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Saturday, February 5, 2011

Blues Dimension - Blues Dimension (1968-69 dutch, great psychedelic blues jazz rock)



One of the better rhythm'n'blues groups from Eastern Netherlands. Founded in 1967 in Zwolle by Leen Ripke (v, ex-Mozarts) and Rudy van Dijk (s, ex-Jazz Prophets, later in Erwin Somer Group, Flash & Dance Band and Farrago) and named after the American group the Fifth Dimension. In the beginning, it consisted of the above plus Jaap de Gronde, Karel v.d. Velde, Dirk-Jan v.d. Boogaard (tr, soon replaced by Chiel Scholder) and Jaap van Eyck (b, ex-Moans, to Sound Magics).

By the time they began recording, the line-up had changed to: Leen, Rudy, Helmig v.d. Vegt (o, p, ex-Vara Dansorkest, to Cuby & Blizzards), Herman Deinum (b, ex-Special Set and Mozarts, also to Cuby), Cees de Best (g), Michel Sardoen (tr) and Hans Lafaille (dr, ex-Jailhouse Jazzband, to Cuby; in 1969 replaced by Herman van Boeijen, ex-George Cash, to Fullhouse). In 1969, the group's breakup was announced in the title of their last LP; on this record, Jaap van Eyck can be heard once again.


Tracks
1. Get Ready 2:14
2. Wonderland 3:15
3. Your One And Only Man 3:39
4. Things I Remember 2:49
5. Twilight Mood 2:44
6. Don't Wanna Lose Her 2:22
7. Sticks And Stones 1:50
8. Blues Dimension 9:20
9. Lovely Adorable Sue 3:01
10.Baby I Need Your Lovin' 2:24
11.Double Deal 3:11
12.Stay 3:32
13.Battle-Field Of Love 4:43
14.Ivory Tower Of Utopia 3:13
15.Supernational Powers 2:38
16.I Ain't Superstitious 4:47
17.Society's Child 4:48
18.B.D. Is Dead, Long Live B.D. 3:37
19.Shapes Of Things 4:42
20.Cornflakes 3:49
21.Drift Into Space 2:27

Musicians
*Cees de Best - Guitar
*Hans Lafaille - Drums
*Helmig van der Vegt - Keyboards
*Herman Deinum - Bass
*Leen Ripke - Vocals
*Michel Sardoen - Trumpet
*Rudy van Dijk - Saxophone
*Dirk Jan van de Boogaart - Trumpet

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6 comments:

Jim_Spyropoulos said...

oti kai na vgaloune oi ollandoi einai poly kalo . wraios diskos :) eyxaristw

juan manuel muñoz said...

marios, great, great, great, thanks a lot. i take this and the blue mountain eagle

gracias amigo
juan manuel (amigodelblues)

adamus67 said...

A great gift to all visitors blog!
Hi Marios!
This is a brand new discovery from me,this is music for one's soul.Oh,this is wonderfull!PSYCHO BLUES FANS should know that this has mellotron,strings grand piano,saxophon EXCELLENT HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Many Thanks

mdhjhw said...

I'm surprised, very good stuff. Thanks a lot.

Павел said...

Спасибо!!!

Marios said...

.....re-aspected....