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May, 2007

Acid redux

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Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out with Dr. Timothy Leary, the LSD-inspired Harvard professor turned shaman to a generation. This is a Mercury records soundtrack release to an exploitation flick about Leary. One of four or five albums featuring Leary that came out in the sixties.

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Record heat

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A rare Tempo label lp that I love and am trying to find a clean copy of. Just FYI.

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A swinging Holiday

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Driving Flip Phillips

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Talk to the hand

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Handy man Philipe Clay on the French Philips label (1957).

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A mounted cannon in Equador

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Cloak and dagger

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Like a pulp magazine or dimestore paperback illustration, this cover tells the story of the music dramatically. “Spanish Spy” on the small Rep Records label.

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Salacious Salero

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Salero by Orquesta “Siboney” on the Kubaney label. I love the little cartoon illustrations!

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A bored Miami, Florida housewife (1960)

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“La Mafafa” by Trios de Cuba on the Maype label.

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Two-piece band

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Maderas Musicales. Marimba Chiapas on Musart.

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