GROOVE ADDICT : 2021

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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 4 mars 2021

SANTANA WOODSTOCK

 
 COLUMBIA RECORDS                         88875195551

        Recorded Live At The Woodstock Music & Art Fair,
 Saturday, August 16, 1969 
        
Bass Guitar – David Brown
    Drums – Michael Shrieve
    Keyboards – Gregg Rolie
    Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    Lead Vocals – Gregg Rolie
    Percussion – José "Chepito" Areas, Michael Carabello

    Supervised By, Mixed By – Eddie Kramer









 
 

mercredi 3 mars 2021

HOWARD TATE GET IT WHILE YOU CAN

VERVE RECORDS 1967                                            V-5022

credits:

Arranged By – Artie Butler (tracks: A1, A3, B4, B5),
Garry Sherman (tracks: B2),
Jerry Ragovoy (tracks: A2, A4, A5, B1, B3)

recorded:
NYC, April 22, 1966
NYC, October 20, 1966
NYC, March 25, 1967
Engineer [Director Of Engineering] – Val Valentin
Producer – Jerry Ragovoy

tracks list:

A1 Ain't Nobody Home 2:26
A2 Part Time Love 3:30
A3 Glad I Knew Better 2:20
A4 How Blue Can You Get 2:31
A5 Get It While You Can 2:42
B1 Baby, I Love You 2:21
B2 I Learned It All The Hard Way 2:47
B3 Everyday I Have The Blues 1:57
B4 How Come My Bull Dog Don't Bark 2:51
B5 Look At Granny Run Run 2:11
 
 





 
 
 

samedi 27 février 2021

DONNY HATHAWAY LIVE

ATCO RECORDS 1972                                      SD 33-386


credits:


Bass – Willie Weeks
Congas – Earl DeRouen
Drums – Fred White
Guitar – Mike Howard 
Guitar [Lead] – Cornell Dupree (tracks: B1 to B4),
 Phil Upchurch (tracks: A1 to A4)
Vocals, Electric Piano, Piano, Organ, Arranged By – Donny Hathaway


Design [Album Design, Art Direction] – Jeffrey Blue*

Design [Hand Lettering] – Terry Dale 
Photography By [Backliner] – Merrill A. Roberts, Jr.*
Photography By [Front Cover] – Jim Cummins 


Producer – Jerry Wexler (tracks: B1 to B4)

Producer, Mixed By – Arif Mardin



Engineer – Ray Thompson (tracks: A1 to A4),

 Tom Fly* (tracks: B1 to B4)


A side recorded at the Troubadour in Hollywood. 

B side recorded at the Bitter End in New York.
Bass solo during "Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)"
is taken from a performance recorded at the Troubadour in Hollywood.


tracks list:

A1 What's Goin' On
Written-By – Alfred Cleveland*, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
5:17
A2 The Ghetto
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
12:18
A3 Hey Girl
Written-By – Earl DeRouen
4:02
A4 You've Got A Friend
Written-By – Carole King
4:33
B1 Little Ghetto Boy
Written-By – Earl DeRouen, Edward Howard
4:32
B2 We're Still Friends
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Glenn Watts
5:15
B3 Jealous Guy
Written-By – John Lennon
3:09
B4 Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)
Written-By – Philip Upchurch*, Ric Powell, Richard Evans (2)
13:40









LITTLE WILLIE jOHN IN ACTION!

KING RECORDS  1960                                      LP 691


 Tracklist


A1     Leave My Kitten Alone    
A2     Let Nobody Love You    
A3     I'll Never Go Back On My Word    
A4     No Regrets    
A5     Write Me A Letter    
A6     Made For Me    
B1     Let Them Talk    
B2     Right There    
B3     Need Your Love So Bad    
B4     The New Thing    
B5     Do You Love Me    
B6     It Only Hurts A Little While




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LITTLE WILLIE JOHN SURE THINGS

KING RECORDS 1961                                                    739



tracks list:

A1 Sleep
A2 A Cottage For Sale
A3 There's A Difference
A4 I'm Sorry
A5 My Love - Is
A6 I Like To See My Baby
B1 Walk Slow
B2 The Very Thought Of You
B3 Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me)
B4 Loving Care
B5 You Hurt Me
B6 I'm Shakin


