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45 Picture Sleeves

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Easy listening

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Two cool Decca sleeves from South Africa in the early 60’s.   Paul Evans on one and Carl Dobkins, Jr. b/w Brenda Lee on the other!  I didn’t know Paul Evans, but discovered he recorded Midnight Special (which I knew well as a CCR song).  Brenda’s “Sweet Nuthin'” is a fave.  Check her out Here!

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Add Rock

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4 Disques pour savoir … la table de multipication   Magnard Records (France)

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Twisting sisters

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The Recordmen with Lou Duke at the Organ!  A French sleeve from President Records!

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Straw dags

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Tamoure a Tahiti  BAM Records (France)  Collected by Francis Maziere (early 60’s release)  What is Tamoure?

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Minute maid

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“Wake up Little Susie”  A Bell Records two-sided picture sleeve.  Only $.49 in the U.S.   Barry Frank covers the Everly Brothers hit  (1957)

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Sweet painted lady

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My birthday brought this sweet cover from an ancient want list finally.  Thanks Tony for the surprise!  Franchino del Mare  F.D.M. Records (Italy)

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Smack dab in the middle

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Franck Fernandel  “Les Souris Ailleurs”  (“While the mice are away”?)  Philips Records (France)  (1967)

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Ain’t no half-steppin’

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Music for Dancing  Bert Weedon does Waltzes and Quicksteps!  Top Rank Records

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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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