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Dance across the floor

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A beautiful cover from Brazil on Polydor Records.  Captures a fifties jitterbug thing but with a raw Latin American vibe.  “Dancando na Gafieira”  By Santana & Seu Regional Moderno

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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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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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Cha cha cha d’amour

MDS00178

“Ambiance”  Avec Nedel Coz  Teppaz Records (France)

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Movete like you feel it!

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Movete…Chiquita…Movete!  Courtesy of lp cover lover Juan Manuel in Argentina.  Groovy!

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It takes two to tango

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Emile Prud’homme et son Ensemble   “On Guinche chez Mimile”  Odeon Records (France)

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Cuttin’ a rug

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Danzones a su Gusto  Various orchestras  Musart Records (Mexico)  Cover illustration signed “Landa”

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Calypso maniac!

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Slaves to the ritmo

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“Ritmo Fascinador”   A compilation from Columbia Records (Argentina) of Latin American and American artists doing all kinds of dance songs from Fox Trots to “Rock”    One by Johnnie Ray.  Les Elgart, Sammy Kaye .. you get the picture.  This cover illustration is very similar, if not the same, as other U.S. releases.  Who can show us one?

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