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October, 2012

Turban legends?

Latin Quartet  A Saef Records EP (Spain)

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Stupid cupid

Zanini  C’est l’amour!  Barclay Records (France)  Cover illustration by Sine.

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Invocation and Ritual Dance of the Young Pumpkin

“Sing a Song of Holidays and Seasons”    BowMar Records  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gw2qqcsxlE

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Yvan after all

Yvan Daniel  “Le Prince de la Chanson”  Alouette Records  (Canada)

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Friends of distinction

Dickory Dock with all of his Friends  (Supermailman, Abby and Puffy plus Professor Schnitzel, Jingle Jim, Little Jock, and Mr. Bigsby)   Piper Records  (1966)   Dickory Doc was a local Children’s TV show produced by Kaiser Broadcasting and broadcast on UHF Channel 48 WKBS-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and on UHF Channel 38 WSBK-TV in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Rock away beach

“Musica para la G.C.U. (Gente Uno Como)  Philips Records (Argentina)

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I pity the Fou!

“Hong Kong Fou-Fou”  From the Hanna-Barbara TV cartoon  (1979)  CBS Records (France)

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Yikes! It’s the Dycks!

Henry, Lydia and the Dyke tykes in their basement den   “Joy in Service”

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Club date

Picapiedras #1  “A Promotional Disc for the Pithecanthropus Erectus”   A mix of various artists from South America.  Polydor Records  (Argentina)  A surprisingly hard record to find.  We looked for years.  Of course, you have to really want it to begin with!

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Hit me with your rhythm stick

Not all of God’s children can keep a beat, but little Janice Kay Crist, who was born with downs syndrome, didn’t let a little thing like that keep her from joining the family band (with sister Linda here on piano).  “The Miracle at My House”  The Miracle Sisters

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