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Disco inferno

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The Devil’s Pad  A Modern Dance designed for intermediate students by Jacquelyn Ebeier.  CAM Records (1958)  A cool gatefold cover with a 12-page step-by-step dance routine.

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Get Bent

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Relax with Bent Fabric.  A Danish Metronome EP  featuring Bent Fabricius-Bjerre (Bent Fabric) / Newell Jenkins conducting the Angelicum Orchestra of Milan playing:  Pepe / Merci, cherie / Mexican Strip // Battalia

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Martian and Lewis

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Les Chakachas  “Un Marziano Sulla Terra”  (“Visit to a Small Planet”)  RCA Italiana (Italy)  Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher’s will leaves his planet to visit the Earth.  From 1960, this is the film version of Gore Vidal’s stage hit.  Later re-made as TV’s Mork and Mindy.

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In the basement

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Eric Smith  Fona Records (Danish)  (1959)  I was the always the guy leaning on the stereo (distracted by the records!).

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Flubber soul

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Walt Disney’s “Flubber” b/w “Son of Flubber”  Disney Records (1963)  Sung by Fred MacMurray (I bet he was on “My Three Sons” at the time)  This is one of my earliest movie memories – but haven’t seen it since!

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Salut!

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Wow! This is a cool one that we just picked up.  That’s Jane Fonda in a Barbarella-like space suit on the cover of “Weekend Party” – an orchestra ez-listening record.  This is from France.  On the National Records label.

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Heartbreak hotel

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Marvin Rainwater and Bill Guess in “Love’s Prison”  Brave Records (1963)  This is interesting.  Are they in the same “love prison”?  So many questions.

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Rip Van Winckler?

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“Old Man Boogie”  Gunnar Winckler  Sonet Records (Germany)

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You haven’t done nothin’

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Candy Candido sings “You’re Nothin’ but a Nothin'” / “Barnacle Bill the Sailor”  Capitol Records Bozo Approved 10″  Nice message to send to the kids huh?!  And Candy Candido!  Had to look him up – here’s a video of him doing “One Meatball”!

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In Your Ear!

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SIW & Johnny (were sweethearts)  BFB Records (Sweden)  Includes the club raves “Hemma Hos Oss”; “Kom, Kom, Kom, Kom” and “Sucu- Sucu”.   This goes out to my pals at In Your Ear Records where I went to record collecting college.

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