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...."

mercredi 5 mai 2021

LOU DONALDSON EVERYTHING I PLAY IS FUNKY

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                                   BST 84337 
             


credits :

Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
    Bass Guitar [Fender Bass] – Jimmy Lewis
    Drums – Idris Muhammad
    Guitar – Melvin Sparks
    Organ – Charles Earland (tracks: B1, B2),
 Lonnie Smith (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
    Trumpet – Blue Mitchell (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), 
Eddie Williams (tracks: B1, B2)

  
    Producer – Francis Wolff
    Recorded By Rudy Van Gelder
    Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
    Tracks B1 and B2 recorded on August 22, 1969.
    Tracks A1 to A3 and B3 recorded on January 9, 1970

tracks list:

A1 Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (From Now On) 5:15
A2 Hamp's Hump 6:35
A3 Over The Rainbow 7:05
B1 Donkey Walk 6:32
B2 West Indian Daddy 6:22
B3 Minor Bash 6:08
 

 





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BETTY HARRIS SOUL PERCEPTION



ACTION RECORDS 1969                                 ACLP 6007


credits:

Recorded in New Orleans by Sansu Records.
A Sansu Recording.
Producer – Allen Toussaint, Marshall Sehorn
 
 A1 : A side of Sansu 45 480 (Aug 1968)
A2 : A side of Sansu 45 450 (Sep 1965)
A3 : B side of Sansu 45 461 (Dec 1966)
A4 : B side of Sansu 45 471 (Sep 1967)
A5 : B side of Sansu 45 479 (Jun 1968)
A6 : A side of Sansu 45 471 (Sep 1967)
A7 : A side of Sansu 45 452 (Dec 1965)
A8 : B side of Sansu 45 452 (Dec 1965)

B1 : A side of Sansu 45 478 (Feb 1968)
B2 : A side of Sansu 45 461 (Dec 1966)
B3 : A side of Sansu 45 479 (Jun 1968)
B4 : B side of Sansu 45 455 (May 1966) & B side of Sansu 45 478 (Feb 1968)
B5 : B side of Sansu 45 480 (Aug 1968)
B6 : A side of Sansu 45 466 (May 1967)
B7 : B side of Sansu 45 450 (Sep 1965) & B side of Sansu 45 466 (May 1967)
B8 : A side of Sansu 45 455 (May 1966)
 

tracks list:


A1 Ride Your Pony
Written-By – Naomi Neville
A2 What A Sad Feeling
Written-By – Naomi Neville
A3 Bad Luck
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
A4 I'm Gonna Git Ya
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
A5 Show It
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
A6 Can't Last Much Longer
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
A7 I Don't Wanna Hear It
Written-By – Naomi Neville
A8 Sometime
Written-By – Naomi Neville
B1 Mean Man
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
B2 Lonely Hearts
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
B3 Hook Line 'N' Sinker
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
B4 What'd I Do Wrong
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
B5 Trouble With My Lover
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
B6 Nearer To You
Written-By – Allen Toussaint
B7 I'm Evil Tonight
Written-By – Naomi Neville
B8 12 Red Roses






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CHARLES WRIGHT RHYTHM AND POETRY

 

WARNER BROS RECORDS 1972                    BS 2620 

 

credits:

 Arranged By [All Rhythm Arrangements] – Charles Wright
    Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
    Producer – Charles Wright

 A1 Recorded at T. T. G. Recording Studio, Hollywood
A2 Recorded at Satellite One Recording Studio, Los Angeles •
Sweetening and mix-down at T. T. G. Recording Studio, Hollywood
B1 Recorded at T. T. G. Recording Studio, Hollywood
B2 Rhythm section recorded at Clover Recording Studio, Hollywood •
Horn section and mix-down at T. T. G. Recording Studio, Hollywood
B3 Rhythm section recorded at Clover Recording Studio •
Horn section recorded at T. T. G. Recording Studio, Hollywood
B4 Recorded at Paramount Recording Studio, Hollywood


