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“And the colored girls go doo-do-doo”

lou

Lou Reed  “Walk on the Wild Side” b/w “Perfect Day  RCA Victor (Spain)

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Joe Blossom Back to Blake

Joe Blossom back to Blake

Read about this cool new track from Joe Blossom and Listen here!     We dig the cool album cover art by Lance Ravenswood too!

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Sketchy

“That’s the Way (I Like It)”    Top of the Pops  Volume 2    Looks like one of those old school notebook covers.

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Mod men

The Who “Happy Jack” / “Whiskey Man” Single – Decca Records, US (1966).  Illustration by gonzo artist Ralph Steadman

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Chairwoman Jackson

“Rockin’ with Wanda!”   Wanda Jackson   Capitol Records

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Little Miss Dynamite

1958 EP from Brenda Lee  with “Rock the Bop”; “Ring-a-My-Phone; “Dynamite”; and “Love You Till I Die”  Brunswick (France)

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In another land

An alternate cover of the Rolling Stones “High Tides and Green Grass” from Israel!  PAX Records (1966).  Happy Rosh Hashanah.

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“Hey watch out little Snoopy”

This one’s for LP cover lover, Red Baron.  The Royal Guardsmen  “The Story of Snoopy and the Red Baron”  Laurie Records   I had this one back in 1967.

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Face oddity

David Bowie  “Pinups”  RCA Records (1973)  Released between “Aladin Sane” and “Diamond Dogs.”  The woman on the cover with Bowie is 1960s supermodel Twiggy in a photograph taken by her then-manager Justin de Villeneuve.  In the album booklet, Bowie himself describes Pin Ups as: 

“These songs are among my favourites from the ’64–67′ period of London. / Most of the groups were playing the Ricky-Tick (was it a ‘y’ or an ‘i’?) -Scene club circuit (Marquee, eel pie island la-la). / Some are still with us. /Pretty Things, Them, Yardbirds, Syd’s Pink Floyd, Mojos, Who, Easybeats, Merseys,  The Kinks

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Tighten up

The Cramps  “Bikini Girls with Machine Guns”  Enigma Records (1989)  A 12″ single from the album “Stay Sick”   Produced by Poison Ivy.  Cover photo by Lux Interior    Thanks Joe Blossom.

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