Written-By – Carl Davis, Eugene Record
2:15   
B1 I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Written-By – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
2:50   
B2 By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Written-By – Jim Webb*
2:53   
B3 Light My Fire
Written-By – James Douglas Morrison*, John Paul Densmore*
, Raymond D. Manzarek*, Robert Allen Krieger*
2:40   
B4 Gotta Find Me A Lover (24 Hours A Day)
Written-By – Carl Davis, Eugene Record
2:15   
B5 Young And Holtful
Written-By – Kenneth Chaney*, Isaac Holt*
2:48







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 Nitro

THE DUDLEY MOORE TRIO TODAY

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1971                            SD 1000

credits:

Dudley Moore Trio
Dudley Moore (piano, vocals) Pete Morgan (bass) Chris Karan (drums)
Written-By – Moore (tracks: A2, A3, B1, B3, B4)

Recorded At – United Sound Studios,
Sydney, Australia, September 2, 1971
Sound Engineer: Spencer Lee


tracks list:

A1     The More I See You
Written-By – Warren*, Gordon   
A2     Waterloo    
A3     Before Love Went Out Of Style    
A4     Look Of Love
Written-By – Bacharach-David
B1     Song For Suzy    
B2     Two For The Road
Written-By – Mancini
B3     Robin's Blues    
B4     Staircase








KOKO TAYLOR WANG DANG DOODLE

SINGLE CHECKER RECORDS 1135


credits:

Buddy Guy Guitar, Gene Barge, donald Haekins saxes,
Lafayette Leake Piano, Jack Myers Bass, Fred Below Drums,
Willie Dixon Background vocal, 

recorded Decmber 7,1965    

tracks list:

A Wang Dang Doodle
 Written-By – Willie Dixon 2:59
AA Blues Heaven
Written-By – Dick LaPalm, Willie Dixon 2:23







KOKO TAYLOR KOKO TAYLOR

CHESS RECORDS 1965/1969                                      LP 1532 



 credits: 

 
 Arranged By – Gene Barge, Willie Dixon
    Performer – Albert Luandrew, Buddy Guy, Clifton James, Donald Hankins,
Fred Below Jr.*, Gene Barge, Jack Myers, Johnny Shine*,
 Lafayette Leake, M.T. Murphy*, Walter Horton
    Vocals – Koko Taylor

Recorded At – Ter Mar Studios
Engineer – Malcolm Chisholm, Ron Malo
Producer – Willie Dixon

track list: 

 A1 Love You Like A Woman     2:06   
A2 I Love A Lover Like You     2:43   
A3 Don't Mess With The Messer     2:42   
A4 I Don't Care Who Knows     2:10   
A5 Wang Dang Doodle     2:58   
A6 I'm A Little Mixed Up     2:39   
B1 Nitty Gritty     2:42   
B2 Fire     2:28   
B3 Whatever I Am You Made Me     2:25   
B4 Twenty Nine Ways     3:09   
B5 Insane Asylum     4:15   
B6 Yes, It's Good For You



 




jeudi 2 avril 2020

SLIM HARPO BABY SCRATCH MY BACK

EXCELLO RECORDS 1966                             LP 8005 


 tracks listing:

A1        Shake Your Hips    2:23   
A2        Midnight Blues    2:08   
A3        Harpo's Blues    2:11   
A4        Buzzin    2:07   
A5        My Little Queen Bee    2:35   
A6        I Love The Life I'm Livin'    2:31   
B1        Baby, Scratch My Back    2:47   
B2        I'm Gonna Miss You Like The Devil    2:17   
B3        Rainin' In My Heart    2:45   
B4        Wonderin' Blues    3:10   
B5        We're Two Of A Kind    2:45   
B6        I Need Money 

        

  

        



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SLIM HARPO TIP ON IN

 

EXCELLO RECORDS 1968                              LP 8008

credits:
Producer – Bob Holmes

tracks list:

 A1 Tip On In   
A2 Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu   
A3 Mailbox Blues   
A4 I've Been A Good Thing For You   
A5 Hey Little Lee   
B1 I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got   
B2 I've Got To Be With You Tonight   
B3 I'm So Sorry   
B4 My Baby She's Got It   
B5 I Just Can't Leave You









mercredi 1 avril 2020

LOU DONALDSON HOT DOG

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                          bst 84318


credits:

Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
Drums – Leo Morris
Guitar – Melvin Sparks
Organ – Charles Earland
Trumpet – Ed Williams*

Producer – Francis Wolff
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 25, 1969


   
tracks listing:

A1        Who's Making Love    6:35   
A2        Turtle Walk    7:48   
A3        Bonnie    4:55   
B1        Hot Dog    10:40   
B2        It's Your Thing    8:55






LOU DONALDSON SIGNIFYIN'

ARGO RECORDS 1963                                    LPS 724


Signifyin' is an album by jazz saxophonist 
Lou Donaldson recorded for the Argo label 
in 1963 and performed by Donaldson with 
Roy Montrell, Tommy Turrentine, 
Big John Patton, and Ben Dixon.



crédits:


Lou Donaldson - alto saxophone
Tommy Turrentine - trumpet
Roy Montrell - guitar
Big John Patton - organ
Ben Dixon - drums

Recorded July 17, 1963 at A & R Recording Studio, 
New York, New York

tracks list:

