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Feel the burn

Personal Power through Creative Selling   Elmer G. Letterman, World’s Best-known Insurance Salesman     Released by the Success Motivation Institute!   But holy shit!   That’s an atomic bomb!   I don’t think any insurance policy will cover that.

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Songs of consequence

“Learning About Health and Safety”     UltraSound       This kind of takes the fun out of getting a record and listening.

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Where there’s smoke

“The Story of Fire”   AGOO – The Hunter     A Listen and Learn Record       (1964)   Tells the history and story of man’s first use of fire and teaches the child the safety rules to prevent fire, and not to play with matches, etc.

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Practice makes perfect

“My Lips Are For Blowing”   Svetlana Gruebbersolvik   (Mock cover courtesy of the creative minds at Twisted Vintage)

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Getting his master’s degree?

… or just a pet project?   “School Book For Dogs”   Created by Beth Brown (Famous Author of Books on Dogs)   Narrated by Pat Connell   Regent Records

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Good Charlotte

Spin, Spider, Spin   “Songs for a greater appreciation of nature”   Patty Zeitlin and Marcia Berman with David Zeitlin   Educational Activities Records

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Who said white girls can’t jam?

Hap Palmer

‘Homemade Band” by Hap Palmer   Teaching generations of toddlers how to keep rhythm.   (Courtesy of Way Back Now! Let’s Go)

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“Doctor, doctor, gimme the news…

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Dr. Fishbein Talks to a Growing Girl   “A thoughtful discussion for children and their parents from America’s Dean of Physicians.”

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Learn to beat the rap

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“Law, You and NARCOTICS”     Walter E. Hurst   One of a series of do-it-yourself legal topics on Law-U Records.

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Hit men

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“You Be A Disc Jockey”   Cameo Records   “Commercials – Interviews – Jingles – Weather Report – Time Check – Script”     U B A DJ!   Learn how to put the record on!   Drop the needle!   Use the mic!

(And you’ll hear the truth behind the secret world of real-life, pay-to-play DJs!     Here’s your chance to make extra money, coke, gifts, tickets, and hookers from record promoters peddling their sides.)

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