 




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CLARENCE CARTER THE DYNAMIC CLARENCE CARTER

 
ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                            SD 8199 


credits:

   
Arranged By – Rick Hall
    Arranged By [Strings] – William Fischer*
    Backing Vocals – Alvin Willford, Cabwhiss Grandberry, James Price
    Drums – Roger Hawkins
    Guitar – Albert Lowe, Duane Allman, James Johnson*
    Organ – Marvell Thomas
    Piano – Barry Beckett
      Saxophone [Baritone] – Floyd Newman, James Mitchell
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Aaron Varnell, Joe Arnold
    Trumpet – Gene Miller

recorded at:
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, July 26,1967
and  October 3,December 2, 1968
engineer Rick Hall

tracks list:

A1 I'd Rather Go Blind
    Written-By – B. Foster*, E. Jordon*    
A2 Think About It
    Written-By – Don Covay    
A3 The Road Of Love
    Written-By – Clarence Carter    
A4 You've Been A Long Time Comin'
    Written-By – Barry Mann-Cynthia Weil*    
A5 Light My Fire
    Written-By – Morrison*, Densmore*, Manzarek*, Krieger*    
A6 That Old Time Feeling
    Written-By – Carter*, Daniel*, Hall*    
B1 Steal Away
    Written-By – Jimmy Hughes    
B2 Let Me Comfort You
    Written-By – O. B. Mc Clinton*    
B3 Look What I Got
    Written-By – Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes     
B4 Too Weak To Fight
    Written-By – Carter*, Jackson*, Keyes*, Hall*    
B5 Harper Valley P.T.A.
    Written-By – Tom T. Hall    
B6 Weekend Love
    Written-By – Jackson*, Leakes*, Moore*, Chambers*






 

CLARENCE CARTER TESTIFYIN'

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                                 SD 8238 



credits:

        Bass – David Hood, Jesse Boyce
       Drums – Freeman Brown, Roger Hawkins
    Guitar – Albert Lowe, Jimmy Johnson (4)
    Guitar, Vocals – Clarence Carter
    Organ, Piano – Barry Beckett, Clayton Ivy*
     Saxophone [Baritone] – Ronnie Eades*
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Aaron Varnell, Joe Arnold
    Trumpet – Gene Miller, Harrison Collaway*   

Arranged By – Rick Hall & Staff
    Artwork By [Cover Illustration] – Walter Velez
     Design [Cover] – Craig Braun  
Photography [Liner] – Walter Looss Jr.

  Engineer [Recording], Producer – Rick Hall
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, October 3, 1968
15366    Back Door Santa
same personnel
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, January 6, 1969
16176    Snatching It Back
16177    Making Love (At The Dark End Of The Street)
same personnel
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2, 1969
16954    Bad News
16955    Soul Deep
16956    I Smell A Rat
16957    Doin' Our Thing
16958    You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure
16959    Instant Reaction
16960    I Can't Do Without You
same personnel
May 13, 1969
16996    The Feeling Is Right

track list:
A1 Bad News
    Written-By – John D. Loudermilk
A2 Snatching It Back
    Written-By – Clarence Carter, George Jackson (3)     
A3 Soul Deep
    Written-By – Earl Barton, Wayne Carson Thompson     
A4 I Smell A Rat
    Written-By – George Jackson (3), Melvin Leakes,
Raymond Moore, Larry Chambers*    
A5 Doin' Our Thing
    Written-By – Allyn Lee, Clarence Carter, Clemmie McCants    
A6 You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure
    Written-By – Clarence Carter, O.B. McClinton*    
B1 Instant Reaction
    Written-By – Earl Barton, Wayne Carson Thompson    
B2 Making Love (At The Dark End Of The Street)
    Written-By – Chips Moman, Clarence Carter, Dan Penn     
B3 The Feeling Is Right
    Written-By – George Jackson (3), Mickey Buckins    
B4 Back Door Santa
    Written-By – Clarence Carter, Marcus Daniel    
B5 I Can't Do Without You
    Written-By – George Jackson (3), Ronald Townsend



 
 


jeudi 25 février 2021

MEL TORME COMIN' HOME BABY!


