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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...."

samedi 29 janvier 2022

WILLIE MABON IS BACK FUNKY

 

    BLUES ON BLUES RECORDS 1972           BOB 10004

 

      Credits


    Written-By – Mel London (tracks: B1), W. Mabon* (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B5)
    Art Direction – Des Strobel*
    Band – Chicago Blues Band
    Bass Guitar – Jimmy Richards
    Design – Susan Brodsky
    Drums – Bill Warren
    Engineer [Editing] – Stu Black
    Guitar – Eugene Pearson*, Mighty Joe Young
    Harmonica – Malcolm "Little Mack" Simmons*
    Piano – Willie Mabon

    Producer – Al Smith
    Engineer [Editing] – Stu Black  
    

Tracklist


A1        Trouble Blues    3:23
A2        Guilty Blues    2:57
A3        Hang Loose Baby    2:45
A4        Worry Blues    2:44
A5        Going To Get You    2:49
A6        I Wonder    2:51
B1        Poison Ivy    2:58
B2        Hey Gal    2:54
B3        My Baby Won't Write To Me    2:42
B4        Thinkin About You    2:53
B5        I Don't Know    3:08



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WILLIE MABON CHICAGO 1963

 

AMERICA RECORDS 1973                         AM 6136 

 

credits:

 Arranged By, Horn – Burger Gardner And His Band
    Bass – Jack Miles
    Drums – Clifton James
    Drums [On Some Cuts] – Al Duncan
    Guitar – Willie Hudson
    Organ – Billy The Kid Ermoson
    Tenor Saxophone – Earl Crossley, Johnnie Cameron*

       Liner Notes – Willie Mabon

Tracklist


A1        I'm The Fixer    2:50
A2        Just Got Some    2:40
A3        Somebody Gotta Pay    2:25
A4        I'm Hungry    2:28
A5        Ruby's Monkey    2:47
A6        That's No Big Thing    2:35
B1        Lonesome Blue Water    2:55
B2        New Orleans Blues    2:37
B3        Too Hot To Handle    2:20
B4        Harmonica Special    2:37
B5        Some Time I Wonder    2:50
B6        Some More    2:31

 


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vendredi 28 janvier 2022

LES MCCANN A BAG OF GOLD


PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1966                      PJ-10107


credits:

 Bass:
 Herbie Lewis (tracks: B1, B4, B5),
Paul Chambers  (tracks: B2, B3),
Victor Gaskin (tracks: A1 to A3)
Drums:
Paul Humphrey (tracks: A1 to A3, B2, B3),
Ron Jefferson (tracks: B1, B4, B5)
Piano :
Les McCann

recorded at:

Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, 
August 3, 1960
 Los Angeles, CA, October 30 or 29, 1963
 "After Hours Concert", "The Esquire Theater", Los Angeles, CA, 
circa 1964

tracks list:

 A1 The Shampoo     8:41
A2 (Shades Of) Spanish Onions 2:55
A3 The Shout 5:35
B1 Gone On And Get That Chruch     3:40
B2 Fish This Week 2:40
B3 Kathleens Theme 3:31
B4 The Truth 6:45
B5 We'll See Yaw'll After While Ya Heah 3:48




(recorded live at Esquire Theater)


 
 
 

LES MCCANN LTD. ON TIME


PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1962                                PJ-56

credits:

Bass – Leroy Vinnegar
Drums – Ron Jefferson
Guitar – Joe Pass
Piano – Les McCann

Recorded:
Jul. & Aug. 1962 at Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA

Richard Bock (producer, audio engineering)
Woody Woodward (album design, back photos)
John William Hardy (liner notes)

tracks list:

A1 On Time
Written-By – Les McCann
4:14
A2 Yours Is My Heart Alone
Lyrics By – Fritz Löhner-Beda, Ludwig Herzer
Translated By – Harry B. Smith
Written-By – Franz Lehár
4:45
A3 This For Doug
Written-By – Ron Jefferson
5:35
A4 Fondue
Written-By – Les McCann
5:12
B1 Bernie's Tune
Written-By – Bernie Miller
3:02
B2 Maichen
Written-By – Leroy Vinnegar
4:34
B3 It Could Happen To You
Lyrics By – Johnny Burke
Written-By – Jimmy Van Heusen
5:00
B4 You're Driving Me Crazy
Written-By – Walter Donaldson
4:58
B5 So What
Written-By – Miles Davis
3:00

