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Little Pepito

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“Little Pepito”  Digby Richards  Fontana Records (Portugal)  Hmmmm, looks a lot like Jerry to me!

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Fur square

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“Kool for Katz”  Dick Katz, Piano  PYE Records (UK)  Love the jazz cover art from across the pond.   This could also be a Squeeze picture sleeve!

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Horseplay

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Herb Pomeroy  “Jazz in a Stable Sounds From the Boston Scene”  Esquire (UK)  (1955)  Originally released in the U.S. on Transition Records.

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GNOM

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Polydor Records (Germany)

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I’ll rinse. You dry.

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“La Cura Dell’Acqua Salata”   Picaardi & Ceccarini   Combo Records (Italy)

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Season of the witches

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“”Las 7 Brujitas and “La Bruja 7 Pelos”Two fantastic Halloween covers on Harmony, a budget label from Columbia Records.  Not sure of the country that released these, but Spanish speaking.

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Mother Nature’s son

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Mr. Rumple Bumple  “Indestructable Records for Children”   (1948)  Never seen this series of children’s story records before.  It’s a nice package with great graphics and colored vinyl.   Anyone old enough to remember hearing of Mr. Bumple?!

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Farm fresh

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“Cock and Bull Stories”  Volume 1 with Joel Cowan

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Man’s best friend

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“Amigo Whiskey”  Cuarteto Radar  Peerless Records  “Have you met my friends Jack Daniels and Jim Beam?”

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The circle game

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“Vamos Todos Cirandar em Hi-Fi”  Stelinha Egg e as Meninas da Casa de Lazaro  Odeon Records (Brazil)

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