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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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Mad men of jazz

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Compendium of Jazz #1  Verve Records  (1957)  A compilation of Verve jazz artists including Count Basie, Stan Getz, Charlie Parker and others.  (This guy is Freddy Morgan!)

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Vinyl resting place

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Ouvindo  Sulino e Marrueiro  Chanticleer Records (Brazil)  Click on the cover to make it bigger.  Check out her cool mod 50’s turntable.

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Take 5

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Ritmos Bailables No. 5  Belter Records

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Spinderella

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Pat Parker sings “Boywatcher” and “Warm Glow”  Accompanied by The Way Mates.  On Skyland Records

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GNOM

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Polydor Records (Germany)

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