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December, 2015

Whip it good

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Stirring the Cream  CREAM   Polydor Medium Records  (Holland)

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Santa Claus is a black man

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Louis Armstrong  “White Christmas” / “Winter Wonderland”  Decca Records  (UK)

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Yuck the police

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The Adventures of the Laughing Policeman   Charles Penrose   Columbia Records (UK)   This song is credited to Mabel Anderson under the pseudonym Billie Grey, but the music and melody come from The Laughing Song, recorded by George W. Johnson in 1898.  The song was first recorded as The Laughing Policeman by Charles Penrose under the pseudonym Charles Jolly in 1922. That version was released on Regal Records. A second version, the most common of the two, was recorded in 1926 and released on Columbia Records.  In 1957 it was released on the EP The Adventures of The Laughing Policeman. Ringo Starr bought a copy of the single in 1955 which was most likely the 1935 re-release with Laughter And Lemons on the B-side.

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So many knobs!

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“La Sabrosura del Ano”  Various Artists (1984)   AS International Records (Venezuela)

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Toulouse booty

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“Paris Swings”  Elmer Bernstein and the Swinging Bon Vivants  Capitol Records  (1960)  Ted Nash: reeds, Andre Previn: piano, Barney Kessel: guitar, Red Mitchell: bass, Shelly Manne: drums, Larry Bunker: vibraphone.

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