Tracklist

    Rhythm
A1     Soul Train     5:03
A2     Run Jody Run     13:10

    Poetry
B1     Good Things     5:55
B2     Here Comes The Sun     5:05
B3     Girl, Don't Let Me Down     4:20
B4     Just Free Your Mind     4:00




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CHARLES WRIGHT and THE WATTS 103RD STREET BAND YOU'RE SO BEAUTIFUL

WARNER BROS RECORDS 1971                  WS 1904 

 

credits:

  Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
    Bass [All Parts Played By] – Melvin Dunlap
    Drum [All Parts Played By] – James Gadson
    Overdubbed By, Edited By – Bob Kovachs*
    Producer – Charles Wright
    Saxophone [All Parts Played By] – Bill Cannon, John Rayford
    Tambourine [All Parts Played By] – Gabriel Flemings* (tracks: A2 to B4)
    Trumpet [All Parts Played By] – Gabriel Flemings*, Joe Banks (3)


 Recorded At – Gold Star Recording Studios, Inc.
Engineer – Eddie Epstein (tracks: A1, B2),
Stan Ross (tracks: A1, B2)
   
Recorded At – Western Recorders
Engineer  – Rudy Hill (2) (tracks: A2 to B1, B3 to B4)

Overdubbed By, Edited By – Bob Kovachs*
    Producer – Charles Wright

 

Tracklist

A1     Express Yourself II     5:38
A2     Let's Make Love Not War     2:08
A3     Just To Settle My Nerves     6:13
B1     What Can You Bring Me?     2:45
B2     Your Love Means Everything To Me     3:06
B3     You're So Beautiful     4:52
B4     I Got Your Love     3:30

 


 

 

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lundi 3 mai 2021

DAYTON SIDEWINDERS ‎ GO AHEAD ON

CARLCO RECORDS 1971  

Single 45-103

Band Formed:
Dayton, OH, United States

Members

Carl Cowen (baritone saxophone, 
tenor saxophone, trumpet),
Harold Smith (tenor saxophone),
Franklin Woods (tenor saxophone),
Calvin Hurvey (trumpet),
Howard Burnley (trumpet),
Paul Brooks (guitar),
Stanley Brooks (drums),
Dean Hummons (keyboards),
Alton Brown (bass)
Also Known As
Ra & the Rhythm Kings

A     Go Ahead On
 Written-By – Cowan*, Hummons, Smith

B     Phoenix
 Written-By – Webb
 
 

 



PANCHO VILLA & THE BANDITS AIN'T THAT BAD

SYMBOL RECORDS 1964

single  202

A     Ain't That Bad
Vocals – WinfieldWritten-By – Villa*, Taylor

B     Progress
Written-By – Villa*, Witherspoon 
 
 

 

THE BO-KEYS WRITING ON THE WALL

ELECTRAPHONIC RECORDING                       ER108


Featuring – Percy Wiggins


A     Writing On The Wall    3:30

B     I'm Still In Need     3:30
 

 


jeudi 29 avril 2021

JAMES BROWN PLAY THE REAL THINGS

SMASH RECORDS 1967                             S67093 

recorded in 1966/ 1967 

 credits:

 Arranged By – Alfred Ellis
    Organ, Producer – James Brown


track list:

A1     Jimmy Mack        
A2     What Do You Like        
A3     PeeWee's Groove In "D"        
A4     Bernadette        
B1     Mercy, Mercy, Mercy        
B2     I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You        
B3     Funky Broadway        
B4     "D" Thing





KING CURTIS SWEET SOUL

ATCO RECORDS 1968                                   SD 33-247    

credits:

On all selections except (sittin'on the dock of the bay)
The personnel is:
King Curtis , alto,ténor or soprano Sax,
Frank Wess Ténor sax
Haywood Henry Baritone Sax,
Joe newman & Mel Lastie Trumpets,
Benny Powell Trombone,
Reggie Young Guitar,Spooner Oldham & Bobby Emmons
Piano electrc, Piano & organ
Mike lench Fender Bass,
Gene Chrisman Drums,
String Sections Led By Gene Orloff.

