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Kiddies

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Mood swing

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“Happy Am I”   Songs by Little Marcy   Word Records   ($2.98 only)   Crazy Christian ventriloqist doll with sales in the millions!

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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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Trolled gold

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The Wishniks Nursery Rhymes and Songs   Little World of Records   This is the band’s original lineup (before the drummer”s tragic candy cane choking death).     This album is still considered to be their most accessible work.

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Captain fantastic

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Captain Kangaroo’s Songs and Dances   Bob Keeshan with Orchestra and Chorus   Columbia Records   Everyone I hung out with in kindergarden watched the Captain and Mr. Green Jeans and the puppets.   Of course there were only three channels.

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Name that toon

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Walt Disney’s “Historias Infantis Musicadas”   with “Pinocchio” and “Os 3 Porquinhos”   On Continental Records Brazil

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“I’ve told you this 100 times, never, never put daddy’s records in the EZ-Bake Oven!”

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ExSqueeze me?!?     Our Send in the Caption Contest Winner is….drumroll please….is Calzone!   (Calzone! also contributed a runner-up caption – “Baby’s First Broken Sternum LP”)     There are some sick, but very funny, (or funny, but very sick), people out there.   Good to know.     Thanks to everyone who played along.

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Ted Danson and friends

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“Let’s Make Music”   A Child’s Introduction to Rhythm and Melody with Ann Callender and Margaret Harmsworth   Wonderland Records

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Now let’s listen to this new George Carlin LP

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“Class, who can identify the verb in this sentence – I need a fuckin’ drink now,”

Elementary Grammer with Music: “The Parts of Speech”       “Sing and Learn with Rebecca Warden”   (Nice last name for a teacher.)

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The Reader

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“Best Loved Bedtime Stories”   Magic Key Records

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On the road to find out

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