GROOVE ADDICT : février 2022

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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...."

lundi 28 février 2022

JAMES BROWN and HIS FAMOUS FLAMES TOUR THE USA

      KING RECORDS 1962                                            LP 804         

The Famous Flames were an American rhythm and blues
vocal group founded in Toccoa, Georgia, in 1953 by Bobby Byrd.
James Brown began his career as a member of The Famous Flames,
 emerging as the lead singer by the time of their first professional
recording, "Please, Please, Please", in 1956.

line up
James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Johnny Terry,
Sylvester Keels, Nash Knox, Nafloyd Scott,
Bobby Bennett, "Baby Lloyd" Stallworth, Willie Johnson,
Troy Collins, Troy Pulliam, Roy Scott, Doyle Oglesby,
Bill Hollings, Robert Gram, JW Archer, Louis Madison

Written-By – James Brown (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6) 
Recorded By KING Cincinatti


tracks list:

 A1     Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.         
A2     Choo-Choo (Loco-Motion)         
A3     Three Hearts In A Tangle Written By  Thompson/Starr     
A4     Doin' The Limbo         
A5     I Don't Care Written By  Roberts         
A6     Joggin' Along         
B1     I've Got Money         
B2     Sticky  Written By  Brown/Davis         
B3     Like A Baby  Written By  Stone         
B4     Every Beat Of My Heart Written By  Otis         
B5     In The Wee Wee Hours (Of The Nite)         
B6     Cross Firing







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JAMES BROWN NIGHT TRAIN

KING RECORDS 1961                                 LP 771 


track list:

 A1    James Brown –    Hold It      
A2    James Brown –    Scratch      
A3    James Brown –    Night Train      
A4    Wobblers, The –    The Wobble      
A5    James Brown –    Night Flying      
A6    Herb Hardesty –    Just A Little Bit Of Everything      
B1    Henry Moore –    Doin' Everything      
B2    James Brown –    Suds      
B3    Hank Marr –    Tonk Game      
B4    Henry Moore –    Switch-A-Roo      
B5    Clifford Scott –    Bushy Tail      
B6    James Brown –    Cross Firing



    





BARBARA DANE & Earl 'Fatha' Hines And His Orchestra LIVIN' WITH THE BLUES

 

DOT RECORDS 1959                                    DLP-3177

 

credits:

 Vocal - Barbara Dane
    Bass – Leroy Vinnegar
    Drums – Shelly Manne
    Piano – Earl "Fatha" Hines*
    Tenor Saxophone – Plas Johnson
    Trombone – Herbie Harper*, John Halliburton
    Trumpet – Benny Carter


Tracklist:


A1        Livin' With The Blues    2:46
A2        How Long, How Long Blues    2:54
A3        If I Could Be With You    3:12
A4        In The Evenin'    2:53
A5        Bye Bye Blackbird    2:23
B1        A Hundred Years From Today    2:25
B2        Mecca Flat Blues    2:57
B3        Why Don't You Do Right    2:42
B4        Porgy    2:48
B5        Since I Fell For You    2:37

 


 

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BARBARA DANE ON MY WAY

 

CAPITOL RECORDS 1962                              ST 1758   

 

credits:

 Vocal - Barbara Dane
    Bass – Wellman Braud
    Drums – Earl Palmer (tracks: A2, B2, B4), Jesse Sailes*
    Guitar – Billy Strange
    Percussion [Conga ] – Rocco Wilson (tracks: A2, B2)
    Piano – Ray Johnson (tracks: B4)
    Piano, Cornet – Kenny Whitson
    Producer – Kermit Walter

tracklist:

 A1        Take It Slow And Easy    2:26
A2        I'm On My Way    2:27
A3        Draggin' My Heart Around    2:05
A4        Crazy Blues    3:23
A5        Goodby Daddy Goodby    2:13
A6        Cake Walking Babies From Home    2:14
B1        Wild Women Don't Have The Blues    2:16
B2        This Little Light Of Mine    2:55
B3        Hurry Up Sundown Let Tomorrow Come    3:23
B4        Good Old Wagon    3:23
B5        The Hammer Song    3:04
B6        Mama Don't Allow No Twistin'    2:10

 


 

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mercredi 23 février 2022

ELMO JAMES THE SKY IS CRYING

SPHERE SOUND RECORDS 1965                LP 7002

 

Tracklist:

