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Major Tom Dooley

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Amazing!  Spaceway Ballads “Folk Songs of the Rocketmen (Circa 2075 AD)  On Ficker Records (out of Old Greenwich, Connecticut!)

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Me at work

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Pedago Scolavox  (France)

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Welcome to the working week

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Tempo Records sooths (sic) you with “Music For The Tired Businessman”   “How GOOD can modern Music Be?”  Really smooth vocals by Francis Farwell with the Edward Kay Ensemble (1952)

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Sinner man

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“Cigarettes and Whiskey”   Jean Roderes.  Festival Records (Belgium)

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Sea gals

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Muchachas Guairenas  Berthica Medina y conjunto  RCA Records (Venezuela)

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Bump and grind

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“Musica Del Palodemayo / Costa Atlantica de Nicaragua”   Performed by Grupo Gamma   Sonorama Records  (Costa Rica)    Listen HERE!

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Add Rock

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4 Disques pour savoir … la table de multipication   Magnard Records (France)

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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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This old mouse

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“El Viejo Raton ”  Perico Records (Puerto Rico)

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Sweet painted lady

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My birthday brought this sweet cover from an ancient want list finally.  Thanks Tony for the surprise!  Franchino del Mare  F.D.M. Records (Italy)

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