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Cole turkey

HOW TO:  “Stop Smoking by Cole”  An exhilarating technique!  Check out the smoking skull!  Looks more like an exorcism.

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Hands touching hands

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“US”   A self-help album for married couples from the “Family Enrichment Bureau”.   Lectures by author (“The Male Mystique”) and Bureau Director Urban Steinmetz

Side 1:   “Married Life”   ( Marriage has five stages.   The honeymoon stage; disillusionment; misery; the time of awakening; and the time of love.)

Side 2:   “The Many Meanings of Sexual Intercourse”   (“Sex is never the problem in a marriage.   It’s just the experience where all our other problems seem to come into focus.”)

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Jill and a jack

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Dick Smart “Smart and Continental” Everest Records.

(Is this a Smart Car?)   No it’s actually a BMW called and “Isetta” available only in Germany.   (Thanks Gerd Brunzema!)

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Hmmm?

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I don’t get this one.   I think the translation of “Naufrago” from Spanish is “shipwrecked” but there must be some second meaning to refer to the stools and half-empty glasses of orange juice.   Anyone have any insights?

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Where were they at?

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The Butterfield Blues Band “East-West” (1966) Elektra Records. Featuring Paul Butterfield (Harmonica) and Mike Bloomfield who had just came off of Dylan’s “Highway 61 Revisited” sessions.

Ian Taylor sent this in and is looking for anyone who can shed light on where the cover photo was taken. Anyone know?

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