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Rock me to sleep

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Two of our favorite cover subjects wonderfully displayed here.  A real rarity from Sweden on RCA.  Borja Dagen “Med en Schlager”

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In a sentimental mode

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Les Modes   “Mood in Scarlet”  Dawn Records  Julius Watkins (frh), Charlie Rouse (ts), Gildo Mahones (p), Martin Rivera (b), Ron Jefferson (b), Chano Pozo (bgos)

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Pistol Packin’ Mama

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The Jay Five!  And “A’one, a’two, a’three” !  Cornet Records (Germany)  Cheesey instrumental covers of 60’s pop songs like “Music to Watch Girls By”, “Sunny”,  “98.6”, “Black is Black”, etc.  But what a smokin’ cover!

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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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Tough mothers

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“I (heart) Art Blakey”  “Tough!”  Chess Records (Netherlands)  Recorded in 1957 and first issued in 1966 in the US on Cadet Records …

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With Jackie McClean, Bill Hardman, Sam Dockery and Spanky De Brest as Messengers.

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Doll face

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“The Laughing Beatnik”  Vocal by Johnny Beeman with Dave Meyers Orchestra  (c. 1960)  Silly stoned laughter, but certainly one of my favorite record labels – Doll Records (later this single was re-released on AMY Records)

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For El vee fans only

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“Listen and Laugh No. 2”  Featuring “El Vee”   A Night at the Beverly Hills Club with Larry Vincent  Pearl Records (Kentucky)  I think Larry Vincent also owned Pearl Records.  Most of his material was released on 78’s.  Mine is signed on the back.   (“El Vee” = Larrry Vincent!)

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I like it like that

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Victor Santos  Rapsodia Records (Portugal)

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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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Bat sh*t!

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Incredible find!  A never-before-seen Batman LP Cover from Spain on the Marter Record label.  “Temas de Peliculas de la TV Americana”

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