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Bongos and Bagels

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Please don’t bang that drum

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Francis Bay and his Orchestra  “Too Much Tequila”  Philips Records (France)

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In my room

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Beatin’ Time  Egidio Bortoli’s Rhythm Group featuring Albert Laguerre on Conga Drum   Spotlight Records (Australia)

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Hooked on a feline

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Dancing Panther  “Cement Mixer-Twist”  Warner Bros. Records (1960)

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Cliff banger

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“Expresso Bongo!”   Cliff Richard from the movie of the same name (1959)  Columbia Records (UK)

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Conga lioness

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Another great cover from Cuba and Kubaney Records!  This was a long time want list find.  “RITMO”   Tojo and his Orchestra

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Soul drummer

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Ken Macintosh and his Orchestra “Rock a Conga”  RCA  (France)

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Funky drummer

“Funky!!”  Hideo Shiraki Quintet RCA Victor (Japan)

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The invisible band

“Vibrando com Scarambone”  Carousel Records (Brazil)

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Beat it

Thanks to Jerome for sending this one in!  “Surprise Party”  Barclay Records (France)

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White as a ghost

Another beautiful nude cover from Japan and Toshiba Records.  Shoichiro Matsumiya  “Haunted Guitar”  And its pressed on ruby red vinyl.

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