(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay:
Melvin Lastie (trumpet)
King Curtis (alto saxophone)
George Stubbs (piano)
Everett Barksdale, Samuel Gordon (guitar)
Jerry Jemmott (electric bass)
Kenny Rice (drums)
Arif Mardin (arranger)
NYC, February 8, 1968

recorded at
american sound studio,
Memphis & Atlantic recording studio, New York York
Engineers: Tommy Cogbill & Bruce Tergesen
NYC, April 1, 1968

tracks list:

A1     Theme From Valley Of The Dolls 2:40
A2     Soul Serenade 2:53
A3     I Heard It Through The Grapevine     3:16
A4     Sweet Inspiation     2:51
A5     By The Time I Get To Phoenix     2:38
B1     Spooky     2:46
B2     Honey     2:27
B3     Up Up And Away 2:48
B4     The Look Of Love 2:30
B5     (Sittin On) The Dock Of The Bay 2:42
 



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AL REED About That 99 44/100 Pure Love



AXE RECORDS 1968                        ref 103

credits:


    Arranged By – Wardell*
    Written-By – A. Reed*
Apr 1967

A 99 44/100 Pure Love 2:40
B Sorry About That 2:56







LEON FERGUSON and THE GROOVE TONES STOKIN / MISS DOLORES FUNK

GALAXY RECORDS 1965

Single 737

A     Stokin'    
B     Miss Dolores Funk




 

mercredi 28 avril 2021

JOHNNIE TAYLOR WHO'S MAKING LOVE

STAX RECORDS 1968                                  ST 2005


this 1968 album features Johnnie Taylor backed 
by the legendary Stax house band: Booker T. & The MG's,
Isaac Hayes, and the Memphis Horns.


Engineer, Mixed By – Ron Capone
Producer – Al Jackson Jr.
Producer, Mixed By – Don Davis (2)

tracks listing:

    A1        Who's Making Love       
A2        I'm Not The Same Person       
A3        Hold On This Time       
A4        Woman Across The River       
A5        Can't Trust Your Neighbor       
B1        Take Care Of Your Homework       
B2        I'm Trying       
B3        Poor Make Believer       
B4        Payback Hurts       
B5        Mr. Nobody Is Somebody       
B6        I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water  
 
 

  


 


lundi 26 avril 2021

LITTLE BEAVER PARTY DOWN

 

CAT RECORDS 1974                                      LP-2604

 

credits:

 Arranged By – Willie "Little Beaver" Hale*
    Backing Vocals – Betty Wright, Little Beaver
    Bass – George (Chocolate) Perry*, Nelson (Jocko) Padron, Ron Bogdon
    Bass, Guitar – Willie (Little Beaver) Hale*
    Drums, Percussion – Robert (Governor) Ferguson*
    Engineer [Assistant Engineer] – Anthony (J. P. Alston) Laird*
    Keyboards – Latimore (2), Timmy Thomas
    Percussion – Glen "Zeke" Holmes*
   
Producer – Steve Alaimo (tracks: A1, A2)
    Producer, Engineer, Percussion – Willie Clarke
Engineer [Assistant Engineer] – Anthony (J. P. Alston) Laird*
 Record Company – T.K. Productions, Inc.


track list:

A1     Party Down     3:14
A2     Party Down (Part Two)     3:01
A3     Money Vibrations     3:35
A4     Get Into The Party     4:12
B1     I Can Dig It Baby     6:58
B2     Let The Good Times Roll     5:20
B3     Let's Stick Together     5:00

 


 

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THE PARLIAMENTS (I Wanna) Testify

 

REVILOT RECORDS 1967

 

 Crédits

    Arranged By – Mike Terry
    Producer – George Clinton

Date:    Apr 1967

Track    s

A    The Parliaments    (I Wanna) Testify   
D Taylor, G. Clinton   

B    The Parliaments    I Can Feel The Ice Melting   
G. Clinton, T. Lewis    

 