 A1        The Sky Is Crying
Written-By – Robinson*, James*
2:47
A2        Dust My Broom
Written-By – Elmo James*
2:54
A3        I Held My Baby
Written-By – Robinson*, James*
2:50
A4        Fine Little Mama
Written-By – Elmo James*
2:32
A5        Bobbie's Rock
Written-By – Robinson*, James*
2:09
A6        I Can't Stop Lovin' You
Written-By – Elmo James*
2:33
B1        I Done Somebody Wrong
Written-By – Robinson*, James*
2:20
B2        Rollin' And Tumblin'
Written-By – Robinson*, James*
2:30
B3        One Way Out
Written-By – James*, Sehorn*
2:25
B4        My Bleeding Heart
Written-By – James*, Sehorn*
3:05
B5        I'm Worried
Written-By – Robinson*, James*
2:44
B6        Standing At The Crossroads
Written-By – James*, Josea*
2:56

 


 

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samedi 19 février 2022

HUBERT SUMLIN Featuring James "Thunderbird" Davis, Ronnie Earl, Darrell Nulisch – Healing Feeling

 

BLACK TOP RECORDS 1990                        BT-1053

 

credits:

 Bass – Steve Gomes
    Drums – Per Hanson
    Guitar – Hubert Sumlin, Ronnie Earl
    Harmonica – Darrell Nulisch
    Organ, Piano – Richard "Dickie" Reed
    Tenor Saxophone – Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff*
    Vocals – Darrell Nulisch (tracks: 1, 3, 5 to 8),
    Hubert Sumlin (tracks: 4, 10),
    James "Thunderbird" Davis (tracks: 1, 7)

    Recorded By – David Farrell (tracks: 1 to 3, 5 to 9, 11),
    David Farrell (tracks: 4, 10),
    Mark Bingham (tracks: 4, 10)
  Recorded May 5th and 6th, 1989 at Southlake Recording Studios,
    Metairie, Louisiana.
    Tracks 4 and 10 recorded live at Tipitina's, New Orleans
    at approximately 3am, May 5th, 1989 during   
      the   Black Top Blues-A-Rama.

    Mixed By – David Farrell, Hammond Scott
    Executive-Producer – Nauman S. Scott
    Producer – Hammond Scott, Ronnie Earl

tracklist:

 1        I Don't Want To Hear About Yours
Written-By – D. Nulisch*, S. Gomes*
3:30
2        Healing Feeling
Written-By – Sumlin*, Kazanoff*, Hanson*, Earl*, Gomes*
2:35
3        Just Like I Treat You
Written-By – C. Burnett*
3:56
4        Come Back Little Girl
Written-By – H. Sumlin*
4:46
5        Play It Cool
Written-By – F. King*
5:12
6        Without A Friend Like You
Written-By – D. Nulisch*, H. Sumlin*, R. Earl*
3:22
7        I Don't Want No Woman
Written-By – J. Medwick Veasey*
3:22
8        Blue Shadows
Written-By – L. Fulson*
4:31
9        Down The Dusty Road
Written-By – H. Sumlin*
2:50
10        Honey Dumplins
Written-By – H. Sumlin*
5:30
11        Blues For Henry
Written-By – H. Sumlin*, R. Earl*
4:07




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RONNIE EARL AND THE BROADCASTERS SOUL SEARCHING

 

BLACK TOP RECORDS 1988                     BT 1042    

 

credits:

 Bass – Steve Gomes
    Drums – Per Hanson
    Guitar – Ronnie Earl
    Harmonica – Jerry Portnoy
    Mastered By – Randy Kling
    Organ, Piano – Ron Levy
    Saxophone – Kaz Kazanoff*
    Tenor Saxophone – Mr. Excello, Saxy Boy
    Vocals – Darrell Nulisch

Producer – Hammond Scott, Ronnie Earl
Recorded May, 1988 at Newbury Sounds Studios, Boston
recording engineer Paul Arnold assisted by Drew Towson


tracklist:

A1        Backstroke    4:17
A2        Ships Passing In The Night    4:42
A3        You‘re The One    4:40
A4        Soul Searching    2:42
A5        It‘s My Soul    3:20
B1        Evening Sun    3:00
B2        Jerry Jumps In    2:52
B3        After All    4:05
B4        I Don‘t Believe    3:37
B5        Blues For Bone    5:19

 


 

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RARE EARTH GET READY

 RARE EARTH 1969                                              RS 507 


Rare Earth is an American rock band affiliated with Motown's Rare Earth
 record label (which was named after the band), who prospered in 1970–1972.
 Although not the first white band signed to Motown, Rare Earth was the first
 big hit-making act signed by Motown that consisted only of white members.


credits:

Bass – John Parrish (2)
       Drums – Pete Rivera (2)
    Guitar – Rod Richards
    Keyboards – Kenny James (2)
       Producer – Rare Earth
    Saxophone, Flute – Gil Bridges
    Vocals – Gil Bridges, Pete Rivera (2), Rod Richards

