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March, 2017

Dese bones gonna rise again

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Little Gerhard  “Rockin’ Ghosts”  Karusell Records (Sweden) (1956)

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Screen icon #82

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Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s on the cover of this pretty Capitol Records release from Japan.  “Screen Top 10” (circa 1962)

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Badly drawn boy and girl

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“Noviembre 32”  Son-Art Records (Mexico)  A comp from 1969 including covers of “ob la di, ob la da” and “I say a little prayer”, etc.  Cool sketchy marker illustration.

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Lady in red

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Dance with Robledo and His Group Volume II  Alta Fidelidade Records (Brazil)   Look at the sheen on the dress and on that bass with it’s mirroring curves. Luscious!

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Major Tom Dooley

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Amazing!  Spaceway Ballads “Folk Songs of the Rocketmen (Circa 2075 AD)  On Ficker Records (out of Old Greenwich, Connecticut!)

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