ATLANTIC RECORDS 1962                              SD8069 


credits :

  
    Recorded By, Engineer – Bones Howe, Tom Dowd
    Supervised By – Nesuhi Ertegun

Mel Tormé – Vocals, drums
    Shorty Rogers – Arranger and conductor
    Claus Ogerman – Arranger and conductor on

 "Comin' Home Baby!" and "Right Now"
    Joe Burnett – Trumpet
    Ollie Mitchell – Trumpet
    Al Porcino – Trumpet
    Ray Triscari – Trumpet
    Milt Bernhart – Trombone
    Harry Betts – Trombone
    Kenny Shroyer – Trombone
    John Kitzmiller – Tuba
    Bud Shank – Woodwind
    Buddy Collette – Woodwind
    Bob Cooper – Woodwind
    Bill Hood – Woodwind
    Gene Estes – Vibraphone
    Mike Wofford – Piano
    Joe Mondragon – Bass
    Larry Bunker – Drums
    The Cookies – Background vocals
    Nesuhi Ertegun – Producer ("supervised by")
   


tracks list:

A1 Comin' Home Baby
   Written-By – Ben Tucker, Bob Dorough 2:41    
A2 Dat Dere
    Written-By – Bobby Timmons, Oscar Brown Jr. 2:56    
A3 The Lady's In Love With You
    Written-By– Burton Lane, Frank Loesser 2:57    
A4 Hi-Fly
    Written-By – Jon Hendricks, Randy Weston 3:12    
A5 Puttin' On The Ritz
    Written-By – Irving Berlin 3:23    
A6 Walkin'
    Written-By – Richard Carpenter (2) 2:55    
B1 Moanin'
    Written-By – Bobby Timmons, Jon Hendricks 3:00    
B2 Sing You Sinners
    Written-By – Sam Coslow, W. Franke Harling* 2:24    
B3 Whisper Not
   Written-By – Benny Golson, Leonard Feather 2:47    
B4 On Green Dolphin Street
    Written-By – Bronislau Kaper*, Ned Washington 2:50    
B5 Sidney's Soliloqui
    Written-By – Jimmy Wisner 2:26    
B6 Right Now





MEL TORME RIGHT NOW!

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1966                          CL 2535


credits:

 Mel Tormé - vocal, drums
Howard Roberts - guitar
James Getzoff, Robert Barene, Henry Ross,
Marshall Sosson, Sidney Sharp, Arnold Belnick,
Nathan Ross, Harry Bluestone - violin
Myron Sadler, Joseph DiFiore - viola
Armand Karpoff, Frederick Seykora - cello
Michael Melovin - piano
Gary Coleman - vibraphone
Jim Gordon - drums

tracks list:

A1     Comin' Home Baby     3:16
A2     Hoemward Bound     2:34
A3     My Little Red Book     2:34
A4     Walk On By     2:48
A5     If I Had Had A Hammer     2:58
A6     Starngers In The Night     2:40
B1     Better Use Your Head     2:51
B2     Time     3:38
B3     Secret Agent Man     2:26
B4     Pretty Flamingo     2:23
B5     Red Rubber Ball     2:30




 





mardi 23 février 2021

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







WALLY RICHARDSON SOUL GURU

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1968                          PR 7569 



credits :

Arranged By – Wally Richardson
Bass – Jimmy Lewis  (tracks: A2, A4, B4),
Richard Davis(2) (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Bass [Fender] – Orville Mason (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Clarinet [Bass] – Zane Zacharoff (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Congas, Percussion [Israeli Drum] – Montego Joe (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to
Drums – Bobby Donaldson
Guitar – Wally Richardson
Guitar [12 String] – Everett Barksdale (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B3)
Piano – Ernest Hayes (tracks: A2, A4, B4)

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
February 5, 1968,February 7, 1968
engineer Rudy Van Gelder


      track list:

      A1 Senor Boogaloo
Written-By – Wally Richardson  
A2 Elbow Blues
Written-By – Wally Richardson  
A3 Monday Monday
Written-By – Phillips*
A4 Surf Side Shuffle
Written-By – Wally Richardson  
B1 Soul Guru
Written-By – Richardson*  
B2 Lonely Rider
Written-By – Raksin*
B3 Khyber Pass Boogaloo
Written-By – Richardson*  
B4 Square Heels, White Stockings
Written-By – Richardson*





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AVERAGE WHITE BAND AWB

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1974                               SD 7308


credits

Arranged By – AWB
Arranged By [Horns] – Roger Ball
Backing Vocals – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1),
Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1)
Backing Vocals, Guitar – Onnie McIntyre
Bass – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1)
Congas, Percussion [Additional] – Ralph MacDonald
Drums, Percussion – Robbie McIntosh (2)
Engineer – Gene Paul, Howard Albert, Karl Richardson, Lew Hahn, Ron Albert, Steve Klein
Guitar [Solo] – Hamish Stuart (tracks: B1, B4), Onnie McIntyre (tracks: A5)
Keyboards, Saxophone [Alto, Baritone], Arranged By [Horns] – Roger Ball
Lead Guitar – Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1)
Lead Vocals – Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)
Lead Vocals, Design [Logo Concept] – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1, A5 to B3, B5)
Tenor Saxophone – Malcolm (Molly) Duncan*, Michael Brecker
Trombone – Glenn Ferris

RecordeD at:
Atlantic Studios, NYC, April 13,17,24, 1974

Producer – Arif Mardin
Engineers
Gene Paul, Howard Albert, Karl Richardson,
Lew Hahn, Ron Albert, Steve Klein

tracks list:

A1     You Got It
A2     Got The Love
A3     Pick Up The Pieces
A4     Person To Person
A5     Work To Do
B1     Nothing You Can Do
B2     Just Wanna Love You Tonight
B3     Keepin' It To Myself
B4     I Just Can't Give You Up
B5     There's Always Someone Waiting









samedi 20 février 2021

ROSIE GRIER and The Fearsome Foursome Who's Got The Ball (Y'all) - Half Time

 


credits:

Producer – Chips Moman
Written by American Sound Studio Staff

Performer – David "Deacon" Jones, Lamar Lundy, Merlin Olsen, Roger Brown
recorded at American Group Studios, Memphis


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ROOSEVELT GRIER Struttin' 'N Twistin' - Let The Cool Wind Blow

 

LIBERTY RECORDS 1962      


credits:

Arranged By, Conductor – Fred Norman
    Producer – Clyde Otis
    Written-By – R. Grier*

 Tracklist
A     Struttin' 'N Twistin'     2:40
B     Let The Cool Wind Blow     2:15

 


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JACKIE HARRIS NO KIND OF MAN


   CHESS RECORDS 1965   ‎–Single1946


credits:
 
Al Perkins Guitar 
 
Written & produced by Al Perkins









BILLY 'THE KID EMERSON ‎– A DANCIN' WHIPPERSNAPPER

 

TARPON RECORDS 1965                   SINGLE 6602


Crédits:


Written-By – W. R. Emerson

A     A Dancin' Whippersnapper 2:13
Written-By – Emerson Craig

B     The Whip (Part 2)  2:30
Written-By – Emerson


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mardi 16 février 2021

DUKE REID AND HIS GROUP LAUREL AITKEN



DUKE RECORDS 1960                                DK 1002



A Duke Reid And His Group Pink Lane Shuffle
Written-By – Reid

B Laurel Aitken Low Down Dirty Girl
Written-By – L. Aitken
 
 
 


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DANELLE DARRIS LET'S DO THE SHOT GUN



COMMERCE RECORDS 1965              C-5020

A     Let's Do The Shot Gun
 
Written By – Dixon, Fields

B     Don't Love Me And Leave Me
Written By – Chambers, Cross


 
 


lundi 15 février 2021

BARBARA WEST Oh! Little Boy / I'm A Fool For You, Baby



RONN RECORDS 1968                           REF RONN 22


Credits

Producer – Gene Kent
Written-By, Arranged By – T. McCall

Record Company – Jewel Records

tracks list:

A Oh! Little Boy 2:07

B I'm A Fool For You, Baby 2:28