Producer – Rare Earth

Design [Cover] – Bob Cato
  Photography – Jim Hendin


tracks list:

A1         Magic Key     3:57   
A2         Tobacco Road     7:11   
A3         Feelin' Alright     5:03   
A4         In Bed     3:01   
A5         Train To Nowhere     3:23   
B         Get Ready     21:30








 
 

THE TEMPTATIONS GETTIN' READY

GORDY RECORDS 1966                                GLPS-918



credits:

    David Ruffin: vocals (side one, tracks 1–5 on side two))
    Eddie Kendricks: vocals
    Paul Williams: vocals
    Melvin Franklin: vocals
    Otis Williams: vocals
       The Supremes: background vocals
 ("Not Now, I'll Tell You Later")
    The Funk Brothers: instrumentation
 (tracks 2 through 6 on side one, side two)   


Producers

    Smokey Robinson: "Little Miss Sweetness", "Get Ready", 
"I've Been Good to You", "Fading Away", "Who You Gonna Run Two",
 "You're Not an Ordinary Girl", "Not Now, I'll Tell You Later",
 Executive Producer (Album)
    Norman Whitfield: "Ain't Too Proud to Beg", "Lonely, Lonely Man Am I"
, "Too Busy Thinking About My Baby", Executive Producer (Album)
    Robert Staunton & Robert Walker, producers: "Say You"
    William "Mickey" Stevenson & Ivy Jo Hunter: 
"It's A Lonely World Without Your Love"
    Sylvester Potts (of The Contours) : "Give It Up"
    Marv Johnson: "The Man Who Didn't Believe in Lov


tracks list:

A1 Say You
    Written-By – C. Jones*, R. Dobyne*, R. Staunton* 2:27    
A2 Little Miss Sweetness
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson* 3:10    
A3 Ain't Too Proud To Beg
    Written-By – E. Holland*, N. Whitfield* 2:33    
A4 Get Ready
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson* 2:49    
A5 Lonely, Lonely Man Am I
    Written-By – E. Kendricks*, E. Holland*, N. Whitfield* 2:34    
A6 Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
    Written-By – J. Bradford*, N. Whitfield* 2:39    
B1 I've Been Good To You
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson* 2:59    
B2 It's A Lonely World Without Your Love
    Written-By – I. Hunter*, Wm. Robinson* 2:30    
B3 Fading Away
    Written-By – R. Rogers*, Wm. Robinson*, W. Moore* 2:37    
B4 Who You Gonna Run To
    Written-By – Wm. Robinson* 3:05    
B5 You're Not An Ordinary Girl
    Written-By – Tarplin*, Rogers*, White*, Robinson*, Moore* 2:49    
B6 Not Now, I'll Tell You Later
    Written-By – O. Williams*, Wm. Robinson* 2:53











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jeudi 10 février 2022

SYL JOHNSON (She's So Fine) I Just Gotta Make Her Mine


 a) F-753
b) F-754
recd. Cincinatti June 27, 1961

A        I've Got To Find My Baby        2:33
S. Thompson, S. Johnson        
B      (She's So Fine) I Just Gotta Make Her Mine    2:26
S. Thompson, S. Johnson       




dimanche 6 février 2022

JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH THE STINGER


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1965                               PR 7408 


credits and session recording:

Johnny "Hammond" Smith - organ
 Houston Person (tracks 1, 4 & 6) - tenor saxophone
 Earl Edwards (tracks 1, 2, 3 & 5) - tenor saxophone
 Floyd Smith - guitar
 John Harris - drums

Rudy Van Gelder - engineer
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
May 7, 1965

tracks list:

A1 The Stinger 6:40
A2 There Is No Greater Love 5:30
A3 Brother John 3:55
B1 Cleopatra And The African Knight 4:55
B2 You Don't Know What Love Is 6:50
B3 Benny's Diggin' 4:15


  



JOHNNY HAMMOND SMITH ALL SOUL

NEW JAZZ RECORDS 1959                            LP 8221


credits:

Bass – George Tucker
Drums – Leo Stevens
Guitar – Thornel Schwartz
Organ – Johnny "Hammond" Smith


recoded at:


Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 
September 11, 1959

tracks list:

A1 Goin' Places
A2 Sweet Cookies
A3 The Masquerade Is Over
B1 Pennies From Heaven
B2 Easy Luke
B3 Secret Love
B4 All Soul






jeudi 3 février 2022

SKIP EASTERLING I DON'T KNOW

 

Tracklist

A        I Don't Know
Songwriter – Willie Mabon
2:51

B        If I Ever Get Back
Songwriter – Sax Kari*
3:03

 


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