10.The Other Way
11.Free At Pass , Thank God Almighty ,Free At Pass
· Acording to the discography of the set, but unissued






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vendredi 14 janvier 2022

JIMMY MCGRIFF ORGAN AND BLUES BAND ‎ STEP 1


SOLID STATE RECORDS 1968                          SS 18053 


credits:

Jimmy McGriff organ
 Larry Frazier guitar
 Jesse Kilpatrick, Jr. drums
 Richard 'Blue' Mitchell trumpet
 Danny Turner alto sax
 Arthur 'Fats' Theus el -tenor sax
Bob Ashton bariton sax
unknown f (background vcl, tracks 1 and 2)

 Producer – Sonny Lester
recorded:
New York: December 17 and 19, 1968


tracks list

 A1     Step One
Written-By – J. McGriff 3:34
A2     South Wes
Written-By – L. Frazier 3:36
A3     Easter Parade
Written-By – I. Berlin 2:54
B1     Jimmy's Blues
Written-By – J. McGriff 8:10
B2     For Once In My Life
Written-By – O. Murden*, R. Miller 4:52
B3     Motoring Along
Written-By – J. McGriff 3:50


 






 

jeudi 13 janvier 2022

LITTLE WILLIE JOHN Mister Little Willie John

KING RECORDS 1958                                         K 603

 

track list:

 

 A1        You're A Sweetheart
Written-By – Adamson*, McHugh*
2:40
A2        Let's Rock While The Rockin's Good
Written-By – Joyce Kennedy*
2:14
A3        Look What You've Done To Me
Written-By – Harris*, Dixon*
2:10
A4        Home At Last
Written-By – Rudy Toombs*
2:41
A5        Are You Ever Coming Back
Written-By – Willie John*
2:38
A6        Don't Leave Me Dear
Written By – Allen
Written-By – John*
2:12
B1        All My Love Belongs To You
Written-By – Nix*, Glover*
2:35
B2        Spasms
Written-By – Glover*, Blackwell*
2:40
B3        Will The Sun Shine Tomorrow
Written-By – Willie John*
2:46
B4        You Got To Get Up Early In The Morning
Written-By – Shelly*, Reide*, Winkler*
2:15
B5        A Little Bit Of Loving
Written-By – Eddie Cooley
2:07
B6        Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me
Written-By – Glosson*, Raney*
2:28


 


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mercredi 12 janvier 2022

JAMES BROWN with THE JAMES BROWN BAND THE POPCORN

KING RECORDS 1969                                      KSD 1055

credits:

The James Brown Band,
Members:
Bernard Odum, Bobby Roach, James Brown,
Nat Kendrick, Wilbert Lee Diamond Smith

Engineer  – Dave Harrison, Ron Lenhoff 

tracks list:

A1     The Popcorn     2:55
A2     Why Am I Treated So Bad     6:05
A3     In The Middle (Part 1)     3:05
A4     In The Middle (Part 2)     3:00
B1     Soul Pride (Part 1)     2:15
B2     Soul Pride (Part 2)     2:15
B3     A New Shift     3:37
B4     Sudsy     4:45
B5     The Chicken     4:10
B6     The Chase     1:30







JAMES BROWN Thinking About Little Willie John And A Few Nice Things

KING RECORDS 1968                                            KS-1038 

Vocal
Recorded in tribute to labelmate Little Willie John in 1968


 credits:

 Design [Album Design] – W. Hughes
    Engineer – Ron Lenhoff
    Photography – E. Speedy Brown
    Producer – James Brown
    Production Manager – Bud Hobgood


tracks list:

A1 Talk To Me, Talk To Me
    Written-By – Joe Seneca    
A2 Suffering With The Blues
    Written-By – Pemberton*, Conyers*        
A3 Cottage For Sale
    Written-By – Larry Conley, Willard Robison        
A4 Bill Bailey
    Written-By – Traditional        
A5 Home At Last
    Written-By – Toombs*        
A6 Heart Break (It's Hurtin' Me)
    Written By – J. Thomas - C. Hoyle        
B1 What Kind Of Man
    Written-By – B. Hobgood*, Eddie Setser, J. Brown*, Seals*        
B2 A Note Or Two (Part 1)        
B3 I'll Lose My Mind
    Written-By – B. Byrd*, B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*        
B4 Fat Eddie
    Written-By – Hobgood*, Brown*, Lenhoff*        
B5 You Gave My Heart A Song To Sing
    Written-By – B. Byrd*, B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*        
B6 A Note Or Two (Part 2)









