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Take me to the pilot

“JET SCRAMBLE”   Sounds of an Air Defence Command Mission   (from General Electric)   “Dedicated to America’s Defense”   Recorded by Emory Cook (The Cook label produced many sound effect and documentary records)

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AV Club album of the week

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“Musi-que”   A library of MOOD MUSIC for HOME MOVIES and Slide Film   Blue River Records

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My sweet gourd

Hallowe’en Spooky Sounds   Sounds Records   EP 501

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Shakin’ all over

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“Sounds to Make You Shiver” is a very nice old and rare record from my collection. Best regards, Joyceln

Here’s a nice alternative cover to the one I have posted of the same name. Also on Soma Records. Check out Jocelyn’s nice blog of Halloween records!
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Coal train for lovers

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“This record can be used as realistic live background sounds for model and toy trains or enjoyed for the pleasant excitement train sounds can give.” The Columbian Limited “Real Train Sounds” on Columbia Records.

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Recording a girl in a bikini talking to her hand puppet*

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“Cook’s Tour of High Fidelity” “Hunting thru Audioland with Gia and Chimera.” “PLUS! Handy do-it-yourself kit of horrendous soap opera sound effects.” On the Cook label. What is that hand puppet saying?!

*Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction.

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Space jam

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“Moving Percussion and Electronic Sound Pictures.”   Listen, Move and Dance – 4

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Bewitched

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“Spook Stuff for Hallowe’en” “A Haunting 40 Minutes of Scary, Spooky, Stories in Sound”

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Fright night

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Halloween   Stereo sounds and music for your parties.   Trick or Treaters.   School Festivals.

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Hanna-Barbera needle drops

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A rare Hanna Barbera cartoon sound effects record issued to radio dj’s. Sounds of the Flintstones, Huckleberry Hound and Yogi Bear! 90 tracks including Ka-bam, Boing, Squish, Jibberish on phone, Hi granny, That smarts and other (very short) classics. Long before you could download ring tones! If you like old and new cartoons, check out Frederator.com.

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