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Outer Space and Rockets

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Martian and Lewis

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Les Chakachas  “Un Marziano Sulla Terra”  (“Visit to a Small Planet”)  RCA Italiana (Italy)  Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher’s will leaves his planet to visit the Earth.  From 1960, this is the film version of Gore Vidal’s stage hit.  Later re-made as TV’s Mork and Mindy.

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Salut!

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Wow! This is a cool one that we just picked up.  That’s Jane Fonda in a Barbarella-like space suit on the cover of “Weekend Party” – an orchestra ez-listening record.  This is from France.  On the National Records label.

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The Golden Rocket

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OLE REJSER TIL MANEN  TONO Records  (10″)  2 x 78RPM    Latest entry into the Hall of Fame.

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Atomic dogs

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Sooty sings “My Friend and I” b/w “Super Sonic Sooty Spug”  EMI Records (England)  (1973)  Sleeve Illustration  Joe Tattersall   Okay, so Sooty was a BEAR, not a dog (thanks).  We’re open to a better headline here!

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Hey Moe!

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A long-time want-lister, we finally found this most rare of all 3 Stooges picture sleeves!  “Have Rocket, Will Travel”  Colpix Records  (1959)

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eye eye eye!

Here’s a creative “fake” cover that someone doctored for Cool Records.   Accordeonpourri de Kermisklanten  Elf Provincien Records (The Netherlands)

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One small dance step …

Spoutnick Party  Sideral Records   (From a new facebook friend Cool Covers that just started up and shares our cover love!)  I’d love to find a copy of this one.

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Outer space for dummies

Amazing!  Another record by Xian evangelist/ventriliquist Bill Salisbury and his wooden sidekick “Uncle Cousin!   Forge Records out of Clarksville, Tenn.  Religion and science always make for strange bedfellows (and weird records).

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Let’s go trippin’


Tsuburaya Monster Boosuka   Musicolor Records (Japan)

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4, 3, 2, 1 …

Organist Dave “Baby” Cortez  “IN ORBIT”  Roulette Records  (1966)  The third and final LP that Dave cut for Roulette Records following “Organ Shindig” (1965) and “Tweety Pie” (1965)   Titles include “Belly Rub (parts 1 & 2)”, “In Orbit”, “Countdown (parts 1 & 2)”, “Sticks & Stones”, and “Peg Leg”.

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