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mardi 11 janvier 2022

Ruby And The Party Gang – Hey Ruby (Shut Your Mouth) - Ruby's House Party


 Law-ton Records – 1554   1971

credits

Producer – Bobby Martin, John Mobley 

Tracklist
A        Hey Ruby (Shut Your Mouth)
Written-By – Bessie Martin, R. Martin*, J. Mobley*
2:55
B        Ruby's House Party
Saxophone [Special Guest] – Alto Zack*
Written-By – R. Martin*, J. Mobley*, L. Zachery*
2:55


  


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BRIAN AUGER THE MODS YEARS 1965 - 1969

  Disconforme SL – DISC 1923 CD      1999

Complete Singles, B-Sides, and rare tracks

credits:
  Bass – Ricky Brown (2) (tracks: 8 to 11, 13 to 21), Roger Sutton (tracks: 7, 12)
    Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals – Dave Ambrose* (tracks: 1 to 6)
    Drums – Clem Catini* (tracks: 7, 12), Clive Thacker (tracks: 1 to 6), 
Mickey Waller* (tracks: 8 to 11, 13 to 21)
    Engineer – Claude Plotier (tracks: 1), Eddy Offord (tracks: 6),
 Jim Stewart (6) (tracks: 13 to 17, 19 to 21),
    John     Timperley (tracks: 2 to 5, 7 to 12, 18), 
Ron Williams (16) (tracks: 7 to 12, 13 to 17, 19 to 21)
    Flute – "Polly" Perkins (tracks: 1)
    Guitar – Gary Boyle (tracks: 5 to 7, 12), Vic Briggs* (tracks: 8 to 11, 13 to 21)
    Liner Notes – Jordi Soley
    Liner Notes [New] – Brian Auger
    Organ, Piano, Mellotron, Clavinet, Electric Piano, Vocals – Brian Auger
    Producer – Brian Auger, Giorgio Gomelsky
    Supervised By [Supervision] – Pere Soley
    Vocals – Julie Driscoll (tracks: 1 to 5, 15, 17, 20, 21), 
Long John Baldry (tracks: 19 to 21),
      Rod Stewart (tracks: 15, 16, 20, 21)
    
Track 1: Recorded at Pigalle Studio, Paris, France, 1968
Tracks 2 to 5: Recorded at Chapell's and Advision Studios, London, England, 1967-1968
Track 6: Recorded at Advision Studios, London, England, July 1969
Track 18: Recorded at Chapell's Studio, London, England, January 1966
Tracks 7 to 12: Recorded in London, England between June 1965 and April 1967
Tracks 13 to 17, 19 to 21: Recorded in London, England December 1965

tracks list:

1        I Am A Lonesome Hobo 4:05
Written-By – Bob Dylan
2        This Wheel's On Fire 3:30
Written-By – Bob Dylan
3        Road To Cairo 5:19
Written-By – David Ackles
4        Shadows Of You 3:38
Written-By – B. Auger*, J. Driscoll*
5        Save Me — Part 1 & 2  4:00
Written-By – Franklin*, Franklin*, Ousley*
6        As She Knows 3:33
Written-By – David Ambrose
7        Tiger 2:29
Written-By – Auger*, Sutton*
8        Kiko 5:20
Written-By – McGriff*
9        Fool Killer 2:12
Written-By – Allison*
10        Let's Do It Tonight 4:28
Written-By – Pontias Kack
11        Green Onions 65  3:18
Written-By – Jackson*, Jones*, Steinberg*, Cropper*
12        Oh Baby Won't You Come Back Home To Croydon; Where Everybody Beedle An' Bo's  2:20
Written-By – Auger*, Sutton*
13        Back At The Chicken Shack 3:50
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
14        The In Crowd  3:40
Written-By – Billy Page
15        Baby Take Me 2:10
Written-By – Ashford, Simpson*, Armstead*
16        Can Get A Witness  3:33
Written-By – Holland & Dozier
17        Baby Baby  2:24
Written-By – Unknown*
18        Holy Smoke 3:26
Written-By – Brian Auger
19        Cry Me A River 2:44
Written-By – A. Hamilton*
20        Oh Baby, Don't You Do It 3:26
Written-By – Holland-Dozier & Holland*
21        Lord Remember Me 4:18
Arranged By – B. Auger*
Written-By – Trad.*






