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March, 2013

How’d a clown like that get a doll like that?

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“Invitame Bailar”  con el Conjunto Armonico Latino   Cisne Records (Mexico)

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Slaves to the ritmo

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“Ritmo Fascinador”   A compilation from Columbia Records (Argentina) of Latin American and American artists doing all kinds of dance songs from Fox Trots to “Rock”    One by Johnnie Ray.  Les Elgart, Sammy Kaye .. you get the picture.  This cover illustration is very similar, if not the same, as other U.S. releases.  Who can show us one?

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Baby, let’s swing

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The UK release on Ember Records  The Batman Theme by Neal Hefti

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Just the two of us

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“I’ll Never Be Lonely”  Jo and Jan  (The identical Cunningham twins from Pennsylvania known in evangelical circles as “the musical messengers)   I think this is amazing.  Quintessential.  Beautiful.  Frozen in time.

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Conga lioness

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Another great cover from Cuba and Kubaney Records!  This was a long time want list find.  “RITMO”   Tojo and his Orchestra

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The J3

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The Three Jacksons  Accordian Medley No. 46/47  Philips Records (France)

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Surely

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“As I Love You”  Shirley Bassey  Philips (UK)  1958

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The girls can’t help it

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An Italian EP and a German EP that have something in common.  Marino Marini and Hazy Osterwald and the boys play for the attention of two hot babes.

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Soul drummer

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Ken Macintosh and his Orchestra “Rock a Conga”  RCA  (France)

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Carving Bird

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Charlie Parker on Verve/Barclay Records (France)  Lover Man, etc.  With his quintet featuring Red Rodney, John Lewis, Ray Brown and Kenny ‘klook” Clark.

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