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45 Picture Sleeves

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Bettie Page discovery

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Wow!  A new find here.  A very rare Bettie Page EP cover from Mexico.  Kiko y Beto “Censura C” on Philips (1966) .

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Hands off my girl!

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A nice addition to my collection of “Jennifer” records for my best girl (gifted by my best bud LPCL Tony)!  Bobby Sherman sings this one!  Metromedia Records.  Remember him?  Maybe it was Jennifer after “Julie, Do You Love Me?” said no?  I was a fan of “Here Come the Brides” on TV as a kid too.

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Luis the VIVI

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“El Monstruo”  Luis “Vivi” Hernandez  Orfeon Records (Mexico)  Great early rock’n roll cover in spanish of Bobby Boris Pickett’s Monster Mash from 1966

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Hell yes!

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Les Demons “Twisters”  RCA (France)

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Bright and oily

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“La Route Joyeause”  A neat promotion package of 7″ flexi-discs issued by Esso Oil with musical nods to various regions of France.  (Thanks for the comments.  They looked like lemons to me!)

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Satan Doll

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Mariangela  Philips Records (Portugal)  I believe Mariangela was a children’s TV show host in Portugal.  The bunny looks terrified.  And/or evil!   Poor kids.

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“Match me Sidney”

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Chico Hamilton Quintet Music from the Film “Sweet Smell of Success”   Vogue EP (France) .

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Fine and mellow

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“Easy Does It”  Epic Records EP  Lester Young with Count Basie and his Orchestra  Illustration by Birger Roos . (1955)

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Sophisticated Sassy

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Another pretty EP from a recent score of Jazz picture sleeves from the fifties.  Sarah Vaughan  “Imagination” on Mercury Records (1955)  From the liner notes:  “A pretty melody to Sarah Vaughan is a plaything to color, to add to, to take from, to twist into graceful new shapes.  It is her creativity and delightful musical imagination that sets her apart for the ordinary merchants of words and music”

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Men with horns

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“Riff Medley”  Conrad Gozzo and his Swing Wing  RCA Victor Records

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