 

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OLLIE & THE NIGHTINGALES I Got A Sure Thing Girl, You Have My Heart Singing

 

STAX RECORDS 1968

credits

 Producer – Booker T. Jones

A    Ollie And The Nightingales    I Got A Sure Thing   
Booker T. Jones, William Bell, Ollie Hoskins   

B    Ollie And The Nightingales    Girl, You Have My Heart Singing   
Booker T. Jones, William Bell   



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THE SUPREMES MEET THE SUPREMES

MOTOWN RECORDS 1962                                 MT-606 

Released     December 9, 1962
Recorded     1960 - 1962



credits:

          
 Diane Ross, Florence Ballard, 
Mary Wilson and Barbara Martin:
 lead and background vocals
    The Funk Brothers: instrumentation
    Berry Gordy: producer (some tracks); Album executive producer
    Smokey Robinson: producer (some tracks)
    Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier: producers on "Time Changes Things"
    Raymona Liles Gordy: musitron & ondioline instrumentation (some tracks);
producer on "(He's) Seventeen"
tracks list:

A1 Your Heart Belongs To Me
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson*   
A2 Who's Lovin' You
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson*   
A3 Baby Don't Go
    Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*       
A4 Buttered Popcorn
    Written-By – Barney Ales, Berry Gordy Jr.*
A5 I Want A Guy
    Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*, Brian Holland, 

Edward Holland, Jr., Freddie Gorman
B1 You Bring Back Memories
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson*   
B2 The Boy That Got Away
    Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*   
B3 Play A Sad Song
    Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*   
B4 Never Again
    Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*   
B5 (He's) Seventeen
    Written-By – Marv Johnson, Raynoma Liles Gordy  









 
 
 

THE SUPREMES A' GO-GO

 MOTOWN RECORDS 1966                               MS 649    

      Released     August 25, 1966
Recorded     Fall 1965 - summer 1966    


credits:


Diana Ross - lead vocals, background on 
"Come and Get These Memories"
Mary Wilson - background vocals, lead on
 "Come and Get These Memories"
Florence Ballard - background vocals
The Andantes - background vocals on "Put Yourself in My Place"; 
additional (harmony) background vocals on 
"Come and Get These Memories"
Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier: producers, all tracks except those noted
Hal Davis and Frank Wilson - producers, "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 
"Get Ready", and "Hang On Sloopy"
The Funk Brothers - instrumentation
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra - instrumentation



tracks list:


A1 Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:53    
A2 This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:35    
A3 You Can't Hurry Love
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:49    
A4 Shake Me Wake Me (When It's Over)
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:41    
A5 Baby I Need Your Loving
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 3:03    
A6 These Boots Are Made For Walking
    Written-By – L. Hazlewood* 2:32    
B1 I Can't Help Myself
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:56    
B2 Get Ready
    Written-By – William Robinson* 2:35    
B3 Put Yourself In My Place
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland*, Thorton* 2:16    
B4 Money (That's What I Want)
    Written-By – B. Gordy Jr.*, J. Bradford* 2:04    
B5 Come And Get These Memories
    Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland* 2:01    
B6 Hang On Sloopy
    Written-By – B. Russell*, W. Farrell* 2:46    






vendredi 23 avril 2021

SLIM HARPO SINGS "RAINING IN MY HEART"


EXCELLO RECORDS 1961                                 LP 8003




tracks list:

A1     Rainin' In My Heart    
A2     Blues Hangover    
A3     Bobby Sox Baby    
A4     I Got Love If You Want It    
A5     Snoopin' Around    
A6     Buzz Me Baby    
B1     I'm A King Bee    
B2     What A Dream    
B3     Don't Start Cryin' Now    
B4     Moody Blues    
B5     My Home Is A Person    
B6     Dream Girl

I'm A King Bee  credits:
Written by    James Moore a.k.a. Slim Harpo
the song was recorded in March 1957. 
The recording features a spare arrangement and instrumentation 
typical of J. D. Miller's production approach. Accompanying Slim Harpo were
 Gabriel "Guitar Gable" Perrodin on guitar,
John "Fats" Perrodin on bass,
and Clarence "Jockey" Etienne on drums.

