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A pot party!

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Tommy Trinder’s Party  Fontana Records (England)  Recorded in the Jolly Roger Bar, Gutlin’s Holiday Camp, Clacton-on-Sea 1959.  This record is intended for you and your party so that you can join in. It’s a party with a record and not just a record of a party. Britain’s funniest man – the most loveable personality in show business and our greatest comedian – drops in to entertain you with his inimitable humour and dazzling repartee.  Tommy thoroughly enjoys himself, as you can tell from the hilarious results.

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Every cover tells a story

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Bimini is a small island off the coast of Florida with a tiny air strip, a shark study center and fishing boats.  Fresh conch is sold on the side of the dirt roads.  There are a couple miles of sandy beach under bending mango trees, some tin shacks, a one floor motel, a couple airy bars with thatch roofs … and the Compleat Angler!  I took a small plane to Bimini for a long weekend once.  I recall the short flight over translucent blue waters.  Like in a dream, sharks racing with plane’s shadow on the surface below.  Each night, after long days drinking rum in the sun and then a short nap and shower, it was off to the Compleat Angler to see live music and dance.  The house band played island music and covers, including a long, funky, Caribbean flavored arrangement of Barry White’s “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love Babe”.  It always brought the joint to an ecstatic, frenzied peak.  Each night a dozen or so free-spirited, weekend revelers and island hoppers crowded the small dance floor until the wee hours of the morning.  I remember one night stumbling out of the Angler under bright stars, my arms around a beautiful young marine biologist and our long, slow walk back to her dorm.   Later I read that the Angler burnt to the ground.  Finding this record over the weekend magically brings it all back.

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If wishes could be kisses

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Bonne Fete  Surprise Party  Barclay Records (France)  Cover photo by the esteemed jazz photographer Herman Leonard!  Dance music like the Charleston, Tango, Cha Cha Cha, Samba, etc.

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Feed my Frankenstein cake

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Happy Birthday!  A Columbia Records flexi-disc (“Record Card”) featuring voices by Mel Blanc and Lennie Weinrib as Dr. Frankenstein, Frankenstein’s monster and his assistant!

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Pussy riot

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“Bold and Butchy Female Freaks” Another in the racey, raunchy series of adult swinger party records.  Captured “live” at a “real orgy”!   XXX  This and 100 more LPS are up for auction on eBay HERE!     Check it out for more ODDBALL, XIAN, GARAGE, EXPLOITO PSYCH, SURF, SOUL, FUNK, CHEESECAKE, & COOL SOUNDTRACKS!

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Don’t fear the Reeperbahn

 

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“Vom Hofbrauhaus zur Reeperbahn”  Odeon Records (Germany)

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Happy New Year!

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Les Wackadous  “Gay Paris”  Barclay Records (France)

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I dream of Gigi

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“Music For That Wild Party”   Esquire Records (UK release of “Art Farmer Quintet” Prestige 7017) Art Farmer (t) Gigi Gryce (as) Duke Jordan (p) Addison Farmer (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 21, 1955   Cover art by Disley.

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Glamping in the ’60s

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Surprise Partie Camping   RCA Victor Reocrds (France)

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Vampire’s weekend

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Here’s one you won’t find anywhere else online!  Attilio and his Tango Orchestra   “Dracula Tango”   Vogue Records (France)  (1974)   Monster cover art by Bernard Monie

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