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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...."

dimanche 28 juin 2020

LOU RAWLS TOO MUCH!

CAPITOL RECORDS  1967                                 ST 2713 



credits:

       Arranged By – H.B. Barnum
    Bass – James Bond*
    Drums – Earl Palmer
       Guitar – Barney Kessel
    Piano – Gerald Wiggins
    Producer – David Axelrod
    Saxophone – Jim Horn, Teddy Edwards
    Trumpet – Fred Hill*, Tony Terran
  

    Producer – David Axelrod    
Engineer – Joe Polito


tracks list:

A1     Yes, It Hurts (Doesn't It?)     2:08   
A2     It's An Uphill Climb To The Bottom     2:52   
A3     I Just Want To Make Love To You     3:27   
A4     You're Takin' My Bag     3:11   
A5     Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye     2:32   
A6     Dead End Street (Monologue)     1:27   
A7     Dead End Street     2:10   
B1     Twelfth Of Never     3:34   
B2     Righteous Woman (Monologue)     2:10   
B3     I Wanna Little Girl     2:11   
B4     Why (Do I Love You So)     2:43   
B5     I'll Take Time     2:07   
B6     You're Always On My Mind     2:50     


  


EDDIE FLOYD I'VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL

STAX RECORDS 1968                                         STS 2002 


credits:

      Artwork By [Director] – Christopher Whorf
Engineer – Ron Capone
Engineer [Re-mix] – Steve Cropper
Photography [Cover & Liner] – Robert G. Smith
Producer – Steve Cropper


track list:


  A1        Bring It On Home To Me
Written-By – Sam Cooke  
A2        Never Give You Up
Written-By – Gamble-Huff*, Butler*
A3        Girl I Love You
Written-By – A. Isbell*, E. Floyd*
A4        Hobo
Written-By – E. Floyd*, S. Cropper*
A5        I Need You Woman
Written-By – E. Floyd*, S. Cropper*
A6        I've Never Found A Girl
Written-By – A. Isbell*, B. Jones*, E. Floyd*
B1        I'll Take Her
Written-By – E. Floyd*, J. Shamwell*, S. Cropper*   
B2        Slip Away
Written-By – M. Daniel*, W. Terrell*, W. Armstrong*
B3        I'm Just The Kind Of Fool
Written-By – B. Jones*, E. Floyd*
B4        Water
Written-By – E. Floyd*, S. Cropper*
B5        Sweet Things You Do
Written-By – A. Isbell*, B. Jones*, E. Floyd*









link


Uloz
 

EDDIE FLOYD CALIFORNIA GIRL

STAX RECORDS 1970                                         STS-2029


credits:

Producer – Al Bell, Booker T. Jones, Eddie Floyd, Tom Nixon

tracks list:

A1 California Girl     3:39
A2 Didn´t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)     3:15
A3 Why Is The Wine Sweeter (On The Other Side)     2:43
A4 Rainy Night In Georgia     4:00
A5 Love Is You     3:30
A6 People, Get It Together     3:04
B1 Laurie     4:00
B2 Hey There Lonely Girl     3:45
B3 I Feel Good     3:40
B4 Too Much Is Too Little For Me     2:40
B5 You Got That Kind Of Love     2:50





samedi 27 juin 2020

THE IMPRESSIONS KEEP ON PUSHING



ABC-Paramount RECORDS 1964                          ABC-493

credits:

Arranged By – Johnny Pate
Bass Vocals – Samuel Gooden
Tenor Vocals – Fred Cash
Vocals – Curtis Mayfield
Written-By – Curtis Mayfield (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6)

Recorded June, 1964
 ABC-Paramount Records, Inc.

tracks list:

A1     Keep On Pushing     2:30
A2     I've Been Trying     2:45
A3     I Ain't Supposed To     2:28
A4     Dedicate My Song To You
 Written-By – Alice Beard1:52
A5     Long, Long Winter     2:48
A6     Somebody Help Me     3:15
B1     Theme From Lillies Of The Field (Amen)
Written-By – Jerry Goldsmith3:25
B2     I Thank Heaven     2:30
B3     Talking About My Baby     2:33
B4     Don't Let It Hide     2:20
B5     I Love You (Yeah)     2:07
B6     I Made A Mistake     2:31







vendredi 26 juin 2020

THE IMPRESSIONS THE FABULOUS IMPRESSIONS

ABC RECORDS 1967                                     ABCS-606

credits:
 Arranged By, Conductor – Johnny Pate
Producer     Johnny Pate



tracks list:

A1 You Always Hurt Me
Written-By – Mayfield    
A2 It's All Over
Written-By – Mayfield
A3 Little Girl
Written-By – Mayfield
A4 100 Lbs. Of Clay
Written-By – Elgin*, Rogers, Dixon
A5 Love's A Comin'
Written-By – Mayfield    
A6 You Ought To Be In Heaven
Written-By – Mayfield    
B1 I Can't Stay Away From You
Written-By – Mayfield    
B2 Aware Of Love
Written-By – Mayfield*, Butler   
B3 Isle Of Sirens
Written-By – Mayfield    
B4 I'm Still Waitin'
Written-By – Mayfield    
B5 She Don't Love Me
Written-By – Mayfield 









BILLY BUTLER & The Enchanters RIGHT TRACK

          OKEH RECORDS 1966                                 OKM 12115           

   
credits 

Producer – Carl Davis
tracks list:


 A1 Right Track
    Written-By – J. Jones*
A2 Can't Live Without Her
    Written-By – W. E. Butler*    
A3 Found True Love
    Written-By – W. Butler*, C. Mayfield*     
A4 Boston Monkey
    Written-By – G. Sims*, M. Lance*     
A5 Tomorrow Is Another Day
    Written-By – W. E. Butler*    
B1 (I've Got A Feelin) You're Gonna Be Sorry
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*     
B2 I Can't Work No Longer
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*     
B3 Nevertheless
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*    
B4 Gotta Get Away
    Written-By – C. Mayfield*     
B5 (You Make Me Think) You Ain't Ready
    Written-By – W. Butler*




LEE MORGAN THE RUMPROLLER

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1965                BLP 4199

credits:

Trumpet – Lee Morgan
Bass – Victor Sproles
Drums – Billy Higgins
Piano – Ronnie Mathews*
Tenor Saxophone – Joe Henderson
Design – Reid Miles  

Producer – Alfred Lion
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
April 9 & 21, 1965

tracks listing:

A1 The Rumproller 10:26   
A2 Desert Moonlight 9:22   
B1 Eclipso 6:53   
B2 Edda    7:20   
B3 The Lady 7:30


 


jeudi 25 juin 2020

LEE MORGAN THE SIDEWINDER

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1963                              BLP 4157


credits:

Bass – Bob Cranshaw
Drums – Billy Higgins
Piano – Barry Harris
Saxophone [Tenor] – Joe Henderson
Trumpet – Lee Morgan

Artwork By [Cover Design] – Reid Miles
Photography [Cover Photograph] – Francis Wolff
Producer – Alfred Lion

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, 
NJ, December 21, 1963

tracks listing:

A1        The Sidewinder       
A2        Totem Pole       
B1        Gary's Notebook       
B2        Boy, What A Night       
B3        Hocus-Pocus






lundi 22 juin 2020

PRINCE BUSTER & ALL STARS WHAT A HARD MAN FE DEAD

BLUE BEAT RECORDS 1967                                      BBLP807




Credits:

 Written-By – C. Campbell* (tracks: A1 to A4, A6 to B6)
    Backing Band – Prince Buster's All Stars
    Featuring – Baba Brooks


tracks list:

A1 Ten Commandments 
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
A2 Moving Spirit
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
A3 The Prophet
Written-By – Dixon*, Rose*    
A4 My Girl 
Written-By – White*, Robinson*        
A5 I Won't Let You Cry 
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
A6 Answer Your Name  
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
B1 Hard Man Fe Dead  
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
B2 That's Saying A Lot 
Written-By – Jackson*, Godfrey*        
B3 Words Of Wisdom   
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
B4 Sit And Wonder 
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
B5 Sad Song 
Written-By – C. Campbell*        
B6 Thanksgiving 
Written-By – C. Campbell*






PRINCE BUSTER FABulous GREATESTS HITS

FAB RECORDS 1968                                                     MS1


credits:
Written-By – C. Campbell* (tracks: A1 to A4, A6 to B6)

trackslist:

A1     Earthquake    
A2     Texas Hold-Up    
A3     Freezing Up Orange Street    
A4     Free Love    
A5     Julie
Written By – R. Mellon   
A6     Take It Easy    
B1     Judge Dread    
B2     Too Hot    
B3     Ghost Dance    
B4     Ten Commandments    
B5     Al Capone    
B6     Barrister Pardon







ALBERT KING YEARS GONE BY

STAX RECORDS 1969                                    STS 2010  


        credits:

Albert King – Electric guitar and vocals
    Booker T. Jones – Piano and Organ
    Steve Cropper – Guitar
    Donald "Duck" Dunn – Bass
    Al Jackson, Jr. – drums

Recorded Feburary 1969
Engineer [Recording] – Ron Capone
Producer – Al Jackson

    Photography [Cover] – Don Paulsen
    Producer – Al Jackson

tracks list:

 A1 Wrapped Up In Love Again 2:18     
A2 You Don't Love Me (Instrumental) 2:26     
A3 Cockroach 3:18     
A4 Killing Floor 3:05     
A5 Lonely Man 2:39     
A6 If The Washing Don't Get You The Rinsing Will 2:12     
B1 Drowning On Dry Land 3:54     
B2 Drowning On Dry Land (Instrumental) 2:38     
B3 Heart Fixing Business 2:41     
B4 You Threw Your Love On Me Too Strong 3:14     
B5 Sky Is Crying 4:09
        







ALBERT KING THIS FUNNY FEELING




Single KING Records 1963   ref 45-5751

A This Funny Feeling 2:32

B  (It Wouldn't Be Like It Is) 2:59




dimanche 21 juin 2020

IKE AND TINA TURNER FEEL GOOD

UNITED ARTIST RECORDS 1972               UAS-5598

credits:

Producer – Gerhard Augustin, Ike Turner
Written-By – Jesse G. James* (tracks: A3),
John Lennon & Paul McCartney* (tracks: B2),
Tina Turner (tracks: A1 to B1, B3 to B5)

Recorded at Bolic Sound, March 1972
Engineers: Ike Turner,Barry Keene,Jim Saunders,
special effect on "chopper" by Rhonda Graam

Notes

In 1972, Ike Turner officially opened his
recording studio he named Bolic, or Bolic
Sounds. That year, the albums Feel Good
and Let Me Touch Your Mind were released.

tracks list:

A1 Chopper 2:36
A2 Kay Got Laid (Joe Got Paid)     2:58
A3 Feel Good 3:25
A4 I Like It 1:58
A5 If You Can Hully Gully (I Can Hully Gully Too) 3:30
B1 Black Coffee 2:42
B2 She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 2:32
B3 If I Knew Then (What I Know Now) 2:47
B4 You Better Think Of Something 3:20
B5 Bolic 2:28









IKE AND TINA TURNER 'NUFF SAID

UNITED ARTISTS RECORDS 1971                UAS-5530

credits:

Arranged By – Ike Turner
Baritone Saxophone – J.D. Reed
Bass – Warren Dawson
Drums – Soko Richardson
Guitar – Jackie Clark
Organ – Ike Turner
Tenor Saxophone – Mary Reed
Trombone – Edward Burks
Trumpet – McKinley Johnson

Recorded at Ike & Tina Turner's Studio "Bolic Sound",
1310 N. La Brea, Inglewood, California 90302, in 1971.
Engineer – Ike Turner, Jim Saunders, Steve Waldman
Producer – Ike Turner

tracks list:

A1 I Love What You Do To Me
Written-By – Calvin Lane, Philip Reese
A2 Baby (What You Want Me To Do)
Written-By – Aillene Bullock
A3 Sweet Flustrations
Written-By – Ike Turner, Leon Ware, Philip Reese
A4 What You Don't See (Is Better Yet)
Written-By – Calvin Lane, Ike Turner, Leon Ware, Tina Turner
A5 Nuff Said (Part I)
Written-By – Calvin Lane, Ike Turner, Philip Reese
B1 Tell The Truth
Written-By – Ike Turner, Leon Ware
B2 Pick Me Up (Take Me Where Your Home Is)
Written-By – Aillene Bullock, Ike Turner, Leon Ware, Tina Turner
B3 Moving Into Hip Style - A Trip Child!
Written-By – Ike Turner, Leon Ware, Tina Turner
B4 I Love Baby
Written-By – Calvin Lane, Ike Turner, Philip Reese
B5 Can't You Hear Me Callin'
Written-By – Ike Turner, Leon Ware
B6 Nuff Said (Part II)
Written-By – Calvin Lane, Ike Turner, Philip Reese




samedi 20 juin 2020

MR. JAMES BROWN GETTIN' DOWN TO IT

KING RECORDS 1969                                         KSD 1501

 Gatefold Sleeve

credits:

James Brown (vocals)
Marva Whitney (vocals)
Frank Vincent (piano)
Lee Tucker (bass )
Dee Felice (drums)
Guest:Kenny Poole, Lee Garrett (guitar)

Producer – James Brown
Other [Production Manager] – Bud Hobgood
Photography – John Raymond Armijo
recorded at:
King Studios, Cincinnati
december 1968, march 1969
Engineer  – Dave Harrison

tracks list:

A1 Sunny
Vocals – Marva Whitney
3:19
A2 That's Life 4:27
A3 Strangers In The Night 3:22
A4 Willow Weep For Me 4:42
A5 Cold Sweat 5:02
A6 There Was A Time 2:58
B1 Chicago 2:52
B2 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons 7:20
B3 Time After Time 2:40
B4 All The Way 3:41
B5 It Had To Be You 2:43
B6 Uncle 2:34








MARVA WHITNEY IT'S MY THING

KING RECORDS 1969                                         KSD 1069  


credits:

Audio  Dave Harrison, Ron Linhoff
Producer – James Brown
Production Manager – Bud Hobgood


track list:

A1 It's My Thing (Part 1)
Written-By – Isley Bros.*   
A2 It's My Thing (Part 2)
Written-By – Isley Bros.*
A3 Things Got To Get Better (Get Together)
Written-By – A. Ellis*, J. Brown*
A4 What Kind Of Man
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, F. Setser*, J. Brown*
A5 If You Love Me
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*, J. Campbell*
A6 In The Middle
Written-By – A. Ellis*, B. Hobgood*
B1 Unwind Yourself
Written-By – C. Spurling*, H. Ballard*
B2 You Got To Have A Job
Written-By – J. Brown*, W. Reed*
B3 I'll Work It Out
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*, J. Crawford*
B4 Get Out Of My Life
Written-By – A. Ellis*, W. Lynn*
B5 I'm Tired, I'm Tired, I'm Tired
Written-By – J. Brown*
B6 Shades Of Brown
Written-By – B. Hobgood*







 link 



SLY & THE FAMILY STONE GREATESTS HITS

EPIC RECORDS 1970                                             KE 30325


credits:

Producer – Sly Stone


trackslist:

 A1     I Want To Take You Higher     5:22
A2     Everybody Is A Star     3:00
A3     Stand!     3:08
A4     Life     2:58
A5     Fun     2:20
A6     You Can Make It If You Try     3:39
B1     Dance To The Music     2:58
B2     Everyday People     2:20
B3     Hot Fun In The Summertime     2:37
B4     M'lady     2:44
B5     Sing A Simple Song     4:47

B6     Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)     4:48
credits:
    Sly Stone – co-lead vocals, guitar, writer, producer
    Rose Stone – co-lead vocals
    Jerry Martini – tenor saxophone and co-lead vocals
    Cynthia Robinson – trumpet and co-lead vocals
    Freddie Stone – guitar, co-lead vocals
    Larry Graham – bass, co-lead vocals
    Greg Errico – drums and co-lead vocals







EARL VAN DYKE THE EARL OF FUNK

SOUL RECORDS                                                   SS715


     credits:

   Earl Van Dyke (July 8, 1930, – September 18, 1992) was an African
 American soul musician, most notable as the main keyboardist
 for Motown Records' in-house Funk Brothers band during
 the late 1960s and early 1970s. Van Dyke, who was born in Detroit,
 Michigan, United States, was preceded as keyboardist and
 bandleader of the Funk Brothers by Joe Hunter. In the early 1960s,
 he also recorded as a jazz organist with saxophonists Fred Jackson
 and Ike Quebec for the Blue Note label.     




 tracks list:

A1 Someday We`ll Be Together
A2 Rainy Night In Georgia
        A3 "Thank You" Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin
A4 Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
A5 Wichita Lineman
A6 The Flick
B1 Cissy Strut
B2 Stand By Me
   B3 My Cherie Amour
B4 Fuschia Moods
B5 The Stingray
B6 The Whip A Rang