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Master Norman Bates

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Tony Perkins  FIRST ROMANCE / NO, NO, NO / SHE USED TO BE MY GIRL / THE PRETTIEST GIRL IN SCHOOL  RCA Records  (Germany)  (1957)

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Grey hound

Jeff Chandler Sings TO YOU   Liberty Records (1957)   Chandler was an academy award-nominated supporting actor (playing an American Indian in Broken Arrow) who took a shot at singing.   He died in 1961 at just 42 years old (tragically from malpractice in a botched back surgery).     Oh, and Esther Williams said he was a cross-dresser.

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Special Kaye

Columbia Records presents Danny Kaye   An album of four 78 RPM 10″ records   in a gatefold jacket.   (Circa 1953)   Includes eight songs:   C91-6The Fairy Pipers and The Babbitt and The Bromide. C91-2 Minnie the Moocher and Let’s Not Talk About Love C91-7 Eileen and Dinah C91-4 Anatole of Paris and Farming

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Please don’t eat the daisies

“A Date With Doris Day”   Columbia Records (Japan)

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Say it loud!

Jim Brown “Tells It Like It Is”   Main Line Records Jim Brown Tells It Like It Is   This album was produced and written by Jeff Baxter and includes Jim Brown Farewell Day Speech * Press Interview: How The Negro Industrial and Economic Union (N.I.E.U.) Works * Comments On Black Nationalism * Comments On Racial Violence * Jim Brown Interviewing New N.E.I.U. Member * Negro Pride And Heritage * Comments On Black Muslems *Comments on Cassius Clay (Mohammed Ali)

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Tammy can you hear me?

“Tammy Tammy Tammy”   Tammy Faye before all the eye shadow, Jim Bakker and tears.   Hymntone Records

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Music for clearing the room

Murray the K’s   GOLDEN GASSERS   Chess Records   Songs include:   “Blowin’ in the Wind”; “The Wind Cries Mary”; “Summer Wind”; “Wind Beneath My Wings”; “Prairie Wind”; “Colors of the Wind”; “Dust in the Wind”   (Need I go on?)

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Christmas combs but once a year

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“Yulesville”   Edd “Kookie” Byrnes with Warren Barker & His Orchestra     Actor played “Kookie” on TV’s “77 Sunset Strip”

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Fausto, pussy cat!

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Ann-Margret strikes a stunning pose on the cover of this lost gem from Japan.   Faust(o) Papetti   “Alto Sax Screen Time”   Globe Records

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Rebel rebel

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Tribute to James Dean on Philips     He only made three movies!

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