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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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Everybody’s talkin about the Mets

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Terry Cashman is Talkin’ Baseball with Mets greats Rusty Staub and Keith Hernandez.  “For Mets Fans”  (1988)

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Let the games begin!

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“Take me Out to the Ball Game” and other children (and adult) favorites!  Peter Pan Records

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Disco inferno

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The Devil’s Pad  A Modern Dance designed for intermediate students by Jacquelyn Ebeier.  CAM Records (1958)  A cool gatefold cover with a 12-page step-by-step dance routine.

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Get Bent

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Relax with Bent Fabric.  A Danish Metronome EP  featuring Bent Fabricius-Bjerre (Bent Fabric) / Newell Jenkins conducting the Angelicum Orchestra of Milan playing:  Pepe / Merci, cherie / Mexican Strip // Battalia

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Martian and Lewis

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Les Chakachas  “Un Marziano Sulla Terra”  (“Visit to a Small Planet”)  RCA Italiana (Italy)  Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher’s will leaves his planet to visit the Earth.  From 1960, this is the film version of Gore Vidal’s stage hit.  Later re-made as TV’s Mork and Mindy.

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In the basement

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Eric Smith  Fona Records (Danish)  (1959)  I was the always the guy leaning on the stereo (distracted by the records!).

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Flubber soul

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Walt Disney’s “Flubber” b/w “Son of Flubber”  Disney Records (1963)  Sung by Fred MacMurray (I bet he was on “My Three Sons” at the time)  This is one of my earliest movie memories – but haven’t seen it since!

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Rip Van Winckler?

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“Old Man Boogie”  Gunnar Winckler  Sonet Records (Germany)

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