A1 Signifyin'
Written-By – Lou Donaldson 6:55
A2 Time After Time
Written-By – Julie Styne*, S. Cahn* 2:30
A3 Si Si Safronia
Written-By – Lou Donaldson 5:30
B1 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Written-By – Duke Ellington, S. K. Russell* 3:46
B2 I Feel It In My Bones
Written-By – Lou Donaldson 8:00
B3 Coppin' A Plea
Written-By – Lou Donaldson 4:10











THE JAZZ CRUSADERS GIVE PEACE A CHANCE

LIBERTY RECORDS 1970                          LST-11005


credits:

 Bass – Buster Williams
    Drums – Stix Hooper*
    Piano – Joe Sample
    Tenor Saxophone – Wilton Felder
    Trombone – Wayne Henderson

recorded at:
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 28, 1970, March 7, 1970
Art Direction, Design – Ron Wolin
Engineer – Mike Deneke
Producer – Richard Bock


tracks list:

A1     Give Peace A Chance 2:26
Written-By – John Lennon-Paul McCartney*
A2     I Think It Was A Dream 5:48
Written-By – Wayne Henderson
A3     Black Bird 2:36
Written-By – John Lennon-Paul McCartney*
A4     The Thrill Is Gone 2:59
Written-By – Art Benson, Dale Petit*
A5     Anita's New Dance 5:13
Written-By – Stix Hooper*
B1     Space Settlement 11:12
Written-By – Wilton Felder
B2     All The Lonely Years 4:55
Written-By – Joe Sample
B3     Another Blues 6:45
Written-By – Joe Sample









dimanche 29 mars 2020

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS POWERHOUSE



PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1968                         ST 20136


Powerhouse is a 1969 album by The Jazz Crusaders. 
It was their fourteenth album produced by Richard Bock 
for World Pacific Jazz Records. It was the first album 
in which Joe Sample played on the Fender Rhodes 
and according Thom Jurek in his All Music review,
 would mark a turning point for the band.

credits:

Wayne Henderson - Trombone
Wilton Felder - Saxophone
Joe Sample - Keyboards
Stix Hooper - Drums
Charles "Buster" Williams - Bass

on A4,A5,B3
joe sample - electric piano
Arthur Adams Guitar

Richard Bock - Producer and liner notes
Thorne Nogar - Engineer
Woody Woodward - Art Direction

Recorded: July 9-10-11, 1968
Pacific Jazz Studios, LA,

tracks list:

A1 Promises, Promises 6:13
A2 Love And Peace 3:20
A3 Hey Jude 
Written-By – John Lennon, Paul McCartney 3:17
A4 Sting Ray 3:24
A5 Fancy Dance 4:25
B1 Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) 4:35
B2 Cookie Man 5:35
B3 Upstairs 3:12
B4 Fire Water 6:23



 


samedi 28 mars 2020

ANDRE WILLIAMS and THE EL DORADOS GREASY

NORTON RECORDS 1995                              ED-248 

credits:

Acoustic Bass [String Bass] – Dan Simon
    Backing Vocals – Huffy Wright, Larry Johnson , 
Norman Palm, Pirkle Lee Moses, Jr., Rufus Hunter
    Baritone Saxophone – Tim McNamara
    Design [Cover] – Pete Ciccone
    Drums – Twist Turner
    Harp – Studebaker John
    Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Dick Taylor
    Piano – Carl Snyder, Rokko Jans
    Producer – George Paulus
    Tenor Saxophone – Ron DeWar
    Vocals – Andre Williams


 Recorded By [Recording Engineer] – Reza
 Producer – George Paulus
 Mixed By [Mixing Engineer] – Mike Konopka

    Recorded At – Acme Studios Chicago June 1995
    Mixed At – Thundertone Audio


track list:

A1        Jail Bait      
A2        Daddy Rolling Stone      
A3        Lemon Squeezin' Daddy      
A4        Down Home Girl      
A5        Back In Tihuana      
A6        I'm So High      
B1        The Bells      
B2        Mother Fuyer      
B3        Put A Chain On It      
B4        I Got Eyes      
B5        Riot In Cell Block #9         




B.B. KING LET ME LOVE YOU

KENT RECORDS 1965                                   KST 513



tracks list

A1 Let Me Love You    
A2 Driving Wheel    
A3 Troubles Don't Last    
A4 Did You Ever Love A Woman    
A5 Whole Lot Of Lovin    
A6 Hold That Train    
B1 You're Gonna Miss Me    
B2 I'm Gonna Quit My Baby    
B3 Come By Here    
B4 I've Got A Right To Love My Baby    
B5 I Can't Explain    
B7 Walkin Dr. Bill


 


  





vendredi 27 mars 2020

IKE AND TINA TURNER DYNAMITE!

SUE RECORDS 1962                                       LP 2004

credits:

Written By – M. Steward (tracks: B5)
Written-By – Ike Turner (tracks: A1, A3 to B4, B6), 
J. Lee* (tracks: A2), J. Seneca* (tracks: A2, B5)


vocal: Tina Turner, Ike Turner

backing vocals : the Ikettes


tracks list:


A1 You Should'a Treated Me Right 3:38
A2 It's Gonna Work Out Fine 3:02
A3 A Fool In Love 2:52
A4 Poor Fool 2:33
A5 I Idolize You 2:48
A6 Tra La La La La 2:41
B1 Sleepless 2:48
B2 I'm Jealous 2:10
B3 Won't You Forgive Me 2:40
B4 The Way You Love Me 1:50
B5 I Dig You 2:20
B6 Letter From Tina 2:37