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Easy listening

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Two cool Decca sleeves from South Africa in the early 60’s.   Paul Evans on one and Carl Dobkins, Jr. b/w Brenda Lee on the other!  I didn’t know Paul Evans, but discovered he recorded Midnight Special (which I knew well as a CCR song).  Brenda’s “Sweet Nuthin'” is a fave.  Check her out Here!

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Add Rock

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4 Disques pour savoir … la table de multipication   Magnard Records (France)

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Give the producer some

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RIP the great George Martin.  Here’s his own LP (and his play for some of the female fans the boys in the band had so easily!)  George Martin Instrumentally Salutes ‘The Beatle Girls’  United Artists Records  (1966)  It is the third of a series of albums by Martin featuring instrumental arrangements of Beatles songs (the others being “Off the Beatle Track” (1964) and “Help!”  (1965)

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So many knobs!

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“La Sabrosura del Ano”  Various Artists (1984)   AS International Records (Venezuela)

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She’ll walk all over you!

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Meet Stephanie – new to our Chicks Dig Records page!

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In the basement

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Eric Smith  Fona Records (Danish)  (1959)  I was the always the guy leaning on the stereo (distracted by the records!).

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“Play this one!”

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I picked this up in London a few weeks ago.  A nice little EP with a photo I’d never seen.  Here’s Coleman Hawkins in 1955 on Vogue Records (UK).    (A1) It’s Only A Paper Moon;  (A2) I Surrender Dear;  (B1) Bah-U-Bah  (B2) Sophisticated Lady

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4 on the floor

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Top 4 , No. 8   Various Artists   Columbia Records (Denmark)  1960   Featuring Big Ben Banjo Band: Marina;  The Avons:  Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Back Seat;  Bill Forbes:  Too Young;  Edie Calvert:  Jealousy

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Your mother should know

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“Dedicated to Mother”  By the Best of the Mummers AQUA STRING BAND  Sure Records   Share your collection with your mom this weekend.   Or better yet, get her flowers!

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Mr. Big Stuff

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“Las SuperFavoritas del Gigante”  Zafiro Records  DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN CLICK ON ANY LPCOVERLOVER POST TO MAKE IT … BIGGER!?

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