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Go Away Little Girl

“The Testimony of a Giant”   Artists Records   Southland Baptist Temple, Peducah, Kentucky

“I would like to introduce to you, Donny Osm… no… MAX PALMER.   Max was born in the State of Mississippi in 1929.   His father and mother were of ordinary size.   He is 7 feet 8 inches tall, weighs 385 pounds and wears a size 21 shoe.   He has been a professional wrestler.   He wrestled under the name of Paul Bunyan.   Made two movies, “Invaders From Mars” and “Killer Ape”.   Max says he is not sensitive about his size.   ‘The Lord made me this way to serve Him.’   He was converted to Christ in Oklahoma City after an accident in the year of 1958.   Was baptized into the membership of a local Baptist Church.   Since that time, he has become a great witness and a testimony for the Lord Jesus Christ.   He loves the Lord with all his big old heart and serves Him faithfully wherever he goes.   He is in great demand in churches and various organizations to give his life story and testimony.   I am sure the desire of his heart, after you have heard his testimony on this record, that you would pass it on to someone else.   He is truly a “Giant” of a man both physically and spiritually.”

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This tie DOES TOO GO WITH THIS SHIRT!!!

Manuel “Loco” Valdes   RCA Camden Records

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Another blind-soul singer

“I’d Rather Be Blind (In My Eyes Than In My Soul)”   Benny Dean   Erin Records

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Mod man out

Dick a la “Mod”   (Click for more Dick)

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He’d better Czech himself!

What’s in a name?   “Hello Children!”   by Viktor Sodoma   (This comes to us from Danny, an LP cover lover, who writes:   “On a recent visit to Prague, I stumbled across this LP in my uncle’s old Czech record collection”)

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Tony’s Dick Burns

The Lobster Trap presents Dick Burns   (Thanks to Tony for sharing)

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Everybody eats when they come to my house

“Suppertime”   The Calvary Chords   Norman Rockwell meets Charles Adams.

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Blur

Jokamiehen Suosikit 5   M&T Records   Roller skates, short shorts, knee socks and knee pads on this shakey, Finnish blonde.

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Romeo’s tune

Une Soiree Au Cafe Montmartre Avec Romeo Perusse   (Thanks to Guy who writes, I noticed you have a Romeo Perusse album in the collection and I have one too. It was my grandfather’s album, despite him not speaking French. Haha.)

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Wanted man

Sam

“Sing It Again, Sam!”   The inimitable song stylings of Sam Sacks   Arliss Records   For those unfamiliar with the wonder of WFMU’s Beware of the Blog let this be a welcome introduction.   Go to BOTB and listen to Sam’s fantastically awful mauling of standards.   A private recording on par with the best of the worst from Mrs. Miller, Lucia Pamela and Florence Foster Jenkins.   I gotta find a copy!

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