 

mercredi 5 janvier 2022

EL CHICANO CELEBRATION

KAPP RECORDS 1972                           KS 3663 


credits:

Arranged By – El Chicano
Bass – Freddie Sanchez
Congas – Andre Baeza*, Max Garduno
Drums – John DeLuna
Flute – Max Garduno
Guitar – Mickey Lespron
Keyboards – Bob Espinosa*
Photography – Eddie Caballero, Richard Rankin
Producer – Don Buday
Recorded By – Val Christian Garay*
Timbales – Rudy Regalado
Vocals – Bobby Espinosa, Fred Sanchez*,
John DeLuna, Max Garduno, Rudy Salas, Steve Salas


track list:
    A1        Viva Tirado Otra Vez    1:20   
A2        Mas Zacate    3:47   
A3        Brown-eyed Girl    3:55   
A4        El Grito    5:13   
A5        Satisfy Me Woman    5:42   
B1        La Cucuracha    0:22   
B2        Juntos    3:52   
B3        Señor Blues    6:45   
B4        In A Silent Way    3:00   
B5        I Feel Free


    




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dimanche 2 janvier 2022

QUARTETTE TRES BIEN SKY HIGH

DECCA RECORDS 1965                                 DL24715  

also issued on  Brunswick Records – STA 8642

The Quartette Trés Bien was an American jazz combo based in St. Louis
 led by pianist Jeter Thompson. The group started to play around 
1960 and began recording in the mid '60s. Jeter Thompson played 
with Jimmy Forrest, Oliver Nelson and Emmett Carter in his early years. 
The bassist of the group is Richard Simmons, the drummer Albert St. James 
who accompanied also Charlie Parker, Tab Smith and Jimmy Forrest.
 Percussionist Percy James added a Latin flavor to the quartette who
 played more than ten years, before splitting. Jeter Thompson is still
 active leading for a few years the Trio Tres Bien with brothers
 Harold Thompson (bass) and Howard Thompson (drums).


tracks list:

A1 Shangri-La
A2 Invitation
A3 Kubah
A4 Say April
B1 I Can't Get Started
B2 Ruby
B3 Blues For The Congo
B4 Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)
 





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QUARTETTE TRES BIEN HERE IT IS!

DECCA RECORDS 1967                                 DL 4893 


Notes:
The Quartette Trés Bien was an American jazz combo based in St. Louis
 led by pianist Jeter Thompson. The group started to play around 1960
and began recording in the mid '60s. Jeter Thompson played with Jimmy Forrest,
Oliver Nelson and Emmett Carter in his early years. The bassist of the group
 is Richard Simmons, the drummer Albert St. James who accompanied also
Charlie Parker, Tab Smith and Jimmy Forrest. Percussionist Percy James
added a Latin flavor to the quartette who played more than ten years,
before splitting. Jeter Thompson is still active leading for a few years the Trio
 Tres Bien with brothers Harold Thompson (bass) and Howard Thompson (drums).  
produced by Milt Gabler
 
Credits:
 Jeter Thompson - Piano
Richard Simmons - Bass
Albert St. James - Drums
Percy James - Percussion



tracks list:


A1.         In The Still Of The Night (3:54)
        (Cole Porter)
A2.         Jasmine Eyes (3:40)
        (Albert St. James)
A3.         Tracy's Boogaloo (2:22)
        (Percy James)
A4.         The Shadow Of Your Smile (4:10)
        (Johnny Mandel/Paul Francis Webster)
A5.         Love Is A Hurtin' Thing (2:20)
        (Dave Linden/Ben Raleigh)
A6.         Happy Donna (3:23)
        (Jeter Thompson)
B1.         Autumn Leaves (4:46)
        (Joseph Kosma/Johnny Mercer)
B2.         Pamelam-A-Lam (2:05)
        (Jeter Thompson)
B3.         Sally (3:02)
        (Percy James)
B4.         Goin' Out Of My Head (3:59)
        (Teddy Randazzo/Bobby Weinstein)
B5.         Where Is Love (3:44)
        (Lionel Bart)
B6.         Collaboration (2:09)
        (Albert St. James)