Among rhythm’n’blues insiders, “popcorn” is almost a genre term in its own right.
Located near Antwerp in Vrasene, the “Popcorn” was a dance club with four-digit capacity, which organized dance contests with growing popularity every Sunday since the end of the sixties.
The DJs not only used the rhythm’n’blues of the late 50s and 60s, but also soul, funk, British beat or atmospheric instrumentals. Always melodic, midtempo to slow, often in minor.
The “popcorn” phenomenon became an underground hype and soon made waves far beyond Belgium.
01 Sixteen Tons BB King
02 Just One More Time Johnny Copeland
03 Lucky Lou Jody Williams
04 Shake It Up And Go John Lee Hooker
05 Steppin’ Out Memphis Slim
06 She’s Fine, She’s Mine Bo Diddley
07 Black Gal Roy Gaines
08 My Baby’s Got It Tabby Thomas
09 I Don’t Care Dennis Roberts
10 Jet Stream Jerry “Boogie” Mccain
11 Little Girl Sugar Boy Williams
12 Lonesome Travelin’ Jimmy Lee Robinson
13 Going Back Home Howlin’ Wolf
14 Cut You A-Loose Ricky Allen
15 Wait A Minute Baby Johnny ‘guitar’ Watson
16 The Cricket Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
17 What Have I Done Jimmy Rogers
18 Help Me Sonny Boy Williamson Ii
19 Bossa Nova Watusi Twist Freddie King
20 Baby Please Don’t Go Rose Mitchell
21 Keep On Loving Me, Baby Otis Rush And His Band
22 Jake’s Cha Cha Shakey Jake (Jake Woods)
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