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Kiddies

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Storm chasers

“Childrens Stories for a Rainy Day”   Robin Hood Records

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Brosevelt

“My Name is Roosevelt Franklin”   Featuring the voices of Matt Robinson and Rosalind Cash.   Sesame Street Records.   (You can download this at Way Out Junk)

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Jenny’s first sax experience

“The Young Ones of Jazz”   Twelve Outstanding Jazz Selections by America’s New Jazz Greats.   Mercury Records “Jam Session”   Clifford Brown, Nat Adderley, Jimmy Cleveland …

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Raised on rock

Leo and Helen Dillon’s “Record School”

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The kids are alright

Frank Luther “Songs of Safety”, “Manners Can Be Fun”, “Health Can Be Fun”   Song-stories with orchestra and sound effects.   Vocalion Hi-Fi

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Purple People Eater

“The Purple People Eater” (Click to see Sheb Wooley performing his novelty hit and a #1 song from 1958)   Broadway FunTime Records   A kid’s record of funny songs.   Great illustration on this budget label.   One of a series of a dozen or so, all with great covers by the same artist

It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater

(One-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater)

A one-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater

Sure looks strange to me (One eye?)

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Hats off

Dr. Seuss’ “The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins”   Paul Wing with Music and Sound Effects.   RCA Victor EP.   Only $.79 for “up to 16 minutes”.   A rare Jim Flora picture sleeve.

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Ride the Pony!! Tony!!

Tony the Pony!! “And 5 Other Delightful Songs for the Younger Set!” And here’s an LPCoverLover enjoying a quiet evening alone with Tony the Pony.

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Fists of curry

Original Bollywood Soundtrack. “Morchha”   Music by Bappi Lahiri   Polydor Records

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Johnny bee good

“Teaching Johnny How to Become a Better Reader and S-P-E-L-L-E-R”

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