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Jazz hand

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Junior Mance Touch  Polydor Records (1973)  Album design by Jack Lonshein  Photograhpy by Ron Meyers  Includes covers of Al Green, Johnny Nash and George Harrison.

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Frenchman Henri Salvador has lots of great covers.  Here’s a picture sleeve on the Rigolo Records label from Germany.

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God is my palm pilot

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“The Unseen Hand”   Sharla & Tommy McKeely   Sounds of Life Records

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The invisible band

“Vibrando com Scarambone”  Carousel Records (Brazil)

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Can I get a life line?

Carnegie Pops   Columbia Masterworks EP

LP cover lover Tim Robbins writes us:  I wonder if you might happen to know anything about the artist that did this cover art. Or maybe steer me in the right direction?

You got me Tim, but It does say “monogram” on the cover where you’d expect to see the cover graphics credit.  Perhaps that was an illustration house or agency then?  Let’s phone a friend – Anybody out there know?

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King Heroin

Wow!  Here’s a Christian DIY release and cover with some crazy-ass artwork  “From Junk To Jesus”  The John Cook Story  “And GOD Gave Me A Fix”  .

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Love notes

“Instrumental Hits  Volume 3″   Floyd Cramer   RCA Records EP

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Virgin records

Julie’s Sixteenth Birthday  John Bult   Rd Chollo Records  “You’re sixteen, you’re beautiful and you’re mine”  Here’s a classic of the incredibly strange genre.  It just gets stranger, creepier, more menacing the more you look at it.

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Music for a Mexican knife fight

Amalia Mendoza  “Punalada Trapera”  RCA Victor (Mexico)  (1954)

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Arms and The Man

Alone with Dion   Laurie Records   In 1960, Dion (DiMucci) left the Belmonts and went solo.

Side One: Lonely Teenager…After The Dance…P.S. I Love You…Save The Last Dance For Me…Little Miss Blue…Havin’ Fun
Side Two: Close Your Eyes…Fools Rush In…My One & Only Love…North East End Of The Corner…One For My Baby…Then I’ll Be Tired Of You

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