Recorded    March 1957
Studio    J. D. Miller, Crowley, Louisiana





jeudi 22 avril 2021

ELMORE JAMES & JOHN BRIM WHOSE MUDDY SHOES

CHESS RECORDS 1969                                LP 1537  

Compilation

credits:

Compiled By, Producer – T.T. Swan
    Design – Cathy Swan
    Engineer – Dave Purple
    Harmonica [Harp] – Jimmy Reed (tracks: B6),
    Little Walter (tracks: A1, A5, B2, B3)
    Producer [Originally Produced By] – Leonard & Phil Chess
    Supervised By – Marshall Chess

Date recorded in Chicago:
1-17-53: A2/A4/A6/B4/B5
3-53: B2
5-4-53: A1
3-54: B6
4-5-56: A5/B3
4-60: A3/A7/B1/B7  

tracklist:

 A1     –John Brim     Ice Cream Man     2:41
A2     –Elmore James     Whose Muddy Shoes     3:05
A3     –Elmore James     Madison Blues     2:22
A4     –John Brim     I See My Baby     3:00
A5     –Elmore James     You Got Me     3:00
A6     –Elmore James     My Best Friend     3:12
A7     –Elmore James / John Brim     The Sun Is Shining     2:40
B1     –Elmore James     Talk To Me Baby     2:12
B2     –John Brim     Rattlesnake     3:05
B3     –John Brim     Be Careful     2:40
B4     –Elmore James     Dust My Broom     3:00
B5     –Elmore James     Tool Bag Bogie     3:13
B6     –John Brim     Tough Times     3:00
B7     –Elmore James / John Brim     Call It Stormy Monday     2:25




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ELMORE jAMES I Can't Hold Out - The Sun Is Shining

 

credits & notes

For the recording session, James, who sang and played slide guitar, was accompanied by his long-time backing band the Broomdusters:
J. T. Brown on saxophone,
Johnny Jones on piano,
Odie Payne on drums,
 Homesick James on guitar.

    Chicago, April 1960
     Producer     Leonard Chess, Phil Chess


 Tracklist
A     I Can't Hold Out     2:12
written by Willie Dixon
B     The Sun Is Shining     2:35
Written-By – E. James


 

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WILLIE TEE Thank You John - Dedicated To You

 

Atlantic Records 1965                  single 45-2287

credits:

Arranged By – W. Quezergue*
    Written-By – Turbinton

A Thank You John 2:40
B Dedicated To You 2:29



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WILLIE TEE Teasin' You - Walking Up A One Way Street

 

NOLA RECORDS 1964              SINGLE 708

 

credits:

 Arranged By – Wardell Quezerque
Written-By – Earl King


A     Teasin' You     2:32
B     Walking Up A One Way Street     2:32

 

 


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lundi 19 avril 2021

WILLIE TEE I'M ONLY A MAN

CAPITOL RECORDS 1969                                     ST-199

credits:

      Arranged By, Conductor – H.B. Barnum
Producer – David Axelrod
April 1969

tracks list:

   A1 Bring On The Heartaches
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
A2 I'm Only A Man
Written-By – Lester Carr
A3 Loneliness
Written-By – Marcene Harris*
A4 Reach Out For Me
Written-By – B. Bacharach - H. David*
A5 No Answer Came
Written-By – James Rein, Josef Zawinul*
A6 Walk Tall (Baby That's What I Need)
Written-By – Marrow, Rein, Zawinul, Turbinton
B1 Mirror
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
B2 By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Written-By – Jim Webb*
B3 Take Your Time
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
B4 I'm Related To You
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
B5 People
Written-By – Bob Merrill, Jules Styne