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FOLLOW ME TO THE POPCOCORN SCENE:THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE B
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  • Ref. K 6133
  • JAZZMAN RECORDS, 2016.

Le label Jazzman Records présente sa compilation « Follow Me To The Popcorn".  En tout, vingt-quatre titres au style Popcorn qui rendent hommage à la scène Soul Jazz belge des années soixante à septante. On retrouve ici des artistes importants comme Little Jimmy Ray, Sam Fletcher, JJ Jones, Johhny Guitar Watson, Gloria Grey ou Shorty Long. (CL)

"Originating in Belgium at the tail end of the 1960s and into the 70s, Popcorn was a music and dance scene with an emphasis on often obscure black American records of the then recent past. Drawing immediate parallels with the UK's Northern Soul scene from approximately the same time, young people would flock from all corners of Belgium to cram into a converted farmhouse barn to dance to these exotic sounds. But whilst Northern favoured an often uptempo, stomping 60s soul sound, popcorn focused almost entirely on slower, moodier numbers. In recent years, collectors and DJs into vintage soul and R&B; have been tuning into the Popcorn style - yet there still remains some confusion as to what exactly Popcorn means in musical terms. Not following established genre conventions, The Popcorn sound is hard to pin down - there are Soul, Blues, Ska, Pop, Jazz and Latin records which are all Popcorn - and all are represented here. Whilst the sound has caught the attention of many forward thinking DJs, the origins and background of the Belgium Popcorn scene remain little documented. With sleeve notes from original Popcorn insider Gerd De Wilde and his contacts within the original Belgium Popcorn scene, this album looks to change that. Along with never previously published vintage flyers and photographs and combined with the 24 tracks of heady, intoxicating R&B;, Blues, Soul and Jazz, 'Follow Me To The Popcorn' is almost certainly the fullest document yet of the important, influential and yet so often misunderstood Belgium Popcorn scene." (jazzmanrecords.co.uk)

Interprètes

Pistes

  • 1 You need to fall in love
  • 2 Palm of your hand
  • 3 Downstairs
  • 4 I'd think it over
  • 5 I dreamed about my baby last night
  • 6 Buck de hoodle
  • 7 Any way you wanta
  • 8 Boss bossa nova
  • 9 Big boy
  • 10 Big boy you're through
  • 11 I want that
  • 12 Scene of the crime
  • 13 Barricuda
  • 14 Burnt toast & black coffee
  • 15 Wait a minute baby
  • 16 Harlem nocturne
  • 17 Sweet little love
  • 18 Waiting for my baby baby
  • 19 Fever
  • 20 It's a sweet world
  • 21 Spooky
  • 22 Yea! my baby loves me
  • 23 Love came tumbling down
  • 24 Summertime